The relationship between club and international football, is one that usually runs in perfect harmony but sometimes it has a habit of being destabilised and with dates continually at a genuine premium, one wonders how the two elements of the sport can co-exist. A club versus county row usually flares up when a player is…Details
As one European club season comes to an end, another emerges on the horizon and no sooner had Bayern Munich and Sevilla won the Champions League and Europa League respectively, will they now face off in the 2020 edition of the UEFA Super Cup. A fixture that is set to take place on September 24th…Details
When Barcelona ended up being crushed by Bayern Munich in the Champions League Quarter-final, there was a sense that was something was coming and something that had the ability to further damage the Catalan outfit. If the 8-2 hammering by the eventual tournament winners was nothing short of incredulous, the fallout could only be described…Details
With a new Premier League season on the horizon, the anticipation for eight arduous months of action is beginning to build and although any new campaign always brings supporters to fever pitch, their collective mood is tempered this time around. Because just like the tail end of last season, those same supporters face the prospect…Details
With the 2019/20 season finally reaching a conclusion, it gives everyone within football’s wide fraternity the opportunity to take a stock of a campaign that was far from usual and none more so than in terms of European club competition. As the coronavirus pandemic disrupted schedules all over the continent and individual nations undertook their…Details
International eligibility can be something of a proverbial hot potato and so often, has there been a case of a young player committing their future too early and then being locked into undesired representation for the rest of their career. While although the rules around eligibility have becomes less watertight over the past few years,…Details
The first edition of the global Sport Integrity Week will take place from 7 to 11 of September. It will see five packed, action-oriented days full of engaging content that is exclusively dedicated to addressing the broad range of challenges currently facing Sport. It will explore what actions need to be taken to protect Sport…Details
Chelsea FC Women and Arsenal Women FC are the two most powerful sponsorship properties globally in women’s club football, as ranked by POWA index, the data-driven, real-time sports sponsorship valuation engine.
Here’s what’s been making the headlines this week: David Beckham launches on Douyin, Borussia Mönchengladbach merges with Ebbe Sand Soccer Academy, Zhang Weili Named on Forbes China Top 100 Celebrity List, Anta Sports post strong numbers, sports organisations remember Kobe and celebrate Chinese Valentine’s Day, and Bilibili wins Fall Guys publishing rights. In this week’s…Details
Soccerex has announced that Sevilla FC will continue to support Soccerex at their latest digital event, Soccerex Connected, this September 21-25, with their Director of Football, Monchi, set to speak on the importance of ‘big data’.