It is hard to imagine a world without the sport, such is its ubiquitous nature, but soccer as we know it is relatively young in human history. In this piece originally published by Soccerex Media Partners, Goal, take a look at the history and origins of the sport.
“All 20 Premier League clubs today unanimously agreed that “Project Big Picture” will not be endorsed or pursued by the Premier League, or The FA,” read the statement released by the Premier League following the conclusion of its meeting of member clubs on Wednesday.
Here’s what’s been making the headlines this week: The NBA returns to CCTV5 after a year untelevised, Huya merges with DouYu to give Tencent streaming industry domination, Manchester United unveils first of five entertainment centers, Chinese Basketball Association brings on five new sponsors, ITTF announces Dishang Group as title sponsor, and we released the 3rd…Details
Although the brand new Serie A season has only just got underway, discussions regarding investment in the competition as a whole are nearing a conclusion and after months of discussion, a favoured consortium looks set to buy its way into Italian football’s top division. With private equity funds eyeing up Serie A as fertile ground…Details
If the first few weeks of the Premier League have taught us anything, its that attack is the best form of defence and with an abundance of goals being scored before the international break, it has generated a number of talking points. The obvious one is whether or not these additional goals have been scored…Details
After such a lengthy tenure as Arsenal manager, there was always a question regarding Arsene Wenger’s next move and with his relationship with the Gunners being so symbiotic, the thought of him managing another club seemed almost unthinkable. Which is why his current role as FIFA’s head of global football development was the perfect move…Details
Player 4 Player, an exciting, new player-led collective, has launched today with the mission to support current and former professional footballers in their careers on and off the pitch. Founded by elite former players, Stiliyan Petrov, Emile Heskey, Gaizka Mendieta, Michael Johnson and Gareth Farrelly, Player 4 Player will offer guidance and support across a…Details
Charlton Athletic has announced the appointment of Ged Roddy MBE as the club’s Technical Director. Roddy has spent his career working in sport including the Premier League where he was Director of Football Development and wrote the Elite Player Performance Programme (EPPP).
With the new French football season underway, the ramifications of the campaign before are still being felt and with supporters not yet entering stadia at maximum capacity, a substantial burden has been placed on the finances of the clubs who operate within its league structure. A burden that without some form of outside assistance, shows…Details
LaLiga Global Fútbol News: Valencia CF puts local tech innovations on the map with VCF Innovation Hub
The club has signed an agreement with Startup Valencia to promote the city’s renowned entrepreneur community. Initial focus will be towards sporting innovations from medicine to smart stadiums.