Inside Football’s Transfer Market

In the space of twelve weeks, a hyper-ventilating global football industry exchanges billions of pounds as a coterie of chairmen, agents, footballers and their families enter a high-stakes poker bonanza to outwit one another and grasp their cut of the winnings. It’s the transfer window, where money meets machismo, and for which the public have […]

What is a Director of Football?

A sporting director is now a common part of any elite footballing structure. While generally understood as a measure taken to protect clubs from the growing financial risk associated with their sporting decisions and as a means of ensuring continuity, the mechanics of the role remain vague. Previously, football departments were governed more simply, by […]