ONE OF the big changes in the football business world has been the recognition that the most popular sport on the planet now carries far greater weight than ever before. Admittedly, the game is dismissed as being the most important … Continue reading Football’s experts and influencers – some of the people we listen to
PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN may be waiting for their first UEFA Champions League trophy, but they are arguably the most powerful football club in the world, according to the third edition of the Soccerex Football Finance 100. Once again, Game of the … Continue reading Paris Saint-Germain top the Soccerex FF100
THE FOOTBALL industry has grown extraordinarily over the past 20 years. The rise of leagues like the Premier, La Liga and the Bundesliga, along with globalisation and intensive mass media has transformed a sport that, in the 1980s, was ailing. … Continue reading The Real number one: How the financial industry ranks football clubs
MANCHESTER CITY is the world’s most powerful football club in terms of financial clout, according to the latest Soccerex Football Finance 100 report. Game of the People was involved in the creation of this paper for the second successive year, … Continue reading Soccerex FF100 highlights investor appeal and rising contenders
THE media may have focused on the fact that Manchester City are ranked as the world’s most financially potent force, but the recent Soccerex report, Football Finance 100, also provided a pointer to the future of world football. The report, … Continue reading Evidence of football’s shifting sands
IN RECENT years, there has been plenty of debate over the way that digitalisation is transforming the financial world. Indeed, the digital revolution threatens to disrupt traditional sectors and create a fourth industrial revolution. Football is waking up to the … Continue reading Digitalisation – the new 12th man?
AMID bizarre stories about Billericay Town’s dressing room and training ground, it was reassuring to hear about the more realistic and sustainable side of non-league football at Soccerex. It was easy to agree with Guillem Balague’s opening gambit that non-league … Continue reading “The essence of football” – the Soccerex take on non-league