Success comes at a cost

FOOTBALLERS and their wages is a controversial subject, although some players, such as Manchester United’s Juan Mata, demonstrate their more sensitive side. Regardless of Mata’s Common Goal initiative, which encourages players to donate a given percentage of their wages to charity, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin recently proposed reforms that would include a salary cap. In any industry, supply and demand are the factors that govern … Continue reading Success comes at a cost

Cap the non-league budget….somehow

I was in Denmark two weekends ago, and in a lunchtime session with a trio of prominent football people, one of whom won a European Championship medal, we moved on to the subject of players’ wages. When I asked how far down the Danish pyramid players receive wages, they informed me it is just the top two levels. The Danish FA would not have it … Continue reading Cap the non-league budget….somehow