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Feb 25, 2021

Before 1958 Brazil had never won a World Cup. Within 12 years, Pele would lead the Seleção to three titles, cementing themselves as the most popular team in the world.

This is the backdrop for Netflix's newly released documentary about football superstar, Pelé. In today's episode, we analyze Pelé's impact on the...


Feb 22, 2021

On July 11th Norwich City lost 4-0 to West Ham confirming the Canaries' relegation from the Premier League. But if you listened to Norwich's head coach Daniel Farke after the loss it was clear this outcome was inevitable and he didn't seem overly concerned. 
 
That's because both Farke and the club were prepared for...


Feb 18, 2021

It’s been a tough year for the football industry…

Of course, it’s one thing to lose money through a lack of gate receipts. It’s another thing to lose money through lack of television revenue… But that is precisely what is happening around Europe.

We’ve seen broadcast rights deals drop in Germany and in...


Feb 15, 2021

On Friday more than a billion people around the world celebrated the Lunar New Year and according to the Chinese calendar we are now in the year of the ox.

In European football, we're currently 5 months into the year of the underdog. So far European giants like Juventus, Liverpool, PSG and Real Madrid have all...


Feb 11, 2021

When Daniel Levy and ENIC took over Tottenham was a mid-table team worth approximately £80 million. Now, 20 years later, Tottenham regularly qualifies for the Champions League and boasts the highest revenue of any club in London. 

Daniel Levy has transformed the club on and off the pitch. Yet now Tottenham are...