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Football agents regret to report that one of its promising players was assaulted whilst playing against for Oldham v Morecombe football club U 18s. It was describe as a “sickening moment” a youth team footballer knocks out his opponent on the pitch.  The Mail Online states that “The sucker punch" – creating a disturbing audible moment of impact - sends Tuohy, who had his back turned,... Read more
KOLO TOURE A MAN OF RARE HUMILITY [By Ronnie Hutcheon, Football Agent & Lawyer] I read an article about Kolo Toure in the Independent over the Weekend which reflects on a truly honourable person - a humility that sets him apart from most 'materialistic' players.I was there at the Liverpool v Burnley match on Wednesday when, whilst he was warming up on the touch lines the away fans chanted:-... Read more
Football agents Sports Article: From the author and freelance Sports Journalist Kevin Walters: England Club Academies When you think about English football clubs academies, the successful teams that spring to mind are: Manchester United (Best, Giggs, Scholes, Butt, Beckham, the Neville brothers, O’Shea, Brown,  Welbeck, Cleverly, Shawcross, Januzaj and Evans) Arsenal (Adams, Merson, Keown... Read more
2005 – 2015 English Premier League Players Football agents sports article: from the author and freelance sports journalist Kevin Walters: Looking at the Premier League players of today, and then rolling back the years to 2005, who do you think are the 10 most consistent English players that performed in 2005 and are still performing today? Here are my top 10 : Frank Lampard – although he is used... Read more
How to become a football agent There are many qualities that endear a football agent to becoming an intermediary and get the best deal for the player or club (depending on the person/company you are acting for). As a Solicitor we are trained to act in the best interest of our client without fear or favour.  This training has helped solicitors, in particular, to become a special breed in this... Read more
4 key factors of becoming a football agent: 1.     Knowlege of football is Key At Footballagents.org.uk we think that with everything else, you must first gain experience. Mistakes will happen, so learn from them. Read a lot – you never know which information might come in handy.TransferMarkt.co.uk is a good way to start exploring – see who else is in the game, network... Read more
Anti-Doping In Sport 2015 Summit Football agents fully support the anti-doping Regulations and the need to stampt out illegal drugs in footall and other sports. For those interested, there is a seminar on the topic full details are below: "World Sports Law Report is proud to announce the Tackling Doping in Sport 2015 summit, which will place on 18 - 19 March in London. Every year, this exciting... Read more
Legal Challenge to Football Agent Regulation The Association of Football Agents are considering a challenge to the Regulation of Football Agents which is due to take place this April.  We have already commented upn the change from Agent to Intermediary, see our earlier blogs: Authorised Football Agents - Update from The FA Football Agents or Intermediaries? Association of Football Agents... Read more
Football Academies - Are they worth it? At footall agents were are concerned about the few "home grown players" making it into the first team, the cost of running a footbal academy has been re-considered by some Clubs.  Others are thriving.  What's the difference? Well, the long term must be a philosophy in motion, fluid to react to the changing needs and requirements of football clubs... Read more
Manchester City Football Agents Policy Attached to this blog is a PDF issued by Manchester City Football Club (which was delivered to all Authorised Agents by The Football Association). In summary Manchester City require football agents to do the following in order to view a match: All games requests to be give 24 hours' notice prior to kick-off; Use the correct email address; Must enter at... Read more
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