Agents of misery

The gravy train for football intermediaries Understandably, there was much consternation over the amounts spent by Premier League clubs on agents between February 2018 and January 2019. The headline figure, more than a quarter of a billion pounds across that single 12-month period, was startling. If you felt exercised by that news, perhaps you'd prefer … Continue reading Agents of misery

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Is the Premier League past its peak season?

Richard Scudamore is a hard act to follow English football stands at a crossroads. Domestic broadcast-rights values have stagnated. Its five richest clubs have held discussions over a breakaway competition with their European peers. In England’s second-tier league there have also been clandestine talks around a breakaway competition. The national association wants to impose quotas … Continue reading Is the Premier League past its peak season?