Dan Ashworth spoke with members of the Association of Sporting Directors providing an insight into his role as Technical Director of Brighton Hove Albion F.C. The conversation covered 4 key areas: The first 15 months in the job at BHAFC Player welfare Recruitment and Brexit Adapting to change Dan provided a reflection on his first 15 months at the club, highlighting the long-term nature of … Continue reading Dan Ashworth spoke with members of the Association of Sporting Directors providing an insight into his role as Technical Director of Brighton Hove Albion F.C.
By Dr Dan Parnell Over the past two decades, football has developed into a hyper-commodified multimillion-pound industry involving a range of stakeholders from investors, global media, sponsorships and supporters. One strategy aimed at creating more sustainable football operations, embraced in European football but received more reluctantly in English football, is the recruitment of a Sporting Director. Despite more and more clubs adopting this strategy, the … Continue reading Role ambiguity in the Sporting Director position in football
Squire Patton Boggs hosted a high profile event for Sporting Directors to discuss and analyse post-Brexit football recruitment. The international guest list of football leaders discussed one of the major pressing issues of our time with guest speakers from Squire Patton Boggs, the 21st Club, and representatives from English football bodies. Image: Leading analysis by Supinder Sian of Squire Patton Boggs Images: Guests from the … Continue reading Sporting Directors meet to analyse Football Recruitment Post-Brexit
Association of Sporting Directors seminar, November 2017 Recently, the Association of Sporting Directors, in partnership with SRi and Squire Patton Boggs LLP, held two regional seminars in Manchester and London to discuss Minors in Football, recruitment strategies, rules and regulations. Attended by representatives from 22 Premier League and Football League clubs, the seminars looked closely at what the future holds for clubs’ talent identification departments and how they … Continue reading Regional Seminars to discuss Minors in Football and Recruitment Strategies