It is without doubt a new role that many football clubs in England are looking to introduce, and from my experience over the last couple of years many clubs have already taken the step of installing/recruiting a ‘player liaison officer. What Do They Actually Do ? ……. Is There a Role for Player Liaison Officers?
Before I start ….. I have to say I have no problem with lawyers, solicitors or any other legal professional but I often wonder why a professional person who has spent so many years studying, training to be a legal professional wants to become a football agent. Yes I accept that there are many successful
Over an extended period, (but more so over the last fortnight, or so) we have been asked by many people what will be the affect to us of FIFA effectively ‘axing’ the licensed agents rule in football. This has been asked by many, whether they be clients, players, coaches, clubs, providers, business associates or even
It is easy at a time when there is a constant barrage of criticism targeted at sport agents especially those in football, to ask “who is responsible again ask the question who is to for the bad behaviour, misdemeanour’s and malpractice of football agents?” is it solely the agents or does some responsibility lie with others including players, FIFA, the Football Association, the Media or the clubs.
At 11pm this evening the mid-season 2011 January transfer window shuts, but no doubt in the hours leading up to 11pm the rumours, conjecture and eventually the number of transfer deals, will be at an optimum as clubs try to get medicals and personal terms agreed with both players and their representatives, to sign that
When you employ the services of a professional adviser whether it be your solicitor (lawyer), financial adviser, doctor or your car mechanic you expect them to know what they are talking about regardless of them having the tools and authority to do the job. So what is the difference with a football agent when so
Naturally we are biased as Licensed Agents in saying you should choose a licensed agent, but the crux of the matter is that whichever category a professional footballer selects it should be someone who the player believes is going to represent their best interests whether this be financially, emotionally, mentally, physically and ethically.