Sports leadership

Deny v. Embrace: How Should Sports Executives Handle Crisis?

The soccer world chatted about some salacious gossip this week when executives from five of the top English soccer clubs were allegedly spotted discussing the creation of a pan-European soccer league with Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross.  The idea of a "super league" has been around a while, as big-money clubs reap more money from… Continue reading Deny v. Embrace: How Should Sports Executives Handle Crisis?

World Soccer Talk

Who Had Soccer’s Worst 2015 – WST

The end of the Gregorian calendar year is a time when many publications, websites and blogs pull out their “best of” lists.  These are always fun to read because they provide a nostalgic look back on the year that was, but if you really think about, it these are sad articles.  The heroes we commemorate… Continue reading Who Had Soccer’s Worst 2015 – WST

Quick thought

Quick Thought – Do High Ticket Prices Cost Us Twice?

In case you haven't seen the news, the world of soccer is awash in rumors of a coaching carousel at some of the world's largest clubs.  Manchester United, for example, is allegedly considering replacing its high-profile coach after less than two seasons.  They could be replacing him with Jose Mourinho, who was fired by Chelsea… Continue reading Quick Thought – Do High Ticket Prices Cost Us Twice?

World Soccer Talk

WST Article on Constant Turnover at Top Soccer Clubs

As a manager, you always want the best job because you want your name whispered with the game’s greats. And it would be, no doubt about it. However, as we wrap up 2015 in a little more than a week, I’d wager that there has never been a worse time to be a manager of… Continue reading WST Article on Constant Turnover at Top Soccer Clubs