Bundesliga's record champions, are coming off a strange season. While they did claim their 11th consecutive league title, they did so in an unusual fashion—by the skin of their teeth.
In recruitment, we may find a player may be terrific in one team, but he could join a team and no longer be successful. To ignore potential factors such as climate adjustment or even missing teammates, we can also consider the fact that the player just simply does not fit the new team system.
AZ is on a long-term mission of carrying the team to a championship winner level by 2025. Marjin Beuker who served as the Director of Development and Coordinator of Talent Management of the team for around fourteen years defines their approach to the game saying, “We don’t buy success, we create it. We believe in making the difference through vision, programs, facts, knowledge, and capable staff.” Making this difference is a long-term endeavor that AZ has undertaken for quite a long time now.
The globalized world shrinks distances and renders intercontinental travel and interactions easier than ever. Such ease comes with its great advantages alongside major responsibilities. It certainly has its implications on the world of sportive competition, especially football.
Bordeaux was not doing well. They could neither find nor stick by the right coach and were sunk in panic buying or inaccurate profiles at the transfer market. The world didn’t help them either. The coronavirus pandemic hit French football hard and the broadcast deal for Ligue 1 collapsed, leading to a major decline in club revenues. Bordeaux barely avoided relegation in 2020-21 and owners were no longer interested in the project.
Over the summer of 2021, we saw Hertha Berlin take more aggressive actions in their hunt to no longer be just the “big spending club” but rather a performing club. The incredibly efficient and successful Fredi Bobic was successfully lured from Eintracht Frankfurt
A look at Anderlecht’s rediscovery of identity through the financial crisis, a brand-new youth programme, and, Eden Hazard…
The French coach’s early awareness about the importance of specialists created a legacy beyond trophies…
The years when European football was dominated by Real Madrid and Barcelona, the times when we had the chance to watch football legends such as Cruyff, Ronaldinho, Messi, and Ronaldo will remain as the signatures of Spanish football in history.
Sport is a business and spending on assets must be justified. How do we justify the wages a club spends on the player? That is what we will look to explore in this article.