"It has been absolutely superb. Everybody is here. You cant get much better than the quality of your guests."
David Dein, International President, England 2018 World Cup Bid "A great platform to debate and discuss key issues and meet leading people in football"
Mohamed Bin Hammam, President, Asian Football Confederation "A good learning curve. I've heard great things about it and it lived up to my expectations."
Phil Neville, Captain, Everton FC "It was really interesting for me"
Gus Poyet, Manager, Brighton Hove and Albion "The variety of sessions and speakers was so good you cant help but get something from it."
Danny Murphy, Captain, Fulham FC "This is one of the unique forums that we have in world football, it allows us to exchange views and ideas and participate in a global debate."
Danny Jordaan, CEO, South Africa World Cup Organising Committee "It's a great networking opportunity and proves it worth - there are people here I need to meet."
Rick Parry, Former CEO, Liverpool FC "A forum for opinion formers in world of football to gather, exchange views and catch up on the latest trends and events in the industry."
Yuuchiro Nakajima, Executive Director, Japan 2022 Bid Committee "It has become the conference of choice for a host of football people who want good discussions, interesting speakers and an event with a great buzz about it"
David Davies OBE, Conference Chairman "A good opportunity to meet other people in the football community." SUH Dae-Won, Secretary General, Korea 2022 World Cup Bid "Very impressed, a good mix of speakers and delegates." Chuck Blazer, FIFA Executive Committee "A very important event in football" Migel Angel Lopez, CEO, Iberia 2018 Bid "Hugely respected in the industry, everybody is thrilled to be here. People come here to learn, share and network with other professionals from all over the world." David Gold, Joint Chairman, West Ham United FC "The chance to network with senior people in the industry is great" Steve Morgan, Chairman, Wolverhampton Wanderers FC "An opportunity to discuss the great and good of football together in one place and talk about the issues facing the sport today and in the future"
Bruce Buck, Chairman, Chelsea FC
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Do you remember picking-up teams in the school playground to play a match at lunchtime? At my junior school, Dovedale Road, Liverpool, usually two boys (one of whom owned the tennis ball we’d be playing with) would ‘pick-up’, taking turns … Continue reading
Ivan Gazidis, CEO of Arsenal Football Club and Ian Ayre, Managing Director at Liverpool Football Club will join Jean Claude Blanc, CEO of Paris St Germain and Umberto Gandini, Organising Director at AC Milan to discuss the future of Club … Continue reading
The final couple of days of the transfer window – invariably a frantic period for clubs, players, agents, fans, and not least in orgasmic intensity, Sky Sports News reporters – produced an almost equally frenzied public debate about Liverpool FC. Continue reading
For many years at Liverpool FC, the ‘summer tour’ in July was hardly exotic. They would set off, year after year, to Norway where they would play a few warm-up games, before the start of another season in which they’d … Continue reading
Invitations went out this week inviting interested parties to bid for an intriguing research project: An analysis of the economic impact of football on the City of Manchester. You’ll have to begin in August, finish by October, and publish results … Continue reading
What a wonderful world sport is. Just as news that the once mighty Liverpool FC had parted company with their iconic talisman Kenny Dalglish, his often beleaguered predecessor in the job, Roy Hodgson, was announcing his first England line up. … Continue reading
As I openly pondered what it would take to put together a bid for ailing Glasgow Rangers with some friends the other day, I was stunned by the laughter ringing in my ears. My compatriots, all wealthy black businessmen and … Continue reading
When I read the manifestos of all three main parties before the last General Election, I was encouraged by what I read in their (admittedly brief) references to football. After a few years on the ‘ShareLiverpoolFC’ trail, seeking to develop … Continue reading
It was a terrible thing to witness, even second-hand on TV. As the cameras watched and waited – without of course ever focussing on the ongoing life and death struggle on the pitch – they panned around the scene at … Continue reading