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On Football and Business Podcast, What The Footie, Tony Asghar, Sporting Director at Dundee United breaks down the business of football.

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This week’s What The Footie Podcast is with Tony Asghar, Sporting Director at Dundee United.


In this exclusive, Paul and Tony discuss the importance of leveraging the loan system, creating clear pathways into the first-team for academy players, dealing with the challenges of transfer and loan regulations, working with owners/investors, dealing with fan and media pressure, why more football clubs need to think about R&D, why transparency and dialogue with the fans is the key to success and so much more.


In Today’s Episode You Will Learn:


1) The creative ways to approach player recruitment within a challenging market and why and how Scottish clubs continue to succeed at this.


2) Why open dialogue and communication with fans is the foundation for success in football.


3) The importance of creating clear first-team pathways for academy players and why planning is vital within the business of football.


What The Footie is the football and business podcast that goes behind the scenes. From the backroom staff to the board of directors, click here to listen to the biggest agents, directors and deal-makers in the game.

On Football and Business Podcast, What The Footie, Tal Brown, CEO and Co-Founder at Zone7 breaks down the business of football.

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This week’s What The Footie Podcast is with Tal Brown, CEO and Co-Founder at Zone7, the data-driven AI startup that helps clubs like Liverpool and Rangers FC to forecast and reduce injury-risk.


In this exclusive, Paul and Tal discuss why Zone7 is important for the future of football, the state of football (increased fixtures and tournament expansion), the challenges of running a startup and selling tech solutions to the biggest teams in the world, raising Series A financing and why we are only at the beginning of the data x AI revolution within football.


In Today’s Episode You Will Learn:


1) Why and how Artificial Intelligence is changing football and the future of it?


2) The lessons that Tal has learned from being one of Salesforce's first AI Product Managers to selling the Zone7 value proposition to VCs, investors and the biggest football clubs in the world?


3) Why managing and forecasting injury risk is the foundation for success in football.


What The Footie is the football and business podcast that goes behind the scenes. From the backroom staff to the board of directors, click here to listen to the biggest agents, directors and deal-makers in the game.

On Football and Business Podcast, What The Footie, Jacob Martin, from WAGMI UNITED breaks down the business of football.

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This week’s What The Footie Podcast is with Jacob Martin, Member at WAGMI United the new owners of Crawley Town Football Club,


In this exclusive, Paul and Alex discuss why WAGMI United bought Crawley Town Football Club, their plans for the club, growing the fanbase globally, building the football operations, the football x crypto boom, NFTs, working with Preston Johnson, Eben Smith, the ownership team and so much more.


In Today’s Episode You Will Learn:


1) Why and how WAGMI UNITED bought Crawley Town Football Club?


2) WAGMI UNITED's ambitious plans for the club both on and off the pitch?


3) Why the football x crypto space continues to boom.


What The Footie is the football and business podcast that goes behind the scenes. From the backroom staff to the board of directors, click here to listen to the biggest agents, directors and deal-makers in the game.