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What The Footie: Tony Asghar on Talent ID, Playing In Europe and Competing with The Top Two

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.