Category: Soccer

Beijing Affect

Beijing Affect

One of the many concerns for athletes and others around the world prior to the Olympic Games was the health standards and pollution in China. Athletes expressed their desire to move the games and...

CAA Gets Kickin In Soccer

CAA Gets Kickin In Soccer

In last week’s Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up on SportsAgentBlog.com, Darren found an article that described the emergence of American soccer. The article talked how Los Angeles based Sports and Entertainment agency, CAA, recently announced...

Viva Espana

Viva Espana

As Chris Lesley said in Kicking The Habit, soccer is on its way to becoming one of the next big American sports.  It has already reached phenomenal levels overseas, and is rapidly growing in...

Iraq drops soccer team

Iraq drops soccer team

First the country started to break apart; now the soccer team has officially dissolved.  After losing 1-0 to Qatar on Sunday, the Iraqis failed to qualify for the last leg of the 2010 World...

Kicking The Habit

Kicking The Habit

It’s an all too common scenario facing student athletes these days: As the emphasis moves from skill to athletic ability, students are often faced with a choice of what sport to pursue professionally. In...

6+5 = Opportunity?

6+5 = Opportunity?

Just before Euro 2008 began taking over our TV sets, FIFA announced the proposal of a new rule, quite simply dubbed the ‘6+5’ rule. This would mean that football teams may only be allowed...

Preparing For The MLS Mid-Season

Preparing For The MLS Mid-Season

There are two times each year when soccer Agents undertake most of their business – during the Transfer Windows. Each country is permitted by FIFA, soccer’s world governing body, to promulgate two such periods...

(CB)A – League

(CB)A – League

Good news today as the Professional Footballers Association (PFA) and the Football Federation Australia (FFA) came to a historic agreement: The first A-League CBA. [FFA create bargaining agreement] The A-League has been in operation...