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Daniel Martin: “In football, success can also be measured in terms of the balance sheet”
Daniel Martin: “In football, success can also be measured in terms of the balance sheet” 2560 1707 World Football Summit

The Group Chief Financial & Operations Officer at Al Jazira Sports Club on how the concept of success in football is changing.

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Two Bafana Bafana legends join the WFS Africa lineup
Two Bafana Bafana legends join the WFS Africa lineup 1496 1227 World Football Summit

Benni McCarthy and Sibusiso Zuma will be sharing their experiences and insight at the first edition of WFS Africa.

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Marcos Pelegrin: “Africa is certainly going to be a major contender at the 2022 FIFA World Cup”
Marcos Pelegrin: “Africa is certainly going to be a major contender at the 2022 FIFA World Cup” 2560 1707 World Football Summit

We talk with LaLiga’s General Director for South Africa ahead of his participation in the inaugural WFS Africa.

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Is it really “insane” to think Europe’s top clubs could form their own Super League?
Is it really “insane” to think Europe’s top clubs could form their own Super League? 2449 1632 World Football Summit

The future European Super League has been one of the most controversial debates in the industry this year, and will undoubtedly still be next year. In this article, WFS contributor Euan McTear analyses the position of different actors in this dispute and reflects on the viability of this project.

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The keys to Olympique de Marseille’s unique connection with Africa
The keys to Olympique de Marseille’s unique connection with Africa 2449 1633 World Football Summit

Laurent Colette, General Director of Olympique de Marseille and WFS speaker, explains the intrisicacies of the club’s unique connection with Africa.

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Inside City Football Group’s multi-ownership strategy where 1+1=3
Inside City Football Group’s multi-ownership strategy where 1+1=3 602 540 World Football Summit

Don Dransfield, Director of Operations Development at City Football Group, explains the benefits of the strategy that more and more clubs are following.

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The WFS Industry Awards prove Soccer and the MLS are Gaining Weight in the International Scene
The WFS Industry Awards prove Soccer and the MLS are Gaining Weight in the International Scene 4842 3223 World Football Summit

The three finalists for the Best Stadium are in the United States and Darren Eales, President of Atlanta United, is finalist for the Best Executive Award.

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World Football Summit’s success story showcased at Loughborough University’s renowned Sport Management Forum
World Football Summit’s success story showcased at Loughborough University’s renowned Sport Management Forum 1003 705 World Football Summit

Jan Alessie, founder and director of WFS, shared his insights with the students and listed the key aspects of WFS’ success.

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Box-office bosses: Premier League rules ok… for now
Box-office bosses: Premier League rules ok… for now 1563 1080 World Football Summit

Why are Premier League suddenly dominating Europe? Our MC David Garrido, from Sky Sports, responds.

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This is how the J-League plans to challenge Europe’s top football leagues by 2030
This is how the J-League plans to challenge Europe’s top football leagues by 2030 2048 1152 World Football Summit

Takeyuki Oya, general manager of the J-League’s international department, stated in a recent interview with ‘SportsPro’ that Japan plans to win the FIFA World Cup in 2050. It might sound…

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