World Football Summit

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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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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Why is football taking so long to jump on the TikTok wave?
Why is football taking so long to jump on the TikTok wave? 852 684 World Football Summit

Just 26 of the 98 clubs in Europe’s top five leagues have an official TikTok profile.

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Atlanta United and Major League Soccer make history in the WFS Industry Awards 2019
Atlanta United and Major League Soccer make history in the WFS Industry Awards 2019 1600 900 World Football Summit

Darren Eales, president of Atlanta United, wins the WFS Industry Award for Best Executive, while Atlanta United’s home venue, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, captures the Award for Best Venue

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A Solution, Not A Fix
A Solution, Not A Fix 716 387 World Football Summit

Iterpro has built a system which aims to improve communication between football club departments.

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Sean Conroy: “Football is reaching a point of digitalisation over digitisation”
Sean Conroy: “Football is reaching a point of digitalisation over digitisation” 5462 2897 World Football Summit

Just a few days before #WFS19 kicks off, we talked with Sean Conroy, Commercial Partnerships Director for Genius Sports, data and technology company that provides management and integrity services to…

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Atletico’s Gil Marín joins the lineup for WFS19
Atletico’s Gil Marín joins the lineup for WFS19 1661 1089 World Football Summit

The CEO of Atlético de Madrid, recently elected as a board member of the European Club Association, will share the key aspects of “The rise of Atlético de Madrid”

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Mercado McCann, Coca-Cola and Eleven Sports Media shine at the WFS Industry Awards 2019
Mercado McCann, Coca-Cola and Eleven Sports Media shine at the WFS Industry Awards 2019 1600 940 World Football Summit

“Uplifted Alex” takes the WFS Industry Award for the Most Creative Campaign presented by El Sol home. Eleven Sports Media gets the Best Supplier presented by SportsTechX award.

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Racing Club and the Afghanistan women’s team join the WFS Industry Awards 2019 winner list
Racing Club and the Afghanistan women’s team join the WFS Industry Awards 2019 winner list 1953 938 World Football Summit

Racing Club has been granted the WFS Industry Award for the Best Club Commercial Initiative. The Afghanistan women’s team players obtain the Best Women’s Football Initiative award.

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