“We Trained More Like Dancers Than Athletes”

“We Trained More Like Dancers Than Athletes”

Few professionals – if any – in world football can claim to have worked with Bobby Robson, Jose Mourinho, Arsene Wenger, Carlos Queiróz, Mario Zagallo and Carlos Alberto. Roger Spry’s CV is one of the most impressive around. And his accomplishments are matched only by his passion. The spiritual side of football, the emotional side…

How to become a Soccer Scout? (part1)

How to become a Soccer Scout? (part1)

As we all know scouting is becoming more and more popular but it is still a “grey” area inside the soccer industry. In contrast to other soccer areas of expertise and even to other sports, soccer scouting was non-existent or stagnated in time with a very “amateur” way for a game that is the most…

Soccer HUB joins forces with Soccerex

Soccer HUB joins forces with Soccerex

It’s an honor to work close together with such a reference in the Soccer business Industry!” – attests Ricardo Balbeira, CEO and founder at Soccer HUB. “This partnership will broaden the target audience of our company also to all of those interested in learning more about the business side of Soccer.” Soccerex is the global…

Brandit Group acquires 20% of the Soccer HUB platform

Brandit Group acquires 20% of the Soccer HUB platform

Brandit Group and Soccer HUB signed an agreement to assign 20% of the capital of the online sports education platform Soccer HUB to Brandit Group, which aims to consolidate and grow both companies in the global sports market. This agreement is part of the Brandit Group’s growth plan outlined for the 2020-2025 period, with further…

The “Overtraining” Myth

The “Overtraining” Myth

Injuries are on the rise in youth sports. A 2009 study published in the American College of Sports Medicine has shown that in the United States, between 15-28% of youth baseball, basketball, soccer and football players are injured each year.  The same study found that, in New York State alone, the number of anterior cruciate…

The importance of education in Soccer

The importance of education in Soccer

We live in a ferociously competitive world in all areas and the Soccer industry is not different. Today we can say that we are the luckiest generation ever regarding tools, learning ways and accessibility so we must take advantage of that in our favour but in a clever and selective way. If on one hand…