Done Deal

Done Deal

By Daniel Geey
An insider’s guide into how the football/soccer industry really works.

The topics are set out in more detail in my book Done Deal available on Amazon www.amazon.co.uk/Done-Deal-Daniel-Geey/dp/1472947177
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My Football Industry Brooklyn Law School Interview
I had the pleasure last year to speak to the Brooklyn Entertainment and Sports Law Society. It was expertly moderated by BLS’s Sports Law Professor, Jodi Balsam. I talk about my career, my work habits, why networking is such a crucial part of the job and some of my experiences in the industry. You can: 1. buy my book Done Deal here 2. support my cancer research fashion brand ((Thirteen.)) here 3. read my blogs here 4. follow me on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok & YouTube
50:00
February 9, 2020
My 'Talks at Google' Episode
In this episode, I talk about why a £35m transfer isn't usually a £35m transfer, why boot deals aren't usually just for boots, why image rights deals can be vital for clubs, how agents are an absolute necessity in the modern game and how no club earns their money back in shirt sales from signing a star player. You can also: 1. buy my book Done Deal here 2. support my cancer research fashion brand ((Thirteen.)) here 3. read my blogs here 4. follow me on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok & YouTube
55:10
January 30, 2020
Football Player Boot Deals: What You Need To Know
My most read blog discussing why boot deals can be pretty lucrative and restrictive in equal measure. It details what happens when there are commercial conflicts between personal, club and international team deals and when the headline payment 'retainer' amount can be significantly reduced if the player isn't playing club and international football. You can: 1. buy my book Done Deal here 2. support my cancer research fashion brand ((Thirteen.)) here 3. read my blogs here 4. follow me on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok & YouTube
14:12
January 20, 2020
Why Would Anyone Want To Own a Football Club?
A discussion between 21st Club's Omar Chaudhuri and myself on what really happens when a club is bought by new investors, how clubs are valued at different levels of the football pyramid and the benefits of multi-club ownership.  You can: 1. buy my book Done Deal here   2. support my cancer research fashion brand ((Thirteen.)) here  3. read my blogs here  4. follow me on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok & YouTube 
24:01
January 7, 2020
A Smarter Market: How clubs navigate player recruitment
A discussion between 21st Club's Omar Chaudhuri and myself on player recruitment, club strategy for identifying players, discussions on the benefits of free transfers and how best to use data and tech to a club's advantage. You can: 1. buy my book Done Deal here   2. support my cancer research fashion brand ((Thirteen.)) here  3. read my blogs here  4. follow me on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok & YouTube 
24:04
January 2, 2020
VAR: Valuable, Accurate or Rubbish?
In this episode, Alex Harvey and I discuss the practical and theoretical problems that the EPL have encountered during the first VAR season.
11:10
December 18, 2019
Uncovering the World of Football Agency
A discussion between 21st Club's Omar Chaudhuri and myself on what football agents actually do, their value to players & clubs & dispelling some myths.  You can:  1. buy my book Done Deal here   2. support my cancer research fashion brand ((Thirteen.)) here   3. read my blogs here  4. follow me on Twitter, Instagram & YouTube 
20:14
December 11, 2019
The Future of Football Broadcasting Rights
A discussion between 21st Club's Omar Chaudhuri and myself on what the future holds for Amazon, Sky and BT, whether broadcasting rights values may have plateaued and the how broadcasting monies may be the driver for a European Super League.  You can: 1. buy my book Done Deal here  2. support my cancer research fashion brand ((Thirteen.)) here  3. read my blogs here 4. follow me on Twitter, Instagram & YouTube 
23:18
December 3, 2019
Liverpool, New Balance & Nike
An explainer of the Liverpool FC v New Balance court case and it’s impact on Liverpool’s new deal with Nike.  You can: 1. buy my book Done Deal here  2. support my cancer research fashion brand ((Thirteen.)) here  3. read my blogs here 4. follow me on Twitter, Instagram & YouTube 
11:07
November 20, 2019