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Sydney FC partners SRi Executive for CEO search

Posted by in Australia and New Zealand, Football, Jonathan Harris

31 May 2017, Sydney, Australia – Sydney FC Chairman, Scott Barlow, today confirmed details of the search to find the organisation’s next Chief Executive Officer. With the incumbent CEO, Tony Pignata leaving at the end of a hugely successful season for the club in 2016-17, the Sydney FC board seek renewed leadership for the business as they enter the next stage of their growth. “Our aim is to be Australia’s number one football club in everything we do” confirmed Chairman Scott Barlow. “The Club is poised to enter its next…read more

The importance of a Sporting Director

Posted by in Football, Stewart King

SRi’s Stewart King recently spoke with the Daily Telegraph about the increasing importance of roles in football clubs such as the Sporting Director. According to the Telegraph, a quarter of the 92 professional football clubs in England have changed their manager in the past 150 days yet roles like Sporting Director mean many are enjoying greater off-field stability than ever before. Stewart King pointed to football’s fundamental shift in intellectual property which now rest with clubs rather than individual managers or chief scouts. Decisions are more collaborative, and while the manager…read more