The illustrations of Irish artist Dan Leydon - Football

Football Art by Dan Leydon

If you often surf the football web, chances are you have come across the art of Dan Leydon. Dan is an illustrator based in Ireland who specializes in football portraits. His work has been featur...

Mino Raiola - Social media profile picture - Red jacket and thick frame glasses

Super Agent Raiola

The Italy-born football agent Mino Raiola is having a very successful summer in the transfer market. Arguably one of the most powerful people in football, Raiola, has already completed three huge...

Manchester United - Pogback - Advertisement - The signing of Paul Pogba

Pogba Breaks Transfer Record

Manchester United have announced the signing of Paul Pogba from Juventus for a record-breaking fee of €110m. The French midfielder agreed to a five-year contract (with an option to extend for ...

Silvio Berlusconi toasting next to AC Milan logo - Composite

AC Milan Sold

After three decades in charge Silvio Berlusconi is parting with his beloved AC Milan and will continue as an honorary president from this point forward. The new owner is a Chinese Investment firm, wh...

The King is very much excited about the new season of the English Premier League

The League to Watch

The new season of the English Premier League will soon be upon us and it looks to be a memorable one. It would seem that there has never been this many stars in the EPL at one point in time, be it on...

Manchester United number 9 shirt - 2016/16 season - Zlatan Ibrahimovic - Jersey back side

Zlatan Shirts Selling Well

It is reported that in the first week of sales Zlatan Ibrahimovic's number nine Manchester United shirt brought £76m in revenues to his new club. The Manchester United's global appeal and Zla...

Cover of Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) 2017 - Featuring Barcelona FC

Pro EVO Comeback Strengthens

The Japanese video game makers Konami seem to be back in the groove when it comes to their leading title, Pro Evolution Soccer. The upcoming 2017 edition of the game will headline Barcelona FC, as...

Juventus welcome Gonzalo Higuain - BienvenidoPipita

Juve Making Big Moves

Juventus are having quite a summer in the transfer market. The club has already spent in excess of €157m on new players, by far more than anyone else, while their earnings from player sales at...

The Football King is in the middle of taking a corner, while in the same time discussing the top clubs ranked by value

Top Clubs by Squad Value

We are halfway through the 2016 summer transfer season. Let's pause for a moment and take a look at the current squad valuations of top football clubs, according to the Transfermarkt website. With...

Mario Gotze Instagram photo from the EURO 2016 in France

Gotze Back in Dortmund

The German wunderkind, and one of the best creative midfielders in the game, Mario Gotze, is on his way back to Borussia Dortmund after a forgettable three year spell at Bayern Munich. Mario's move...

Top sponsors in Euro football - Season 2016/17 - Adidas, Nike, Puma, Etihad, Quatar Air, Yokohama Tires, Standard Chartered etc.

Top Club Sponsorship Deals

Here we will go over this season's top sponsorship deals in club football. The data comes from Forbes (please see link below) and it includes top kit, jersey and stadium sponsorship deals in the upco...

Concept / Illustration - The value of social media accounts for the sport of football

Social Media Value

The company Hookit.com examines social media accounts of major sports teams and measures things like followings, interactions, engagement and the quality of promoted posts to try and estimate the medi...

The King is taking a closer look at the world of football finance with the help of a magnifying mirror

Ever Rising Player Salaries

The sport of football is experiencing unprecedented global growth. A good measure of the expansion are star player salaries, which are being pushed higher with every new transfer or a contract renego...

The new Tottenham Hotspur player Vincent Janssen signs the camera.  July 12th, 2016

Spurs Sign Vincent Janssen

The Tottenham Hotspur manager, Mauricio Pochettino, has made his second signing of the summer by bringing in the Eredivisie sensation, 22-year-old Vincent Janssen from AZ. The young striker fetched...

The King is on the sofa receiving latest football financial news via his mobile phone

EU Nails Real, Barca

The European Union's antitrust regulatory body has announced that seven Spanish clubs, including Real Madrid and Barcelona, will have to return millions of euros to the Spanish government after benefi...