Fri

19

Oct

2018

Hamburger SV team warm-up

The footage below shows the pre-match warm-up of the Hamburger SV players before their game against SV Darmstadt '98.

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Wed

17

Oct

2018

Hamburger SV Goalkeeper Warm-up

As the title proposes, the video below shows the pre-march warm-up of the HSV goalkeeper.

 

The footage was taken before the game against SV Darmstadt '98 (2nd German division).

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Wed

24

May

2017

FC Schalke & Eintracht Frankfurt Goalkeeper Pre-Match Warm-Up

I was able to visit my one and only Bundesliga game for the closed 2016/2017 season.

 

Obviously, I brought my camera and took some footage of the goalkeeper warm-up of both teams.

 

Unfortunately it is not the entire warm-up as I focused on the teams later on. However, please enjoy the two videos below, the first one shows the FC Schalke and the second one the Eintracht Frankfurt goalkeeper warm-up.

 

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Wed

17

May

2017

Eintracht Frankfurt Pre-Match Warm-up

The video below shows the pre-match warm-up of the german Bunesliga team Eintracht Frankfurt.

 

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Fri

12

May

2017

Borussia Dortmund - Goalkeeper Pre-Match Warm-up

As already mentioned in previous two blog posts, I was able to visit the UEFA Champions League semi-final BVB against AS Monaco. Furthermore, I have posted the two pre-match warm-up of Dortmund HERE and of Monaco HERE.

 

Nevertheless, I was able to take some footage from the goalkeepers warm-up as well. If interested, please check out the video below.

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Fri

05

May

2017

Club wages and costs

Chapter 9 of the European club footballing landscape was about squad cost and wages

Generally, wages absorbed 63% of the club’s revenue in 2015.

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Tue

02

May

2017

AS Monaco UEFA Champions League Pre-Match Warm-up

As mentioned in previous post about the BVB warm-up HERE, I was also able to tape most of the pre-match warm-up of AS Monaco.

 

The warm-up can be seen below.

 

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Thu

27

Apr

2017

Club revenue highlights

Chapter 8 was about the UEFA clubs and their revenue.

Generally, revenue has grown over the last year with an average of more than 9% per year. The club’s revenue are now six times the level of 1996.

 

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Sun

16

Apr

2017

Borussia Dortmund UEFA Champions League Pre-Match Warm-Up

Due to a good friend I was able to visit the UEFA Champions league match of Borussia Dortmund against AS Monaco.

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Tue

21

Feb

2017

Al-Kass U17 Tournament Pre-match Warm-ups

The 6th edition of the annual Al-Kass U17 international tournament was held in Doha in January.

My former colleague Ioannis Grammos was able to visit some games and kind to record some warm-up procedures of PSG and the Aspire Academy.

 

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Sun

05

Feb

2017

Club ownership

The fifth chapter of the UEFA Club Footballing Landscape was about (foreign) club ownership.

 

Forty-four clubs in major European leagues are now under foreign ownership, by owners of 18 different nationalities.

Foreign ownership is still centered in England, where more than half of the clubs in the top two leagues now have foreign owners.

2016 was the most active year for foreign club takeovers, with ten new acquisitions by November, including eight new Chinese owners.

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Fri

03

Feb

2017

Supporters

Chapter 4 of the UEFA Club Footballing Landscape was about the supporters.


Over 170 mio people went to European league matches in 2015/2016 with 55 mio in England and Germany alone. Overall there was a significant increase and 14 leagues achieved their best attendance figures in more than 10 years.

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Tue

31

Jan

2017

Al-Kass U17 International Tournament Pre-match Warm-ups

The 6th edition of the annual Al-Kass U17 international tournament was held in Doha until today.

My former colleague Ioannis Grammos was able to visit some games and kind to record some warm-up procedures of Eintracht Frankfurt, AS Roma and Kashiwa Reysol.

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Tue

17

Jan

2017

Player profiles and use of domestic/foreign players

The second big part of the "The European Club Footballing Landscape", from the 2014/2015 season, was about the players.

 

The average age of first-team squads (in January 2016) can be seen in the following maps below. It seems that the talent-importing leagues tend to have a higher average first team squad compared to talent exporters (such as Netherlands and the Balkan countries).

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Sun

15

Jan

2017

Head coach stability

The head coach plays a paramount role in every football club. Consequently, UEFA investigated different topics "around" the head coach in its release "The European Club Footballing Landscape".

 

The manuscript highlighted some data evaluated from the the 2014/2015 season.

 

First topic was about "Head coach security" and it seems that it remains a problem and it i getting worse in many places. Please have a look at the first European and global maps below.

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Fri

16

Sep

2016

Champions League Prize Money

With the first game of the 2016/2017 UEFA Champions League group stage played I thought its time to shine some light on the possible prize money the clubs (possibly) earn.

As the picture indicates, a possible 62.2 mio Euros are possible with winning all games.

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Wed

07

Sep

2016

Europe’s Top 20 – The clubs with the most spectators

Below is a list of Europe’s football clubs ranked based on their average spectator attendance for the 2015/2016 season.

Interestingly, 9 clubs are from Germany, 4 from England, 3 from Spain, 2 from Netherlands, 1 from France and 1 from Portugal.

 

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Sun

26

Jun

2016

Euro 2016 Statistics

Below you will find some random (but still entertaining/interesting) facts about the current EURO 2016.

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Wed

22

Jun

2016

Random Football Videos

Just in case you have not watched enough football lately I have found some nice YouTube clips that left me with an open mouth (or made me laugh).

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Mon

06

Jun

2016

The countries/leagues and clubs of EURO 2016 players

This is another post about the upcoming EURO 2016. I thought it would be interesting to see if I can find some "statistics" about the players participating in the tournament.

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Thu

02

Jun

2016

French National Football Team EURO 2016 Preparation Camp

Whilst on summer break it happened that the French National Football team held a short preparation camp at the "Stubaital" (Austria) for the European Championship 2016 in France. Coincidentally the camp was a 30-minute drive away and I was able to tape a session from outside the training ground (and the fence - obviously I missed to book a ticket beforehand).

 

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Mon

30

May

2016

Euro 2016 Game Schedule Pocket Guide

With the European Championship around the corner I believe it is worth downloading our "Euro 2016 Game Schedule Pocket Guide".

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Thu

18

Feb

2016

Future football stars in the Al-Kass tournament

The Al-Kass tournament was played at Doha last week. Its an international tournament in which U-16 age group teams of several top clubs faced-off in a 10-day competition.

 

Unfortunately I was not able to attend the games from this year. However, I have not had released the videos from last years tournament. Clicking on the provided links below will give you the warm-up procedures of the selected team.

 

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Tue

16

Feb

2016

Challenges in Football Injuries Conference

I was able to attend the Aspetar "Challenges in Football Injuries" that was held at Doha last week.

 

Below you will find some "take-home/conclusion/key messages" of presentations.

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Thu

04

Feb

2016

FC Bayern Munich Training Camp

Below is another training session of FC Bayern Munich during its winter training camp 2016 at Doha.

 

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Wed

27

Jan

2016

FC Bayern Munich Goalkeeper Training Doha 2016

As Bayern Munich hold its winter training camp at Doha earlier this year I was able to compile some footage of the goalkeepers.

 

The video below shows (mainly) the warm-up as they participated in the team training session after.

 

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Wed

20

Jan

2016

FC Bayern Munich Winter Training Camp Doha 2016

Below is another training session of FC Bayern Munich at their winter training camp at Doha 2016.

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Mon

11

Jan

2016

FC Bayern Munich Winter Training Camp Doha 2016

FC Bayern Munich is holding its winter training camp at Doha.

 

The following video shows one of the training sessions.

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Tue

29

Dec

2015

Paris Saint-Germain Training Camp

The following video shows some impressions of a PSG training session filmed at Doha this week.

 

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Wed

08

Jul

2015

8th World Congress on Science and Football 2015

I attended the 8th World Congress on Science and Football 2015 at Copenhagen end of May.


The organizers have taped some sessions and just released the first videos.


In order to watch the individual presentations please click on the links below.

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