Where are they now? The most popular career choices for former footballers

In their splendour and glory, former footballers played in front of crowded stadiums, and adoring fans. But the nature of becoming a footballer means you’re more than likely to retire at the average young age of 35. Some footballers choose the more obvious route of coaching after they retire, but some footballers go with slightly […]

Ticketgum: 8 Commercial Trends in Sport 2018

There’s plenty to look forward to in the world of sport this year. To highlight what’s new to the industry, Ticketgum.com studied the Neilson Sport report “Commercial Trends in Sports” to pull 8 commercial trends that illustrate just how the sporting world is changing.   New Sporting Powers Emerging markets are increasingly engaging with and […]

Which Premier League clubs have changed their manager the most?

Over the years, a controversial term has crept into football dialogue. ‘Short-termism’ is a phrase with negative connotation for teams opting for short-term managers, rather than sticking to one manager for an extended period. If a club isn’t getting good and consistent results, managers tend to be in the firing line, and this is where […]

The Premier League teams 2017/18 with the most affordable match day experience

The Premier League is undisputedly one of the most exhilarating top-flight leagues in the world. This has certainly been true for this season, with Manchester City under the stewardship of Pep Guardiola establishing a dominate lead at the forefront of the league. Dynamic summer recruits such as Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) and Ederson (Manchester City) have […]

How Long would it take to earn your footballing namesake’s weekly wage?

Over the years, the astronomical earnings of top-flight footballers have been widely talked about. Considering, on average, a Premier League footballer earns more than £300,000 a week – it’s easy to see why there is an underlying controversy. In fact, recent research by ‘Sporting Intelligence’ has found that the average weekly income for a Premier […]

Barca has the Most Fans but Man Utd has the Most Devoted Fans

The latest research by ticketgum.com shows that the Premier League clubs aren’t financially so successful simply for being the best at selling the game. They are financially so successful also because they have the most devoted fans. Ticketgum found that despite not having as many fans as their popular counterparts in the La Liga, the […]

Europe’s Most Loyal Goalkeepers by League, REVEALED

A goalkeeper, warmly referred to as “goalie” or “keeper”, is an essential part of a football team. Filling one of the major positions in associated football and perhaps one of the most specialised too; these players are often overshadowed in name and glory by others: the high-profiling defensive, midfield and attacking big-boys.   Sports ticket […]