Posts By: Pedro

Daniel Ek and the Arsenal Avengers

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Daniel Ek, founder of Spotify, is whipping up a PR frenzy in the media. He wants to buy Arsenal and he’s going in with Bergkamp, Thierry, and Vieira. The fee they are talking about is £1.8b. That’s where the story ends for me. Some reasons it won’t work. KSE Philosophy

CHAPTER 2: A SOFTER FORM OF BRUTE FORCE (LONG READ)

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Now the madness of the Super League has died down, maybe we can have a conversation about where we’re heading. The Super League proposition was an odd one. It wasn’t good versus evil. It was bad vs evil. It was a film where every character is flawed, and you picked the lesser villain to root… Read more »

THERE MUST BE CONSEQUENCES FOR SUPER LEAGUE FARCE (LONG READ)

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The collapse of the Super League on day two marks one of the most spectacular fails in business history. Owners and their exec leaders spent the pandemic scheming ways to make the most of a bad situation. As I wrote yesterday, they thought they had every base covered. They believed ‘big club energy’ would make the… Read more »