November 2 2018

Shifting the Odds: Agents Can Make All the Difference

This is a guest blog post by Rory Rebbeck in our London office. Rory is a Client Manager and FA Registered Intermediary. You can follow his daily thoughts on Twitter, @RoryRebbeck.   Want to make it as a professional footballer? Well, you’re not alone. With about 12,000 boys in the UK’s academy system and a success rate of 1 in 1,200, you are more likely to hit a hole-in-one, see Stephen Curry miss a 3 pointer or England win a penalty shootout …oh wait! A well-known takeaway from Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers: The Story of Success states that 10,000 hours are the minimum to be excellent at just about any skill.