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Major League Soccer, a challenging rise


Major League Soccer (MLS) 2016 season ended last weekend with Seattle Sounders winning the MLS Cup Final. The league has, once again, set a new attendance record and, as a result of the growing number of globally-recognisable stars, attracted greater interest from the international media.

AFC leagues: Where are the new Asian Tigers?


For many years the lack of developed economies and competition with other major sports in the region has stymied the development of successful youth development programmes and professional leagues in Asia. In this article, KPMG’s Football Benchmark team reviews the state of Asia’s major leagues. 

“The more you spend, the more you win”- an undisputable truth?


Each season, the summer and winter transfer windows gain in importance, both as a time to strengthen teams and as a media sideshow. These windows also provide an opportunity for clubs to enhance the value of their squads and, in some cases, leverage player trading activity to optimise their books.

FIFA 2.0: The Vision for the Future


This report presents how FIFA will guide international football in a rapidly changing world, one with opportunities, risks and responsibilities that have never been more challenging.

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Can clubs succeed at monetizing their social media following?


In this article, KPMG’s Football Benchmark team analyses the correlation between a club’s social media followers (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) and commercial revenues at the most popular clubs on those platforms. 

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