Insightful, enlightening and thought-provoking, leading Premier League lawyer Daniel Geey lifts the lid on the inner workings of modern football.
Whether it is a manager being sacked, the signing of a new star player, television rights negotiations, player misconduct or multi-million-pound club takeovers, lawyers remain at the heart of all football business dealings. Written by leading Premier League lawyer Daniel Geey, who has dealt with all these incidents first hand, this highly accessible book explores the issues – from pitch to boardroom – that shape the modern game and how these impact leagues, clubs, players and fans.
Featuring insider anecdotes and expert contributions, Done Deal provides football fans with a fresh and authoritative perspective on all off-field football matters.
About the Author
Daniel Geey is UK 's most highly respected sports, competition and regulatory lawyer. His clients include Premier League and Champions League football clubs, agencies, rights holders and other sports companies. He is the media 's go-to man when complex legal matters need to be explained to a wider audience and he has appeared on Sky Sports, Sky News, BBC, CNN, BT Sport, Bloomberg, TV2, BBC Radio 4, and TalkSport, and contributed to the Daily Telegraph and the Independent.
"Required reading… Done Deal does a full and comprehensive job of explaining the myriad complexities behind the game's biggest transfer deals… An enlightening read on finances at football's top tables."
"One of the most sought-after advisers for players, agents and clubs."
"A fine examination of managerial sackings and player signings by one of the best-connected football lawyers."
"[Done Deal] is a testament not only to Daniel's vast knowledge on his subject, but also to his ability to present even the most complex ideas in a clear and vivid way."