Ep.26: "It's not the money you spend on players, it's the money you spend around them" (Guest: Danny Townsend of Sydney FC)
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Sean and Mark sit down to chat with back-to-back A-League champions Sydney FC's CEO (and Sean's old boss) Danny Townsend. Danny talks the boys through what it takes to build a business from 2 staff to 2000, and what lessons he has taken from that experience into running an A-League Football Club. Along the way they talk about the importance of showing up, backing your people to do things their way, and the benefits of doing what your mother tells you! Danny also shares the importance of celebrating your successes, running a club-first organisation, and being transparent with your fans. He even throws in a bit of Sean Gallagher teasing for good measure. Sydney FC can be found on the internet https://www.sydneyfc.com/ (here), and on social media https://www.bt.com/sport/football/a-league (here) (https://twitter.com/SydneyFC (Twitter) / https://www.instagram.com/sydneyfootballclub/ (Instagram) / https://www.facebook.com/SydneyFootballClub (Facebook) / Youtube). Their Asian Champions League fixtures are https://www.sydneyfc.com/fixtures#!/t1962 (here). BT Sport's A-League page is https://www.bt.com/sport/football/a-league (here). Fixtures aren't up yet, but you can satisfy a sky blue urge with some highlights form last season. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... Also - https://www.linkedin.com/in/sean-gallagher-94599a54 (Sean on LinkedIn) and https://www.linkedin.com/in/markversus/ (Mark on LinkedIn) https://twitter.com/noipodcast (@noipodcast // Twitter) https://instagram.com/noipodcast (@noipodcast // Instagram) See you next week. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/noipodcast/message --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/noipodcast/message
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