HIGHLY RESPECTED AND DISTINGUISHED
GLASGOW | LONDON | DUBAI | BRISBANE
451 Football Consultancy is a longstanding and highly dependable football intermediary business operating in today’s fast moving and exciting world of sports entertainment.
With over 25 year’s experience in global transfers and hosting bases in the United Kingdom, UAE and Australia, the business is respected by its peers in both player and club representation at elite level.
As an elite football agency, we have the expertise to handle all of your requirements within the business world of football, with a proven track record of providing clients with high quality representation services that are tailored to their specific needs.
The company has a global network of contacts and associates in all the major football demographics throughout the world and our aim is to achieve long-term partnerships with our clients to help them fulfil their goals.
As a company, we work very hard to support our clients’ individual requirements, fostering relationships that are underpinned by trust and integrity.
451 Football Consultancy Ltd is a respected and distinguished name in the football industry for representing and nurturing a players career development from youth to professional and beyond.
Coming from a financial services background and with over 25 years in the football industry John is a vastly experienced intermediary having negotiated several high profile and global transfers throughout his career. He is respected by his peers and is well placed to handle all the complex areas surrounding the world of football today, from sourcing record breaking player moves to negotiating club sales.
Head of Operations
Johnny first entered the family business in late 2016 and has since went on to oversee the day to day running and technical operations of the business. He is on hand to support the team with their requirements and works closely with foreign and domestic partners whilst handling all the company’s administration. With an educational background in digital design, Johnny is also responsible for the production of agency related graphical content, video and general design work.
Phil is an industry expert with over 20 years’ experience working within the elite business world of football. He has worked with a range of high profile international football players, clubs and agents, developing a vast range of contacts within the playing, commercial and off field sides of the industry. With this knowledge he enjoys advising young professionals and helping them achieve their dreams.
Senior Football Consultant
Having enjoyed a successful playing career in which he appeared for some top sides in the Champions League, German Bundesliga and English Premier League and as well as captaining his home country of Australia, Craig has since had the experience of working in the business side of football with the Australian FA and as the Sporting Director of A League side Brisbane Roar. A well rounded and experienced professional with an extensive black book of contacts in the game.
Zviadi comes from a highly educated background, with a Masters from Georgia State University complimenting a UEFA B Coaching License, scout certification and more. After establishing a successful coaching career in his home country of Georgia, Zviadi moved his base to the UK and transitioned into agency work. Since then he has become a representative for 451FC in Eastern Europe & beyond.
Intermediary/Head of Commercial Dept.
A Football agent and IPSO qualified scout, Mike joined 451 Football Consultancy with more than 25 years’ successful business experience, including periods working with 3 top Premier League football clubs. Supporting John Viola in the further development and expansion of the company’s commercial arm, Mike also specialises in player contracts negotiation, and on-going players contract and career management.
A highly talented professional operating our Dubai office with an extensive background in servicing the specialised needs of high net worth individuals around the world, John combines his knowledge of the beautiful game with leadership experience in global financial services to provide a world class service for our clientele at home and abroad.