EP41: Salary Cap, Ryan Sparks Interview, and Much More!
The Hard Truth - Inside the Football Industry with Darragh MacAnthony
Peterborough United Chairman Darragh MacAnthony and co-host Philip Ideson are joined by Bradford City CEO Ryan Sparks to give insights on the "Hard Truths" behind the football industry via this weekly podcast 🎙️⚽🏢 On this week's episode... - Jürgen Klopp - Up and coming Managers - Taking a knee - Bradford City CEO Ryan Sparks - First 80 days in office - Removal of the salary cap - Fixture pile-up - 4G pitches - Recruitment policy - Placing players on furlough - Communicating with fans - Season plans - and much more... Follow Darragh at @DMAC102 Follow Phil at @pideson Send any questions you want to be answered to the guys via email: firstname.lastname@example.org We’re always grateful for feedback so feel free to post a review via your podcast provider and also follow us via our other media platforms to comment on and also share our content. Twitter @hardtruthpod Facebook at /hardtruthpod Instagram at @hardtruthpod --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/darragh-macanthony/support
Ryan Sparks is on!He's editor at one of the best print sporting magazines available and has a ton of freelance outdoor writing to his credit.Topics Covered:Outdoor WritingPointersShotgunsUpland Hunting Big Game Hunting
Ryan Sparks, Director of Comms & Commercial Bradford City AFC
The Fan Engagement Pod
This is a really insightful chat with Ryan Sparks, Director of Communications & Commercial at Bradford City AFC.Ryan's background is in Rugby League, having worked for both Featherstone Rovers and city neighbours Bradford Bulls previously. As a result, Ryan learned his trade in a much tougher environment where techniques of persuasion of fans are more important to get right.He talks about the hard yards he did at Bradford during a really difficult period at the start, and how he's taken that approach on and helped to rebuild the club's reputation around sincerity, honesty and straightforward dealing.He's been a great exponent of taking the conversation to where the fans are - geographically as well as online - as the face of Bradford City to many fans, and has contributed a huge amount to the club's recovery as an organisation. This is evidenced in the recent virtual fans forum the club had, which was attended by several thousand fans, and broadcast live by BBC Radio Leeds, and which we've included in the links below.He also talks a bit about pit ponies, which is more relevant than you might think. Have a listen - and don't forget to rate us in your podcast app, so others can find us.Key InsightsGood Fan Engagement is about trust: can fans trust you. If the answer is 'no', go back and earn itTrust in those leading your Fan Engagement is critical: City CEO Julian Rhodes has enabled Ryan to do his job by giving him the leeway to decide what works and when It's always worth looking at other sports that traditionally don't have the draw of football, for good ideas. There's plenty out there to try!Episode Links:Featherstone Rovers RLFCBradford City AFC Virtual Fans Forum (Pt.1)You can join the Fan Engagement Network at faninsights.co.uk/network/join See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Ryan Sparks in someone that is inspiring to be a stand up comic and all around fun person to be around! We talk about what makes her want to try stand up and also raising children... it was fun! ENJOY!
6/22/19 Replay! It's not all about Zion! / Rob Pelinka Got AD and still sucks / Adam Scott and Ryan Sparks
Cinder Block Sports by Jon O'Donnell
the draft was "Z-Day" but the best storylines were not about him! Coby White shows what it's about to be a great teammate, the Pelicans missed by trading #4 and the Cavs may have the rookie of the year! Everyone knew Rob Pelinka would get to trade for AD. We didn't know he'd screw that up too! Indians prospect Adam Scott joins the show and Ryan Sparks is live from the Golden Tee World Championships! Rick Carpenter joins the show and more!