Minkevičs signs a two year deal with FK Jelgava

Deal done! IFM’s Latvian youth international Ivo Minkevics has signed a two year deal with his home club FK Jelgava! Congratulations on your first professional contract Ivo! Good luck! 🇱🇻



Scottish UEFA Coach Kevin Harper Arrives Down Under to sign with Mounties Wanderers FC

Mounties Wanderers FC in conjunction with Integrated Football Management are delighted to officially announce Kevin Harper as Seniors Technical Director of the club, including head coach of both 1st Grade and the under 18’s Squads. The former English Premier League, Championship, Scottish Premier League and Scotland under 21 international footballer turned UEFA licenced Coach, has signed a two year deal beginning from the 2018 season with the NSW NPL 2 team.  
Kevin, 41, who arrived in Sydney on Monday morning had a decorated playing career after making his professional debut for Hibernian at only 17 years of age. Throughout his career, he played for Portsmouth as well as Norwich City, Leicester City, Stoke City, Derby County, Walsall, Carlisle United and Dunfermline Athletic; Kevin was also a Scotland youth international, scoring 4 goals in 7 appearances for his country. Kevin has coached at Stoke City in England and Hibernian, Dunfermline Athletic and Airdronians in Scotland. 
During his playing career he was influenced by some of the most forward thinking coaches in Scottish and English football, such as Harry Redknapp, Tony Pulis, Jim Smith and also worked under ex England manager Steve McLaren.
Kevin’s honours include, English Championship winner back-to-back seasons in 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 and English League Two winner in the 2006-2007 season.
“I am looking forward to joining the club and working with Charles, Glen and the Mounties Group in fulfilling the aspirations of both the board and the players and, to bring success whilst also developing a structured pathway for the players in the several teams throughout the club to progress through to the 1st Grade Squad. I cannot wait to get started and meet the players and other coaches within the club to pass on my extensive knowledge and help them improve and develop their talent” said Kevin Harper.
Mounties Wanderers Football Club, Football Operations Manager Mr Charles Abdilla and Founder & Director of Integrated Football Management, Andrew Drewery worked closely together to finalise the deal. 

IFM Expands into the Balkans

We would like to officially welcome our Croatian scout and consultant, Domagoj Pavina to the IFM team! Domagoj has a wealth of experience and will head up our new operations in the Balkan region from Zagreb.

The Balkan region is globally known for developing talents and, some of the best players in the world come from this region. One of goals when founding IFM was to branch out into the likes of Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia. We are very happy to be doing so and it is great to have Domagoj officially on board with us.

With a vast network of professional football players and coaches it was the next logic step for Domagoj to get into scouting. He found a new passion in this business as it gives him an opportunity to live football 24/7. Dynamic lifestyle and meeting new like minded people pushes him to do great things with the Integrated Football Management team. Welcome to IFM!


IFM’s Central Defender Kerr Signs with Gateshead FC

Done Deal! IFM has completed the signing of our Scottish central defender Fraser Kerr to Gateshead FC in the English national league. Fraser has a wealth of experience including playing in the Scottish Premier League for Motherwell, Birmingham City’s youth team and Stenhousemuir. Good luck Fraser, we know you will do very well over there! #allfortheloveoffootball #summertransferwindow2017 #donedeal