Richard Thompson is a renowned sport and business entrepreneur and a founder of 4 Corners Sports. He became the youngest Chairman of a Premier League Club in 1988 at the age of 24 when he took charge of Queens Park Rangers FC and later in 1996 sat on the board of Leeds United. He has a highly successful business career spanning sport, retail, fashion, property and brands. He has a deep passion for football and horse racing having been the Chairman of Windsor Racecourse between 1987 and 1999 and is actively involved in his mothers highly successful stud farm at Cheveley Park Newmarket. He is well respected and well connected throughout sport and an avid Arsenal fan.
Clive Rawlings is an FA Registered Intermediary approved by the FA to represent young players and a founder of 4 Corners Sports. He is a nationally recognised and top rated public law barrister. He practices law from the internationally renowned Doughty Street Chambers. He played amateur football at a strong level with Crystal Palace, Bristol City and Cheltenham Town before going to University and training first as a teacher then a barrister. He has been involved in Youth Football for over 20 years managing and coaching successful local teams and is Chairman of a 27 team strong Youth Football Club. He is the Intermediary/Agent for a growing number of young players and professionals including Women’s SL 1 and SL 2 players.
Kehinde Adeogun is an employment lawyer with long standing experience and expertise within the women’s game. Kehinde played for, managed and coached, women’s football teams in the 80’s and 90’s long before the game gained in popularity and status. As a result of her understanding and insight into the game she served as an FA England Ladies Scout between 1999-2010 making many longstanding relationships in the game. She became an FA Licensed players agent in 2010. Her passion for all things football has taken her into freelance journalism attending and reporting for media outlets, the BBC World Service, and Girlstalkfooty at international women's football tournaments including the Women's World Cups in Canada 2015, Germany 2011 and China 2007: the CAF African Women's Championship in Nambia 2014 and South Africa 2010; and the Cyprus Cups in 2009, 2010 and 2013. Kehinde brings her wealth of knowledge and expertise in women's football to 4 Corners and is responsible for supporting girls and female footballers in their careers, commercial relationships and professional lifestyles.
Ronald joins 4 Corners to enhance the services that we are able to provide for our players/athletes, through analytical assessment leading to the design of improvement programmes based on their performance. Ronald has spent his career working in sports, starting in the 1990’s, in local authority sports development, sporting charities and over a decade at the Football Association. During his time at the FA, 2000-2016, Ronald has been a Scout and Lead Scout for the England Women’s International pathway. As well as Lead Scout he also worked at the FA as a Performance Analyst across the youth squads, both male and female. Working with these squads, alongside the England Blind, Cerebral Palsy and Deaf squads, competing at European Championships, Olympics, Paralympics and World Cup tournaments at both youth and senior level. Ronald brings his experience and wealth of football knowledge, at an Elite level to 4 Corners.
Gary Barnes is an entrepreneur and CEO of his own IT company who brings a wealth of commercial experience and relationships to the team. He has years of first-hand experience of working with parents and players through the professional club Academy football system and has relationships with key premier league clubs. Player recruitment, requirements,and lifestyle guidance are his paramount role.
Jack is a young up-and-coming sports journalist at Sky Sports developing a strong reputation in his field. With a keen eye for detail, a sharp understanding of the game, and a natural sports writers style he has been part of Sky Sports' Digital Media operation for over two years, where he produces engaging content for the UK's biggest online sports platform. He frequently covers the top domestic Premiership and European matches and has built up a wealth of contacts and expertise in football and media circles. Jack writes, edits and sources news and media content for 4 Corners Sports Management.