The State of Soccer Technology and Innovation – Darren Burgess, Arsenal

By Sports Technology Wire on July 12, 2018

During the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, SportTechie and N3XT Sports are surveying key soccer experts around the world to understand the current state of soccer technology and innovation. (More soccer technology viewpoints.)

Darren Burgess is the director of high performance at Arsenal. He previously worked as the high performance manager of Australian rules football club Port Adelaide, until being hand-picked last summer by then-Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger. Burgess is responsible for the north London soccer club’s medical and fitness programs. Before Port Adelaide, he spent time as the head of fitness and performance at Liverpool and worked with the Australian national soccer team in the lead up to the 2010 World Cup. After Burgess moved to Arsenal, Port Adelaide and his new team launched a partnership focusing on sports science.

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