Would you like to become a Professional Football Agent?

For the first time ever John Viola Academy is offering FREE access to our Introduction to Football Agency course to give you the chance to see if you have what it takes to become a professional football agent.

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Meet Your Mentors


John and Phil have both come from a working class background to become Elite Football Agents who have over 45 years industry experience between them.  

John has worked with some of the worlds top players including Luis Figo, Christian Karembeu, Roberto Carlos and many, many more. 
 Phil has negotiated with some of the worlds most elite clubs such as Barcelona, Manchester United and Chelsea to name just a few.

John Viola came from a working class background to become one of the UK’s first official FIFA registered agents 25 years ago.

Since then John has consistently operated at the highest levels of football and has dealt with some of the game’s biggest players, including Luis Figo, Roberto Carlos, Christian Karembeu and many, many more.
John now takes time out of his extremely busy schedule working in the transfer market in order to help new agents find their way in the industry.

Phil McTaggart burst onto the scene in 2002 at the age of 22, officially becoming the world's youngest FIFA licensed agent.

Phil has been privileged to work with a range of high-profile football players, clubs, agencies & service providers across the globe, including those in the world's top leagues.
Together Phil & John form 451 Football Consultancy, a unique modern day boutique agency with experience that is unrivalled in many corners of the business.

"There is nothing we love more than changing peoples lives and helping them join the exciting and invigorating world of professional football..."

-Phil McTaggart-

The only truly FREE online course for aspiring agents


Many people think it is impossible or incredibly expensive to start a career as a professional football agent, but now more than ever that is not the case. 

That is why John Viola and Phil McTaggart have used their combined 45 years of experience to create this exclusive e-learning course and are allowing free access so you can see if you have what it takes to become a professional football agent. 

The course is completely free, there is no need to enter credit card details just simply create your e-learning account on the next page and get immediate access to our exclusive course. 

Over the past 18 months hundreds of people have successfully completed our courses and many are now working as professional football agents in both part time and full time capacities all over the world. 

On our Introduction to Football Agency course you will complete 3 modules followed by an e-learning assessment to see if you have what it takes to become a professional football agent. 

So, if you have always dreamt of becoming a football agent then let's get started today.

You have nothing to lose and everything to gain. 


What you will learn...

How to identify clients

Learn how to identify and approach potential clients effectively

Determining clients worth

How do you determine a players worth and earning potential

How to plan your agency

Plan how you build your agency and the players you will approach

"What a course! Massive thanks to John Viola, Phil McTaggart and their team. Would highly recommend if you want to understand the mechanics of the world of football agency. Since entering the program I have used my training to get a job at a London based agency."

Keiran Brown
Recent graduate and new Football Agent

John Viola Academy Introduction to Football Agency Course

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