Beat The Press: A Podcast About Pressure In Football

#8 Peter Varney

August 22, 2020

Former Charlton chief executive Peter Varney stops by for a chat on the latest episode of the Beat The Press podcast.

We talk about the pressure facing clubs and players during the summer transfer window and the possible impact of the salary cap on teams in League One and League Two.

Pete also tells us about the secrets behind his success during his two stints at The Valley and speaks about about the changes he'd make to scrutinise potential football club owners more effectively.

Finally, we discuss possible Parliamentary intervention in football and hear Pete's view on the ongoing takeover talk surrounding Charlton. 

Running order: 
Part 1: Introduction - the Moss Rose players bar and summary of the EFL salary cap (00:14)  
Part 2: Interview - a discussion with Peter Varney (04:00)
Part 3: Final thoughts - reflections on our interview with Peter Varney (41:58) 

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