The agency was founded in 1986 and from its inception represented the England national football team for a decade and developed the commercial structure known as “Team England” that still exists today. First Artist was involved in the formation of the Premier League and was instrumental in assisting Sky launch this in 1992. We were also the commercial agents for the England Cricket Team for 10 years as well as the Welsh Rugby Team.
On the pitch First Artist manages a roster of players spanning The Premier League, Scottish Premier League, The Championship and across The Football League. In addition to player representation the agency is trusted and used by numerous Football Clubs to act on their behalf both in player transfers and commercial opportunities. Furthermore First Artist hold Match Licences from FIFA and UEFA to stage official matches domestically and internationally, tours and pre season training camps.
With a global network of established industry contacts and a dedicated ‘Player Management’ team First Artist clients are assured of the highest possible level of service and guidance, maximising earning potential and delivering clear career progression.