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Our consultancy is working with leading sports people, progressive organisations and incredible influencers.

When Refresh founder, Leon Mann, was asked to start a consultancy by one of the world’s most recognised footballers he realised there was an opportunity to help committed clients navigate the sports industry with greater purpose and impact.

Everyone has ideas. We all have aspirations. But to achieve these we need support – and most importantly, we need expertise. Refresh delivers this – and we guarantee results.


Refresh is proud to work with Yaya – a Premier League legend and one of the most prominent African voices on the planet.

The Ivorian’s talent on the pitch has seen him crowned African footballer of the year on four occasions. He has won the league titles in England and Spain with Manchester City and Barcelona. Yaya is also a Champions League winner and captained the Ivory Coast to a historic Africa Cup of Nations triumph in 2015.

In his role as a UN ambassador his charity work across Africa is extensive. He is a vocal campaigner on a wide range of important issues including racism and the environment.

Want to know more about Yaya? Get in touch here.


Liv is the most followed female football influencer on the planet with a following of almost 6 million fans. 

The UK’s first professional female football freestyler and youngest ever World Champion, she is also a talented presenter – working for broadcasters including BBC and Channel 4.

Liv is still only 21 years old and loves travelling the globe working with major brands, entertaining crowds and inspiring others.

Born in Leyland, Lancashire, Liv has always been crazy about football and is particularly passionate about women’s sport and is a big supporter of a number of charities. 

Want to know more about Liv? Get in touch here.


Zharnel Hughes

Refresh is proud to represent Zharnel – a European 100m champion and the joint-second fastest Brit of all time.
Born and raised in the British Overseas Territory of Anguilla, Zharnel has competed internationally for Great Britain since 2015. He has stunning personal bests of 9.91 seconds for the 100m and 20.02 seconds for the 200m and trains under the watchful eye of Usain Bolt in Jamaica. 
Zharnel won the gold medal in both the 100 metres and 4 x 100 metres relay at the 2018 European Championships, and also in the 4 x 100 metres relay at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, representing England.

Want to know more about Zharnel? Get in touch here.


Nigel Reo-Coker is a former footballer and talented broadcasters.

A skilful footballer, during his time, with more than 200 top-flight matches under his belt, Nigel is currently developing a successful media career.

He made his professional debut for Wimbledon aged just 18, before playing in the Premier League for West Ham United, Aston Villa and Bolton Wanderers.

Nigel then had a successful spell in the MLS with, most notably, Vancouver Whitecaps and Montreal Impact.

Nigel has made broadcasting his new focus adding his extensive knowledge to TV and radio shows such as Premier League Fanzone, Sky Sports News coverage and BBC Five Live.

Want to know more about Nigel? Get in touch here.


Refresh is proud to work with the Professional Game Match Officials Board (PGMOL).
Formed in 2001 to improve refereeing standards, the PGMOL group officiate across all the Premier League, English Football League (EFL) and Football Association (FA) Competitions. All three organisations fund it.
Refresh is working with the PGMOL on the organisations work around equality, diversity and inclusion. 


Liam MacDevitt is one of the brightest young talents in sports broadcasting. 

A regular presenter on MOTD Kick About, PFA TV and a number of other platforms he is making waves as a presenter and reporter.

Want to know more about Liam? Get in touch here.


Refresh is proud to represent Nick – a skilful, lightening quick forward and the first British Jewish footballer to play in the Premier League.

He is eligible to play internationally for Barbados, the Netherlands, Poland, Israel and England. Away from the pitch, Nick has been helping communities in the Caribbean for several years. He recently led a campaign that saw hundreds of football shirts provided to deprived communities in India and Barbados. Refresh is delighted to work with Nick across his off the field activities.

Want to know more about Nick? Get in touch here.



Refresh is proud to represent Jaydee, who is one of the brightest young talents working in the sports industry.

Jaydee is a regular presenter on Sky Sports – fronting the NBA Heatcheck show and also features daily on Sky Sports News as a reporter.

He is genuine breathe of fresh air in the sports industry whether that be in the role of a presenter, reporter or as an event host.

Want to know more about Jaydee? Get in touch here.


Refresh is proud to represent Fadumo – a brilliant young standout talent in the sports media.

Fadumo is an extremely talented broadcaster, contributor, commentator and event host who has worked with high-profile organisations such as Sky Sports, BBC Radio, BT Sport along with global brands such as Adidas and Copa90. She was also a recipient of a Football Black List ‘Ones To Watch’ award in 2019 and is an ambassador for the Youth Sport Trust.

Want to know more about Fadumo? Get in touch here.

MIP Alumni

Refresh is proud to work alongside the MIP Alumni.

The UEFA MIP Masters is a programme targeted at former international players with the ambition to play an active role in football outside the pitch as well.

The MIP Alumni Association promotes education, expertise and integrity as its central values.Education is the single—most positive force for decreasing poverty and raising living standards in society. Football’s popularity and global reach are strong tools and potential game changers in promoting the need to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education for all and promote lifelong learning opportunities.

Want to know more about MIP Alumni Association? Get in touch here.



Refresh is proud to represent Darren – following a successful playing career, which spanned 21 seasons and saw him represent eight different clubs, he has become one of the most highly rated young football managers in Europe.

During his time at West Bromwich Albion he won the Premier League Manager of the Month and Championship Manager of the Month awards.

Want to know more about Darren? Get in touch here.


Refresh is proud to represent Dan – a super talented broadcaster, presenter and podcast host.

Dan began his journey in media at Sky in 2007, before he began to slowly move throughout the company. Alongside his time at Sky, since 2016 Dan has co-presented ‘The Villa View” a YouTube fan channel associated with football club Aston Villa, gaining over 21K subscribers; supporting and entertaining the fans of the established club.

Dan has recently become a podcast host on one of the world’s biggest sports media companies “The Athletic” and a presenter for the “Three Lions” podcast.

Want to know more about Dan? Get in touch here.