About Mel Eves

Mel's Story

Mel Eves was educated at Wolverhampton Grammar School where he represented England Schoolboys against Wales and Scotland. He also gained 8 O Levels and A Levels in Maths and Physics. Mel then joined his home town club Wolverhampton Wanderers aged 18 as a full time professional footballer, where he went on to make 214 appearances and score 53 goals during his 9 years at Molineux. He played in the team that won the League Cup at Wembley in 1980 beating the then European Cup holders Nottingham Forest 1-0, who were managed by the legendary Brian Clough. Mel was top scorer in the 1982/83 season, with 19 goals, when Wolves gained automatic promotion back to the old 1st Division.

Mel had a career threatening injury aged 27, rupturing his achilles tendon, which saw him leave Wolves and have spells at Manchester City and Sheffield United before having to retire from the game prematurely through injury.

On retiring Mel became an Independent Financial Advisor (IFA) before becoming one of the most respected FIFA Player’s Agents in the country.

Mel Eves is now a fully qualified Performance Master Coach, helping to transform people to play and perform to their maximum potential, whether that be on the field or in business.

Mel is also a sports journalist and pundit, writing his own weekly sports column in the Birmingham based Sunday Mercury newspaper as well as being a regular contributor and match summariser on BBC Radio. He also appears on BBC TV and SKY TV.

Mel has founded the Sports Parents Association (SPA) which has been set up to provide impartial and informed advice regarding every aspect that a child could encounter throughout their sporting journey, with the well being of the child the overriding concern.


If that’s not enough Mel has been the Player/Manager of the Wolves All Stars Charity Football Team for the last 20 years which in the process has helped to raise over of half a million pounds for charities and good causes.