UEFA adopted financial fair play rules last May. As reported at that time in the Guardian: “Uefa has approved plans to force clubs in European competition to spend only what they earn. The financial fair play rules will require clubs to break even over a rolling three-year period if they want to play in the… Continue reading Competition Faced By European Leagues
As FIFA basks in the publicity, if not the financial success, of the 2010 World Cup Finals, it is easy to ignore the potential discord that lies ahead for world football.
In response to: 53. At 1:56pm on 29 May 2010, Cynical_Joe MUFC OK wrote: Man United, Barca, AC Milan, Real Madrid. etc have large revenue streams that took decades of on-field success, trophy wins, stadium reconstruction and global marketing to produce. Yes, I think it is fair to say these clubs did EARN that money… Continue reading Rich Benefactors – The End Of History
A lot has been said about Manchester United’s debt arising from the takeover of the club by the Malcolm Glazer in 2005, but as far as I am concerned, Manchester United’s surplus on the sale and purchase of players is a red herring.
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Wednesday (19 August 2009) was the 20th anniversary of the Pan-European Picnic in Hungary which led to the fall of the Berlin Wall less than three months later.
A Middle Eastern consortium completed their takeover of Notts County last week.