Quote of the Day

"They are a waste of space, a pain in the arse and achieving nothing."
-– Leeds United Owner Ken Bates, on the Leeds United Supporters Trust, a fan organization that has, not surprisingly, said it would be happy to see him go. (London GUARDIAN, 9/27)
Friday September 28, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 78 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Arsenal Profits From Sales

    Arsenal Holdings Plc doubled its profits during the '12 fiscal year after the EPL club sold captain Cesc Fabregas and winger Samir Nasri, according to Tariq Panja of BLOOMBERG. The team revealed that net income rose to £29.6M ($48M), or £475 ($770.3) a share, in the year ended May 31, from £12.6M, or £203 the previous fiscal year. Revenue dropped to £243M ($394M) as the team "finished the conversion of its former Highbury stadium into apartments." Arsenal generated £153.6M ($249.1M) in cash through the sale of players, including Fabregas to FC Barcelona and Nasri to Man City.

  • Riding To The Rescue

    Bahrain-based company to lead deal for purchase of Leeds United.

  • Watch Wars

    Swiss watchmakers do battle over turf at Ryder Cup.

  • Kicks For Free

    Marca TV wins rights to La Liga's weekly free-to-air match.

  • No Need For Change

    Spanish Basketball League, KIA extend sponsorship deal through '15.

  • No Rough Stuff

    Italian Olympic boss steamed over RAI's ban on Olympic combat sports.

  • Ruling The Airwaves

    SuperSport holds onto Premier League TV rights for Africa.

  • Bad Timing

    Russia hit with more fan violence as FIFA arrives to name World Cup cities.

  • Looking For Help

    NRL is asking fans to help bail out Eden Park stadium.

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