Quote of the Day

"Today represents a huge step forward for the Anfield area. Everyone at the football club knows the importance of today."
-- Liverpool Managing Dir Ian Ayre, after plans to renovate Anfield Park and the surrounding area were approved by the Liverpool City Council. (London TELEGRAPH, 10/15)
Tuesday October 16, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 90 Print This Issue

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  • Home Sweet Home

    Liverpool is set to expand Anfield to 60,000 seats at a cost of $250M.

    EPL Liverpool has "moved a step closer" to redeveloping Anfield after confirming it wants to remain at its existing home and "not build a new stadium in Stanley Park," according to Chris Bascombe of the London TELEGRAPH. Liverpool City Council announced "extensive plans for a regeneration of the Anfield area" Monday after securing a £25M ($40M) grant. A housing association is also set to "invest heavily." The announcement to extend the club's only home since 1892 came on the two-year anniversary of Fenway Sports Group buying the club. Liverpool Managing Dir Ian Ayre said, "Today represents a huge step forward for the Anfield area. Everyone at the football club knows the importance of today."

  • Winter Thaw

    EPL CEO Scudamore says league might change position on winter break.

  • Peer Pressure

    Real Madrid, Barcelona alone in opposing Supercopa match in China.

  • Staying In The Game

    Financially troubled Nine hopes to hold onto cricket rights.

  • Behind The Curtain

    ManU signs three-year deal with Azerbaijan broadcaster.

  • Take It Down

    Newcastle fans celebrate Sports Direct sign coming down at St. James' Park.

  • A Big Deal

    Aussie football signs 11-year deal with Nike for national teams.

  • Sticks The Landing

    Red Bull gets publicity payoff for jump as 8 million watch on YouTube.

  • Following The Yanks

    Swimming Australia considers college competition like U.S.

  • Deep Pockets

    Top three Italian owners have invested $2.6B of own money in clubs.

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