Quote of the Day

"I went down a few weeks ago to see Man United and Everton play and I finished up getting quite drunk with Sir Alex, as normally happens when we meet. Sir Alex said: 'I tell you what I will do, I will send a strong team up there and that will raise you a few quid.'"
-- Ferguson's former Dunfermline teammate Roy Barry, on how the ManU-Dunfermline friendly to help the financially troubled club came about. (REUTERS, 3/12)
Wednesday March 13, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 192 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Football's Game Changer

    The world’s leading football clubs "are to be offered enormous financial inducements to participate in a 24-team tournament every two years in Qatar and neighbouring Gulf states," according to Oliver Kay of the LONDON TIMES. The "Dream Football League" will be backed by the Qatari royal family, who will release plans next month for a new club tournament "that it hopes to establish as a rival to the Champions League and the Club World Cup."

  • The New World

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  • Record Rights

    BeIN Sport, TF1, M6 pay record $143M to UEFA for rights to Euro 2016 in France.

  • When In Rome

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  • Too Steep

    Scottish FA says it can't afford to implement goal-line technology.

  • Legal Troubles

    FC Barcelona President Sandro Rosell faces charges over "friendly" deal.

  • A Quick Hit

    BBC3 draws more than 1 million viewers with Pistorius documentary.

  • Emphatic No

    Viennese voters reject bid to host '28 Summer Games by 72-28 percent.

  • The Hardest Word

    KBL commissioner apologizes for match-fixing scandal as coach is arrested.

  • From The Ashes

    Redevelopment of Don Valley Stadium site draws praise from sports world.

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