Quote of the Day

"They’ve scuppered all of us."
-- Wigan Athletic Supporters Club Committee member Jason Taylor, complaining that the FA Cup final's 5:15pm kickoff to accommodate TV means supporters could miss the final trains home after the match. (LONDON TIMES, 4/16)
Wednesday April 17, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 217 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • The Agent's Share

    FIFA research published on Tuesday showed that football agents "took a bigger cut" from int'l player transfers in '12, even as trading in the billion-dollar market fell by $290M, according to Graham Dunbar of the AP. Player representatives took $163M in fees from clubs, at 28% average commission, "as their total take from cross-border transfers rose" $33M in '12.

  • Up And Away

    Russian airline Aeroflot joins ManU's stable of sponsors.

  • Show Must Go On

    London organizers redouble security precautions but vow that marathon will be held.

  • Dress Rehearsal

    World Cup organizer Trade confident Brazil will be ready for kickoff.

  • Wall-To-Wall

    NBC's EPL plan calls for broadcast of all 380 matches in '13-14 season.

  • Missing Connection

    FA under fire from fans over late start for Man City-Wigan final.

  • The People's Radio

    TalkSport wraps deal to broadcast Premier League football on Chinese radio for first time.

  • Checking The Odds

    F1 owner CVC considers a takeover run at bookmaker Betfair.

  • Talk It Out

    Ecclestone offers to hold discussions with Bahraini protesters.

  • Help From The East

    Queens Park Rangers take out $23M loan from Hong Kong Barclays Bank.

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