Quote of the Day

"We have never had more interest abroad, of that there is no doubt. What it really says is that the world still likes what English football has to offer."
-- Premier League CEO Richard Scudamore, commenting on the global draw of the EPL on the eve of the new season. (London GUARDIAN, 8/15)
Friday August 16, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 48 Print This Issue

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  • EPL On A Global High

    EPL CEO Richard Scudamore says the league is as popular as ever.

    EPL CEO Richard Scudamore "is in a bullish mood," according to Owen Gibson of the London GUARDIAN. Even a "renewed bout of soul searching closer to home" about the effect of the Premier League's success on the England team, and the ongoing protests from fans concerned that English football has sold its soul to Mammon, "cannot sour Scudamore's mood of breezy optimism." Scudamore: "We have never had more interest abroad, of that there is no doubt. What it really says is that the world still likes what English football has to offer.

  • Virgin Territory

    BT Sport signs deal to make sports programming available to Virgin Media subs.

  • Government Aid

    Austrian Bundesliga club signs sponsorship deal with federal agency.

  • Learning Curve

    EPL piracy protection plan mistakenly causes hundreds of Internet sites to get blocked.

  • Dark Start

    Singapore, Taiwan fans in dark after broadcast battles keep Premier League start off air.

  • Enlightened Path

    New Fulham Owner Khan not planning to buy Premier League success.

  • Bonus Plan

    Scottish league investigating "secret bonus payments" to ex-SFL CEO Longmuir.

  • Staking Claims

    Brazilian report claims football federation diverted $10.9M to Barça president.

  • Quiet Sale

    Leeds United owner GFH Capital sells half of its holdings in club.

  • After Dark

    Pakistan, Sri Lanka discuss playing night cricket match during UAE tour.

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