Quote of the Day

"I would say the U.S. is definitely an emerging market in football. "
-- Liverpool CCO Billy Hogan, on the Premier League club's ambitions to grow into international markets. (SBD GLOBAL, 11/21)
Friday November 22, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 117 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Laxey Ups Rangers Share

    Laxey Partners has become Rangers largest shareholder.

    Isle of Man-based hedge fund Laxey Partners "has become the largest shareholder" in Scottish League 1 Rangers following a £1.4M ($2.2M) deal, with the fund signaling that it will vote in favor of the current board members at the annual general meeting, according to the SCOTSMAN. The group took its shareholding to 11.64% of the company, Rangers Int'l Football Club plc., "after buying more than 3.3 million shares." The purchase was made on Wednesday and Rangers "notified the London Stock Exchange of the change of shareholding on Thursday."

  • New Conquests

    Liverpool commercial chief Hogan has plan to take over the world.

  • Building Plans

    Inter Milan's new boss wants to shore up Serie A, build new stadium.

  • Long-Term Planning

    FIFA, adidas extend World Cup sponsorship pact through '30.

  • On The Air

    Cricket Australia, ABC sign five-year radio rights deal.

  • Closing The Deal

    London's Olympic Stadium expected to sign naming-rights partner in '14.

  • Roman Legion

    Italian bank UniCredit may sell AS Roma stake to Chinese investor.

  • Last Chance

    IOA faces deadline to change charter or face IOC expulsion.

  • Doll Collection

    Pepsi apologizes for Facebook page that used voodoo on Ronaldo doll.

  • Strength In Numbers

    Football agents organization wants seat on FA Council.

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