Quote of the Day

"He has served not only the Premier League, but the wider game over the last 17 years and very few have done more, in my opinion, to open up football, to support women in the game and take the whole anti-discrimination agenda forward."
-- West Ham Vice Chair Karren Brady, on besieged EPL CEO Richard Scudamore. (SUNDERLAND ECHO, 5/20)
Wednesday May 21, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 240 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Expanding The Kingdom

    Man City has "bought a stake" in J.League club Yokohama F. Marinos, "expanding their links" with overseas football clubs, according to Keith Weir of REUTERS. Man City, owned by Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Mansour, has already bought A-League side Melbourne Heart and is launching the MLS side N.Y. City FC next season "as part of their commercial expansion from their base in northern England."

  • Share The Wealth

    Premier League clubs could all get a cut of Man City's FFP fine.

  • Personal Touch

    Glazers put their stamp on ManU with Van Gaal appointment.

  • The Welcome Mat

    Lisbon flooded with horde of Spanish fans for Champions League final.

  • Play Ball

    Japan looks at adding baseball teams to boost economic growth.

  • Run On Shirts

    Atlético Madrid fans snap up merchandise on heels of club's success.

  • No Action

    FA reiterates Scudamore decision despite calls for independent investigation.

  • In The Know

    ESPN Brazil banks on expertise to pull away from World Cup pack.

  • Breaking Ground

    Qatar starts work on Al Wakrah stadium, first venue for '22 World Cup.

  • Out With The Old

    Leeds' new owner close to deal to sell Serie A club Cagliari.

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