Quote of the Day

"They all fully understand that this is about buying -- you can only stop people from signing, you can't stop people selling if other leagues have a different window."
-- Premier League Exec Chair Richard Scudamore, on the league's decision to close the summer transfer window before the start of the season. (LONDON TIMES, 9/7)
Friday September 8, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 62 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • And The Winner Is ...

    Birmingham has been chosen over Liverpool as a "potential English bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games," according to Martyn Ziegler of the LONDON TIMES. Sources confirmed that the government selected the West Midlands option and "will make a decision before the end of September about whether to put forward an English bid for the event against a rival bid from Kuala Lumpur." Hosting the Games will cost around £500M ($654.9M) in public money.

  • Time For Change

    Rummenigge says Bundesliga has to "scrap" 50+1 rule to remain competitive.

  • Quitting Early

    Transfer window will close before season, Premier League clubs decide.

  • Trading Places

    Beer brand Quilmes replaces Axion as Argentine Superliga's principal sponsor.

  • Bunny Hop

    Energizer signs on as official partner of Rugby League World Cup 2017.

  • Another Issue

    Sports pub GiveMeSport extends partnership with NFL UK for '17-18 season.

  • Pitching In

    Tottenham's new stadium will include interchangeable pitches.

  • On The Street

    West Ham could face another temporary eviction for '22 athletics event.

  • Selling Out

    América Móvil agrees to sell interest in Liga MX clubs.

  • High Price

    ARU wanted A$80M from Forrest to save Western Force, report claims.

  • Hangin' With ...

    ... Rafael de los Santos, Real Madrid New Media Director.

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