Quote of the Day

"It really comes down to how attractive the prospect of owning a football club is to a potential buyer."
-- Barnsley Owner Patrick Cryne, at the Leaders Sport Business Summit, on how to put a value on a football club. (SBD GLOBAL, 10/6)
Friday October 6, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 82 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • The Grand Plan

    Chelsea "plans to ramp up sponsorship deals in an effort to double revenues" to more than £650M ($852.4M), "as it looks to keep pace with higher-earning rivals in signing the world’s best footballers," according to Murad Ahmed of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Chelsea Commercial Dir Chris Townsend said that "over the next seven to 10 years" the club wanted "to be a top four or five club in Europe [by revenues], rather than ranked eighth."

  • Political Skirmish

    Liverpool takes heat over sponsorship with Chinese company.

  • Feeling Hungry

    Aussie NBL signs fast food chain Hungry Jack's as title sponsor.

  • Adding Depth

    Andretti buys share of Supercars team Walkinshaw Racing.

  • New To The Market

    Leaders: Japanese outfit Rakuten raises profile with Barça deal

  • 'Power' Couple

    Leaders: Martin Glenn says FA needs to "harness the power" of the EPL.

  • The Tax Man

    Newcastle United investigated by HMRC for "extensive" tax evasion.

  • Dollar Signs

    Mercedes F1 earns £289M in turnover during '16.

  • Playing Host

    UK Sport to invest £30M over eight years to woo major events.

  • Pulling Back

    Aberdeen leadership pulls planning proposal for new stadium.

  • Hangin' With ...

    ... Jonathan Gibson, Team Penske VP of Marketing & Communications.

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