Quote of the Day

"If someone offers a ridiculous amount, they’ll be getting the best football agency in the world."
-- Stellar Group Owner Jonathan Barnett, on reports that he is in talks to sell the agency for more than £100M. (NY TIMES, 11/8)
Friday November 10, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 107 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Building Wealth

    Chelsea "held talks with a Chinese company last week about a lucrative commercial partnership," according to Simon Johnson of the London EVENING STANDARD. There "has been talk that the investors were negotiating" over a potential £500M ($657.6M) deal that will "help provide funds for the rebuild of Stamford Bridge." While "such a sum" was reportedly not discussed, "it is another indication" of new Commercial Dir Chris Townsend’s "intent to increase the club’s portfolio of business partners."

  • In The Spotlight

    Amazon Prime enters U.K. market for insider series with Man City.

  • Beefing Up

    More than half of EPL could be televised under new domestic deal.

  • Damaged Dunes

    Trump's Scottish course under fire for "environmental damage."

  • Heroes' Welcome

    Stockholm rolls out the red carpet for NHL Global Series games.

  • On The Block

    London-based agency Stellar Group quietly up for sale.

  • Star Power

    Cricket South Africa attracts sponsors because of high-profile players.

  • Turning Off

    Nine drops coverage of Women's Ashes Test in cost-saving move.

  • Gaining Support

    Samoa Rugby gets $350,000 from fundraiser, Brit players to share wealth.

  • Wishful Thinking

    NZ Rugby scotches report of match between All Blacks, Kangaroos.

  • Hangin' With ...

    ... Lisa Pearson, Umbel CEO.

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