Featured Story

Football League Agent Fees Fall By 18% During '13-14 Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 29 / 14

The latest publication of Football League clubs' spending on agents' fees has revealed that clubs committed a total of £17.7M to agents during the '13-14 season, a reduction of 18% on the previous year (£21.5M). Championship clubs accounted for £14.7M of the total, with League One ...

Read More

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

More Stories

02/03/14
ECB Seeks Replacement For Flower

The England & Wales Cricket Board will have to at least double coach ANDY FLOWER 's salary of £300,000 ($492,000) plus bonuses if it is to appoint former South African cricketer GARY KIRSTEN as England's next head coach, according to Berry & Hoult of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Kirst ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Australia

02/03/14
Ashley Madison Offers Cronulla $9M Deal

An online dating service encouraging extra-marital affairs "has offered to sponsor" National Rugby League side Cronulla in a deal worth more than A$10M ($8.7M), according to Adrian Proszenko of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Int'l social networking service Ashley Madison -- whose company slogan is "Lif ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Australia

02/03/14
RV Defends Speed Of Investigation

Racing Victoria bosses "have countered claims that they have been to slow to unravel the multi million dollar mess left by the collapse of the BC3 Thoroughbreds set up," and the organization says "it has accumulated more than one million pieces of information to help them unravel the complicated fal ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

02/03/14
AIS Unveils New Logo

Australia's fall from the top five Olympics nations has forced the Australian Institute of Sport "to rebrand itself," according to Margie McDonald of THE AUSTRALIAN. A new gold logo "has replaced the old one, and a greater push to market the AIS's facilities and expertise has begun." The best minds ...

Tags: Olympics, Australia

02/03/14
FFA To Tighten Security In A-League

Football Federation Australia has brought in new measures to tighten security for "active supporters" of A-League sides Western Sydney Wanderers and Melbourne Victory, according to Michael Lynch of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Under the new rules, "designed to more rigorously police the zones within t ...

Tags: International Football, Australia

02/03/14
V8 Supercars Field Includes Only 25 Cars

With just one seat to be officially confirmed, the V8 Supercars field "will be the smallest yet as even the top teams face a financial squeeze," according to Mark Fogarty of the BRISBANE TIMES. Two entries "have dropped out and another is doubtful, reducing the car count to 25." This V8 season, whic ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

01/31/14
Wests Tigers To Overhaul Structure

National Rugby League side Wests Tigers "have struck a historic agreement to overhaul their corporate structure in what the NRL describes as a potential blueprint for other clubs to follow," according to Adrian Proszenko of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. The Balmain and Western Suburbs factions, "an une ...

Tags: Franchises, Australia

01/31/14
Li Na To Turn Real Estate Mogul

Chinese tennis player Li Na’s "already enormous endorsement portfolio is about to get bigger," according to Chris Lesley of SPORTS AGENT BLOG. Her agent Max Eisenbud "has wrangled" more than $42M worth of endorsements for her. Eisenbud "is looking at a unique deal which will pay his client div ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Australia

01/31/14
Australian Rugby's Plea For Help

Australian Rugby Union CEO Bill Pulver has admitted that a A$200 ($176) levy "imposed on every senior and junior rugby team in the country amounts to an appeal to the Australian rugby community to help get the game back on a sound financial footing," according to Wayne Smith of THE AUSTRALIAN. Pulve ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

01/30/14
Waratahs Admit Financial Troubles

Super Rugby side New South Wales Waratahs' financial position "is so unstable and precarious that rain on a couple of home-match nights" this season might be all it takes "to drive the franchise to the wall," according to Wayne Smith of THE AUSTRALIAN. Waratahs CEO Jason Allen said that while "he di ...

Tags: Finance, Australia

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug