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Premiership Rugby Agrees To Partnership With StubHub For Premiership Rugby Final 2014

04 / 18 / 14

Premiership Rugby has agreed to a partnership with StubHub for the Premiership Rugby Final 2014. StubHub will be running its "Lucky Turnstile" promotion in the west car park where all fans will have the chance to win a range of prizes. StubHub already has partnerships in the U.K. with The O2, multip...

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Rangers Reveal $10M Operating Loss

Scottish Third Division club Rangers have reported an operating loss of £7M ($10.5M) although they said "extraordinary progress" has been made, according to the BBC. Figures for the last seven months of '12 reveal a pre-tax profit of £9.5M ($14.3M), "although that was down to a one-off a ...

Tags: Finance, United Kingdom

West Ham Invests $52M Into Club

Newly released accounts showed EPL West Ham Owners David Gold and David Sullivan have sunk a total of £35M ($52.8M) into the club since June '11, according to Owen Gibson of the London GUARDIAN. The figures, which cover the year that West Ham spent in the League Championship before winning pro ...

Tags: United Kingdom, Finance

Aston Villa Cuts Financial Losses

Financial figures released showed EPL Aston Villa has cut its annual financial losses to £17.7M ($26.7M), according to Brett Gibbons of the BIRMINGHAM MAIL. Accounts for the year to the end of May revealed that the club "had managed to substantially reduce losses" by more than 50% from almost ...

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West Ham Close To Olympic Stadium Deal

EPL West Ham United Co-Chair David Gold said that the club "could be days away from agreeing a move the Olympic Stadium," according to the London TELEGRAPH. The club's long wait to secure a move to the £429M ($646M) venue "has reportedly moved closer this month following talks with the the Lon ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

Arsenal Denies $2.25B Takeover Bid

Arsenal is "poised to be subjected to" a £1.5B ($2.25B) takeover bid from a Middle East consortium in the next few weeks, according to Jason Burt of the London TELEGRAPH. The bid would be "the world’s biggest ever" for a football club, dwarfing the £800M paid by the Glazers for Man ...

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Ennis' Training Stadium To Be Demolished

Councillors in Sheffield, England have "dealt a blow to Britain’s Olympic legacy" by voting to demolish Don Valley Stadium, the home track of London 2012 heptathlon Gold Medalist Jessica Ennis, according to Simon Hart of the London TELEGRAPH. The proposed demolition of the stadium is part of a ...

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British Basketball Wants U.S. Dollars

The British Basketball Association is "putting on a full court press to entice investors for a new pro league they hope to establish in the U.K. next year," according to Mark Koba of CNBC. They are "seeking American dollars." With names like former NBA player and British born John Amaechi and former ...

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Glasgow 2014 Brings $375M To Firms

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Rangers Sign Two Sponsorship Deals

Scottish Third Division club Rangers’ allure to sponsors "remains strong with Puma and Blackthorn Cider the latest to exploit the club’s global fanbase," according to Sebastian Joseph of MARKETING WEEK. Puma will replace Umbro as the club’s kit supplier from the start of the '13-14 ...

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EBT Affair Won't Force Execs To Quit

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