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ManU Achieves Record Annual Revenues Following New Broadcasting Deal, EL Title

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 22 / 17

ManU achieved "record annual revenues last season, boosted by a new broadcasting deal for English football and trophy wins," according to Murad Ahmed of the FINANCIAL TIMES. The team finished the '16-17 season by winning the Europa League title and...

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