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

05/15/13
Channel 4 Reports Loss In 2012

British TV broadcaster Channel 4 has reported a loss of £29M ($44M) for '12, "as intended, as part of a strategy of extra investment in content including its acclaimed London 2012 Paralympics coverage and building its digital audience data operation," according to Sweney & Plunkett of the ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

05/15/13
Hearts Future Remains Uncertain

Scottish Premier League Heart of Midlothian's future "under stricken majority shareholder Vladimir Romanov took a fresh twist when it emerged an appeal has been launched against the bankruptcy proceedings started on the Lithuanian's bank, Ukio Bankas," according to Iain Collin of the SCOTSMAN. The ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

05/14/13
Glasgow Games To Build Elevated Track

Architectural technologist Suzanne McCormack "is the mastermind behind plans" to build the world's first running track built entirely on stilts at Glasgow, Scotland's National stadium, according to Alan Campbell of the DAILY RECORD. Using "ground-breaking" techniques, McCormack "will have the world& ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

05/14/13
90% Of EPL Tickets Holders To Renew

A new survey said that one in 10 season ticket holders at Premier League clubs "will not renew for next season due to the cost," according to Martyn Ziegler of the PA. A Virgin Money Football Fans' Index research said that a further 22% of fans "have yet to decide whether they can afford to commit f ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

05/14/13
BT Begins $153M Ad Blitz

BT has set aside £100M ($153M) to promote its new sports channels, "as it attempts to overthrow two decades of football dominance by BSkyB ahead of next season's Premier League," according to Arif Durrani of MEDIA WEEK. Sources said that marketing execs at the company "are preparing to boost" ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

05/14/13
Football Players Salary Based On Metrics

There are signs that the Premier League's "la-la land wage economics -- a fat salary guaranteed, regardless of performance, with a little cream on top -- may soon subtly shift," according to Sean Ingle of the London GUARDIAN. In January, Liverpool Managing Dir Ian Ayre revealed the club's plans "for ...

Tags: Finance, United Kingdom

05/14/13
Rangers' Murray Under Pressure To Resign

Scottish Third Division Rangers Dir Malcolm Murray "is under renewed pressure to quit the club amid allegations of inappropriate conduct," according to the SCOTSMAN. The club board "has accused Murray of leaking sensitive information to outsiders, including former director Paul Murray and media outl ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

05/14/13
Glasgow 2014 Tickets As Low As $23

Ticket prices for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow will start "as low as" £15 ($22.90), according to Matty Sutton of the HERALD SCOTLAND. Two-thirds of the 1 million tickets for Glasgow 2014 "will be priced at" £25 ($38). However, some events "will be at the higher end of the sliding sc ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

05/14/13
Oxford Fans Win Bid To Protect Stadium

League Two Oxford United fans "have won their bid to protect the club's Kassam Stadium" after it became the first to be listed as a "community asset," according to the BBC. The application by supporters' trust OxVox "was approved by Oxford City Council," and means the group must be notified if the g ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

05/14/13
Women's Ashes Series Gets Makeover

Cricket Australia and the England and Wales Cricket Board announced Tuesday that, starting in England in Aug. '13, the Women’s Ashes will be contested through a new multi-format series. The multi-format Women’s Ashes Series will encompass one Test match, three One Day Internationals and ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom, Australia

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug