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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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Traynor To Work For Rangers

Former Scotland Daily Record journalist and BBC pundit James Traynor was unveiled as the director of communications at Scottish Third Division club Rangers, according to Chris Marshall of the SCOTSMAN. The 59-year-old Traynor, who signed off from 37 years as a sports writer earlier this week by laun ...

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Wakefield Trinity Confirms Stadium Plan

Super League rugby club Wakefield Trinity Wildcats has confirmed that full outline planning permission of a stadium development plan has been approved by the secretary of state for the Newmarket Development. The development will include a 12,000 capacity community stadium of which the Wildcats will ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

Olympic NOCs Sold Tickets Illegally

Following an investigation by the IOC, four national Olympic committees "will be forced to impose severe sanctions against their officials after London 2012 tickets were sold on the black market for up to 10 times face value," according to Jacquelin Magnay of the London TELEGRAPH. The IOC said that ...

Tags: Olympics, United Kingdom

West Ham Could Move Into Elite

EPL West Ham United's impending move into London's Olympic Stadium "could mean ascent to football's super elite," according to Dave Hill of the London GUARDIAN. For London Mayor Boris Johnson it could "avert the threat of embarrassment in white elephant form." Whether it would represent "a true and ...

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Coventry In Ricoh Row Over Upaid Rent

League Championship club Coventry City has "threatened to pull out" of the Ricoh Arena altogether if a row with its landlords over unpaid rent is not settled, according to Neil Moxley of the London DAILY MAIL. The Sky Blues have been "issued with a statutory demand" to pay arrears by Arena Coventry ...

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ManU To Play Aussie Friendly

ManU looks set to make its "first appearance in Australia for 14 years next summer," according to Simon Stone of the PA. ManU officials have been in talks with the Football Federation Australia counterparts for a "number of months now" about Manager Alex Ferguson's men heading to Australia as part o ...

Tags: United Kingdom, International Football

Rangers To Get Dundee Gate Money

Scottish Premier League club Dundee United discovered it must hand Third Division club Rangers 40% of its cash from the team’s Scottish Cup tie -- "despite the visitors refusing to accept any tickets for the game," according to Craig Swan of the Scotland DAILY RECORD. The Tannadice club is "de ...

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Wolves Release Finances

League Championship club Wolverhampton Wanderers have posted a pre-tax profit of £2.16M ($3.5M) for the year ended May 31. The period covers Wolves' third season in the Premier League, which ultimately ended with relegation to the Championship. The club was £80,000 ($128,000) down on the ...

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Twitter Me This...

Championship club Wolverhampton midfielder JAMIE O'HARA "will close his Twitter account after sparking a social media fury on Wednesday following a claim about his hard life as a professional footballer." O'Hara, who is thought to be paid about £35,000 ($56,200) a week, posted a tweet "where ...

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Dundee Steps Away From Rangers Feud

Scottish Premier League Dundee United is in consultation with the Scottish FA after Third Division Rangers announced that they "will not accept their ticket allocation" for February's William Hill Scottish Cup tie at Tannadice Park, according to the Scotland DAILY RECORD. The Dundee board, led by Ch ...

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