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National Rugby League Side Canterbury Gets Government OK For $93M Project

04 / 18 / 14

National Rugby League side Canterbury Bulldogs "has received the government's go-ahead" for a A$100M ($93M) project "to transform its premises at Belmore into a six-star hotel and create new revenue streams that should guarantee the financial security and strength of the Bulldogs," according to Dani...

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01/22/14
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Liga MX Atlante President Miguel Ángel Couchonnal "warned that after getting a null response from Liga MX, he will now approach FIFA to protest the sale of league rival Atlas to TV Azteca." Couchonnal said "the sale does not seem to him to be 'clean.'" Couchonnal: "This approval of the purc ...

Tags: Franchises, North America

01/21/14
Hamburg SV Members Vote For 'HSVPlus'

Bundesliga club Hamburg SV members "have voted to separate the club's professional football department from the main club at its annual general meeting on Sunday," according to SPIEGEL ONLINE. A total of 79.4% of the members "voted for restructuring the club." However, the decision "is not yet bindi ...

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01/21/14
Polish Side Sells Majority Stake

The Polish city of Wroclaw "has sold a majority stake in troubled football club" Slask Wroclaw to local companies Hasco-Lek, Supra Invest and Inter-System, according to Jaroslaw Adamowski of INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. The new owners acquired a combined 50.63% stake in the club which plays in the Ekstrak ...

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01/21/14
More Neymar Documents Leaked

FC Barcelona paid €95M to sign Neymar, "not €57M, which is what Barcelona President Sandro Rosell claimed that the club spent," according to Inda & Urreiztieta of EL MUNDO. This €38M difference is "according to contracts being reviewed in court that El Mundo was able t ...

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01/21/14
China Investor Eyes Southampton Bid

China's richest man, Wang Jianlin, "is ready to add to the boardroom intrigue" at EPL side Southampton with a takeover bid, according to the London DAILY MIRROR. The move "could see Nicola Cortese returning to his role as the club’s executive chairman." Manager Mauricio Pochettino was demandi ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

01/20/14
Hansa Rostock Closes Liquidity Gap

The German Football Federation (DFB) "confirmed that 3rd League football club Hansa Rostock closed its liquidity gap and therefore successfully completed its post-licensing procedures to avoid DFB sanctions," according to the SID. The club was able to close the gap of €485,000 ($656,000) "throu ...

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01/20/14
FFA Awaits Police Findings On Attack

Football Federation Australia said that it would "wait for the findings of a police investigation before deciding whether to take any action" against A-League side Western Sydney Wanderers after a "violent incident on Saturday evening allegedly involving supporters of the club," according to Dominic ...

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01/17/14
Ranges Investor Sells 2 Million Shares

A Rangers shareholder "is believed to have made a profit" of around £500,000 ($818,000) after selling more than 2 million shares in the club, according to the SCOTSMAN. Richard Hughes, the co-founder of Zeus Captial -- the firm at the center of Charles Green's takeover in '12 -- "had paid 1p f ...

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01/17/14
Arsenal Expects 'Huge Growth' Overseas

Arsenal COO Tom Fox said that the Premier League team "has potential to generate higher income by leveraging its international support," according to Ben Priechenfried of BLOOMBERG. He said, "There’s huge growth still in front of us as a sports property." Arsenal made £280M ($460M) in re ...

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01/17/14
Bankia Gets Valencia Takeover Offers

La Liga side Valencia's lender, Spanish bank Bankia, confirmed that it received "several offers" regarding the takeover of Valencia, according to FOOTBALL ESPANA. The deadline for bids "was on Wednesday." The bank revealed that a "number of offers have been tabled, but stress that confidentially is ...

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