Featured Story

Russian Economic Crisis Drives Transfer Market Spending To 14-Year Low

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 04 / 15

Russian Premier League clubs’ transfer spending in this year’s winter window hit a 14-year low. The Premier League's 16 clubs spent only €6M on transfers between them, the lowest figure for a winter transfer campaign since '01 and a drastic decline from €39M spent in the winter...

Read More

Tags: International Football, Russia

More Stories

10/30/14
London NFL Team Could Be Worth $160M

Related stories: NFL To Play Three Games In London In '15 Osborne In Talks To Bring NFL To London A report into the economic impact of American football in the U.K. revealed that a London-based team "could be worth" more than £100M ($160M) per year to the city, acco ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

10/30/14
Swansea City In Talks With Potential Investors

EPL side Swansea City has “confirmed for the first time" it is in early-stage discussions with potential investors that could see it taking what the club calls a "small" equity stake in the Premier League outfit, according to WALES ONLINE. The club said that it has “yet to receive any f ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

10/30/14
Thai Media Groups Eye Bolton Takeover

Entertainment conglomerate BEC-Tero and Siam Sport Syndicate are "preparing to launch a joint takeover bid" for League Championship side Bolton Wanderers in a deal estimated to be worth 2B Thai baht ($60M), according to THE NATION. After planning a partnership with Brasileiro side Cruzeiro to "help ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

10/29/14
Haas F1 Laying Marketing Groundwork

Haas F1’s newly appointed CMO Adam Jacobs said that the team’s focus is on developing a well-structured and well-funded program that can compete at the highest level. For Jacobs, who joined Haas F1 from Anheuser-Busch, the next steps are all about laying the groundwork for developing the ...

Tags: Franchises, North America

10/29/14
SFA Looks To Clarify Ashley's Intentions

The Scottish FA has written to Scottish Championship side Rangers and shareholder Mike Ashley "seeking clarification about his intentions" for the club, according to Chris McLaughlin of the BBC. Ashley, who owns EPL side Newcastle United, has provided Rangers with a £2M ($3.2M) loan in "return ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

10/29/14
Parish: No Imminent Takeover

EPL side Crystal Palace co-Chair Steve Parish denied that a takeover of the club by NBA Philadelphia 76ers Owner Josh Harris "is imminent," according to ESPN. American billionaire Harris "has been linked with the London club" amid reports in the London Guardian that a £70M deal is "90 percen ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

10/29/14
Franchise Notes

The presence of Hong Kong-based businessman Richard Li with Silvio and Barbara Berlusconi at AC Milan's 1-1 draw with Fiorentina on Sunday "has sparked media speculation of a China link for the Rossoneri." AC Milan "is reportedly looking for an investment partner who would be willing to take a minor ...

Tags: Franchises

10/28/14
Stuttgart Plans To Raise Up To $102M

Bundesliga club VfB Stuttgart is hoping to generate up to €80M ($102M) "from the sale of club shares after a proposed separation of the pro football department from the main club," according to the SID. Club President Bernd Wahler and Supervisory Board Chair Joachim Schmidt "announced the plans ...

Tags: Franchises, Europe

10/28/14
Barcelona To Present Appeal To TAS

Barcelona will this week present to the Spanish Court of Arbitration for Sport (TAS) an appeal to "reduce FIFA sanctions prohibiting the club from acquiring players for two signing periods," according to Fernando Polo of MUNDO DEPORTIVO. FIFA sanctioned the club "for signing minors in the transfer ...

Tags: Europe, Franchises

10/28/14
Rangers CEO Graham Wallace Fired

Scottish Championship side Rangers CEO Graham Wallace "has been fired" as part of shareholder Mike Ashley's "Ibrox power grab," according to Keith Jackson of the Scotland DAILY RECORD. Wallace -- who is "expected to be replaced by Ashley's right-hand man Derek Llambias -- was axed on Saturday mornin ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug