Featured Story

Takeover Of West Brom Moves Closer After Suitors Enter Due Diligence Phase

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 28 / 15

The prospect of a takeover at EPL side West Bromwich Albion "has grown after interested parties from the Far East and United States entered due diligence," according to Brendan McLoughlin of the LONDON TIMES. West Brom Owner Jeremy Peace "is intent on the wheels being set in motion on any deal" -- w...

Read More

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

More Stories

09/05/14
Genoa Boss Sheds Light On Wage Cut

Serie A side Genoa President Enrico Preziosi "shed some light on his club’s financial operations, including a wage-bill cut" of around €20M ( $26M), according to FOOTBALL ITALIA. In an interview with Il Secolo XIX, the toy magnate "explained that his side have made some significant savin ...

Tags: Franchises, Europe

09/04/14
Real Priciest La Liga Team For Fans

A study by peer-to-peer lending platform Lendico found that it "costs more per year to be a fan of Real Madrid than any other La Liga club," according to the EFE. The "cheapest team to support is Eibar." The study found that Real fans spend an average of €3,464 ($4,553) per year, while the annu ...

Tags: Europe, Franchises

09/04/14
Franchise Notes

Luis García-Abad, the manager of Ferrari F1 driver Fernando Alonso's cycling team, said that the team is "completing every step with caution" to comply with the Int'l Cycling Union (UCI). Alonso's objective is to "have the team compete in the World Tour." García-Abad said, "Last week w ...

Tags: Franchises

09/03/14
U.S.-Based F1 Team Changes Name

What was initially known as Haas Formula is now Haas F1 Team. Gene Haas, founder of Haas Automation and chairman of the newly renamed Haas F1 Team, opted for the name change to better correlate his team with motor racing’s most prestigious series -- the FIA Formula 1 World Championship. Haas F ...

Tags: Franchises, Europe

09/03/14
Rangers Chair Claims He's Underpaid

Scottish Championship side Rangers Chair David Somers "has made the stunning claim he is being underpaid" -- after leading the club to the brink of financial collapse, according to Gary Ralston of the Scotland DAILY RECORD. His admission "is set to anger the supporters" who have been told the club h ...

Tags: United Kingdom, Franchises

09/02/14
Merecedes F1 Disciplines Nico Rosberg

Mercedes F1 has "taken disciplinary action against Nico Rosberg following his collision" with teammate Lewis Hamilton in the Belgian Grand Prix, according to Andrew Benson of the BBC. Rosberg "accepted responsibility for the collision," calling it an "error of judgement." Mercedes handed out an "und ...

Tags: Franchises, Europe

09/02/14
Wanderers Top Membership Sales List

A-League side Western Sydney Wanderers can "perhaps already lay claim to being the most popular sporting team in Sydney's western suburbs -- they have sold more full memberships than any other football club in the region," according to Dominic Bossi of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. The Wanderers are "p ...

Tags: Australia, Franchises

09/02/14
Franchise Notes

A group of ex-Caterham F1 employees have "issued employment tribunal proceedings against the team claiming unfair dismissal, their lawyer says." The 38 staff "were dismissed in July by new owners after a Swiss-Middle Eastern consortium bought the team from founder Tony Fernandes." Solicitor Christop ...

Tags: Franchises

08/29/14
ManU's Roster EPL's Most Expensive Ever

ManU is attempting to "return to the summit of the Premier League with the most expensive squad ever assembled in the English game," according to Adam Shergold of the London DAILY MAIL. The arrival of Angel Di Maria this week "takes the combined transfer fees" of the squad to £401.2M ($665.5M) ...

Tags: United Kingdom, Franchises

08/28/14
NRL Parramatta Enjoying Resurgence

National Rugby League side Parramatta player Jarryd Hayne will visit the reigning NFL Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks "as part of a new blueprint aimed at switching Parramatta from NRL laughing stock to Australia's most successful sports logo," according to Nick Walshaw of the Sydney DAILY TEL ...

Tags: Franchises, Australia

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug