Featured Story

Tottenham Becomes Latest Premier League Club To Promote Youth Football In China

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 27 / 16

EPL side Tottenham "became the latest club" to join the football drive in China as the team will take part in a "year-long initiative to develop the game at grassroots level in the Asian country," according to Nivedita Shankar of REUTERS. The ...

Read More

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom, Asia

More Stories

02/03/16
Franchise Notes

Audi will take Bayern Munich on another summer tour this year. Audi Sports Marketing Head Thomas Glas made the announcement at SpoBiS in Dusseldorf, Germany, on Tuesday. He said that the exact location and dates are currently being finalized and expects to make an official announcement over the next ...

Tags: Franchises

02/02/16
Man City Lands Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola will become Man City's head coach on July 1 after the club "confirmed the Spaniard has signed a three-year deal, with Manuel Pellegrini stating he is content with the decision," according to Jamie Jackson of the London GUARDIAN. Man City on Monday said in a statement, "Manchester City ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

02/02/16
Neymar Speaks Out On Contract Saga

Speaking a day and a half before his appearance in the Spanish National Court on charges of corruption and fraud "over alleged sham contracts involved in his move to Barcelona," Neymar defended himself, according to MARCA. He said, "I want to be happy out on the pitch and my father does everyth ...

Tags: Franchises, Europe

02/02/16
Manu Denies Owners Called For Cuts

ManU has denied reports that owners the Glazers "have ordered behind the scenes cost cuts of 15 percent," according to James Robson of the MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS. The club’s academy was said to be "one of the areas set to be hit by the cost cutting measures." But a ManU source insisted " ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

02/02/16
Collingwood Recruits Christine Holgate

 Christine Holgate Australian Football League side Collingwood "recruited one of Australia's leading chief executives" to its board, according to Samantha Lane of THE AGE. The "addition of Christine Holgate, ...

Tags: Franchises, Australia

02/02/16
Franchise Notes

Kevin Magnussen's deal to return to Formula 1 with the Renault team is now "done." The Dane's "hopes of securing an F1 lifeline have increased in recent days, as a payment dispute between Renault and the sponsors of Pastor Maldonado failed to reach a resolution." Maldonado's backers, Venezuelan oil ...

Tags: Franchises

02/01/16
Essendon To Pay Former Player's Contract

Australian Football League side Essendon and not St. Kilda is "likely to have to pay former player Jake Carlisle's contract" at St. Kilda this year as he serves his year-long drug ban as one of the "Essendon 34," according to Michael Gleeson of THE AGE. St. Kilda does not believe it has to pay ...

Tags: Franchises, Australia

02/01/16
Leicester City Owners Cashing In

It "took just 30 minutes for Leicester City's Thai billionaire owner to decide to buy" the English football club in '10, according to Temphairojana & Dhanananphorn of REUTERS. It "now looks like an inspired investment." The "club was struggling" in English football's second tier at the time. It ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

01/29/16
Global Markets ‘Critical’ For NHL Success

The NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes are looking outside North America for talent and new business opportunities, according to Ron Francis. Francis, who is in his second season as the team’s GM, said it is important to the organization’s success to be on top of hockey’s global devel ...

Tags: Franchises, Europe

01/29/16
Scholes: Crazy To Ignore Doping Suspicions

It would “be crazy” to ignore Arsene Wenger’s suspicions that doping exists in football, as the lucrative prizes on offer mean there is an “incentive to cheat,” according to Tony Scholes, the CEO of Premier League side Stoke City. Scholes said that Wenger’s standi ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug