Featured Story

Newcastle United Reportedly Receives £300M Bid From PCP Capital Partners

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 22 / 17

Premier League side Newcastle United received a formal bid of "almost" £300M ($397M) for the club from PCP Capital Partners, the private investment firm fronted by financier Amanda Staveley, according to Jason Mellor of the LONDON TIMES....

Read More

Tags: United Kingdom, Franchises

More Stories

10/05/17
Newcastle Investigated For 'Extensive' Tax Evasion

Newcastle United is "under investigation over alleged 'extensive' tax evasion on player transfers," according to Rob Davies of the London GUARDIAN. Details of the allegations have emerged as the club "failed in a legal challenge against search warr ...

Tags: Franchises, Newcastle, United Kingdom

10/05/17
Leaders: Eisner Bemoans 'Hire And Fire' Mentality

LONDON -- Former Disney CEO and current League One side Portsmouth Owner Michael Eisner dubbed the hire and fire mentality of managers by English football clubs as "insane." Michael Eisner, speaking at Wednesday’s Leaders Sport Business Summit, said, “If you look at the great sports t ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

10/05/17
Brown Stands Behind Honda Decision

McLaren Formula 1 Exec Dir Zak Brown said that McLaren team management will look "silly" if Honda takes a huge step forward in '18, according to GMM. After three years of "struggling" with the Japanese brand, McLaren dumped Honda and "will be powered by customer Renault engines" beginning in '18.&nb ...

Tags: Franchises, Europe

10/05/17
Force India's Vijay Mallya Re-Arrested

Force India Formula 1 co-Owner Vijay Mallya, the self-proclaimed "King of the Good Times," was arrested on Tuesday "over allegations of supporting his F1 team with money-laundered cash," according to Rupert Neate of the London GUARDIAN. The Indian government accused Mallya, 61, of fleeing to th ...

Tags: Franchises, India

10/05/17
Staveley Opens Talks To Buy Newcastle

Financier Amanda Staveley spoke to Premier League side Newcastle United officials after the 1-1 draw with Liverpool on Sunday and the two parties "expressed a willingness to talk further," according to George Caulkin of the LONDON TIMES. Stave ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

10/05/17
Franchise Notes

League One side Oldham   failed to pay the wages of players and staff for September. The club, searching for a new manager after sacking John Sheridan last week, is "in the midst of trying to secure fresh investment." Employees "were due their monthly pay packets last Friday but are now left ...

Tags: Franchises

10/04/17
Kroenke Offers £525M For Usmanov's Stake

Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke bid almost £525M ($695.1M) "to buy out Alisher Usmanov, the second-largest shareholder who has tried several times to wrest control of the club," according to Amy Lawrence of the London GUARDIAN. Kroe ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

10/04/17
ManU To Hire Ticket-Tout Officer

ManU will appoint a "full-time ticket-tout officer to clamp down on those selling thousands of tickets on the black market," according to Mike Keegan of the London DAILY MAIL. More than 100 tickets have been seized this season from "touts operating near Old Trafford and premises being used as d ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

10/03/17
Staveley Fuels Rumors Of Newcastle Sale

A "prominent financier with historic ties to the Royal Family" and £28B ($37.2B) of foreign sovereign wealth under her management was spotted at Newcastle's St. James' Park on Sunday, prompting suggestions she "could be masterminding a takeov ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

10/03/17
Barcelona President Explains Decision

Related stories : Barcelona Plays Behind Closed Doors Politics, Football Collide In Barcelona Barcelona Reacts To Raids By Civil Guard Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu "defended his decision" to play Sunday's match against Las Palmas at the Camp Nou behind cl ...

Tags: Europe, Franchises

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug