Featured Story

Football League Agent Fees Fall By 18% During '13-14 Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 29 / 14

The latest publication of Football League clubs' spending on agents' fees has revealed that clubs committed a total of £17.7M to agents during the '13-14 season, a reduction of 18% on the previous year (£21.5M). Championship clubs accounted for £14.7M of the total, with League One ...

Read More

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

More Stories

01/07/14
Executive Transactions

The German Ski Federation (DSV) has appointed FRANZ STEINLE as its new president. The former VP will replace ALFONS HÖRMANN , "who left the DSV to become president of the German Olympic Sports Association (DOSB)" ( SPIEGEL ONLINE, 12/29 ). ... Former world wrestling champion RASOUL KHADEM ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

01/07/14
Names In The News

MLB Texas Rangers OF CHOO SHIN-SOO on Monday was "named a goodwill ambassador" for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea’s PyeongChang. Choo joins popular South Korean author LEE OI-SOO , ballerina KANG SUE-JIN and string ensemble Sejong Soloists as goodwill ambassadors ( KOREA HERALD, ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

01/07/14
Twitter Me This...

Synergy CEO TIM CROW : "All those falls in the new P&G Sochi ad. The kids are wearing helmets, but after Schuey's accident P&G must've agonised about timing." BT Sport's JAKE HUMPHREY : "Feel for Theo. Lovely guy, big loss for England, real shame for him personally. Bet BBC/ITV ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

01/06/14
Former Footballer Eusebio Dies At 71

Former Portuguese footballer EUSEBIO , "widely acknowledged as one of the game’s greatest ever players," died Sunday at the age of 71, according to Tomas Jivanda of the London INDEPENDENT. Eusebio da Silva Ferreira "was born in Mozambique before moving to Lisbon in his late teens" to join Por ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

01/06/14
Investigators Given Schumacher's Cam

SABINE KEHM , the manager of seven-time F1 world champion MICHAEL SCHUMACHER , said that Schumacher's family "has provided French investigators with the helmet camera that the Formula One great wore during a skiing incident in which he was critically injured," according to the AP. Kehm wrote in ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Europe

01/06/14
Lewandowski Signs With Bayern Munich

Borussia Dortmund striker ROBERT LEWANDOWSKI "agreed to a contract with Bayern Munich on Saturday," according to KRONE. The 25-year-old Polish native "signed a contract" with the reigning UEFA Champions League champion until '19. He will join his new club "during the summer" ( KRONE, 1/4 ). In ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Europe

01/06/14
Executive Transactions

Serie A Lazio coach VLADIMIR PETKOVIC "has officially been relieved of his duties," with EDOARDO REJA "employed as his replacement." Reja has been leading training for the past week, but has "only now been confirmed as the Biancoceleste's new coach." Petkovic was dismissed "for just cause" after ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

01/06/14
Twitter Me This...

AP's ROB HARRIS : "After the Walcott incident, what's next stretchers with protective shields over the players?" Footballer PELE : "Mourning the death of Eusébio, a brother to me." FIFA President SEPP BLATTER : "Eusebio was a football & FIFA ambassador. He’ll be ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

01/06/14
Names In The News

Former NBA player DENNIS RODMAN "has named a team of former NBA players to participate in an exhibition basketball game in Pyongyang, North Korea." Rodman leads a team that includes former NBA All-Stars KENNY ANDERSON , CLIFF ROBINSON and VIN BAKER . Other players include CRAIG HODGES , DOUG ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

01/03/14
Schumacher's Manager To Be Questioned

French investigators examining the exact cause of former F1 champion MICHAEL SCHUMACHER 's skiing accident "intend to interview the driver's manager over the coming days," according to Anne Penketh of the London GUARDIAN. The Dauphiné Libéré newspaper based in Grenoble, where S ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug