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‘Indications are positive’: Tracey Crouch encouraged by football regulator leaks
Tracey Crouch, the former sports minister who wrote review on football governance in 2021, has said ‘the indications are positive that the government will introduce an independent regulator’

Sean Ingle, Paul MacInnes and Peter Walker

02, Feb, 2023 @12:53 PM

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Premier League’s spending bubble offers only cheap thrills in winter of disconnect | Jonathan Liew
Like the City of London, the top flight is now an unregulated plaything with little relevance to the real world beyond it

Jonathan Liew

01, Feb, 2023 @8:00 PM

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Big money, long contracts: will Chelsea’s plan to disrupt transfer market pay off? | Jacob Steinberg
The new owners have spent more than £500m on 16 signings but need to win games while building long-term strategy

Jacob Steinberg

01, Feb, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Good governance should bring cash rewards, insists football clubs’ body
Football clubs should be financially rewarded if they show good governance and engage properly with their fans, according to a group of clubs championing greater sustainability within the game

Paul MacInnes

26, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Premier League looks armour-plated, whatever La Liga thinks about its spending | Sean Ingle
The La Liga president’s battle to rein in spending is on soft ground because England’s top flight is still on a firm financial footing

Sean Ingle

16, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Questions mount over Alisher Usmanov’s links with Everton FC
Sources claim five football managers held talks over top job in presence of now-sanctioned oligarch

Simon Goodley

15, Jan, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Premier League ‘not financially sustainable’, says La Liga’s Javier Tebas
The president of La Liga, Javier Tebas, has claimed the Premier League is unsustainable and said clubs making losses should not be able to sign players

Sean Ingle

12, Jan, 2023 @3:09 PM

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The £100m Qatar whitewash: how UK advertisers put profit before protest
Like the players, brands have in the end shied away from confrontation with the hosts during the World Cup

Mark Sweney

10, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Glazer’s supposedly reckless financial Man Utd gamble has proved a triumph
Malcolm Glazer’s purchase of the team was an enormous risk. As his sons prepare their exit, they appear on the precipice of victory

Nils Pratley

23, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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The football club, the billionaire – and the bills: Everton’s race to build its new home
Club’s bankers continue search for funds to complete £500m stadium after almost three years of trying

Simon Goodley

13, Nov, 2022 @3:36 PM

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Great save? Lower league clubs mull early kick-offs to cut energy bills
With budgets always tight some smaller football clubs are looking to offset their soaring power costs

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

21, Oct, 2022 @4:35 PM

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Newcastle fans will be consulted over St James’ Park naming rights, insists CEO
‘If we want to do anything to do with the stadium we’ll talk to the supporters,’ promised Darren Eales, who added that the club must be commercially innovative due to FFP

Louise Taylor

12, Oct, 2022 @8:00 PM

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