Chelsea’s hopes of a first EPL and FA Cup double may be hindered by manager Carlo Ancelotti’s absence to answer questions in the Calciopoli trial in Naples next week.
A takeover battle looks set to commence at the Emirates Stadium after Arsenal’s fourth largest shareholder puts her 15.9 per cent stake in the club up for sale.
11/3/2010 The Red Knights show seriousness of their intentions after appointing Japanese investment bank as financial advisers… David Beckham boosts campaign to oust the Glazers after leaving pitch sporting old colours of United following AC Milan’s 4-0 Champions League defeat at Old Trafford
3/3/2010 Manchester United CEO David Gill launches a withering attack on banker Keith Harris, linked to an Old Trafford takeover via his Red Knights consortium; insists that Glazer family “are not sellers”. WFI’s James Corbett reports from Manchester.
2/2/2010 Dumped out of the Champions League and FA Cup, flagging in the league and with no takers for a minority stake, EPL aristocrats Liverpool are in dire straits. WFI’s European correspondent James Corbett reports from Liverpool.
19/1/10 Former Birmingham City Owners David Gold and David Sullivan return to London’s East End to buy “first love” West Ham.
12/1/2010 United’s U.S. owners take $16 million out of the club in “management and administration fees”… Tom Hicks Jnr resignation sparks Liverpool boardroom reshuffle… Everton in stadium talks… Football League steps up chairman search.
11/1/2010 English Premier League champions announce plans to raise $806m through a bonds issue to restructure debts. World record sale of Cristiano Ronaldo to Real Madrid last summer helps lift pre-tax profits to $78m.
2/11/09 AC Milan secure the LA Galaxy player in a loan deal… Beckham says he remains committed to the MLS team and growing the sport of football in the U.S.