Dec.1 – Manchester City’s owner announces that a Chinese consortium has invested $400 million to buy a 13 percent stake in the club. Mark Bisson reports.
September 2 – English Premier League clubs spent GBP835m ($1.4bn) on new players during the transfer window, up over 30 percent on the previous record of GBP630m set last summer. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
July 21 – MP & Silva signs a four-year extension on its media rights distribution deal with Premier League club Arsenal.
May 6 – Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain face fines of 60m euros over three years and restrictions to their squad sizes for next season’s Champions League after breaking UEFA’s financial fair play rules.
March 13 – Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness was today sentenced to three and a half years in prison for tax evasion.
Feb. 12 – A disappointing season on the pitch hasn’t affected the commercial allure of Manchester United.
Jan. 24 – Barcelona president Sandro Rosell resigns amid allegations that he misappropriated funds from the signing of striker Neymar from Santos… Josep Maria Bartomeu unveiled as his successor. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Jan. 23 – Real Madrid top the Deloitte Football Money League for a ninth consecutive year, with Manchester United out of the top three for the first time… PSG are the biggest climbers. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
September 4 – The clubs of the Premier League dropped 630m pounds ($985m) on incoming talent this summer, shattering a five-year old record for transfer window spending, according to Deloitte’s Sports Business Group.
July 11 – The first batch of Premier League matches to be broadcast live in the UK by BSkyB and BT Sport have been announced. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.