30/4/2010 The Football League rejects the offer of an unprecedented package of solidarity and parachute payments from the Premier League… Deloitte report highlights EPL’s financial value.
The full scale of Portsmouth’s debt crisis has been revealed by the club’s joint administrator, Andrew Andronikou, who reports that the club’s debts stand at £105 million – nearly £50 million more than previously estimated… EPL ceo Richard Scudamore describes suggestions that the league should bail out the club as a “crazy idea”.
31/3/2010 The Premier League slams media regulator Ofcom saying today’s ruling forcing BskyB to sell its sports channels to rivals at a discount is “misconceived and unjustified” and will hit investment in players and facilities at all levels.
17/3/2010 Inter Milan’s Champions League victory over Chelsea provides a boost to the whole Italian game when its standing has never stood so low. But with heavily indebted clubs, sparse crowds, grim stadia and a deeply unpopular ID scheme in the offing, things may get worse before they get better. WFI’s James Corbett reports.
2/3/2010 EPL clubs continue to dominate football’s rich list despite a significant drop in the value of sterling. The Deloitte Football Money League will be presented to the Soccerex European Forum in Manchester on Wednesday.
18/2/2010 Financial results published by Scottish football giants Rangers and Celtic reflect the yawning revenue gap between the Scottish Premier League and its English counterpart. WFI’s James Corbett reports.
1/12/09 City are the biggest spenders on agents fees in the top-flight… Manager Mark Hughes defends the club’s massive investment in players as Premier League reveals spending figures for its 20 clubs.
6/11/09 Court of Arbitration for Sport decision means Chelsea can go shopping in January transfer window… club’s new CEO announces naming rights plan
4/11/09 Manager Arsene Wenger is not worried about possible new ownership… Kroenke strategy could thwart Uzbek mining billionaire’s plans… London club represents a real bargain for U.S. tycoon.