June 28 – Despite the coaching shake-up at several of Europe’s top sides, Lionel Messi is confident Barcelona have nothing to fear from their rivals… He was in Senegal as part of a ‘Football Combating Malaria’ project. Tim Hanlon reports for INSIDER from Saly in Senegal.
June 13 – Four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi is worth 217-252 million euros ($289-336m), according to the CIES Football Observatory’s annual review released today… Report values Barcelona’s squad at 658m euros. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
March 1 – Bayern Munich, Coca-Cola keep long-running partnership alive … FC Barcelona keeps Middle East, Central Africa sponsor … nPower lets The Football League go … More inside this edition of The Football Sponsorship Column …
Aug. 24 – MasterCard sponsors Brazil’s national teams through 2020… Deutsche Telekom renews with Bayern Munich… Fulham, Tottenham, Everton each sign betting partners. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
May 18 – Manchester United’s third-quarter profit down 8.5 percent … Sports marketing analysis firm says Champions League finalists Chelsea FC and FC Bayern Munich “have more in common than meets the eye” … More inside …
Jan. 6 – Konica Minolta to serve as Liverpool’s official print and document management partner … New shirt sponsor for Newcastle United … More in this edition of The Football Sponsorship Column.
Nov. 5 – Airline refutes senior VP’s earlier comments, says discussions have yet to begin… Manchester United want their own social network to engage with worldwide fanbase… Liverpool land official tool partner. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Aug. 5 – Spanish football giants head east to seal strategic partnership… Birmingham City lands new shirt sponsor… Nivea for Men renews with AC Milan… Vauxhall embraces social media.
July 14 – Premier League champions Manchester United are named as the world’s most valuable sports team. Only eight football teams make Forbes magazine’s top 50 list. Real Madrid are ranked fifth and Arsenal seventh but Bayern Munich and Chelsea are well down the rankings. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
March 7 – World Football INSIDER rounds up the 10 things you need to know about the global football business today. With INSIDER editor Mark Bisson.