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 …
Sept. 26 – Barcelona questions, but ultimately sticks with, controversial sponsorship deal … Aston Martin enters football market as sponsor of 1860 Munich. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports.
Sept. 1 – Premier League clubs splashed out around $786 million in the summer transfer window, a rise of $194 million on summer 2010. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Aug. 11 – Tottenham Hotspur’s match against Everton is called off after the London riots that triggered copycat violence across other English cities. But Premier League chiefs say the other nine fixtures will go ahead as planned. Football League bosses say their games are unaffected. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Aug. 8 – INSIDER rounds up the global football business news and previews the week ahead.
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.
May 6 – Arsenal signs Italian home appliance maker Indesit… Chelsea enlist help of sports marketing agency to promote some of its top players in China and other countries… Transport partner for UEFA U-21 championships… More inside. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
April 22 – Editora Abril comes aboard Brazilian World Cup… Qatari club competition inks Sony, 51 East… Spanish Euro 2012 TV rights decided… More inside. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
14/2/2011 West Ham’s Karren Brady says the club “will not let anyone down” after being entrusted with 2012 Olympic Stadium legacy… Brazilian football legend today confirmed his retirement… Chelsea owner Abramovich slides in Russian rich list… Argentina fail to qualify for London 2012. More inside. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
2/2/2011 UEFA insists its tough financial fair play rules will be met despite Premier League clubs spending $365m on new signings during the January window… Euro 2012 tickets set to go on sale… Platini holds talks with new FIFA vice-president Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports.