1/3/2010 The Soccerex CEO signals his ambitions for the world’s biggest football business conference as its European forum kicks off in Manchester. By James Corbett
18/2/2010 Pep Guardiola believes the Middle East can host a spectacular World Cup… Dutchman Guus Hiddink will not take a team to this summer’s World Cup after inking a two-year contract with the Turkish Football Federation… Russia confirm Soccerex sponsorship.
9/2/2010 AC Milan’s new shirt sponsor replaces bwin in the summer… Premier League seeks match officials partner as English referees go on diplomatic offensive… SA government committee says World Cup preparations going well.
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.
1/2/2010 Manchester City’s GBP7m signing of Middlesbrough winger Adam Johnson is the main piece of business in a low key transfer window, which has seen total spending fall to a record low of GBP32m; industry expert says figures “broadly consistent” with other European leagues.
(WFI) ESPN, the American sports broadcaster that has won the rights to show 46 Premier League matches next season, intends to set up a new channel in the UK.