Dec. 13 – Despite the corruption scandals that have plagued FIFA president Sepp Blatter this year, the Swiss is placed No. 19 in a newly published list of the “50 Most Influential People in the Sports Business”. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
3/11/2010 Liverpool FC’s new owner John Henry claims Damien Comolli’s appointment is the first step in creating a leadership group to reverse the flagging fortunes of the Premier League club… Manager Roy Hodgson welcomes the Frenchman, saying “he will bring a lot to the table”.
7/10/2010 “We know we need some new players, we know we need investment,” Liverpool boss Roy Hodgson said today as he welcomed the sale of the club to New England Sports Ventures… Manchester City’s Sheikh Mansour tops football rich list… German match-fixing trial… More inside.
6/10/2010 Liverpool today announced the board has agreed the sale of the club to New England Sports Ventures, owners of the Boston Red Sox. John Henry, the 61-year-old billionaire behind the profitable Major League Baseball franchise, could soon be a key figure in the new-look Liverpool boardroom.