Sports money - Archive


For clubs scrambling to scale the ultra-competitive English football pyramid it can pay to go against the grain. [...]

3 June

When Barcelona conquered Europe for the first time in Pep Guardiola’s reign, beating Manchester United 2-0 in the 2009 Champions [...]

30 May

It tends to take a gamble to escape the bear pit of the Championship. Aston Villa have bet bigger than most and now, with victory [...]

27 May

The Championship play-off final, which takes place on Monday at Wembley and pits Aston Villa against Derby County for the last [...]

22 May

Golfer Rory McIlroy is the UK’s richest young sports star, it was revealed today as the Northern Irishman topped a list otherwise [...]

11 May

The Premier League may be experiencing a vintage season on the pitch, with a title race for the ages, most key positions in the [...]

25 April

Where do you know Ray Winstone from? If you’re of a certain vintage, you’ll probably recall his early work. Carlin in Scum, [...]

1 April

Good riddance to ‘no compromise’. UK Sport, the quango responsible for handing over National Lottery funds to Britain’s [...]

13 February

One phrase has come to define Britain’s transformation from international underachievers to major force at Olympic and Paralympic [...]

12 February

Tottenham’s emergence as one of Europe’s growing powers is paying dividends off the field, with the club now placed among [...]

23 January

Manchester United have lost their status as the world’s richest club after Real Madrid replaced them at the top of Deloitte’s [...]

23 January

On the field, the action continues to come thick and fast in the Premier League. Liverpool and Manchester City remain locked [...]

21 January

January is typically the time to look forward, to forecast and predict what will happen in the coming year. To understand the [...]

14 January

The UK betting industry’s voluntary “whistle-to-whistle” advertising ban during live sports coverage has been widely welcomed [...]

7 January

Credibility has always been hard to come by for Uefa’s financial fair play rules, but a series of recent claims involving some [...]

6 December