When people, and indeed whole countries, began investing mind-boggling sums in football and football players it seemed as though they’d gone mad. Maybe they had but the rest of the world of the world seems to have caught up with ...Read More »
Who’ll be the first £1bn footballer?
Not sure yet but the odds are that he’ll be bought by Manchester United. The latest rumour is that United are prepared to pay Brazil star Neymar’s “release clause” at Barcelona (what a bright wheeze release clauses were on someone’s ...Read More »
More woe for Manchester United as Bayern Munich overtakes it off the field as well as on it
You’d need a heart of stone not to laugh – on top of Manchester United’s problems on the field (last night they were dumped out of the League Cup by low-flying Sunderland, largely because the club’s expensive stars don’t know ...Read More »
Murdoch snaffles Premier League mobile rights to boost The Times; Real Madrid breaks €500m barrier
Football saved Rupert Murdoch’s (part-owned) BSkyB from an early grave and now the ever-active media mogul (in his ninth decade) is hoping it can extend the life-support system for his British newspapers. His News Corporation company News International has secured ...Read More »