Sports

Latest News 16-12-2019

Value on the up: changes for the world’s largest sports clubs

In the not-so-distant past, it was highly unusual for a sports club to also be a multi-million pound business. In many cases, sports clubs were community-owned or run by their members – and the main goal of the operations was to provide a place for local, talented sportspeople to enhance their skills and play, rather […]

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Latest News 29-01-2019

Sports Betting is now a lifestyle

These days, sports betting has become a normal social practice and way of life for anyone sports interested. Betting is completely intertwined with being passionate about the sports you follow and for many it is even a way to socialise and fit in amongst your peers. It is common to begin by only betting on […]

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Business 08-06-2018

Premier League chief Richard Scudamore to step down

After almost 20 years in charge, the Premier League’s executive chairman Richard Scudamore is to resign by the end of this year. Scudamore announced the news in front of EPL shareholders a their meeting in London. The 58 year old made a statement, saying: “It’s an absolute privilege to have been allowed to enjoy this […]

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Entertainment 08-06-2018

Amazon enters Premier League broadcasting picture

US giant Amazon has made a significant step into the sports market, landing a deal to show a number of live Premier League games on their live streaming platform. 20 games per season, starting from the 2019/20 season, will be shown on Amazon’s Prime Video streaming service, as the company looks to capitalise on a […]

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Business 08-06-2018

Northwest clubs lead record Premier League revenues

Deloitte’s Sports Business Group has released their annual review of football finance, finding positive results for the English Premier League, lead by five Northwest clubs. Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Everton and Burnley combined to earn approximately £1.7 billion in revenue for 2016/17, out of £4.5 billion total from the league’s 20 clubs. Three of […]

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Finance News 06-06-2018

Aston Villa FC facing overdue tax bill worth £4m

It’s been revealed embattled Championship football club Aston Villa have missed the deadline for a tax payment, worth £4.2 million. Due last Friday, the bill must be paid within seven days, or Villa will risk a winding up order from HM Revenue and Customs. Such an action may result in forced liquidation of the club’s […]

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