Premier League Opening Fixtures

Premier League Opening Fixtures

The 2019-20 Premier League season will start with Champions League winners Liverpool hosting promoted Norwich City on Friday, 9 August. Champions Manchester City will open the defence of their title the following day with a trip to West Ham. Aston Villa and Sheffield...
Farhad Moshiri increases stake in Everton

Farhad Moshiri increases stake in Everton

Everton made another financial readjustment in its shareholding structure with billionaire owner majority owner Farhad Moshiri increasing his ownership from 68.6% to 77.2%. Moshiri had previously indicated that he planned to increase his stake in the club to above 75%...
Everton’s matchday income keeps dropping

Everton’s matchday income keeps dropping

Everton’s matchday revenue has decreased most of the current Premier League teams. Moving to a bigger stadium, or just increasing capacity, as Liverpool have done, will massively grow matchday revenue. But the cost of building a new stadium keeps piling up: “Each year...
La Liga president continues row with Manchester City

La Liga president continues row with Manchester City

La Liga president Javier Tebas has continued his attack on Manchester City for what he calls “financial doping” while also dismissing claims his criticism was due to a racially-motivated dislike of Arabs. City’s chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak,...
West Ham’s new shirt deal

West Ham’s new shirt deal

 West Ham United have signed an extension of their shirt sponsorship contract with Betway in a six-year agreement that will run until 2025. The partnership is worth £10 million a year, the biggest deal in the Premier League outside of the “Big Six” clubs. The new deal...
Real Madrid ‘most valuable club in Europe’

Real Madrid ‘most valuable club in Europe’

Real Madrid has overtaken Manchester United and been named most valuable European football club, being worth about €3.22bn (£2.91bn), says KPMG. The Spanish club tops KPMG’s study of top sides’ “enterprise value”. The report, based on the...
Liverpool top earnings list

Liverpool top earnings list

Liverpool earned over £152m from the Premier League this season, £1.44m more than champions Manchester City, after featuring in the most live UK TV games. The Reds, who finished runners-up last season with a record tally of 97 points, were on Sky Sports or BT Sport 29...
UEFA response to Arsenal FC letter

UEFA response to Arsenal FC letter

UEFA has today replied to a letter sent by Arsenal FC on 15 May regarding the 2019 UEFA Europa League final. We acknowledge your letter of 15 May. I would like to give you a bit of depth with this reply. Knowing your long experience in football and UEFA competitions,...
BT Sport To Show Champions League Final For Free On YouTube

BT Sport To Show Champions League Final For Free On YouTube

U.K. broadcaster BT Sport sill stream the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Champions League finals live for free on YouTube for the fourth consecutive season – with viewers on the BT Sport application available to watch the latter in HD HDR. All four finalists are from...
Real Madrid named most valuable club

Real Madrid named most valuable club

Real Madrid has been named the most valuable football brand in the world, leapfrogging English side Manchester United, according to Brand Finance’s annual report. Brand Finance’s methodology takes in factors such as match day revenue, broadcast revenue and...