LIVERPOOL may have won their first championship since 1990, but like all their competitors, the covid-19 pandemic impacted the club’s balance sheet in 2019-20 and is … Continue reading Familiar pandemic story as Liverpool’s 2019-20 financials revealed
EUROPE 2021 is not a truly united continent and the United Kingdom is less of a member than at any time over the last 50 years. Modern football has been partly shaped by European unity and free movement of labour … Continue reading Half of European football already marginalised – the proposed super league would be the death knell
THE GREAT game was staring into the abyss, an attempt by big business to mould football into something that fits nicely in a portfolio of assets. But the instigators, shadowy figures tucked away on ranches or sitting high in Manhattan … Continue reading European Super League: Football turns back from its own missile crisis
THE cowardly dead-of-night announcement about the European Super League, buried on a Sunday evening when people were heading for their beds, confirmed a number of things and demonstrated how fans have been hoodwinked for so long. The clubs they claim … Continue reading European Super League: Football needs a shake-up, but not like this
CRYSTAL Palace have provided some insight into their 2019-20 financial results and they appear to be consistent with many of their peers, the pandemic making its mark on the club’s fiscal strength. Palace lost £ 58 million pre-tax, a shift … Continue reading What next for Crystal Palace after sizeable loss?
IF ANY club among world football’s elite can withstand a substantial £ 125 million pre-tax loss it is surely Manchester City, who also remain on target for an unprecedented quadruple of major honours in 2021. City’s loss may have highlighted … Continue reading Manchester City huge loss fails to tarnish “super season” prospects