It’s all about the Blues and Reds – and there’s just four of them: The big six in English football is no more

FOR THE past decade, English football has been dominated by two clubs: Manchester City and Chelsea. Between them, they have won 17 of the 30 domestic trophies on offer and Chelsea have won a further four European prizes. The pandemic … Continue reading It’s all about the Blues and Reds – and there’s just four of them: The big six in English football is no more

Premier clubs like Manchester United and Arsenal should always be Europa favourites

MANCHESTER UNITED and Arsenal made it through to the semi-finals of the UEFA Europa League, very comfortably. This came just after Manchester City and Chelsea reached the last four of the UEFA Champions League. There is a reasonable chance that … Continue reading Premier clubs like Manchester United and Arsenal should always be Europa favourites

Six clubs worth US$ 4 billion or more – football is still relatively modest

FORBES has just issued its wealthiest football club list, a tale of higher valuations but falling revenues across the industry. It is quite astonishing that against a backdrop of financial crisis caused by the covid pandemic, football’s top clubs have … Continue reading Six clubs worth US$ 4 billion or more – football is still relatively modest