Interesting Slice of Premiership-Related Stories to Read
The Guardian reporter Lestyn George has written an interesting article about Setanta Sports from a business perspective. Among the several interesting facts in the story is witnessing a conversation with a Sky Sports presenter (see Sky Sports Anticipating Exodus of Commentators to Setanta?), how many former Sky employees work at the Irish broadcaster, and what percentage of estimated homes will have Setanta by 2009.
Fellow Guardian reporter Paul Wilson questions whether Everton should return to playing at Anfield instead of moving to Kirkby as a solution to their Goodison Park “woes.”
The latest episode of the EPL Talk Podcast has been published featuring four new exclusive interviews with John Nicholson (from Football 365), Phil McThomas (Soccer Shout), Graham Bell (The 2 G’s) and Ronaldo (101greatgoals.com). It’s a special holiday episode with football memories of holidays past, wishes for 2007, highlights of 2006 and much more including hearty debates about a European Super League and what the Premiership can do to improve. Plus EPL Talk announces how you can win a prize each weekday including FIFA 07, WorldSoccerShop T-shirts, EPL Talk T-shirts and much more (including football videos).
The Times newspaper, meanwhile, reports that David Beckham has insured himself at a value of $200 million.