Latest Premier League News From Around The World
It’s Friday, so if you’re in the mood for I’d-rather-be-reading-than-working, here are several very revealing Premier League-related articles from around the world. Enjoy.
- “Credit Crunch Makes Premier League Clubs Feel The Squeeze” (The Telegraph). Read how the Credit Crunch, which started in the U.S., is having a major impact on Premier League clubs this summer.
- The Premier League Is Considering Playing A Couple Of Carling Cup Games In Asia (BBC Sport). This idea is ridiculous. Premier League clubs already don’t care about the early rounds of the Carling Cup. How much less will they care about it when those matches are played overseas?
- “Peter Kenyon Pushing The Wrong Game In Basketball-Obsessed China” (The Telegraph). The amount of money that Manchester United makes in China is about the same as the club makes from match-day pie concessions.
- UK Internet Traffic To Football Websites And Fantasy Football Sites (Hitwise). No surprise. Fantasy Premier League is number one.
- Sirius Satellite Radio Will Be Broadcasting Premier League Matches In The States Again (Fang’s Bites). The blog also features Sirius’s schedule for the first few weeks.
- “Why Is The Premiership So Popular In India?” (Goal). Read why the match-day commentary is a key to the success of the league in India.
- “Brad Friedel’s Premier Soccer Academies Hosts Its First Big International Tournament” (The Cleveland Plain Dealer). If you build it, they will come.
- “GolTV Scores Time Warner Cable Launches” (Multichannel News). Take that DISH Network!
- Tottenham Launches New Look To Their Matchday Programme (Tottenham Hotspur). Who says football programmes are dead?
- Football Film Festival Coming To London (Fulham FC). I wish I was there.
- “ITV Expands Football Website For New Season” (The Guardian). The Gloryhunter sounds like a winning formula. Shame the bloody video doesn’t work for me. I get an ugly error message.
- “Cheapest Way To Watch Football This Season” (The Mirror). The Brits do make it complicated, don’t they, ‘eh?
- ITV Regional Football Highlights From 1968-1983. Exhaustive research into the history of football on ITV. For me, I grew up on HTV.