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Portuguese coach poised to earn highest salary in world

Portuguese coach poised to earn highest salary in world

The Portuguese coach of Brazilian club Palmeiras, Abel Ferreira, will earn more money than any other coach in the world. The Brazilian league season ends next month. Abel Ferreira is going to accept a lucrative offer from Qatar and leave his position with the Big Green. Abel Ferreira has received an ‘irrefutable’ offer from Al […]

Brasileiro League

/ 173 days ago

Portuguese coach poised to earn highest salary in world

The Portuguese coach of Brazilian club Palmeiras, Abel Ferreira, will earn more money than any other coach in the world. The Brazilian league season ends next month. Abel Ferreira is going to accept a lucrative offer from Qatar and leave his position with the Big Green. Abel Ferreira has received an ‘irrefutable’ offer from Al […]

Borussia Dortmund

/ 176 days ago

Borussia Dortmund declines the use of Saudi, Qatari sponsorship

Borussia Dortmund Managing Director Carsten Cramer said his clubs will never go to Saudi or Qatari sponsors. Cramer recognizes the potential that the Middle Eastern wealth brings to clubs. However, he does not want his money to come from places with political concerns. Cramer was alluding to a UEFA Champions League question. Dortmund is in […]

Hernan Crespo

/ 231 days ago

Ex-PSG coach set to replace Hernan Crespo at Qatar side

Al Duhail in Qatar is sacking manager Hernan Crespo and replacing him with Christophe Galtier. The news breaks only days before the side's AFC Champions League showdown with Cristiano Ronaldo’s Al-Nassr on Oct. 24. Just six months after the former Argentinian star left Sao Paulo, The Qatari club named him to this position. The 48-year-old […]

Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 245 days ago

New troubles? PSG risk losing $90m from summer's Qatari sales

While the departures of Lionel Messi and Neymar grabbed headlines, PSG benefitted from sales of three players to Qatari clubs. The money coming back to the French club allowed PSG to retool its squad. However, the French champions now find themselves in legal trouble for some of these departures. UEFA is planning to examine the […]

Julian Draxler

/ 255 days ago

PSG to earn great profit after shipping two 'undesirables' to Qatar

According to reports, Marco Verratti and Julian Draxler of Paris Saint-Germain are set to join the mass migration of European players to the Middle East this summer. For Marco Verratti, this season has gotten off to a convoluted start. The French champions had been eager to get rid of the veteran midfielder after he was […]

FIFA

/ 265 days ago

Qatar's $330 million bribes to FIFA revealed in new documents

Released court documents are beginning to show how much money Qatar shelled out to receive the 2022 FIFA World Cup. A filing made by a Philadelphia-based organization revealed Qatar transferred millions to FIFA committee members. The Qatar National Bank (QNB) sent these funds directly. Committee members are in charge of selecting a host nation for […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 459 days ago

Two bids submitted before deadline to acquire Manchester United

Manchester United have received two offers to buy the club. Current owners, the Glazer family, previously issued a soft deadline for potential buyers set for Friday. Ahead of the cut-off date, British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe and Qatar's Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani both submitted offers. Ratcliffe wants to take United back to the top […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 494 days ago

Qatar looks to Premier League as next step for sportswashing

Qatar is coming off of a successful World Cup tournament (on the pitch). The competition produced many memorable moments and even had arguably the best final in the history of the tournament. Feeling a boost from the World Cup, the Middle Eastern nation is now looking to add a Premier League club to their portfolio. […]

Qatar

/ 515 days ago

World Cup diary: attending three group stage matches in one day

November 25th and I wake up in Qatar ahead of a frenetic day of World Cup action where I will be watching three games, in three stadiums. It’s a hot dry Doha morning, my tent is quickly heating up, but it’s tolerable. I open the tent flap for the air to flow and to get […]

Qatar

/ 533 days ago

Stadium 974 set for deconstruction and transfer

Stadium 974 is one of the more talked about World Cup venues. Now, it faces deconstruction and transplant to a new location. The stadium is the first temporary stadium in World Cup history, and it marks a new age in soccer architecture. Builders used 974 recyclable shipping containers to construct it. The number lends its […]

Germany

/ 537 days ago

Qatar TV mock Germany's team photo with mouths covered

It's one thing to criticize Germany for crashing out of the World Cup, but when Qatar TV mock Germany, it's a step too far for the Qataris. Hosts of a Qatari television show were seen mocking Germany's exit on Thursday. The presenters all covered their mouths and waved goodbye to the Germans following their 4-2 […]