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Borussia Dortmund

/ 188 days ago

Bundesliga exec admits "Premier League is on a different planet"

A top Bundesliga official has admitted that the German top flight essentially cannot complete financially with the Premier League. Hans-Joachim Watzke, CEO of Borussia Dortmund, made the comments during a recent interview with The Athletic. Watzke also serves as a key official of the German Football Association, a chairman with the Bundesliga, and a member […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 314 days ago

Many shell companies are behind EPL shirt sponsorship deals

According to an in-depth study by the Financial Times, many gambling sponsors seen in the Premier League come from shell companies. This essentially means that these companies only truly exist on paper. Teams such as Newcastle, Watford, and Leicester City have reportedly received funds from such sponsors. The Premier League announced back in April that […]

Barcelona

/ 447 days ago

Barca TV to shut down after 24 years of FC Barcelona coverage

Barcelona have made the decision to shut down Barca TV in attempts to cut costs. The Spanish club informed multinational telecommunications company Telefonica that they will not renew their contract this summer. An official statement is expected from the team in the coming weeks. Barca TV launched in 1999 as a way to help grow […]

National League

/ 475 days ago

Wrexham see 404% increase in revenue in 12 months

Wrexham have recorded record revenues during the latest financial year. The Welsh club posted a turnover of about $7.2 million for the year that ended last summer. This is a 404% increase compared to the previous season. Most of this boost can be attributed to overall matchday income, as well as jersey sales and sponsorship. […]

Charlton Athletic

/ 5561 days ago

Southampton and Charlton's Demise Is Nothing New

Sheffield Wednesday, QPR, Manchester City, Wimbledon (aka MK Dons), Leeds, Oldham, Nottingham Forest, Swindon, Leicester, Barnsley, Bradford. Soon to be joined by another two and probably three in Charlton, Southampton and Norwich. All these clubs have tasted the sweet nectar of life in the Premier League only to later sup at the workaday bitterness of […]