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Germany

/ 96 days ago

Protests in Germany lead to Blackstone dropping out

This season's Bundesliga has been noteworthy for the number of protests fans in Germany are organizing in opposition to the prospect of outside investors. The German top flight is historically fan-oriented, as seen with the 50+1 rule that mandates clubs' fans have a majority share of the club. In this way, the Bundesliga protects the […]

Burnley

/ 376 days ago

JJ Watt gets first-hand look at Burnley with local pub crawl

New Burnley investor and future NFL Hall of Fame member JJ Watt got up close with the town of Burnley. To commemorate his investment in the club, and to celebrate with fans before the last matchday in the Championship, Watt went around to different bars and pubs in the town of Burnley. The inspiration for […]

Everton

/ 398 days ago

Miami investment firm interested in Everton buyout

An investment firm based out of Miami could be in the market for a buyout of Premier League club Everton. With the Toffees in a battle of on- and off-the-field issues, Everton is looking for wholesale changes. The Athletic now reports that 777 Partners, which holds a stake in other European clubs, could seek a […]

Chelsea

/ 417 days ago

Abramovich secretly bankrolled Vitesse Arnhem, report says

Former Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich reportedly funded the takeover of Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem in 2010. The Eredivisie team struggled financially at the time. Then, Merab Jordania, a former Georgian soccer player and manager, bought the club. However, documents now show that Abramovich actually bankrolled the deal. The Guardian is claiming to have seen documents […]

Lionel Messi

/ 577 days ago

Messi creates new US investment firm

Lionel Messi launched an investment firm based here in the United States. The company, known as Play Time Sports-Tech HoldCo LLS, or just Play Time, plans to buy into media, sports and technology both Stateside and around the world. “I am excited to extend our roots into Silicon Valley, and I am thrilled that Play […]