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Leagues: EPL

/ 520 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 […]


/ 5523 days ago

West Ham's Takeover Is Well-Considered, Stable and Boring

For those not emotionally invested, the sale of a prominent Premier League club is chum in the water.  We want easily caricatured nutballs in charge, huge transfer budgets, grandiose schemes destined to fail and decimations of the club’s staff.  We want entertainment. Given that context and the club’s unique penchant for disaster, West Ham’s sale […]


/ 6001 days ago

You Cannot Make a Revolution with Silk Gloves

ESPNsoccernet is reporting that Red and White Holdings Ltd. has increased it's share of Arsenal F.C. to 24%, making the group the second largest shareholder behind Daniel Fiszman who has 24.11%.  The lock-down agreement preventing a takeover bid expires in April. Cue the Darth Vadar Theme (David Dein enters)