11th October 2017

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The MirrorChelsea’s £115m Moises Caicedo deal asks fresh questions of financial fair play rules14th August 2023

The MirrorMan City and Arsenal U-turn proves money matters more than ever in divided Premier League11th August 2023

Sportarena.comАнглійська привабливість. За вісім сезонів клуби АПЛ отримали від УЄФА майже 2,5 мільярда фунтів – 1st July 2023

Etonomics.comThe Economics of the Premier League – 8th June 2023

The AthleticWhat will having no European football next season really mean for Tottenham? – 30th May 2023

The AthleticEverton’s ownership: Moshiri, 777, MSP Sports Capital and what we are hearing – 20th May 2023

Patronlar DunyasiPremier Lig’de Ingiliz patronlar azinlikta – 21st April 2023

The AthleticManchester United, £2m-a-week losses and financial fair play – 26th January 2023

Global FinanceSports Finance: The New Corporate Trophies5th December 2022

The AthleticLiverpool and Manchester United are up for sale. Which is the more appealing club to buy? – 28th November 2022

Ecofoot.frPourquoi les joyaux de Premier League sont-ils en vente?23rd November 2022

The MirrorThree reasons Glazers are following Liverpool owners FSG in putting Man Utd up for sale23rd November 2022

The AthleticHow do you value a football club?23rd November 2022

The AthleticWhat a strong dollar and weak pound means for UK football and American investors – 30th September 2022

The TelegraphWhat’s really going on at Leicester City?26th August 2022

Bleacher ReportBillionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe Interested in Buying Manchester United from Glazers – 17th August 2022

The AthleticManchester United, the Glazers and why football is awash with debt16th August 2022

iNewsPremier League at 30: Has its ‘demise has already begun’ or will the appeal of great football endure?13th August 2022

Liverpool EchoStark £287m figure shows Everton the size of financial task ahead18th July 2022

Palco23.comLos clubes de la Premier League pierden 1.380 millones de libras en 2020-202118th July 2022

Liverpool EchoFSG truth emerges as £1.1bn black hole exposes big difference between Liverpool and rivals17th July 2022

Express & StarPremier League clubs rack up record losses of more than £1bn – 14th July 2022

TalksportPremier League clubs lost over £1bn – 13th July 2022

The MirrorTottenham vs Arsenal rewards clear on and off the pitch in changing Premier League times – 12th May 2022

The MirrorPremier League faces parachute payments problem summed up by Fulham and Norwich – 10th May 2022

The MirrorNext Chelsea owners given Arsenal warning ahead of Roman Abramovich sale27th April 2022

Liverpool EchoFSG have created £428m Man City gap as Manchester United also trail Liverpool by £300m – 10th March 2022

Mail OnlineSale of Chelsea FC could benefit both Russians and Ukrainians – 4th March 2022

Liverpool EchoLiverpool and FSG proven right as Chelsea face £1.5bn Roman Abramovich problem – 3rd March 2022

Liverpool EchoJurgen Klopp and Liverpool could be about to help FSG make millions in new major sponsorships – 22nd February 2022

Football.London.comTottenham complete £222m financial move to prove Arsenal need Champions League more than Spurs – 15th January 2022

The AthleticHow do you value a football club? – 13th January 2022

Liverpool EchoManchester City’s financial boost shows Liverpool problem as £40m gap emerges – 13th January 2022

Liverpool EchoFarhad Moshiri left with £659m Everton propblem as lack of strategy hits hard – 5th January 2022

The TelegraphCovid chaos as five matches now postponed16th December 2021

Liverpool.comLiverpool and FSG given £380bn worry as Newcastle United open Premier League door16th December 2021

Liverpool EchoFSG plan at Liverpool perfectly summed up by £700m Chelsea and Man. City problem13th December 2021

The AthleticExplained: Manchester United, the Glazers and £660m of debt – 4th November 2021

Liverpool EchoNew Liverpool Super League claim made after Newcastle United takeover14th October 2021

Birmingham MailWolves warned Newcastle United takeover could lead to plan Fosun slammed14th October 2021

Football.London.comFresh Super League warning as new report highlights wealth of big six amid Newcastle threat 13th October 2021

BT.comNewcastle takeover may lead to revitalised European Super League13th October 2021

SporticoEnglish Soccer Money Pit may revive Super League idea13th October 2021

The TelegraphIt’s not all about transfers: the lessons Newcastle can learn from Chelsea and Man City8th October 2021

Football.London.comNewcastle takeover huge concern for Arsenal and Tottenham as finance expert makes Man City claim – 7th October 2021

Sport.plKreska na wykresie pionowo w górę! Giełda zareagowała na transfer Cristiano Ronaldo!27th August 2021

The AthleticEverton’s finances and why the club are not spending this summer13th August 2021

The TelegraphBig-spending clubs mean the football Super League will be back11th August 2021

The TelegraphGSK’s Emma Walmsley is almost defenceless in her fight against Wall Street raider – 1st July 2021

The AthleticManchester City vs Chelsea – The Disruptors’ Champions League final27th May 2021

The Athletic‘They lost the Super League battle but they are winning the war’: Why American owners in the Premier League will not sell up26th April 2021

The TelegraphMan Utd, Liverpool and Arsenal owners under pressure after Super League debacle, but will they sell? 21st April 2021

The TelegraphThe financial forces behind football’s Super League abomination cannot be ignored21st April 2021

The IndependentWhat might be the financial fallout of European Super League fiasco? – 21st April 2021

BBC Radio 5 Live ‘Wake Up To Money‘ – Interview with Sean Farrington about Super League and the financial drivers behind it – 20th April 2021

Football Social Daily podcastEnglish game hit by BOMBSHELL as ‘Big 6’ Premier League clubs propose European Super League breakaway – 19th April 2021

Liverpool EchoLiverpool’s staggering £400m gap with Man City shown in new financial study23rd March 2021

Football.London.comThe £256.1million gap between Arsenal and Tottenham that will concern Gunners fans – 23rd March 2021

Birmingham MailRevealed: The £400m gap between Aston Villa and Liverpool22nd March 2021

Football.London.comArsenal’s £48m loss leads to unwanted Premier League record as Tottenham surge ahead8th March 2021

Offthepitch.comAnalysis: “The transfer market could become like when houses fall in value and no one wants to crystallise the loss” – 17th February 2021

The Athletic Fenway Sports Group: what’s next?4th February 2021

The Athletic: Ornstein & Chapman PodcastBarcelona top the Deloitte Money League but still face financial peril28th January 2021

The AthleticThe COVID debt that means Premier League clubs are desperate for money – 22nd January 2021

The AthleticSpecial Report: City Football Group 10th December 2020

Sport.plKrezusi już nie mają wyboru? Muszą wyciąć biedotę z europejskiego rynku – 1st December 2020

The AthleticCeltic’s accounts positive but a reminder of obsession with 10 in a row – 26th November 2020

Mail OnlineManchester United vs PSG set to be forced behind closed doors 25th November 2020

Mail OnlineManchester United on course to record losses of nearly £200million during the 2020-21 season18th November 2020

The AthleticPL clubs make most of EFL’s cash crisis with record £260m spend on players – 22nd October 2020

The Indian ExpressPandemic effect: At £1.2 billion, EPL spending during transfer window lowest since 20159th October 2020

Mail OnlineArsenal fans WILL be allowed back into the Emirates to watch their side’s Premier League clash at Manchester City…8th October 2020

Barron’sPremier League Defies Virus Crisis To Flex Financial Muscle6th October 2020

Sports.yahoo.comPremier League defies virus crisis to flex financial muscle6th October 2020

Independent.ieUnited to be biggest losers in game’s €1bn shortfall24th September 2020

The TelegraphRevealed: How Manchester United will lose £140m through Covid-19, more than any other club – 23rd September 2020

The TelegraphSo much for financial struggles… Premier League has spent more on transfers this summer than last23rd September 2020

The AthleticExit China, enter the US. Who wants to own a European football club? – 23rd September 2020

The TelegraphCoronavirus case studies: How English football’s pyramid will be hit by ongoing fan absence – 22nd September 2020

The TelegraphWhy clubs must not focus on self interest as the game faces a ‘moment of truth’ 25th August 2020

The AthleticFrustrated Arsenal players to speak to club about staff cuts6th August 2020

The TelegraphBournemouth considering compensation claim over costly Hawk-Eye error in Aston Villa’s favour27th July 2020

The AthleticWhat makes Daniel Levy tick?27th July 2020

The AthleticNorth London derby win could help Tottenham land £80m Europa swing on Arsenal13th July 2020

The TimesHull City and Middlesbrough prepare for clash of the fallen giants1st July 2020

World Football IndexCould F1’s Salary Cap Provide Glimpse Of The Future Of English Football23rd June 2020

El Economista MexicoLa crisis en la Premier League se adelantó a la pandemia – 16th June 2020

Echo LivePremier League’s financial woes may see the end of the big deal transfer12th June 2020

Dagbladet NorwayPremier League-tap: – Urovekkende11th June 2020

Sport1Premier League mit großem Verlust10th June 2020

Eurosport FranceZone rouge : Le déficit cumulé des clubs de Premier League atteint 675 millions d’euros10th June 2020

De StandaardPremier League-clubs hadden vorig seizoen een tekort van 675 miljoen euro (en dan moeten de coronacijfers nog komen)9th June 2020

GestionClubes ingleses de la Premier League perdieron US$ 764 millones antes del coronavirus10th June 2020

Worldfootball.netPremier League clubs lost £600m season before virus9th June 2020

AmbitoLas finanzas de la Premier League, en declive: millonarias pérdidas antes de la pandemia9th June 2020

The Straits TimesPremier League clubs lost £600m in season before coronavirus9th June 2020

ExpressenLarmet: PL-klubbar i djup ekonomisk kris9th June 2020

France24 – Premier League clubs lost £600 million in season before virus9th June 2020

Barron’sPremier League Clubs Lost £600 Million In Season Before Virus9th June 2020

Mail OnlinePremier League clubs already faced over £500m in losses BEFORE the coronavirus crisis hit them hard9th June 2020

The Irish TimesPremier League clubs made combined loss of €675m in 2018-19 season 9th June 2020

Football.LondonNew figures show stark contrast in how Tottenham are run compared to every Premier League club – 9th June 2020

Web.deDie Krise des Fußballs öffnet Investoren die Tür – 3rd June 2020

Liverpool EchoFSG’s clever management of Liverpool clear as £200m gap grows30th May 2020

Football.LondonBig six revenue passes £3bn but figures create a stark warning for Arsenal and Chelsea – 30th May 2020

The TelegraphPremier League clubs to clash over broadcast rebates with bigger names keen to limit losses27th May 2020

Medium.comSaudi Arabia’s Takeover of Newcastle United Could Mark the Beginning of a New Chapter of “Sportswashing” in European Soccer 24th May 2020

Times Now IndiaAs ticket collections dry up, professional sport needs to get creative to survive19th May 2020

Goal Japan新型コロナウイルスでトップクラブ中心に大損害…全体で4500億円以上の損失計上か18th May 2020

China DailySome elite sport resumes in Europe but without fans18th May 2020

Fox Sports MexicoCoronavirus le costaría hasta 6.9 mil millones de euros a clubes europeos17th May 2020

BBC SportCoronavirus could cost top-flight European clubs £3.5bn – 17th May 2020

Le Figaro4 milliards d’euros de pertes estimées pour les clubs européens à cause du Covid-1917th May 2020

Sport.esEl fútbol prevé casi 4.000 millones de euros de pérdidas a causa de la pandemia del coronavirus17th May 2020

Gol 24Koronawirus. Kluby Premier League mogą stracić aż miliard euro, jeśli kibice nie wrócą na trybuny. Co z PKO Ekstraklasą?7th May 2020

Mail OnlinePremier League ‘Big Six’ set to feel the pinch…6th May 2020

Mail Online The Premier League’s £880m black hole5th May 2020

Top Channel1 miliard euro humbje, nëse Premiership luhet pa tifozë5th May 2020

The TelegraphArsenal’s income hit hardest if next Premier League season is played behind closed doors4th May 2020

90minลือหนัก พรีเมียร์ลีก ปิดสนามเตะทั้งซีซั่น, ลิเวอร์พูล พัวพัน เดอ บรอยน์ : สรุปข่าวฟุตบอลประจำวันที่ 4 พฤษภาคม4th May 2020

Futbolarena.comPremier Lig’de gelirler yüzde 25 azalacak – 29th April 2020

Mail OnlineThe bonkers finances that threaten ruin in the Championship27th April 2020

Informe21.comLa Premier League y el coronavirus: ¿Qué puede pasar?17th April 2020

Extrabladet.dkSkylder milliarder: Transfermarkedet kan kollapse16th April 2020

Sport.plKurort nad kanałem La Manche może stać się “miastem duchów”. Klub ma już wielkie problemy16th April 2020

The TelegraphGovernment is looking at football governance and the PFA with talks of introducing a regulator 15th April 2020

BBC SportA watershed moment (for football’s transfer market)15th April 2020

Mail OnlineWhy Premier League transfer market will collapse14th April 2020

Mail OnlineBournemouth are heading for a ‘perfect storm’11th April 2020

The AthleticWest Ham explain to players why they want wage deferrals9th April 2020

Mail OnlineHas Football’s Credit Crunch Finally Arrived?8th April 2020

TV2.noFlere Premier League-klubber med blodrøde tall: – I forferdelig tilstand8th April 2020

The AthleticRevealed and explained: the ‘terrible’ state of Premier League clubs’ finances8th April 2020

Birmingham LiveAston Villa’s wasted millions rival Chelsea – 2nd April 2020

Football.LondonChelsea named worst economic performing side in England behind Manchester United and Aston Villa – 1st April 2020

Football.LondonThe Pochettino effect as Tottenham finally get one over on Liverpool to delight Daniel Levy1st April 2020

Lancs LiveThe £80million success story and how Burnley are rivaling Liverpool at top of football finance table1st April 2020

Hull LiveHull City alongside Liverpool and Tottenham as figures reveal clubs with best and worst profit margins – 1st April 2020

Chronicle LiveThe £3.5bn hit to rock Newcastle United and the Premier League over football’s uncertain future25th March 2020

Derby TelegraphOminous financial warning to Derby County and Championship rivals 21st March 2020

Irish ExaminerCoronavirus pandemic has demonstrated that staff costs at top football clubs in England are unsustainable20th March 2020

Ecofoot.frThe consequences of disruption to football’s revenue stream18th March 2020

Football365Premxit might be the way forward for English league football  – 15th February 2020

Ecofoot.frLa Super Ligue, fantasme des grands clubs européens?15th January 2020

The AthleticArsenal’s income has ‘flatlined for five years’ as Spurs race away from them in the money league – 15th January 2020

Bristol Post‘Frightening’ – The financial report that should strike fear into Championship clubs12th December 2019

BBC Sport – Championship a ‘bubble waiting to burst’ because of ‘gamble’ to reach Premier League 12th December 2019

The Yorkshire PostWhich Yorkshire clubs are guilty of pushing Championship close to financial oblivion?12th December 2019

Forbes.comThe Five Key Challenges Facing New Premier League Boss David Pemsel14th October 2019

The National Law Review – What Can We Learn From Bury FC’s Expulsion From The Football League17th September 2019

The TelegraphPremier League clubs open to increasing solidarity payments to EFL clubs after demise of Bury29th August 2019

The Telegraph – Bolton Wanderers saved as club sold to Football Ventures28th August 2019

London Evening StandardThere will be plenty more Burys unless the EFL take a closer look at club finances28th August 2019

90min.comBury FC is functionally dead. What next?28th August 2019

The Yorkshire PostWhy football authorities should hang their heads in shame at the demise of Bury… – 27th August 2019

The TelegraphExperts warned EFL two years ago that clubs like Bolton and Bury faced financial turmoil20th August 2019

TheArticle.comPremier League’s inequality diminishes English football14th August 2019

Svenska DagbladetLagen som gör upp i Premier League-toppen9th August 2019

Forbes.ruРабота с зарплатой от £1 млн: кто будет управлять самой успешной футбольной лигой мира2nd August 2019

MirrorMan Utd, Liverpool and rest of ‘Big Six’ accused of ruining the Premier League – 19th June 2019

Sina.com – 英超吸金狂潮连绵不断,但贫富差距仍是盛世隐患 – 19th June 2019

Forbes.comThe Big 6 Clubs Are ‘Destroying The Premier League,’ Report Says18th June 2019

BBC NewsPremier League wage bill surges to £2.9bn – 25th April 2019

Sky SportsPremier League clubs make record revenues as wage bill nears £3bn – 25th April 2019

London Evening StandardPremier League money: Rising wages sees gap widen between ‘big six’ and the rest 25th April 2019

Mail OnlinePremier League hits new turnover mark but gap grows between richest and the rest – 25th April 2019

SportsProPremier League clubs’ operating profits drop 16 per cent – 25th April 2019

Chronicle LiveThe Newcastle United financial record reflecting the cost of promotion – 9th April 2019

TalkSPORTInterview with Hawksbee & Jacobs about the cost of promotion into the Premier League 4th April 2019

The ScotsmanCardiff, Fulham and Wolves lost ‘unsustainable’ £125m chasing Premiership dream4th April 2019

Birmingham MailThe Wolves money stat fans won’t want to see – 1st April 2019

Chronicle LiveWhat Newcastle United’s transfer budget should be this month14th January 2019

TalkSPORTInterview with Ged Mills on ‘Extra Time’ about the prospect of a European Super League4th November 2018

Forbes.comSoccer Clubs Spending More Than Ever In Gamble To Reach English Premier League17th October 2018

Sport.pl Liga Mistrzów? Jej koniec jest bliższy niż się nam wydawało. Na horyzoncie jest Superliga21st August 2018

Property WeekCity view: Hammerson creates value for executives not shareholders16th August 2018

Gazzetta.grWhy a European Super League is closer than ever14th August 2018

Forbes.comWhy a Soccer European Super League is ‘Closer Than Ever’ 7th August 2018

Corriere Della SeraCalciomercato da record, verso il miliardo di euro tra rate e prestiti3rd August 2018

Compelo.comEuropean Super League ‘more likely’ as US investors grow in influence23rd July 2018

Chronicle LiveNewcastle United’s transfer budget explained: How much they’ll have  – and why19th June 2018

Chronlcle LiveAfter Amanda Staveley ended talks, assessing Mike Ashley’s staggering £400m valuation of Newcastle United 10th June 2018

Football.LondonCan Chelsea survive if Roman Abramovich walks away?1st June 2018

Football.LondonWhy Arsenal cannot give Unai Emery a top four transfer budget24th May 2018

The TelegraphTottenham double amount paid to Daniel Levy for the year to more than £6m3rd April 2018

The SunArsenal chase first-ever sleve sponsor to try and close gap to moneybags Manchester United and City17th February 2018

The TelegraphArsenal target first-ever sleeve sponsor in attempt to compete with Manchester cash juggernauts16th February 2018

ESPNPrem postpones plans to sell remaining TV rights for 2019-2214th February 2018

BBC SportPremier League Rights: Five of seven live packages sold for £4.464bn13th February 2018

The TelegraphWhy keeping a coach like Antonio Conte could be more essential than ever11th February 2018

France24Premier League launches rights auction9th February 2018

TVB EuropeAmazon, Facebook “not ready” to bid for EPL rights9th February 2018

Phys OrgPremier League launches rights auction as tech giants wait9th February 2018

London Evening StandardBroadcasters to bid for Premier League rights8th February 2018

EurosportFootball’s television rights go out to tender…8th February 2018

The TelegraphArsenal have delivered on ‘catalyst for change’ promise and Mesut Ozil deal was crucial – but is it enough? 31st January 2018

Cio.comHow sports clubs can use data to secure their futures6th December 2017

ESPN BrazilArsenal x United será primeiro jogo de 1 bilhão de libras da história da Premier League 2nd December 2017

China.com英超首场“10亿英镑”对决,曼联与阿森纳之战将创造历史2nd December 2017

GiveMeSportWhy Arsenal vs Manchester United is set to make Premier League history2nd December 2017

The SunArsenal’s clash with Manchester United set to be Premier League’s first billion pound game2nd December 2017

The Economic TimesEnglish football’s first £1 billion match1st December 2017

beIN SPORTSInterview with Richard Keys and Andy Gray about the ‘Billion Pound Game’1st December 2017

Baomoi.com – Arsenal – M.U sẽ là trận cầu ‘bạc tỷ’ đầu tiên của Premier League1st December 2017

Sports IllustratedAnalysts say Premier League will have ‘First Billion Pound Game’ as Man Utd face Arsenal1st December 2017

London Evening StandardCash of the Titans! Arsenal vs Manchester United set to be the Premier League’s first £1bn game1st December 2017

The IndependentHow Arsenal and Manchester United lost their edge as they traded competitiveness for corporate caution1st December 2017

Mirror OnlineWhy Arsenal vs Manchester United on Saturday is the Premier League’s first ‘billion pound game’1st December 2017

The WeekArsenal and Man Utd in title race showdown1st December 2017

ESPNManchester United vs Arsenal still a big-ticket item despite faded stakes1st December 2017

EurosportArsenal vs Manchester United set to be Premier League’s first ‘billion-pound game’30th November 2017

Mail OnlineArsenal vs Manchester United set to be the Premier League’s first billion-pound game30th November 2017

ESPNMike Ashley puts Newcastle United up for sale, but can club be great again? 21st October 2017

beIN SPORTSInterview with Richards Keys and Andy Gray regarding prospects for a European Super League13th October 2017

BBC SportClubs risk bankruptcy with promotion10th October 2017

City A.M.English football clubs heading for ‘financial nightmare’ in pursuit of Premier League riches10th October 2017

Straits Times –  Clubs chasing English Premier League dream ‘risk bankruptcy’ 10th October 2017

DagbladetRapport: Premier League-drømmen skaper konkursrisiko10th October 2017

Irish IndependentChasing promotion leaves Championship clubs in financial peril 10th October 2017

ESPNChampionship clubs risking futures spending for Premier League promotion10th October 2017

Goal.comAfter record £1.4bn summer spend, who got the best value for money in the Premier League?7th October 2017

The42Game-changer: Facebook emerges as genuine contender in Premier League rights war  – 4th October 2017

SoccernomicsFootball’s Economic Back-Pass (guest blog)23rd September 2017

Sohu.com2亿先生内马尔让足球世界失衡_搜狐体育_搜狐网 – 4th September 2017

CNN.comEuropean soccer feels force of PSG and Qatar’s ‘soft power’ 1st September 2017

CNNFootball’s Money Revolution29th August 2017

The Economic TimesPremier League: In England, more is not enough16th August 2017

RTE.ieFootball is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation16th August 2017

The New York TimesPremier League heeds the siren song of spend, spend, spend14th August 2017

The Australian Financial ReviewIs the Premier League’s TV bubble set to burst 14th August 2017

Telegraph Online/Sunday TelegraphThe Premier League is readying its next auction of broadcast rights…12th August 2017

Sports IllustratedEFL Clubs left frustrated as Sky Sports retain TV rights deal… 11th August 2017

theconversation.comThe English Premier League is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation11th August 2017

Irish Examiner Will TV bring down football? – 15th July 2017

Bleacher ReportHas the Premier League Transfer Market Reached Peak Absurdity? – 14th July 2017

Calcio e FinanzaPremier League, perdite record: i club stanno spendendo troppo – 13th July 2017

Sport 1Studie: Premier League vor dem Ruin – 11th July 2017

TalkSPORT Extensive interview with Mark Saggers on ‘Kick-Off’. We discuss the 2nd edition of ‘We’re So Rich It’s Unbelievable!’ and our key findings regarding English Premier League club finances 10th July 2017

ESPNPremier League clubs losing an average of £876,000 per day – 10th July 2017

Mail OnlinePremier League clubs are heading for financial ruin…suggests overspending is to blame – 10th July 2017

Irish IndependentPremier League clubs heading for financial ruin says new report – 10th July 2017

Proactiveinvestors.co.ukTorrent of tweets on toxic Tesco12th April 2017

The New York TimesChampions League, Meant to Dazzle, Settles for ‘You Again?’13th February 2017

Scotland on SundayWhy EDF’s Vincent De Rivaz backs Scotland22nd January 2017

TalkSPORTInterview with Tom Latchem on ‘Extra Time’ . We discuss our findings published in ‘We’re So Rich It’s Unbelievable!’24th December 2016

The SunEuropean Football League is ‘inevitable’20th December 2016

The ExpressMan Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal…eye European breakaway league20th December 2016

Telegraph Online/Sunday TelegraphFootball Clubs Vulnerable After Relying On TV Rights – 19th November 2016

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