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A Sports Management news resource designed to support the book The Business of Sport Management, eds. John Beech and Simon Chadwick, Pearson Education. Regularly updated with news from the world of Sports Management.. See also http://tinyurl.com/TBOEM for Events Management news, including, for example, the FIFA World Cups.  Using the TAGS below is strongly recommended.
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Brexit will knock Manchester United off top of world's football rich list, Deloitte warns

Brexit will knock Manchester United off top of world's football rich list, Deloitte warns | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Manchester United may be about to lose its coveted title of football’s richest club, as a result of Brexit. According to the Football Money League - an annual report compiled by the financial consultancy firm Deloitte - the Old Trafford club has this year regained its position as the world's highest revenue-earning club for the first time since 2003/04. But the glory could be short-lived. The latest version of the report released on Thursday warns it will likely be replaced by Spanish giants Real Madrid or Barcelona next year.
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Deloitte report is downloadable from https://www2.deloitte.com/uk/en/pages/sports-business-group/articles/deloitte-football-money-league.html

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Special Report - The rise of China in world football

Special Report - The rise of China in world football | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
iSportConnect combines business networking, an in-depth look at the latest sports business news and the market data, listings of events and jobs as well as market analysis to provide a one-stop shop for the sports business community.
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OECD survey finds football riddled with match-fixing and little being done

OECD survey finds football riddled with match-fixing and little being done | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
By Andrew Warshaw
May 11 – Neither governments nor the sports industry are doing nearly enough to combat and reduce match-fixing and illegal betting according to a comprehensive new report released by the 34-nation Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
The survey, compiled over many months by the OECD’s Task Force on Countering Illicit Trade but only recently made public, says sports organisations should be mandated to establish integrity committees “with real authority” to aid the fight against criminal gangs. Read more …
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Global Transfer Spending Grows 44% Since 2011 : F.C. Business

Global Transfer Spending Grows 44% Since 2011 : F.C. Business | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Football Business News Section
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Arsenal, AC Milan and Bayern build youth bases in China - Inside World Football

Arsenal, AC Milan and Bayern build youth bases in China - Inside World Football | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Wherever there is money in football these days you will generally find Europe's clubs prospecting. The current gold rush is in China with AC Milan, Bayern Munich and Arsenal very much in the middle of the race for Chinese football's hearts and mind.
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World Soccer's Financing Secrets Revealed in Leaked Documents

World Soccer's Financing Secrets Revealed in Leaked Documents | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Leaked documents from one of the biggest firms investing millions in soccer-player futures are providing a glimpse into a secretive -- and now banned -- financing practice for the global sport.
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Transparency International report shows just why football is a corruption breeding ground

Transparency International report shows just why football is a corruption breeding ground | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Transparency International has released a report it is calling its Football Governance League Table. While this is strictly not a league table as there is no ranking, the report highlights an uncomfortable lack of public transparency in national federation accounting with 81% of federations having no financial records available.
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Is the loan system being abused?

Is the loan system being abused? | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Chelsea have 33 players out on loan but is this practice actually doing any harm to football, asks Alistair Magowan.
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Manchester United unveil new home kit

Manchester United unveil new home kit | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Manchester United reveal their new home kit, the first of a record-breaking deal with Adidas worth £75m a year.
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Deep pockets and diplomacy, Korean Chung set for FIFA race

Deep pockets and diplomacy, Korean Chung set for FIFA race | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
A towering figure in Asian football and smooth operator in diplomatic circles, South Korea's Chung Mong-joon will need to sharpen his political elbows if he is to survive the vicious twists and turns
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How chairman Brian McCafferty is looking to impose a Barcelona blueprint on Motherwell

How chairman Brian McCafferty is looking to impose a Barcelona blueprint on Motherwell | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
MES QUE UN CLUB. A statement, a slogan, a philosophy, a pledge, a promise that is synonymous with an organisation that has illuminated the world…
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Gordon Taylor’s £2.2m pay rise: how PFA chief executive’s salary soared

Gordon Taylor’s £2.2m pay rise: how PFA chief executive’s salary soared | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Players’ union chief received package of £3,368,653 last year, up from £1.13m, while the Premier League members he represents averaged only £2.2m
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Ex-FIFA official Warner to seek judicial review, may delay extradition

Ex-FIFA official Warner to seek judicial review, may delay extradition | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner's lawyers plan to file for judicial review against the government of Trinidad and Tobago claiming political bias in the move to extradite him to the United
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Infantino unveils new Fifa vision with World Cup revamp on the table

Infantino unveils new Fifa vision with World Cup revamp on the table | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
The Fifa World Cup is set to be organised centrally by football’s global governing body rather than local organising committees after the organisation’s president, Gianni Infantino, unveiled a new roadmap for the future.
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Adidas targets record football income after strategy rethink pays off

Adidas targets record football income after strategy rethink pays off | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Adidas said today (Thursday) that it expects sales of football-related products to hit a record €2.5bn ($2.2bn) this year as the sportswear giant reaps the rewards of a revamped strategy in relation to the sport.
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Clubs Score Record Revenue Of Over £5bn : F.C. Business

Clubs Score Record Revenue Of Over £5bn : F.C. Business | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Football Business News Section
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Football Benchmark - Attendance at matches in the US, China and India are starting to rival traditional football nations

Football Benchmark - Attendance at matches in the US, China and India are starting to rival traditional football nations | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
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Football leagues unite to form new global body

Football leagues unite to form new global body | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
The world’s leading football leagues have agreed to form a new global organisation that is designed to work with Fifa on issues affecting professional football.
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Press release - Football associations publish little or no information on millions of dollars received from FIFA

Press release - Football associations publish little or no information on millions of dollars received from FIFA | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Transparency International is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption.
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Singaporean match-fixer 'extradordinaire' handed 4 year jail term - Inside World Football

Singaporean match-fixer 'extradordinaire' handed 4 year jail term - Inside World Football | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Singaporean Rajendran R Kurusamy, the mastermind behind a conspiracy to fix a Southeast Asian (SEA) Games football match between Timor Leste and Malaysia, was sentenced to four years' jail in Singapore on Monday.
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Football players cash in on global transfer market - BBC News

Football players cash in on global transfer market - BBC News | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Player wages eat up most of the money involved in international transfer deals during the past two years, according to new Fifa TMS figures.
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Ladbrokes Championship side Livingston see sponsorship deal terminated

Ladbrokes Championship side Livingston see sponsorship deal terminated | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
their current deal with Energy Assets has been terminated with immediate effect.
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Inter Milan expands football academy to China

Inter Milan expands football academy to China | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Italian Serie A club Inter Milan announced a five-year partnership deal with Yitao Shanghai Football Club to develop youth football in China.
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WGP Editor's curator insight, November 19, 2015 6:26 AM

Serie A heavyweight Internazionale of Milan are one of the first clubs from Italy to be aware of the possibilities that partnerships with Chinese football clubs will engender. Being ahead of the game in this regard has implications for the rest of the Italian top flight.

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German football sells its soul to chase the Premier League

German football sells its soul to chase the Premier League | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
The Premier League’s vastly improved new TV deal will have effects beyond the British Isles. Not only will it empower English clubs to outbid their rivals, it will crucially change the manner in which German football conducts itself.
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MIKE FALVO's curator insight, August 1, 2015 3:46 PM

Seling out?  Or buying in?

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Platini confirms Fifa presidency bid

Platini confirms Fifa presidency bid | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Michel Platini says Fifa needs to "turn over a new leaf" after confirming he will be a candidate to be the next president.
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