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New Statesman | Premier League clubs are less and less able to ignore fan discontent over ticket prices

New Statesman | Premier League clubs are less and less able to ignore fan discontent over ticket prices | Football Finance | Scoop.it
There are tentative signs that Premier League clubs are starting to take fan campaigns against high ticket prices more seriously.
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Sunderland need £10m for legal costs, says owner Stewart Donald

Sunderland need £10m for legal costs, says owner Stewart Donald | Football Finance | Scoop.it
New Sunderland owner Stewart Donald says the club need to find an extra £10m to cover the cost of unexpected legal disputes.
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Foxes are new profit champions as Premier League smashes earnings record 

Foxes are new profit champions as Premier League smashes earnings record  | Football Finance | Scoop.it
By David Owen
June 22 – This week’s belated publication of Crystal Palace’s accounts means that Insideworldfootball’s 2016-17 Premier League of Profits listing can at last be unveiled.
The main point to retain is the mammoth £570 million-plus aggregate pre-tax profit generated by the 20 clubs who played in English football’s top tier in Chelsea’s most recent title season. As predicted by this website as long ago as last November, Read more …
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Change of ownership moves a step closer at Blackpool FC

Change of ownership moves a step closer at Blackpool FC | Football Finance | Scoop.it
Following the Court ruling in November where Justice Marcus Smith ordered Owen Oyston to pay former Director Valeri Belokon £31.27million, Oyston's representatives were back in court with the Judge considering approving orders for sale of Oyston's assets with frustration at the delay in the...
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New Morecambe owners to settle club's debts after takeover goes through

New Morecambe owners to settle club's debts after takeover goes through | Football Finance | Scoop.it
Morecambe's new owners are set to pay off the club's outstanding debts after their takeover is formally completed.
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Nuneaton Boro football ground bought by Port Vale owner

Nuneaton Boro football ground bought by Port Vale owner | Football Finance | Scoop.it

Norman Smurthwaite will be the new owner of the Liberty Way stadium
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Football Association and government to launch stadium ownership review

Football Association and government to launch stadium ownership review | Football Finance | Scoop.it
The Football Association and the government will start a review into the ownership of football stadiums to help protect clubs.
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Gateshead takeover falls through - latest on the future of Tynesiders

Gateshead takeover falls through - latest on the future of Tynesiders | Football Finance | Scoop.it

The proposed takeover of Gateshead FC by an overseas investor has fallen through

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Keith Wyness: Aston Villa to be sued by former chief executive

Keith Wyness: Aston Villa to be sued by former chief executive | Football Finance | Scoop.it
Suspended chief executive Keith Wyness decides to leave Aston Villa and launch legal action against the Championship club.
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Richard Scudamore to stand down as executive chairman of Premier League

Richard Scudamore to stand down as executive chairman of Premier League | Football Finance | Scoop.it
Richard Scudamore will stand down as executive chairman of the Premier League before the end of the year, it has been announced
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Premier League finances: the full club-by-club breakdown and verdict

Premier League finances: the full club-by-club breakdown and verdict | Football Finance | Scoop.it
The 2016-17 accounts of all top-flight clubs and what the figures say about their health. Manchester United top the charts again with a £581m income and £57m profit
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Keith Wyness: Aston Villa chief executive suspended by Championship club as they are in discussions with HMRC

Keith Wyness: Aston Villa chief executive suspended by Championship club as they are in discussions with HMRC | Football Finance | Scoop.it
Aston Villa suspend chief executive Keith Wyness, while it emerges the club are also working to resolve an unpaid tax bill.
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Crystal Palace: Club to file accounts after threat of closure

Crystal Palace: Club to file accounts after threat of closure | Football Finance | Scoop.it
Crystal Palace will file their accounts within the next few days after being warned that failure to do so would lead to them being closed down.
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Nuneaton Town FC fans fear for club's future 

Nuneaton Town FC fans fear for club's future  | Football Finance | Scoop.it

The supporters club are contemplating options, even starting their own club from scratch if needed
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Blackpool fans warned of more twists in Oyston saga

Blackpool fans warned of more twists in Oyston saga | Football Finance | Scoop.it
Blackpool supporters have been warned to expect more twists and turns in the battle to remove the Oyston family from the club.
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Crystal Palace’s late, late show brings 2016-17 results season to a close

Crystal Palace’s late, late show brings 2016-17 results season to a close | Football Finance | Scoop.it
By David Owen
June 21 – Crystal Palace have finally rounded off the 2016-17 Premier League financial reporting season, posting a pre-tax profit of £11.8 million for a period that ended almost exactly a year ago.
The south London club, which recovered from a dismal start to the 2017-18 season to retain its top-flight status under former England manager Roy Hodgson, benefited from a one-off £4 million boost to operating income, Read more …
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Charlton Athletic issue statement on proposed takeover by Andrew Muir consortium

Charlton Athletic issue statement on proposed takeover by Andrew Muir consortium | Football Finance | Scoop.it
The group of investors are still committed to seeing the takeover of the club go through
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Chester FC to receive £1million donation spread over three years from entrepreneur Stuart Murphy

Chester FC to receive £1million donation spread over three years from entrepreneur Stuart Murphy | Football Finance | Scoop.it

Donation confirmed with 'majority' of monies gifted  to be used for infrastructure projects
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'Donating' OR 'Investing'?  Hopefully the former.

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Gateshead to go part-time after buyer withdraws takeover bid

Gateshead to go part-time after buyer withdraws takeover bid | Football Finance | Scoop.it
National League club Gateshead will move to a part-time set-up, after potential investors withdrew their interest in a takeover.
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Failed Hartlepool United takeover fraudster ordered to hand over almost £50,000

Failed Hartlepool United takeover fraudster ordered to hand over almost £50,000 | Football Finance | Scoop.it
A crooked businessman who is serving an eight-year prison term for a series of frauds is to hand over his pension fund – or face more time behind bars.
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Crawley accounts reveal owner's big backing

Crawley accounts reveal owner's big backing | Football Finance | Scoop.it

CRAWLEY have provided the most vivid picture yet of how Turkish owner Ziya Eren is keeping them afloat.

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What can possibly go wrong?

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Amazon breaks into the football business with Premier League livestreaming deal

Amazon breaks into the football business with Premier League livestreaming deal | Football Finance | Scoop.it
By Paul Nicholson
June 7 – The final Premier League TV rights packages for the UK have been awarded with Amazon swooping in with a groundbreaking deal that breaks Sky and BT’s grip on the broadcast of live games in the UK.
Amazon will livestream exclusive coverage of 20 matches a season online from 2019 to 2021. Amazon’s UK Prime Video subscribers will be able to watch 10 Premier League matches over one bank holiday and another 10 during one midweek round of matches. Read more …
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Crystal Palace set to file accounts amid threat of being dissolved

Crystal Palace set to file accounts amid threat of being dissolved | Football Finance | Scoop.it
Crystal Palace expect to file their annual accounts this week after the club was threatened with being dissolved for being more than two months late with its financial figures. Palace have been warned they could be struck off the companies register but there is understood to be no immediate danger of that happening.
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Aston Villa to Receive £75m American Takeover Bid Amid Threat of Winding-Up Order & Administration

Aston Villa to Receive £75m American Takeover Bid Amid Threat of Winding-Up Order & Administration | Football Finance | Scoop.it
tion ​Aston Villa, who are facing the possibility of a winding-up order over an unpaid tax bill as well as the threat of administration ahead of nex
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Lowestoft Town FC looks to future as financial situation is revealed to fans

Lowestoft Town FC looks to future as financial situation is revealed to fans | Football Finance | Scoop.it
A new day is dawning for a non-league football club as it looks to leave its financial troubles behind and engage with fans more than ever.
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Vincent Kompany linked to Stockport County takeover bid

Vincent Kompany linked to Stockport County takeover bid | Football Finance | Scoop.it

Man City captain is involved in a bid by a Belgian businessman to assume control of the National League North outfit
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