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Premier League: Winter break under discussion before new TV deal

Premier League: Winter break under discussion before new TV deal | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

The Premier League is considering introducing a winter break when a television rights deal is next agreed.

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Wembley: Shahid Khan withdraws offer to buy national stadium from FA

Wembley: Shahid Khan withdraws offer to buy national stadium from FA | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

Fulham owner Shahid Khan withdraws his offer to buy Wembley Stadium from the Football Association.

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AC Milan suffer record €126m annual losses

AC Milan suffer record €126m annual losses | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

Latest financial report shows Italian soccer giants have lost €730m in last 14 years.

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Walsall Accounts: Profits down but so is debt

Walsall Accounts: Profits down but so is debt | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

Walsall's profits crashed but their overall debt was 'significantly' cut following a season which saw the club narrowly avoid relegation.

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The FA investigate Eleven Sports after breaching UK blackout rules to broadcast La Liga

The FA investigate Eleven Sports after breaching UK blackout rules to broadcast La Liga | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

The online streaming platform have flouted the statute to show live action from across the continent

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Russian footballers detained by police after attack on civil servant

Russian footballers detained by police after attack on civil servant | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

Russia internationals Aleksandr Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev have been detained by police and face potential prison sentences after allegedly attacking a man with a chair outside a cafe in Moscow

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Top clubs raided and leading agents, managers and referees interrogated by police in Belgium in huge corruption investigation

Top clubs raided and leading agents, managers and referees interrogated by police in Belgium in huge corruption investigation | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

Referees, officials, agents and coaches at Belgium's biggest football clubs are being questioned after a major investigation into corruption. The federal public prosecutor's office is looking into charges of fraud, tax evasion and money laundering, with Club Brugge and Anderlecht - the country's two biggest clubs - having their offices raided on Wednesday morning. These came as part of 44 raids nationwide and 13 more across France, Luxembourg, Cyprus, Montenegro, Macedonia and Serbia. 

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Brazil’s Série A goes OTT with US$150m Fanfoot rights deal

Brazil’s Série A goes OTT with US$150m Fanfoot rights deal | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

New ‘Netflix of soccer’ to bring live stream broadcasting and social media to one platform.

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UEFA orders new investigation of Galatasaray finances

UEFA orders new investigation of Galatasaray finances | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

UEFA has ordered a deeper investigation into Turkish champion Galatasaray’s spending.

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Oldham Athletic players threaten to strike over unpaid wages

Oldham Athletic players threaten to strike over unpaid wages | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

Oldham Athletic's players threaten to go on striker over unpaid wages, BBC Radio Manchester reports.

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Hull City takeover... Paul Duffen's Saudi Arabian consortium lead the way 

Hull City takeover... Paul Duffen's Saudi Arabian consortium lead the way  | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

The former Hull City chairman is heading up a consortium looking to buy the Tigers

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Bournemouth were 'overly optimistic' in plans to move into new stadium by summer 2020

Bournemouth were 'overly optimistic' in plans to move into new stadium by summer 2020 | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

Bournemouth will not be moving into a new stadium by summer 2020, saying they were "overly optimistic" in their plans.

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FC Barcelona Surpasses The $1 Billion Mark In Revenues

FC Barcelona Surpasses The $1 Billion Mark In Revenues | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

FC Barcelona have become the first sports club to reach $1bn in revenues after presenting its annual accounts for the 2017/18 season today.

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Head of agency representing Gareth Bale handed three-month ban by FA for trying to sign underage player

Head of agency representing Gareth Bale handed three-month ban by FA for trying to sign underage player | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

The head of the agency which represents Gareth Bale has been suspended for three months by the Football Association and fined £50,000 after trying to sign an underage player.  David Manasseh, the managing director of agency Stellar which also represents England internationals Kieran Trippier, Luke Shaw and Jordan Pickford, was found to have entered into a contract with a player before the year he turned 16. 

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German cartel office to investigate Sky’s Champions League deal with DAZN

German cartel office to investigate Sky’s Champions League deal with DAZN | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

Germany’s Federal Cartel Office, the Bundeskartellamt, is to investigate a sublicensing agreement between pay-television broadcaster Sky and digital media company DAZN Group for rights to the Uefa Champions League.

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'Investigation launched' into allegations of match-fixing for PSG vs Red Star Belgrade - reports

'Investigation launched' into allegations of match-fixing for PSG vs Red Star Belgrade - reports | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

French prosecutors have reportedly opened an investigation into allegations of match-fixing regarding Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League win over Red Star Belgrade. According to L’Equipe, French authorities started investigating the fixture after receiving a tip-off from Uefa.

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Ricoh Arena: Coventry City hope to open talks with Wasps to extend tenancy

Ricoh Arena: Coventry City hope to open talks with Wasps to extend tenancy | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

Coventry City hope to come to a deal with landlords Wasps to extend their tenancy at the Ricoh Arena.

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Soccer Circus: Cirque du Soleil Will Create a Lionel Messi Show

Soccer Circus: Cirque du Soleil Will Create a Lionel Messi Show | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

A show inspired by the Argentine soccer star will be the entertainment company’s first foray into soccer.

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Championship under threat as Leeds United owner calls for 'Premier League 2' in rebellion over share of TV cash

Championship under threat as Leeds United owner calls for 'Premier League 2' in rebellion over share of TV cash | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani believes his club are being shortchanged by the English Football League's broadcast deal with Sky Sports and thinks it is time to create a Premier League 2.

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Report: Fulham dismiss claim owner plans to develop 122-year-old Craven Cottage into flats

Report: Fulham dismiss claim owner plans to develop 122-year-old Craven Cottage into flats | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

Fulham have reiterated their commitment to Craven Cottage after a former executive claimed the club’s owner Shahid Khan views the historic football ground as a “negative asset” and plans to develop the stadium into luxury riverside properties. According to the club’s former assistant director of football Craig Kline, Khan plans to move Fulham to Wembley and will develop the 122-year-old Craven Cottage into flats should his proposed £600m purchase of the national stadium go ahead.

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UEFA to call AC Milan soon to discuss FFP agreement

UEFA to call AC Milan soon to discuss FFP agreement | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

UEFA to call AC Milan soon to discuss FFP agreement

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Adidas to become Arsenal’s new kit supplier from 2019-20 in £300m deal

Adidas to become Arsenal’s new kit supplier from 2019-20 in £300m deal | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

Arsenal have confirmed that they have signed a new kit deal with Adidas, which will start from the beginning of the 2019-20 season.

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Juventus president calls for commercial improvement after confirming 2017/18 losses

Juventus president calls for commercial improvement after confirming 2017/18 losses | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

Andrea Agnelli also praised Serie A executives for their increasingly professional management.

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Premier League to launch FIFA 19 esports tournament

Premier League to launch FIFA 19 esports tournament | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

The Premier League has announced that it will be partnering with FIFA 19 developer EA Sports on the ePremier League, a gaming tournament that will pit fans of all 20 top division clubs against each other.

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Chaos guaranteed as Caf members decentralise World Cup qualifier rights

Chaos guaranteed as Caf members decentralise World Cup qualifier rights | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

African football federations have opted to sell media rights to their 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifiers individually, moving away from the centralised model used for the previous two cycles.

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BeIN hits Saudi Arabia with $1bn compensation claim

BeIN hits Saudi Arabia with $1bn compensation claim | Football Industry News | Scoop.it

Qatar-based sports and entertainment media group, beIN Corporation, has today (Monday) launched a $1bn (€863.7m) international investment arbitration against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia citing the state’s alleged support of pirate channel BeoutQ and the fact it has been “unlawfully” driven out of the Saudi market.

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