Tax evasion has become a big topic of debate, especially where those of the football world are concerned. The Spanish tax office has accused numerous high-profile figures of dodging the taxman, with José Mourinho being the latest target.
The loyalty of football fans has long been the envy of companies, with many strategising how to replicate this success. So we took a look at what lessons the newly-crowned branding King of football, Real Madrid, has to offer.
With the Premier League season now over, SBO decided to find out how some of the richest football team owners are investing their wealth.
Chelsea may have won the Premier League for 2017, but it’s Manchester United that comes out on top for its mass of unpaid invoices.
Despite teams in the Premier League posting total revenues of £3.6bn, pre-tax losses of £110m were recorded by accountancy firm Deloitte in new research.
After Sarah Willingham and Nick Jenkins announced they were leaving Dragons’ Den in January, the BBC has unveiled Steve Parish and Jenny Campbell as the 16th and 17th investors to appear on the show.
The Football Premier League hit the headlines recently, not for sporting reasons, but due to a legal first – the obtaining of an injunction requiring the likes of BT and Virgin to block access to servers used to provide live streams of Premier League football matches to UK consumers.
With the average player calling it a day in their mid-30s, a new infographic has showcased how a select group of footballers have forged a second career that could make them more than the beautiful game.
The decision by BT Sport to pay £1.2bn for Champions League football rights shows that the desire amongst major broadcasters to pay top rates for sport is not slowing.
The year 2016 saw numerous football clubs gain new entrepreneurial owners or majority stakeholders, and if you’re looking to get in on the action this year keep in mind employment legislation will continue to haunt you onto the pitch.
The doors of the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium aren’t set to open until August 2018, but Real Business received an early look at the future White Hart Lane via virtual reality.
London-based football team Tottenham Hotspur FC is in the process of an incredible transformation, and Real Business was invited to White Hart Lane to speak with the directors about the new stadium and how local SMEs will prosper.