First Sutton’s Wayne Shaw and now Everton star Wayne Rooney – aside from the shared first name, they’ve also been slapped with “gross misconduct.”
Companies have long recognised that employing idols and social influencers will bring attention to any brand. Imagine what you could accomplish then with a football team the likes of Manchester City.
Creditsafe has compiled a Premier League of its own, analysing football clubs purely on financial factors – and it spells bad news for champion defender Chelsea.
What some people don’t realise is that every football club operates as any business would: building teams, changing culture, working to a budget, driving revenue and fiercely managing talent.
Superwoman came up during Real Business’ interview with Carolyn Radford, who remains resolute in her duty as Mansfield Town CEO – a hire met with adversity for being a woman.
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.