With almost 1.4bn consumers, it’s not just Premier League clubs that are eager for success in China – many UK businesses see the country as a huge growth opportunity. But there’s a right and a wrong way to enter the market, as Chelsea FC found out the hard way.
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.
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.
January 2016 saw Deloitte publish the 19th edition of its “Football Money League,” in which it profiles the highest earning clubs across the globe. It estimated that Manchester United would soon race to the top of its rich list, forecasting around £500m in revenue – and it seems that prediction came true.
Following Louis Van Gaal's sacking at Manchester United, Sam Mohr, senior account executive at Jargon PR, took a look at the club's press communication failures.
Manchester United’s Bryan Robson, Denis Irwin and Andrew Cole share their insight on teamwork and how it can be applied to business management via a live Twitter stream.
Chelsea FC's partnership with IT outsourcer Wipro comes a day after a remarkably similar deal was announced between HCL Technologies and English Premier League club Manchester United.
Football has become a ripe hunting ground for businesspeople looking to utilise the extensive potential of the world's most popular sport. We've seen numerous clubs get snapped up in the Premier League during recent years, but which currently have the richest owners?
Hotel Football is On 2nd March, former Manchester United players Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville will be opening the world's first Hotel Football.
The FTSE 100 is the Premier League of British business with others, including SMEs battling their way to promotion from the Championship, League One and Two and so on. Businesses and clubs alike face stiff opposition, have to scout around and then retain the top talent and constantly develop new ways of executing ideas.
Business and football clubs are not so different, according to Neil Lewis. There's a few lessons you can learn from their strategy.