Former Chelsea first team doctor Eva Carneiro has rejected a £1.2m pay-off from the club – and is set to bring legal action against Jose Mourinho for alleged discrimination.
English football is a strange phenomenon which – from a financial perspective at least – seems to exist in its own bubble, isolated from the rest of the economy. During the recent recession, it has broadly outperformed the economy as a highly successful export.
The growth experienced within the top 20 highest-earning football clubs has been remarkable, and last season they raked in an incredible £5.2bn, up 14 per cent from last year.
Sports clubs have become trophy assets for ultra-successful self-made entrepreneurs. But which entrepreneurs top the list? Here is the list of the top 20.
Business and football clubs are not so different, according to Neil Lewis. There's a few lessons you can learn from their strategy.
Entrepreneur Malcolm Glazer is set to sell just over 10 per cent of football club Manchester United on the New York Stock Exchange.
You’ve sold your business and you’ve got money to spend. You want the ultimate: your own footie club. Hold on there, cowboy. Are you sure?