Clever man, that James Brent, the (drum roll)... new owner of Plymouth Argyle. In the past week
he has revealed himself to be far from the philanthropic â€˜saviour' many fans have keenly labelled
him, while displaying a sure political touch, to protect his financial interests, against those of
staff, players and administrators owed money.
Yesterday in Plymouth, 'Cornish-based property developer' Kevin Heaney appeared to have a bluff
called, 'Devon- based entrepreneur' James Brent appeared to be a favourite once again to buy Argyle
Football Club, and the Football League, on whose board most attention focused yesterday, confirmed
that they were "unable to consider a transfer of the club's share in The Football League to the
proposed purchaser at this point in time", but thatÂ "Discussions with the administrator and
proposed purchaser will continue.
Yesterday in Plymouth, Argyle's lead administrator Brendan Guilfoyle said an incredible thing...
no, wait, I know he's been saying incredible things since the start of Argyle's spell in
administration in March (and some Luton and Crystal Palace fans might be prepared to go further
back in history than that).
After a fabulous time working with Arsenal last week, the Futbolita crew headed to Manchester
City's preseason this week. We had exclusive chats with Kun Aguero (the topic of
Maradona and Benjie included!), Carlos Tevez (who rarely ever stops to talk,
ever, but made the exception for us high-five, folks!
Adidas f50 The tip of the iceberg - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The adiZero f50 miCoach boots are launched to the public tonight, in Adidas'
flagship store on Oxford Street. The lucky 250 who pre-ordered the boot will attend a private
event, where they pick up their miCoach bundle and meet a Premiership footballer.
We've been reporting on the fits and starts of Houston's effort to build a stadium in downtown
Houston.Â After the groundbreaking scheduled for the end of January, it appears that the team is
finally ready to move forward.Â The final votes have been cast and the initial groundbreaking is
scheduled for Saturday.
LONDON, England The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice has put forward the view that
it is against EU law to stop broadcasters across the continent from showing football matches using
foreign decoder cards. Juliane Kokott gave her thoughts to judges at the ECJ, who are expected to
deliver their verdict on [.