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Man Utd retain top spot in Deloitte ‘Money League’

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London (AFP) – Manchester United narrowly pipped Real Madrid to remain the top revenue-generating club in the world as Premier League sides underlined their growing financial clout, Deloitte’s “Money League” report said Tuesday.

It is the 10th time United have topped Deloitte’s list, with revenue in 2016/17 of 676 million euros ($828 million, £593 million) - just 1.

Man Utd retain top spot in Deloitte ‘Money League’

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London (AFP) – Manchester United narrowly pipped Real Madrid to remain the top revenue-generating club in the world as Premier League sides underlined their growing financial clout, Deloitte’s “Money League” report said Tuesday.

It is the 10th time United have topped Deloitte’s list, with revenue in 2016/17 of 676 million euros ($828 million, £593 million) - just 1.

Huddersfield: Young Fan Finds £5 Note At Stadium, Sends It To Aaron Mooy As Reward For ‘Man Of The Match’ Performance (Photo)

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Not only did Aaron Mooy receive countless accolades for his man-of-the-match performance in Huddersfield's famous 2-1 win over Manchester United at the weekend, he also ended the day £5 better off than he started it.

A young Terriers fan by the name of Adam happened across a loose fiver at the John Smith's Stadium and, rather than keep it to spend on bubblegum and Bazooka Joe comics, instead saw fit to donate to Mooy for the integral part he played in Huddersfield's first win over United for 65 years.

Van Gaal: De Gea offered a lot of money to stay at Old Trafford

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Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says the the club have offered David de Gea "a lot of money" in a bid to keep the goalkeeper at Old Trafford. De Gea is in the running to win the PFA Player of the Year award following a string of fine performances for United.

In January Van Gaal said he expected the 24-year-old to extend his contract, which expires in June 2016, but three months on, there are no signs of progress.

Kitman: Thrifty Man Utd fans converts Saha shirt into Zaha

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A money-conscious Manchester United fan has saved himself the outlay for a new replica shirt by changing his old Louis Saha kit to be relevant to recent signing Wilfried Zaha. The supporter picked off the 'S' from Saha's surname before using a marker pen to add a 'Z' and put a '2′ ahead of Saha's [.

Video: Usain Bolt dedicates gold medal to Manchester United

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Usain Bolt has dedicated his 100m World Championships victory to Manchester United. The Jamaican sprinter regained his world title in Moscow yesterday evening, but his thoughts were also on the Community Shield at the time. After his race, he said: "I think if they [Manchester United] dedicated their win to me and I dedicated my [.

Man Utd striker Bebe escapes bailiffs by hiding in team-mates boot

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Manchester United flop Bebe reportedly hid from bailiffs at the club's training ground before fleeing in the boot of a team-mate's car. The 23-year-old was hunted by debt collectors at United's Carrington base, where he was training with the Under-21 squad. The bizarre reports from suggest that bailiffs had tried to track the £7m [.

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes puts himself on eBay

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Paul Scholes has listed himself on eBay to raise funds for his son's team. The recently retired Manchester United midfielder is taking to the field one last time to play for Stalybridge Celtic Juniors. The club are auctioning the chance to line-up alongside Scholes for that match and bidding is already up to £4,100.

Lionel Messi

Reports: Leaked Documents Reveal Ezequiel Lavezzi Is The Highest Paid Player In World Football

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No wonder he's grinning fromoreja to oreja, for it's been revealed that Ezequiel Lavezzi is the highest paid footballer in world football.

According to the latest waveof football leaks from... err,Football Leaks, Lavezzi is currently raking in £798,000every sodding week while playing for the aptly named Hebei China Fortune.

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi To Stand Trial For Tax Fraud

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Lionel Messihas lost his appeal against allegations that hecheatedthe Spanish authorities out of€4.1m in tax. The Barcelona star andhis father Jorge Horacio Messi will stand trial for allegedly selling image rights via foreign-based companies to avoid Spanish tax obligations.


China or Arsenal?

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Imagine the situation .... you are sitting at your desk doing whatever it is you do (or in some cases out on the streets) when you get a call from a friend who says" There is the possibility of quadrupling your wages but you have to move to the suburbs of Shenzheng".

Shenzheng is a smog filled, uninspiring, industrial city without a redeeming feature.

Former Arsenal and England full-back Kenny Sansom reveals he’s homeless and penniless

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Former England international Kenny Samson has revealed alcoholism has left him living on the streets and skint. The ex-Arsenal left-back is a self-confessed drunk who has been sleeping on a park bench. He told The Sun: "I've been living homeless for 10 days. "That's because I've got no money, I'm a drunk, I'm feeling not [.


Chelsea Earn £99m In TV Deal That Paid £65m To QPR And £10m To Blackburn Rovers

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They might be over £1billion in hock to Roman Abramovich, but Chelsea are raking in themoney. The Blues received£99 million from the central Premier League pot for the 2014-15season.

Bottom-of-the-tableQueens Park Rangersscooped just under£65 million.

But the biggest pay-per-points winners areNewcastle United, who finished 15th in the Premier League but 10th in the TV earnings table.

In the end football is always a question of money. Arsenal, Man U, Chelsea, Rangers

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By Tony Attwood

Everyone knows the Arsenal money stories. How the club did everything to reduce its stadium debt from building houses on the Highbury pitch through to front loading sponsorship deals and using the money to reduce the borrowings.

If you know your Arsenal history you'll know that when Lt Col Sir [.

Chelsea technical director Michael Emenolo on deciding where to send players on loan

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Chelsea technical director Michael Emenolo has been discussing how the Blues decide when and where to let their players go out on loan. Emenolo says the club has implemented a policy of sending out players on loan deals to help them to comply with Uefa's Financial Fair Play rules, but also to give regular first-team [.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho opens up on his tactics for the season

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The likes of Oscar, Eden Hazard and Andre Schurrle can expect to do plenty of running this season. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been talking fairly candidly about his tactical plans for the season ahead and it involves a trio of attacking midfielders working very hard as the first line of defence.

English Premier League

Chelsea: Roman Abramovich’s Interest Free Loan Passes £1billion

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Chelsea were by far this season's best Premier League team. Roman Abramovich, the club's owner, must be chuffed with his side'ssuccess but was it worth it?

Fordstam, the company vehiclein control of Chelsea, has announced that Roman'sloan to the Blues has surged past the £1billion mark.

Raheem Sterling: “I don’t want to be perceived as a money-grabber”

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Raheem Sterling has rejected suggestions he was "money-grabbing" after his talks over a new Liverpool contract hit an impasse. The 20-year-old's future has become the subject of intense speculation in the British media as the Reds attempt to extend his current deal beyond the end of next season.

There are reports that Sterling has turned down a Liverpool offer of around £180,000 per week, but the England star says that the idea that he is holding Liverpool to ransom are wrong.

Massive Premier League Money For New TV Deal

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Alan Pardew had mentioned that the Premier League money will increase and for the next three-year deal from 2016-2019 the money will be bigger than it is for this three-year deal to end in 2016. Mike Ashley seems happy enough with new potential TV deal The news is that in six months' [...]

Why Arsenal Supporters Should Not Be Bitter if Bacary Sagna Joins Manchester City

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Arsenal's FA Cup victory was expected to be the catalyst for several changes within the club in the coming months and years. After a nine-year trophy drought, they finally have that monkey off their back. They have the money. They have the manager who is staying.They have the stadium that is nearly debt free, and now they even have the silverware.

Arsenal NOT targeting Big Names after all says Wenger- WTF?

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I really hope that Arsene Wenger is playing mind games with the teams whose players Arsenal are hoping to sign, because the Frenchman has started to say things that send a cold shiver of dread running down the spine of your average Gooner.

The other day he started talking up the current squad and claimed that we were good enough to challenge for the title, even if no signings were made during the summer transfer window.

Transfer Talk

Arsenal could move for Liverpool’s Luis Suarez again in January

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Arsenal are continuing to monitor Luis Suarez's situation at Liverpool ahead of a possible swoop in January, according to reports in the Daily Mirror. The Gunners were involved in a farcical pursuit of the Uruguay international this summer, which culminated in the infamous £40,000,001 bid aimed at activating a non-existent buy-out clause in Suarez's contract.

Ex-Arsenal skipper Cesc Fabregas would not have joined Man Utd for double his wages

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Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas says he had no intention of joining Manchester United this summer even if they had offered to double his salary. The former Arsenal captain had been widely linked with a move to Old Trafford during the transfer window, with David Moyes' side lodging bids for him with Barca.

Kitman: Thrifty Arsenal fan saves money on his Mesut Ozil personalised kit

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@arseblog any chance you could advertise my GREAT away shirt please?? GoonerJohn (@mrjohnfriend) September 2, 2013 Why splash out £60 on a personalised Mesut Ozil shirt when you could simply adapt your old Arsenal O2-sponsored kit? That's exactly what one Gooner has done simply adding an umlaut and 'IL' to the front [.

Man Utd striker Javier Hernandez rejects Valencia move, agent claims

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The agent of Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez says his client has rejected the chance to join Spanish side Valencia. The Mexican forward found himself on the fringes at Old Trafford last season but has turned down a move to La Liga in a bid to win a regular place in David Moyes' starting line-up, [.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger working 24 hours a day to sign players, doesn’t know who

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger claims he and his staff are working 24 hours a day to sign new players. But he also seemed to suggest that he didn't know who they should be trying to sign. The Gunners boss was responding to vociferous criticism aimed at him following a 1-3 home defeat to Aston Villa [.

Swansea boss Michael Laudrup warns Arsenal off Michu

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Swansea manager Michael Laudrup has warned Arsenal that Michu is not for sale at any price. The Gunners have been linked with a move for the Spaniard as they struggle to secure the signing of Luis Suarez. But Laudrup has told them that the Swans don't need to sell their star striker and have no [...]

Roy Keane: If Wayne Rooney wants to go to Chelsea, Man Utd should sell

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Manchester United legend Roy Keane says the club should sell Wayne Rooney if he wants to leave. The Republic of Ireland international said that Rooney should be allowed to go, even if it means selling him to Premier League title rivals Chelsea. He said: "I think if the player wants to leave, and it's a [.

Arsenal would smash the infamous wage structure for Liverpool’s Luis Suarez

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Arsenal would be prepared to break their oft-discussed wage structure to secure the signing of Luis Suarez, the Metro reports. They claim that the Uruguay international would be offered a £160,000-a-week deal at the Emirates if an agreement can be reached between the two clubs. The Gunners have a strict wage structure that currently sees [.

Wales boss Chris Coleman will be guided by Spurs over Gareth Bale

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Wales manager Chris Coleman says he will take advice from Tottenham and Gareth Bale over whether the player should feature in the friendly against the Republic of Ireland. The match takes place on August 14. If Bale is still a Spurs player at that stage and still seeking a move to Real Madrid that could [.

Cristiano Ronaldo refuses to discuss Real Madrid’s bid for Spurs star Gareth Bale

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Cristiano Ronaldo has refused to comment on the speculation surround Gareth Bale's future. The Real Madrid superstar would not talk about his side's bid for the Tottenham man, nor discuss Bale's valuation. He said: "Well, I'm not going to speak about that because I'm not the right person to say if he deserves that money, [.

Everton legend Neville Southall compares Joey Barton to Forrest Gump

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After all, Life is like a box of chocolates... Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) August 1, 2013 Former Everton goalkeeper Neville Southall has advised his former club not to sign QPR midfielder Joey Barton, who he said is not better than Forrest Gump. Barton has contacted the Toffees asking them to sign him.

Chelsea aim to bag Sami Khedira thanks to Gareth Bale saga

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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho wants to raid former club Real Madrid to sign midfielder Sami Khedira. The Blues are hoping to take advantage of Real's desperate attempts to sign Gareth Bale from Tottenham to lure Khedira to Stamford Bridge. They hope the Spanish side will be prepared to offload the Germany international to raise funds [.

Shakhtar Donetsk offer ‘best financial package’ for Arsenal target Bernard

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Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk have made the best offer for Arsenal transfer target Bernard, according to his current club Atletico Mineiro. The Gunners, Shakhtar and Porto are all vying for the Brazil international's signature. Arsene Wenger's side were the favourites to land the 20-year-old just a few days ago, but they now appear to be [.

The Rest

Philadelphia Union utilize discretionary targeted allocation money on midfielder David Accam

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Accam will not occupy a Designated Player slot for the 2018 season.

Bořek Dočkal was the signing Union fans have been waiting for, but the team quietly announced another transaction, buying down the contract of the team's other big offseason acquistion, David Accam, using discretionary target allocation money.

Champions League: Bayern Munich Fans Pelt Neymar With Fake €500 Notes Emblazoned With His Own Face (Photo & Video)

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Bayern Munich fans continued their ongoing protest against UEFA and corporate influence by bombarding Neymar with fake €500 bank notes during Tuesday night's game against PSG at the Allianz Arena.

As the Brazilian striker jogged over to take a corner in the first half, he was greeted with a brief shower of notes from supporters stationed in the front few rows.

El Salvador football team share recording of a man offering money to fix match

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El Salvador football players shocked the football world as they claimed at a Monday night press conference at their Vancouver hotel that they had been offered money if they manage one of three specific results in Tuesday’s World Cup qualification match vs. Canada at BC Place Stadium.

Tuesday’s game between Canada and El Salvador is being played simultaneously along with Mexico vs.

Besser als jeder Lottogewinn

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Besser als jeder Lottogewinn

Früher hat man ja immer gesagt, dass der 2. Platz in der Bundesliga eine etwas undankbarer Abschlussplatzierung ist. Vor allem aus finanzieller Sicht hatte man früher das Nachsehen, denn als deutscher Meister verdiente man sich immer schon eine goldene Nase und auf dem zweiten Platz war das eben nicht der.

GIF It: Swansea’s Ashley Williams kicks Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho in the nuts

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Now that everybody has stopped talking about Jonjo Shelvey, this GIF from Monday night's clash between Swansea and Liverpool has had time to surface. It shows Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho trying to get past Swansea defender Ashley Williams. The centre-back gets a flick on the ball but his leg is left dangling awkwardly in front of [.

Who says Money Can’t Buy Happiness?

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Ronaldo has signed a deal worth 105 million euros over the course of 3 years with Real Madrid. He loves Florentino Perez by the way. He never had any problems with him. Manchester United was Ronaldo's past and Real Madrid is Ronaldo's present. And future. Does this sound like a guy who did not want [.