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Spurs post world-record profit as stadium costs pass £1 billion
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Spurs post world-record profit as stadium costs pass £1 billion

Apr 4th 2019, 4:16 PM 13,294 Views 15 Comments

Tottenham opened their state-of-the-art 62,000-capacity home on Wednesday.

Napoli rejected '€100m bid' for key defender from Premier League club
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Napoli rejected '€100m bid' for key defender from Premier League club

Jul 24th 2018, 7:25 PM 14,265 Views 3 Comments

The club’s outspoken president Aurelio De Laurentiis says the Serie A side were offered big money for Kalidou Koulibaly.

Manchester City's €878 million squad the most expensive in history
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Manchester City's €878 million squad the most expensive in history

Feb 12th 2018, 1:24 PM 6,990 Views 26 Comments

The latest figures from the CIES Football Observatory highlight the record-breaking transfer spending of Pep Guardiola’s side.

Man United retain top spot in Deloitte 'Money League'
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Man United retain top spot in Deloitte 'Money League'

Jan 23rd 2018, 11:25 PM 6,959 Views 13 Comments

Combined revenue for the top 20 clubs in the 2016/17 season grew 6% to €7.9 billion, a new record.

Man United set to make Alexis Sanchez the highest-paid Premier League player - reports
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Man United set to make Alexis Sanchez the highest-paid Premier League player - reports

Jan 18th 2018, 8:55 AM 12,226 Views 88 Comments

The Chilean striker would earn between £400,000 (€453,000) and £500,000 (€566,000) a week before tax.

Premier League 'to boost TV matches' in bumper deal
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Premier League 'to boost TV matches' in bumper deal

Dec 8th 2017, 12:09 PM 15,606 Views 24 Comments

Football will go head-to-head with popular entertainment programmes on Saturday evenings, according to reports.

Lionel Messi's new contract has a €700 million buyout clause
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Lionel Messi's new contract has a €700 million buyout clause

Nov 27th 2017, 11:53 AM 5,384 Views 8 Comments

Blaugrana director Guillermo Amor believes that the Argentine’s astronomical sum should scare off any pursuer.

'The only people who bitch about it are the ones who are not part of it'
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'The only people who bitch about it are the ones who are not part of it'

Sep 10th 2017, 10:01 AM 36,033 Views 48 Comments

Graeme Souness has defended the Premier League’s growing excess in recent years.

Ryan Giggs agrees with Roy Keane, calls transfer market 'ridiculous'
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Ryan Giggs agrees with Roy Keane, calls transfer market 'ridiculous'

Sep 3rd 2017, 12:01 AM 8,065 Views 12 Comments

The Welshman feels his former team-mate was right to raise concerns over recent deals.

Arsenal's Oxlade-Chamberlain wants £150k-a-week as Chelsea target deal
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Arsenal's Oxlade-Chamberlain wants £150k-a-week as Chelsea target deal

Aug 16th 2017, 10:40 AM 8,664 Views 15 Comments

The Blues may need to pay to push through a deal for their rivals’ player with the club.

Premier League earnings set to top £4.5 billion
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Premier League earnings set to top £4.5 billion

Jul 12th 2017, 11:23 PM 3,056 Views 5 Comments

Record revenues in football during 2015-16 will rise considerably when last season’s accounts are released, according to Deloitte.

Revealed: Cristiano Ronaldo’s worth and how much it costs to ‘rent’ the Real Madrid star
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Revealed: Cristiano Ronaldo’s worth and how much it costs to ‘rent’ the Real Madrid star

May 11th 2017, 8:02 PM 19,187 Views 8 Comments

The four-time Ballon d’Or winner is the latest subject of information released by those behind the Football Leaks: The Dirty Business of Football book.

Man United made €100m bid for Muller, Bayern confirm
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Man United made €100m bid for Muller, Bayern confirm

Feb 16th 2017, 12:05 AM 9,823 Views 37 Comments

The club’s finance chief has admitted a huge offer for the Germany international from Old Trafford was turned down out of hand last summer.

Here are the top 10 highest-paid players in world football
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Here are the top 10 highest-paid players in world football

Dec 30th 2016, 3:25 PM 103,667 Views 45 Comments

It is believed that Carlos Tevez will make around 38 million euros a season in China.

Carlos Tevez set to become world's highest-paid footballer
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Carlos Tevez set to become world's highest-paid footballer

Dec 27th 2016, 9:04 AM 12,094 Views 9 Comments

Gus Poyet says only “some details” need to be hammered out before the Argentine’s move from Boca Juniors can be announced

Carlos Tevez will earn £1 a second if he moves to China - reports
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Carlos Tevez will earn £1 a second if he moves to China - reports

Dec 21st 2016, 12:44 PM 9,735 Views 11 Comments

The ex-Manchester United striker is rumoured to have been offered a world-record wage to join Shanghai Shenhua.

Tevez demands £250,000 a week to rejoin West Ham
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Tevez demands £250,000 a week to rejoin West Ham

Jul 6th 2016, 11:51 PM 10,615 Views 16 Comments

West Ham co-owner David Sullivan made the revelation in an interview.

Russian footballers punished over €250,000 champagne binge
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Russian footballers punished over €250,000 champagne binge

Jul 6th 2016, 7:56 PM 13,912 Views 10 Comments

Midfielder Pavel Mamayev and forward Alexander Kokorin allegedly splashed out on 500 bottles of the alcoholic drink.

Is Aaron Ramsey really worth £50million and good enough to play for Barca?
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Is Aaron Ramsey really worth £50million and good enough to play for Barca?

May 22nd 2015, 10:29 AM 6,799 Views 18 Comments

In addition, Man United are understood to be willing to part company with Northern Irish defender Jonny Evans.

Here's every transfer involving a Premier League club that took place this summer
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Here's every transfer involving a Premier League club that took place this summer

Sep 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 19,601 Views 32 Comments

A comprehensive look at who’s in and who’s out for all the upper-tier English sides.

Europe's Big Five smash transfer window records
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Europe's Big Five smash transfer window records

Sep 1st 2014, 6:45 AM 9,243 Views 6 Comments

FIFA’s transfer monitoring system said that by Sunday, $2.09 billion had been spent by top clubs.

Here's why Qatar have scouted 3.5 million young footballers from around the world
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Here's why Qatar have scouted 3.5 million young footballers from around the world

Jul 16th 2014, 3:53 PM 8,433 Views 8 Comments

It’s well funded and highly professional, with a space-age training facilities.

Here's how Nike's $200m man Rory McIlroy spends his money
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Here's how Nike's $200m man Rory McIlroy spends his money

Mar 17th 2014, 9:30 PM 74,048 Views 47 Comments

The Irish golfer enjoys a lavish lifestyle away from the course.

Almost 300 people cautioned for public drinking at Boston Patrick's Day parade
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Almost 300 people cautioned for public drinking at Boston Patrick's Day parade

Mar 17th 2014, 12:32 PM 15,022 Views 19 Comments

Five people were arrested at the parade, including three for public drinking.

14 per cent of people speeding were 30km above the limit
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14 per cent of people speeding were 30km above the limit

Oct 23rd 2013, 8:57 PM 12,073 Views 124 Comments

Gardaí have issued nearly 140,000 fixed charge notices for speeding between January and September of this year.

10 tips for avoiding those excess baggage fees
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10 tips for avoiding those excess baggage fees

Jun 3rd 2013, 11:52 AM 31,648 Views 61 Comments

A new survey has revealed that Irish people paid over €17 million in fees in the last year.

Lifestyle ‘vices’ pushing up life assurance premiums, says insurer
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Lifestyle ‘vices’ pushing up life assurance premiums, says insurer

Oct 15th 2012, 2:15 PM 9,438 Views 34 Comments

Smoking, drinking and over-eating are causing insurance policies to rise, says Caledonian Life.

NBA star gets a cash machine in his own kitchen
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NBA star gets a cash machine in his own kitchen

May 31st 2012, 8:27 PM 747 Views 1 Comment

DeShawn Stevenson came up with a novel way of avoiding having to walk down the street to the bank recently.

'Breast milk diet' dad donates milk to quadruplets
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'Breast milk diet' dad donates milk to quadruplets

Sep 27th 2011, 4:01 PM 1,909 Views 5 Comments

A dad who decided to live off his wife’s excess breast milk cut his project short following negative commentary – but ended up donating the milk to children who really needed it.