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Tim Howard And His World Cup Hangover

Written by Bobby McMahon on September 28, 2014 | No Comments »
Posted in Everton

However, a Howard error that resulted in Porto knocking Manchester United out of the Champions League in the spring of 2004 saw him dropped.

Howard did fight back and regain a starting spot but it was to prove temporary as a $4M bargain in the shape of Edwin van der Saar arrived in the summer of 2005 and solved United’s goalkeeping problem. To read more please click on the link.

Latest Accounts Show Financial Times Have Changed For Arsenal

Written by Bobby McMahon on September 21, 2014 | 5 Comments »
Posted in Arsenal

A little less than 24 hours before the match Arsenal released their financial statements for the year to May 31, 2014 and that also contained a lot of good news and with a promise of more to come. Often newspapers only provide what they are given by the club in the press release and any comparisons are usually limited to the previous year. To read on please click on the link.

FIFA Stumble Under Weight Of Own Pomposity In Women’s World Cup Turf War

Written by Bobby McMahon on September 14, 2014 | 1 Comment »
Posted in World Cups

It wasn’t so long again that a logo and a mascot were deemed good enough. Not anymore, now each FIFA tournament has to offer us a better world and a Sepp-approved future. Of course the problem with taking your self that seriously is that the public has a right to hold organizations to their own self-pronounced lofty standards.  In other words if you are so full of your own self importance then you had better make sure that you…..to read more please click on the link.

How A Record $1.3B Spend On Transfers By Premier League Teams Could Turn Into An Immediate $100M Profit

Written by Bobby McMahon on September 7, 2014 | No Comments »
Posted in Bundesliga, English Premier League, La Liga, Ligue 1, Serie A

Last Monday the summer transfer window closed for the big European leagues. Not surprisingly the Premier League in England set the pace with the twenty clubs gross spending reaching over $1.3B.  That number blew away the previous high of just over…to read more please click on the link.

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