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Arsenal owner increases his share in Facebook

Spurs fans have a good reason to boycott social networking site

Alisher Usmanov

In addition to owning nearly 30 per cent of Arsenal football club, lovable Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov owns a chunk of Facebook. Digital Sky Technologies (DST) – a company in which the rotund ex-con* has [...]

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Which Premier League owner has been hit hardest by the recession?

Usmanov loses 74 per cent of his fortune

Alisher Usmanov

Britain’s super-rich were crying in their corn flakes yesterday morning as The Sunday Times Rich List detailed the damage to their collective banks accounts. In the past year, the number of billionaires has fallen from 75 to 43, and [...]

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Arsenal welcome American billionaire to the board

‘Silent Stan’ given a voice at the Emirates

Stan Kroenke

Arsenal this morning confirmed that American billionaire Stan Kroenke – the gent on the right in the picture above – has been invited onto the board to take a non-executive director role. The owner of the the MLS’ Colorado [...]

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Isn’t it time Arsenal took on some investment?

Would you trust this man with your club?

Alisher Usmanov

While balancing the books may win Arsenal plaudits in the business world, supporters fail to see the honourable value of trading within one’s own means, and are becoming increasingly impatient with the lack of investment in the playing staff. [...]

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