Money Matter$

Why the credit crunch is good for Liverpool but bad for Manchester Utd

Global belt tightening brings mixed fortunes to the big four

Manchester Utd’s £14m-a-year- AIG shirt sponsorship looked to be on rocky ground earlier this week, and the future of the deal looked no more certain as the US Federal Reserve rescued the insurance behemoth with a £47bn refinancing package yesterday: rather understandably, they will no [...]

Read more
Mojito Men

Mike Ashley shuns Dubai business meeting for cocktails

He’s trying his best to sell the club, honest

Mike Ashley

Mike Ashley, Dennis Wise and Derek Llambias will fly back from Dubai today after an unsuccessful sales trip. It wasn’t unsuccessful because of complicated financial negotiations, but rather because they chose to skip the boring business bit and [...]

Read more