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Fabio Capello is considerably richer than you

Italian is the richest manager in British football

Fabio Capello

In his most recent book, Richard Branson reveals that rich lists are seldom accurate, based as they are on estimations and public domain information. Nevertheless, the good folks at Four Four Two have this week released the British [...]

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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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And the highest paid footballer in the world is…

… not going to surprise you at all

David Beckham

France Football yesterday released their annual list of the world’s highest earning footballers, and David Beckham has come out on top, with total earnings of €32.4m in 2008.

The England star is paid around £4m a year for his [...]

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Real Madrid overtake Manchester Utd on the rich list

Financial survey reveals Los Blancos’ enormous wealth

Gonzalo Higuain

Last season, Manchester Utd’s income increased by £45m year-on-year, thanks to their Premier League and Champions League double. But that wasn’t enough to make them bigger earners than bitter rivals Real Madrid. According to the annual Football Money League report [...]

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Abramovich no longer the richest club owner in London

Chelsea’s Championship neighbours have more spending power

The Richest Premier League owners

Just a few short years ago, Roman Abramovich could have afforded to pay Cristiano Ronaldo to clean his cars and Robinho to massage his feet all day, but the true extent of the changing [...]

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Rich List

And the highest paid footballer in the world is…

… not an LA galaxy player

Rich List

Sports Illustrated magazine have compiled their annual sports rich list, which Tiger Woods dominates for the second year running. He banked nearly $112million last year, which is over $12,700 an hour. That’s a lot of tees.

They also publish a list [...]

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