English football smashes transfer record

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Bumper TV rights deals fuel clubs’ spending on players

Baseball tycoon eyes Marseille FC

Former LA Dodgers owner Frank McCourt close to €50m deal

China travel group targets foreign markets

Ctrip invests in $400m fund with US private equity group

Caesars’ owners blamed for deal failure

Judge criticises Apollo Global and TPG over settlement proposal

Frankie & Benny’s owner admits mis-steps

Restaurant Group angered diners with price rises and menu changes

Champions League revamp boosts big clubs

Additional places for top European leagues at expense of smaller nations

Antoine Griezmann of Atlético Madrid, Mauro Emanuel Icardi of Inter Milan and Kevin De Bruyne
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China $2bn football spree stirs fans’ fears

Clubs in Europe question whether new owners have the commitment needed to seek long-term success

PizzaExpress hit as diners stay at home

Consumer switch to food delivery eats into revenues at restaurant chain

UberEats drivers plan strike over pay

Union calls protest over ‘poverty wages’ and employee status

Merger costs hit Paddy Power Betfair

Deal savings to be achieved a year earlier than planned

Rank confident of digital strategy

Deals possible after collapse of William Hill takeover bid

China Inc has sights beyond Liverpool

Country’s spending spree shows signs of picking up

Gulf mixer turns Chinese fixer

Amanda Staveley is key in Chinese group’s move on Liverpool FC

Liverpool fans cautious on new investors

Supporters keen for more details about interest from consortium involving state-backed Chinese group

Liverpool FC/Everbright: home and away

A dearth of trophies has barely troubled the football club’s bottom line

China aims high with Liverpool FC approach

Potential Chinese investment in football club highlights ambition

Uefa urged to reform Champions League

Study advises that fewer teams would lead to more profitable media deals

Football club would fit Everbright’s focus

Financial group keen to tap China demand for sports entertainment

Liverpool owners hire advisers after approach

Lucrative media rights draw investors to Premier League 

Park service shows America at its best

All that was missing was the sound of a Copland symphony


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