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    1. April 22, 2014

      The financier entrusted to steer Manchester United’s transition

      Ed Woodward had already begun the transition from financier to football heavyweight when he became vice-chairman of...

    2. May 10, 2013

      Sir Alex Ferguson: football’s last Boss

      Soon after Sir Alex Ferguson became manager of Manchester United in 1986, his team lost to the small south London club of...

    Special Reports

    1. Business Guide to Manchester 2012

      Economy: The city has defied many bleak predictions Politics: The area’s politicians ...
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    1. February 20, 2013

      Gill steps down as Man Utd chief

      David Gill, the long-serving chief executive of Manchester United has stepped down after 10 years, tightening the Glazer...

    2. April 16, 2012

      Man Utd’s tactics a whole new ball game

      Amid the maelstrom of managerial sackings, player bust-ups and fans’ protests, one club has sailed serenely to the top of...

    3. March 5, 2012

      Sport: Rivalries put investments at fever pitch

      Eric Cantona, the philosopher king of football, put it best. “Here, there is an insane love of football, of music, of...

    4. October 11, 2011

      Gap in the market

      We’re in the middle of an explosion of gallery building in London, apparently in defiance of the economic climate. London’s...

    5. September 30, 2011

      Good neighbours

      There were grumbles from a few disgruntled design purists when the Pavilion of Art & Design (PAD) transformed itself from a...

    6. August 22, 2011

      Man United agrees sponsorship deal with DHL

      Manchester United has persuaded DHL, the logistics company, to pay £10m ($16.5m) a year to sponsor the club’s training kit,...

    7. August 19, 2011

      Man Utd taps up Peter Lim for IPO

      Peter Lim, the Singaporean billionaire who tried to buy Liverpool Football Club last year, has been approached to act as a...

    8. May 22, 2011

      Ask the experts: Tips on angel funding

      David Gill, managing director of St John’s Innovation Centre, the Cambridge business park that has backed several of the...

    9. April 26, 2011

      Man Utd owners hire PR firm to improve media image

      Manchester United’s owners have been working with a public relations agency to improve their poor media profile and sell...

    10. April 1, 2011

      The Art Market: World tour

      ‘On the Golden Horn’ by Resul Aytemur, on sale at Bonhams and Uwe Kowski’s ‘Grund’, at Eigen + Art at Zona Maco The...

    11. November 26, 2010

      New and improved Design Miami

      Konstantin Grcic’s ‘Netscape’ The German designer Konstantin Grcic has never been to Miami before. But he will arrive in the...

    12. October 19, 2010

      Rooney poised to quit Manchester United

      Manchester United have lifted the lid on the club’s simmering feud with star player Wayne Rooney after manager Sir Alex...

    13. June 19, 2010

      Basel winds down, London revs up

      Confidence in the art market has powered back with a speed and strength that has taken even seasoned professionals by...

    14. May 29, 2010

      O'Neill on yellow

      Goldman Sachs economist and Manchester United bidder Jim O'Neill has a couple of yellow cards.His attempt to oust the Glazer...

    15. March 6, 2010

      A contested goal

      David Gill, Manchester United's chief executive, was this week reminded how, back in 2004, he had opposed the takeover of...

    16. March 6, 2010

      £1bn offers for rebel Man Utd supporters

      Red Knights, the wealthy financiers raising funds from Manchester United fans to bid for the football club, has received two...

    17. March 5, 2010

      A contested goal

      David Gill, Manchester United’s chief executive, was this week reminded how, back in 2004, he had opposed the takeover of...

    18. March 5, 2010

      £1bn offers for rebel Man Utd supporters

      Red Knights, the band of wealthy financiers raising funds from Manchester United fans to bid for the club, has received two...

    19. March 4, 2010

      Man United owners cry foul over Goldman economist's game plan

      The Glazer family, owners of Manchester United, are considering ending their relationship with Goldman Sachs because of the...

    20. March 3, 2010

      Manchester United owners set to cut Goldman ties

      The Glazer family, owners of Manchester United, is considering ending its relationship with Goldman Sachs because of the...

    21. March 2, 2010

      Goldman's O'Neill works on plan to buy Man United

      Jim O'Neill, Goldman Sachs' chief economist, is drawing up a putative plan to wrest control of Manchester United, the club...

    22. March 1, 2010

      Jim O’Neill ponders move on Man Utd

      Jim O’Neill, Goldman Sachs’ chief economist, is drawing up a putative plan to wrest control of Manchester United, the club...

    23. January 15, 2010

      Glazers woo Man Utd investors

      Manchester United is likely to remain in the ownership of the Glazer family for many years to come, and at least until 2017,...

    24. January 14, 2010

      Glazers woo Man Utd investors

      Manchester United is likely to remain in the ownership of the Glazer family for many years to come, and at least until 2017,...

    25. June 4, 2009

      Man U signs Aon as shirt sponsor

      Manchester United dismissed the problems afflicting the US insurance industry after announcing that Aon will replace...

    26. June 3, 2009

      Man Utd agree new shirt deal with Aon

      Manchester United Football Club dismissed the problems afflicting the US insurance industry after announcing that Aon will...

    27. December 6, 2008

      That Was Then... This Is - Now Ascension

      [1878] from "Six Months in Ascension", by Mrs David Gill On the day following, I had another excitement, more peculiarly my...

    28. November 15, 2008

      Design dragons

      What is a tastemaker? Someone who knows - years before the rest of us - which designers and designs will become hot...

    29. November 15, 2008

      Design dragons

      What is a tastemaker? Someone who knows – years before the rest of us – which designers and designs will become hot...

    30. August 23, 2008

      Double vision

      FredriksonStallard Ian Stallard, 34, and Patrik Fredrikson, 39, met in 1995 when both were at London's Central Saint...

    31. May 10, 2008

      On Show

      Layers of interest London's Gallery Libby Sellers will launch Strativarious , an exhibition featuring commissions by four...

    32. May 10, 2008

      On show

      Layers of interest London’s Gallery Libby Sellers will launch Strativarious, an exhibition featuring commissions by four...

    33. March 20, 2008

      ManU header

      The Glazer family has put their "chief of staff", Ed Woodward , on to the board of Premier League football club Manchester...

    34. February 9, 2008

      Premier League clubs divided over foreign expansion

      While the footballing minnows of Sunderland, Reading and Birmingham City yesterday swung behind the Premier League's plans...

    35. February 8, 2008

      Premier League divided over foreign expansion

      While the footballing minnows of Sunderland, Reading and Birmingham City on Friday swung behind the Premier League’s plans...

    36. January 11, 2008

      Man Utd to carve out new global sponsorship deals

      Manchester United intends to carve out new global sponsorship deals as it seeks to capitalise on a fan base it estimates at...

    37. January 11, 2008

      Man Utd to carve out new global sponsorship deals

      Manchester United intends to carve out new global sponsorship deals as it seeks to capitalise on a fan base it estimates at...

    38. November 2, 2007

      Football cries foul in pay attack

      Gerry Sutcliffe, the sports minister, yesterday promp-ted a furious response from Chelsea after singling the club out in...

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