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Cash-burning clubs under fire, TV media rights deflation, Zaha won’t take the knee, and all the news from this year’s conference.
Masters says a competing contest of top European teams would damage domestic football across continent
Former BoE governor calls for reforms to prevent bankruptcies and distribute Premier League income
MSD Partners financed the takeover of Burnley and provided loans to Southampton and Derby
Spending in English Premier League drops in January window as clubs are hit by coronavirus losses and new visa regime
Increased commitment to Yorkshire club marks latest US investment in English Premier League football
This week in the business of sport: leagues count cost of selling to private equity, fallout from the US election puts new price on women’s basketball, and more.
PPLive Sports retaliates after receiving $215m legal claim last year
Arsenal and Tottenham have borrowed a combined £295m from central bank facility
Clubs adopt stricter Covid measures in attempt to ensure fixtures can be completed
Deal is latest in a series of American acquisitions in English football
Why I’ve missed spending good money to sit in the rain and see my team lose
Club hit by Saudi takeover collapse is sole dissenter as rivals approve Qatar-based beIN Sports broadcast contract
Lower league teams threatened by a north-south divide created by UK government’s tier system
Deal signed with EFL after pressure from government aims to help football clubs survive Covid crisis
Plans could boost broadcast revenue, but prove unpopular with fans and smaller clubs
English football club’s revenue from broadcasting and ticket sales dented by pandemic
This week in the business of sport, John Henry’s Moneyball muscle flexing, why women’s transfer market growth is not what it seems, and more
Top clubs unite to reject radical plans for sport as talks continue over Championship rescue
Project Big Picture might have worthy goals, but mid-tier sides might not want to play along
Clubs divided by plan to hand power to elite few as lower leagues seek £250m rescue
EFL says departure of recently joined CEO David Baldwin not linked to plans to restructure game
Liverpool and Manchester United back proposals that ‘would create closed shop at top’
Global spending on new soccer signings falls almost a third, dropping below $5bn for first time since 2016
This week in the business of sport: the Premier League’s difficult dance with politicians over a £250m bailout for English football, the problem of American viewers with too much sports to watch, Honda leaves Formula One, and more.