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by Chester Perry
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

The Head of sports rights is to leave BT - he led them into Premier League rights

https://media.sportbusiness.com/news/bt ... e-company/
by Chester Perry
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

A large part of what is wrong with modern football in a single tweet by the owner of League 1 Peterborough https://twitter.com/DMAC102/status/1150799027803439104 and then you get this from Liverpool - £15m for a kid you have never played (and can't get a work permit for) and got on the cheap and lik...
by Chester Perry
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FIFA ALERT
Replies: 15
Views: 1150

Re: FIFA ALERT

ClaretTony wrote:Is there any reason why you litter your posts with countless links like this making them virtually unreadable.



is there a better way that doesn't corrupt my machine or take for ever - open to suggestion
by Chester Perry
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FIFA ALERT
Replies: 15
Views: 1150

Re: FIFA ALERT

you can add this pilgrimage to his misdemeanors too

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=20891&start=1679
by Chester Perry
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FIFA ALERT
Replies: 15
Views: 1150

Re: FIFA ALERT

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48975971 Old Septic had secretaries that weren't as careless as this blokes. New faces at the top table. Same old story. :lol: Actually this has been running for a while, they just keep finding out more about him - arrested in Paris http://uptheclarets.com/messa...
by Chester Perry
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

you couldn't make it up - following on from post #1676 (http://uptheclarets.com/messageboard/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=20891&start=1675) and the new Huddersfield Town owners recent FA fine for illegal betting on football matches - his club announce PaddyPower as their new shirt sponsor http://fcbu...
by Chester Perry
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

As Police Crime Commissioner's seek to change the law on funding for football and other sport's policing (they want to charge for the service and effectively become a privately funded service rather than a publicly funded one) the Football Supporters Association raise a number of concerns - this is ...
by Chester Perry
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Informative article about the hidden problem of Recreational Substance abuse in professional sport

https://sustainabilityreport.com/2019/0 ... n-problem/
by Chester Perry
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

And on the subject of @EFL and the Owners and Directors test - I somehow missed out on this little morsel about new Huddersfield Town owner Phil Hoddgkinson who less than 2 weeks after being fined for over 90 betting offences whilst being a football agent and owner of Southport was cleared by the EF...
by Chester Perry
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

That post by @SwissRamble inspired this thread from @AndyhHolt https://twitter.com/AndyhHolt/status/1150667134458048513 he is not wrong- it has been a bug-bear of mine for some time as postings on this board and thread will testify. And to reinforce his point he added this https://twitter.com/AndyhH...
by Chester Perry
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

@SwissRamble has his turn looking at the Sheffield Wednesday Accounts

https://twitter.com/SwissRamble/status/ ... 9621355520
by Chester Perry
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

That previous report on Nasser al-Khelaifi was made possible because of the data from Football Leakes, but what of the primary protagonist of Football Leaks, the erstwhile "John" (now known to be Rui Pinto, arrested in Hungary and extradited to Portugal) - this latest report doesn't look t...
by Chester Perry
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

The Guardian reveal that PSG President, and UEFA Executive Member Nasser al-Khelaifi (he also runs BeIn Sports) sought to make an illegal payment to an agent and lied directly to a judge, This goes back to 2011 and the signing of Javier Pastore. Nasser al-Khelaifi is already under investigation with...
by Chester Perry
Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

@KieranMaguire has now had time to have a good look at Sheffield Wednesday's accounts - here he presents his deep dive on Price of Football

http://priceoffootball.com/sheffield-we ... goes-down/
by Chester Perry
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: British Grand Prix
Replies: 35
Views: 1097

Re: British Grand Prix

After France the last 2 GP's have been really good
by Chester Perry
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: British Grand Prix
Replies: 35
Views: 1097

Re: British Grand Prix

Stunning final lap from Lewis
by Chester Perry
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: British Grand Prix
Replies: 35
Views: 1097

Re: British Grand Prix

Vettel still thinking he is innocent - bizarre
by Chester Perry
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 566
Views: 8038

Re: England v New Zealand

diamondpocket wrote:only available to UK viewers, I'm not in the UK


it is on www.cricfree.sc
by Chester Perry
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

First I have heard of this - FiveThirtyEight.com have a global power ranking of 636 International clubs that updates after each game played - I suspect this kind of thing may interest a few of you - we currently lie 85th - though not sure how Leeds are 91st when Brighton are 134th or why Rangers ar ...
by Chester Perry
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

In post #1523 (http://uptheclarets.com/messageboard/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=20891&start=1525) @KieranMaguirre gave us a rundown of the gross Premier League transfer spend of all 49 clubs to have played in the league and in post #1528 (http://uptheclarets.com/messageboard/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=...
by Chester Perry
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

In post #1653 (http://uptheclarets.com/messageboard/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=20891&start=1652) TifoFootball explained the new high earner tax laws coming to Italy and how it could benefit Italian Football - This article in Forbes magazine highlights the UK approach for sports stars https://www.fo...
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

There has been much discussion, suspicion and even convictions around doping in Spanish sport in general with Football coming under increasing scrutiny as both the national and club teams dominated international competition. News of this recent survey by WADA does little to convince that the authori...
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Simon Chadwick sees another example of the Chinese use of football and it's long game relationship building - this time as Fosun bail out Thomas Cook

https://twitter.com/Prof_Chadwick/statu ... 1709589505
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

For those who remember Liverpool's stance on the transfer of Danny Ings this will sound familiar - the signing of Harvey Elliot is likely to go to tribunal

https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/sport/foo ... r-18050522
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Halep vs Williams
Replies: 7
Views: 476

Re: Halep vs Williams

all over
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: British Grand Prix
Replies: 35
Views: 1097

Re: British Grand Prix

Steve1956 wrote:claimed racism was still rife all over the world,hard to believe in 2019....


sadly it is not
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bournemouth......
Replies: 78
Views: 3640

Re: Bournemouth......

Serviceable That's the word that Bolton fans used to use a lot. As in the sentence, "The debt is serviceable whilst we are an established Premier League team." Bolton was an interesting one as Davies wrote off almost all the debt when the club was sold, the problem was the expectation eve...
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bournemouth......
Replies: 78
Views: 3640

Re: Bournemouth......

If something’s been recently passed then I don’t know. Lee Hoos told me about the base line but that was back in 2014/15. I assume Clevely's is talking about the removal of thr £7m year on year wages increase http://uptheclarets.com/messageboard/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=40201&p=1038895&hilit...
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bournemouth......
Replies: 78
Views: 3640

Re: Bournemouth......

by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mamma Mia - here they go again at Bradford City
Replies: 25
Views: 2052

Re: Mamma Mia - here they go again at Bradford City

not sure how the Totally Wicked Bob Lord stand etc differs that much apart from we have never sold naming rights for the whole ground (sure we would have done in the past if we had takers) - as defournonblondes says great to have the local community so closely involved in a club (who have lurched fr...
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Did Krasner's deal at Leeds actually go through? This would suggest it did - https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/football-league/leeds-united-elland-road-buy-back-13-years-after-first-selling-a7813411.html Interestingly Wikipedia suggest that Leeds sold Elland Rd to the council in 1982 buy...
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bournemouth......
Replies: 78
Views: 3640

Re: Bournemouth......

one thing they are not doing from cashflow is the training ground viewtopic.php?f=2&t=20891&start=1550
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Nearly 13 years now since Barry and John Sullivan established Longside Properties to buy Turf Moor from the Club. If there was a similar scenario before 2006 I can't think of one, but happy to be proved wrong. found this https://www.theguardian.com/football/2004/jul/11/newsstory.sport2 from 2004 No...
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 719
Views: 53319

Re: Bolton

elwaclaret wrote:Surely Sullivan’s involvement would cause the league its own issues. Just imagine Bolton hosting West Ham, with promotion relegation issues on the line...


no it would be a straight property deal - he would be landlord and not a shareholder in the club
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Football365.com runs down the 10 most profitable transfers in history (by monetary value not %) naturally they are all pretty recent

https://www.football365.com/news/top-te ... f-all-time
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Were we really the first Roy? I know we were probably the most careful in the way it was done and that it was only done in the best interests of the club and it's small creditors, but the first?
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 719
Views: 53319

Re: Bolton

More on that latest Bassini story and the administrators getting the lawyers in to deal with him - seems primary finance is West Ham's David Sullivan who would by the Stadium and lease it back - why oh why oh why would you voluntarily do that https://www.theboltonnews.co.uk/sport/17766873.boltons-ad...
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

and if you want further evidence of how broken things are getting - Macclesfield haven't paid players on time for months and have been taking out high interest loans to pay tax bills and the like, have taken another loan of that type out


https://twitter.com/KieranMaguire/statu ... 6832190464
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

a point that @AndyhHolt underlines this morning - both threads prompted by posts from Bury fans

https://twitter.com/AndyhHolt/status/11 ... 6909601792

https://twitter.com/AndyhHolt/status/11 ... 6322543616
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

@KieranMaguire looks at what FFP has meant in the EFL championship - essentially proves, that much like the EFL it is not fit for purpose

https://twitter.com/KieranMaguire/statu ... 7370220545
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

I first mentioned Italy's new "Beckham Law" in post #1519 (viewtopic.php?f=2&t=20891&start=1518) here Tifo Football explain just what that means

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwBYurfTCBk
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

An extensive piece on the bidding for the next cycle of Bundesliga TV rights - strangely formatted as you think it is coming to an end then it dep dives into each point made earlier. What is apparent is just how different that market is and the fact it will allow a single bidder for all live package...
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 115
Views: 11458

Re: Bury : No Wages

Supporters Trust send open letter to Owner/Chairman Steve Dale asking a number of pertinent questions

https://www.foreverbury.org/post/an-ope ... e-chairman
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

If you wondering why I haven't mentioned the monies UEFA are paying out for it's club competitions that have been splashed across the press in the last few days it is because UEFA are taking the **** - it is the same amount as last year and will be the same again next year (we are in year 2 of a 3 y...
by Chester Perry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

CONCACAF is a FIFA Confederation with a long history of strange dealings and manipulations most famously by Jack Warner. They have just announced a change of format for their 3.5 places at the 2022 World Cup (the .5 goes to a paly off with another confederation. We can only assume that it has nothin...
by Chester Perry
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

With Premier League clubs paying out over £200m in wages to injured players, and transfer prices seemingly only going in one direction getting the right data at a medical is as much a financial consideration as a playing squad one, more so as transfer deadlines approach - TheConversation.com has a l...
by Chester Perry
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Simon Chadwick looks at the way Abu Dhabi makes good use of Man City to further The Emirate State's interests in China and compares with Man Utd and their completely commercial focus, while both do not reflect the reality of their home locale https://twitter.com/Prof_Chadwick/status/1149613103031582...
by Chester Perry
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 719
Views: 53319

Re: Bolton

It's all very odd is the financial world of Bolton Wanderers. Eddie Davies loans £5m to the club, or did he loan it to Ken who provides a secured loan to the club? I noticed earlier in the week Ken was claiming £7.5 m and Fildraw Trust (dealing Davies finances) a fair amount too. It would be intere...
by Chester Perry
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 82484

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

FIFA has had a major revision of it's disciplinary code - it's first in 15 years - of particular interest to us on this thread are the finance related ones


http://static.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/ ... -code.html

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