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by Chester Perry
Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

the latest in a series of warning shots from the Government about footballs relationship/dependency on the betting industry comes from the Sports minister - his phrasing suggests things will have to change

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/51242829
by Chester Perry
Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Hi Chester, I thought I'd give this judgement a read.... but, it's too long for me this evening. Keep up all the great posts giving us all the chance to be better informed about football's finances. Thanks for the support Paul - not read it all myself yet - but found this from Brian Moore very usef...
by Chester Perry
Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Intriguing article from Barney Ronay in the Guardian about Sky's Gary Neville in Qatar https://www.theguardian.com/football/2020/jan/24/gary-neville-qatar-world-cup-fifa-2022-barney-ronay those who have read this thread for some time will have seen plenty of detail about Qatar, the bid and the prepa...
by Chester Perry
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

As Chelsea announce a new shirt sponsor for the coming 3 years that is thought to be marginally better than the previous deal https://twitter.com/Lu_Class_/status/1220724887729459202 https://twitter.com/mattglen/status/1220744531974545408 Though not as high as previously speculated https://twitter.c...
by Chester Perry
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Following Chelsea's shocking financial results for last season - a piece from TIFO Football as to why they need to finish in the top 4 (bizarre that 4 of the big 6 are vying for a single top 4 place and all could yet be beaten by the likes of Wolves) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZzH1mh3pac&featu...
by Chester Perry
Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Outsider
Replies: 17
Views: 949

Re: The Outsider

There was me thinking another Vydra thread
by Chester Perry
Fri Jan 24, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

This is bonkers - Premier League looking to change to a hybrid transfer window - signings from overseas only after the season starts - from the Times Premier League clubs plan to change transfer window dates Martyn Ziegler, Chief Sports Reporter - January 24 2020, 12:01am, Premier League clubs are e...
by Chester Perry
Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlie Taylor
Replies: 46
Views: 3014

Re: Charlie Taylor

here's hoping that the next young defender we get is given a more understanding development period on here than Taylor was - he was given absolute dog's abuse by some that are now praising him - players need time to adapt/develop - we will never afford the finished article and have to suffer those g...
by Chester Perry
Fri Jan 24, 2020 2:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Many of you will be aware of the Saracens relegation that has been in the news - some wish that football could be so strong in the face of such manipulation/contempt of the rules - there are many interpretations of the outcome in the media, including a number that question Lord Dyson's summation - h...
by Chester Perry
Fri Jan 24, 2020 12:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

It seems the FA have been putting their new internationals into a bit of an uncomfortable situation over commercial agreements

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/footb ... ances.html
by Chester Perry
Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Excellent Headline in The Telegraph
Replies: 14
Views: 2700

Re: Excellent Headline in The Telegraph

Bin Ont Turf wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:23 pm
I find it hard to believe that Solskjaer was disparaging about us.

Anyone got a link for his pre match interview?
not watched but here you go

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_yfM8oki9E
by Chester Perry
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

@AndyhHolt gives a depressing insight into the machinations of the EFL board during Shaun Harvey's reign thanks to a question from @uglygame

https://twitter.com/AndyhHolt/status/12 ... 9650486273

https://twitter.com/AndyhHolt/status/12 ... 3491196928
by Chester Perry
Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

I have mentioned this before - Aston Villa have unveiled their newest signing a 16 year old from Barcelona - price £3m - all seems sound but he left West Brom in the summer for a UEFA fixed price, meaning that fee is virtually all profit - a direct transfer between the two midlands clubs would have ...
by Chester Perry
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

possibly prompted by the latest UEFA investigation into their finances - Man City are looking for a new shirt sponsor - I am assuming not related to the owner directly - they are looking for a big price though https://www.sportbusiness.com/news/manchester-city-and-caa-seek-etihad-shirt-sponsor-repla...
by Chester Perry
Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

FIFA releases it's Global transfer report - no surprise that their is a ridiculous amount being spent around the world or where that tends to be concentrated https://twitter.com/Lu_Class_/status/1220296822637453313 the full report https://resources.fifa.com/image/upload/global-transfer-market-report...
by Chester Perry
Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

I am putting this link up as much as a repository for my own use as yours - Phd Thesis from 1995 - The Premier League and the New Consumption of Football by Anthony King - long and dry as these things tend to be but should be some interesting stuff in there given how much time and effort goes in the...
by Chester Perry
Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

@DrRob_Wilson in a short podcast (20 min) looking at marketing in football - one of the better ones I have come across

https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/3 ... 0463373351
by Chester Perry
Thu Jan 23, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

The Blizzard with a history of televised football - given Bob Lord's infamous stance - I was surprised at how often we feature in the article (and not for that reason which doesn't get mentioned - they prefer to say it was Spurs)

https://www.theblizzard.co.uk/article/football-tv-B5
by Chester Perry
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: One of the hardest things in management
Replies: 14
Views: 1198

Re: One of the hardest things in management

In his post match interview on the official website Dyche said: " one of the hardest things in management is actually doing nothing when everyone wants you to do everything " I've been critical of him for the style of play but that line stopped me in my tracks on a human level, fair play to him. It...
by Chester Perry
Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

This morning @AndyhHolt turns his ire to EPPP - it is a system that isn't actually working for many (including the players)

https://twitter.com/AndyhHolt/status/12 ... 3888555010
by Chester Perry
Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Today's Price of Football Podcast looks at Premier League salaries since it all began

https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/t ... 6b65fe3e6e
by Chester Perry
Thu Jan 23, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Well this is an interesting one - would the Premier League really dock points from Aston Villa> - apparently they still have to be convinced by the Villa Park valuation for it's sale last year - It would be the first time they had supported an EFL FFP sanction if they do https://www.dailymail.co.uk/...
by Chester Perry
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Looks like UEFA are still wanting to have a piece of Man City https://www.theguardian.com/football/2020/jan/22/manchester-city-ffp-uefa-whats-at-stake-champions-league?CMP=share_btn_tw a reminder of just what City were up to https://www.theguardian.com/football/2020/jan/22/manchester-city-financial-...
by Chester Perry
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manure versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 388
Views: 12682

Re: Man Utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS

effing Lingard on to win a dodgy decision or two
by Chester Perry
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche on Radio Lancs next Wednesday
Replies: 32
Views: 2126

Re: Sean Dyche on Radio Lancs next Wednesday

Tall Paul wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:29 am
If only there was a way to listen to BBC radio programmes on demand after they've been broadcast.
you can for a week
by Chester Perry
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Article in the Telegraph saying that the transfer window is quite as a direct result of FFP - personally don't think that is a bad thing- the Sky/Jim White crap made it all nonsense anyway

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/20 ... er-window/
by Chester Perry
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

The number of times @AndyhHolt has to repeat himself of the inherent unfairness of the ifollow model is incredible - it cannot be anymore clear and you can see the boardrooms of the big six thinking that this is the model and approach they want

https://twitter.com/AndyhHolt/status/12 ... 3474520065
by Chester Perry
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

O dear Derby, have they been just a little bit too creative - from the Times ‘Unusual accounting’ may have cost Derby further £30 million Matt Lawton, Chief Sports Correspondent - January 21 2020, 12:01am, Derby County may have incurred losses of as much as almost double the permitted £39 million fo...
by Chester Perry
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Has Trevor Hemmings had enough - as Preston climb back into a play-off position reports circulate that the club is up for sale https://www.deepdaledigest.com/news/report-claims-preston-are-up-for-sale-50m-price-tag-demanded-amid-burnley-comparisons/ The local rag bends to the clubs wishes (no doubt)...
by Chester Perry
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

This article about gaming and why it will takeover the entertainment industry is just as relevant to sport (and football) we have known this for some time now - the younger generations are just not getting involved as they used too

https://www.matthewball.vc/all/7reasonsgaming
by Chester Perry
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Last week I posted about a potential match fixing scandal in Cyprus - at the weekend a number of matches were postponed as a result of series threats relating to the allegations http://www.insideworldfootball.com/2020/01/20/match-fixing-threat-bomb-attack-forces-cyprus-postpone-matches/#.Xibp5KPURCR...
by Chester Perry
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

It is only a couple of weeks since I posted about advertisers wanting more and better quality data from Amazon with regard to views of it's recent Premier League broadcasts - now the Leagues who sell the content are demanding the same as part of the rights sale - no surprise that it is Javier Tebas ...
by Chester Perry
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

An article looking at the most powerful commercial operations in football - no prizes in recognising that the most successful tend to be at the top of Deloitte's money league https://www.insidesport.co/barcelona-most-powerful-sponsorship-platforms-in-club-football-report/ - how do these people get a...
by Chester Perry
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

A clash between 2 eras of football - Brondy fans on the news that Red Bull are looking at a takeover

http://cphpost.dk/news/shock-in-the-sub ... eover.html
by Chester Perry
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

The ownership battle for Sheffield Utd appears to be finally over as the McCabe family are refused the right to appeal

https://www.sufc.co.uk/news/2020/januar ... statement/
by Chester Perry
Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

@AndyhHolt has had plenty to say about the above he sees it all as a move to destroy the pyramid so the few can pursue their desire to earn ever more money - he lays most of the blame at the door of the games authorities particularly the EFL and FA and predicts that as a direct result of the inequit...
by Chester Perry
Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

As the big six campaign for the end of FA cup replays and even the end of the League cup (it is not just Pep you know https://twitter.com/KieranMaguire/status/1219515319263354880) so that they can play more lucrative games elsewhere (expanded Uefa club competitions, FIFA Club competitions and pre (e...
by Chester Perry
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

The pre-eminent voice in global League football (Javier Tebas) has accused FIFA of seeking to disrupt football's eco-system as well as having a dig at football's relationship with those states looking to "whitewash" their image https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/european/javier-tebas-inter...
by Chester Perry
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

And @AndyhHolt shows what life could be like if streaming becomes the norm in the Premier League

https://twitter.com/AndyhHolt/status/12 ... 9141964800
by Chester Perry
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Salford City show League 2 what their Directors learnt about football while being the class of 92

https://twitter.com/KieranMaguire/statu ... 6371697664
by Chester Perry
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Southend formally charged by the EFL for failing to pay wages on time

https://www.efl.com/news/2020/january/s ... isconduct/
by Chester Perry
Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

article on why UEFA should not be complacent about finances in the club game - essentially a (justified) rebuke to the tone of the benchmarking report published last week http://www.insideworldfootball.com/2020/01/20/financial-blues-chelsea-everton-show-uefa-complacency-unjustified/#.XiW9hqeGXaw.twi...
by Chester Perry
Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Competition authorities have caused much grief for the armchair fan as they push for multiple distributors of the game - In England we now have 3 live rights holders and a 4th broadcaster for highlights - The German authorities are forcing the Bundesliga to alter their tender for the next iteration ...
by Chester Perry
Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Has David Beckham found a way to make money out of owning a football club - strange one this - we will sponsor your club if we can do a personal deal with you as well

https://www.soccerex.com/insight/articl ... ship-talks
by Chester Perry
Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Are the ECA and UEFA about to reach agreement - no mention here about the European Leagues Association/Domestic Federations whose own competitions may be affected

https://www.sportbusiness.com/news/uefa ... ns-league/
by Chester Perry
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

The good news story of the season in the Premier League has been the performance of Sheffield United on the pitch, this is a club that has had to severely cut it's cloth as it has fought it's way back up the pyramid, now with another season in the Premier League looking extremely likely (and the pos...
by Chester Perry
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Sean Ingle with a good article today in the Guardian on mental fatigue for young players who spend too much time on Social media/gaming - with the millions at stake for clubs these days it just another thing for them to worry about https://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2020/jan/20/social-media-v...
by Chester Perry
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Just how slack are UEFA - as @mjshrimper puts it "Four months after he was forced out of the Football Association of Ireland, John Delaney quits his €160k pa UEFA gig. He presumably earned €50k+ while he considered his (untenable) position."

https://www.uefa.com/insideuefa/news/ne ... 38010.html
by Chester Perry
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

We recently closed our last remaining credit facility, making us probably the only club in the Premier League/EFL who doesn't have one. In fact most clubs take out loans against future income be it TV or Transfer fees. today we learn that Wolves have taken a £50m loan against future Premier League T...
by Chester Perry
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2818
Views: 304486

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Price of Football - Monday Podcast with questions on Sheffield United, Nottingham Forest and a comparison between the money earned in the A League and the EFL

https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/t ... 1482886394