Following a board meeting today, Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed they will play all of their home games at Wembley Stadium next season while waiting for their new world-class stadium to be finished.
Spurs have called White Hart Lane their home for the past 118 years. The new stadium, set to be ready by the start of the 2018-19 season, will be adjacent to their current home.
Every club that’s had an extended run in the Premier League is a perfect example for the transitive property (If a=b and b=c, then a=c) that affects modern football:
According to media reports, the NFL has contributed $12.8 million toward Tottenham Hotspur's new stadium.
The initial payment will likely go towards custom-tailoring the 61,000-seat stadium for hosting NFL games. Tottenham had agreed to a 10-year deal that allows the NFL to host a minimum of two games per season at the stadium, which is not expected to open until the start of the 2018-19 season.
Cristiano Ronaldo is always hawking something. My favorite is the blanket, but you could talk me into the undies. Actually, those WERE my favorites until today, when the Cristiano Ronaldo Canadian tuxedo arrived.
For those of you who are not very cultiured, a Canadian tuxedo is a suit of clothing made of all denim. Like this:
Many applauded MLS for the terms of its most recent TV deal in 2014. At a sum of $90 million per year from Fox, ESPN and Univision, it marked a five-fold increase from its previous annual broadcasting fees. Still, the league has a lot of catching up to do if it wants to compete with other top leagues.
At last, Yonghong Li’s Rossoneri Sport Investment Lux has completed the purchase of AC Milan from Silvio Berlusconi’s Fininvest. The deal values AC Milan at 740 million euros, which includes the club’s debt of 220 million.
The season is ongoing, but everyone is acutely aware of one coaching position that will be free at the end of the current campaign. It’s been almost a month since Barcelona manager, Luis Enrique, announced that he will not renew his contract that expires this season.
Giorgio Chiellini has had a good go of this "professional footballer" thing but everyone knows the real money is in business. That's why it was a wise choice for Chiellini to set himself up for the future by getting his MBA from the University of Turin.
Many doors have opened with this degree. Chiellini can go into finance, sales, marketing, management, systems analysis, systems administration, operations or even entrepreneurship.