0 Have your say We're less than one week away from the opening of the 2019/20 summer transfer window with several incomings and outgoings expected in the Championship. Over the last five seasons, we look at each of the 24 second-tier clubs' estimated net spend to give us a rough idea of how individual clubs could approach the market. Click and scroll through the pages: Gary Roberts has massive role to play in future, admits Wigan Athletic boss Paul Cook I'd love to stay at Wigan Athletic, admits Darron Gibson … [Read more...] about Every Championship club’s net spend over the last FIVE seasons
Cambridge United spent more on agents fees than league leaders Lincoln City in the last year, new figures show. Statistics released by the Football Association show the U’s spent £48,930 on intermediary and agents’ fees between February 1, 2018 and January 31, 2019. The figure has gone up from last year’s total spend of £42,449. The total makes United the eighth highest spenders in the League Town, with Northampton Town leading the way with a net total of £92,125. The lowest net spend in the league - which totalled £940,555 between the 24 clubs - was Macclesfield Town, who only spent £1,000. Further details showed that United paid seven agents during this period. This was for the signings of Reggie Lambe (represented by Fifteen Eleven Management), George Taft (Major League Sport Management) and Louis John (LPM Football Agents), who all arrived in the summer of 2018. Jabo Ibehre (Base Soccer Agency), Greg Taylor (LPM Football Agents), Harrison … [Read more...] about Cambridge United increase their spending on agents, new figures reveal
As the corporate fridges are stocked up at Tottenham's new ground, Daniel Levy must be tempted to sneak out a bottle of the finest bubbly. To toast his fellow Suits at Real Madrid and Manchester United for closing off the summer exit routes for the man who’s been keeping his big time dream alive, Mauricio Pochettino. With Zinedine Zidane returning to the club that sounded out Pochettino after his departure last summer and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s coronation almost certain to happen at the club who were prepared to ask the Argentinian to name his price to come to them, Levy looks to have bought himself some much-needed breathing space at the end of a high-stakes, high-pressure year. But how much is difficult to guess, because the noises coming from Pochettino are that he’s growing tired of devoting his considerable talent to keeping Spurs in the top four and banging his head against a glass ceiling. And that had either United or Madrid come knocking this summer (and … [Read more...] about Tottenham must spend this summer, because big clubs will keep eyeing Pochettino
JAMES Martin has been making us all hungry with his mouthwatering dishes for over two decades now. Here's what you need to know about the Yorkshire chef and how he rose to fame... Who is James Martin? What's his background? James, 46, was born in June, 1972, in Malton, North Yorkshire to farmer parents who worked on the Castle Howard estate. He struggled at school as he suffered from dyslexia and later studied catering at Scarborough Technical College. James furthered his chef training in France, where he worked at three Michelin star restaurants, before joining Antony Worrall Thompson's Kensington eatery. At the age of 22, he became the head chef at the Hotel du Vin in Winchester before starting a TV career on Ready Steady Cook and the Big Breakfast. What TV shows has James Martin hosted? James fronted the BBC show Saturday Kitchen from 2006 to 2016. In addition, he has been on shows including Sweet Baby James, The Great British Village, James Martin's Food Map of Britain, James … [Read more...] about How old is James Martin, what are the chef’s best recipes, what’s his net worth and when did he date Barbara Broccoli?
Liverpool posted a world record-breaking £106 million ($137 million) net profit last year even after spending £190 million on new players, according to financial results announced on Friday. The club's profit before tax was £125 million -- up from £40 million -- with the club benefiting from increased revenue both on and off the pitch from a run to the Champions League final in Kiev, where they were beaten by Real Madrid. Turnover increased by £90 million to £455 million in the 12 months to May 31 last year, with media revenue, commercial revenue and matchday revenue all up. The previous record was set by Leicester (£80 million after tax) in 2016/2017, the season after they won the Premier League, when they reached the Champions League quarter-finals. Liverpool still trail the two Manchester clubs in revenue terms. United declared their results for the 12 months to the end of last June in September, with revenues of £590 million. Jurgen Klopp's … [Read more...] about Liverpool post £106 million world record net profit