1. Power Ranking the 2014 FIFA World Cup Stadiums

    With the World Cup just around the corner, excitement is well and truly brewing. Construction workers in Brazil are frantically putting the finishing touches to a stellar lineup of stadiums ready to host fans the world over for a month...

    Vince Siu Written by Vince Siu about 3 months ago 46,766 reads 31 comments

  2. How Brazil Hopes to Get Rich off the 2014 World Cup

    With less than two weeks left before the World Cup kicks off this summer in Brazil, all the attention has understandably been on the football side of things, with all participants playing warm-up friendlies to ready their squad for the tournament...

    Vince Siu Written by Vince Siu about 3 months ago 21,631 reads 15 comments

  3. Malcolm Glazer and the Top 10 Most Controversial Club Owners in World Football

    The breaking news on Thursday was that Malcolm Glazer , the American billionaire and former owner of Premier League club Manchester United, had passed away (per BBC Sport )...

    Vince Siu Written by Vince Siu about 3 months ago 10,869 reads 28 comments

  4. Anfield Redevelopment Underlines Liverpool's Financial Rejuvenation Under FSG

    Ahead of a crucial Premier League title decider against Chelsea this Sunday, Liverpool this week announced their expansion plans for Anfield, while managing director Ian Ayre ...

    Vince Siu Written by Vince Siu about 4 months ago 2,834 reads 2 comments

  5. How Manchester United's Global Brand Is Affected by Missing the Champions League

    An underwhelming season for Manchester United has been capped by the news this week that the Old Trafford club had dismissed beleaguered manager David Moyes , who succeeded Sir Alex Ferguson last July...

    Vince Siu Written by Vince Siu about 4 months ago 7,722 reads 61 comments

  6. Alabama Signs Multimedia Extension with Learfield Sports for Up to $160M

    According to a report by Michael Smith of SportsBusiness Journal , the University of Alabama is set to sign a lucrative new multimedia extension with Learfield Sports, which is worth between $150 million and $160 million over the next 10 years..

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 4 months ago 43,568 reads 37 comments

  7. Is a European Super League an Inevitable Next Step in World Football?

    The past couple of weeks in European football have thrown up some interesting scenarios, perhaps unthinkable just a few years ago, which have thrown into question the competitiveness and balance even in the leading domestic leagues around Europe...

    Vince Siu Written by Vince Siu about 4 months ago 5,165 reads 29 comments

  8. Why the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil Can Still Be the Best Ever

    As we enter the final few months of the buildup to the 2014 World Cup, we’ve heard much about the current state of host nation Brazil and how behind it still is in terms of ...

    Vince Siu Written by Vince Siu about 4 months ago 7,977 reads 5 comments

  9. The Business of Football Kits: Sponsorships, Technology, Branding and Beyond

    As we enter the final few months leading up to this summer’s World Cup in Brazil, the national teams taking part in the tournament have been unveiling their new kits to ride on the wave of growing interest in international football...

    Vince Siu Written by Vince Siu about 5 months ago 19,116 reads 42 comments

  10. Why Stadiums Are Increasingly Crucial to Football Clubs' Commercial Strategies

    The Santiago Bernabeu revamp, the Etihad Stadium and the Anfield regeneration—it’s been a busy few weeks for high-profile stadium projects for high-profile football clubs...

    Vince Siu Written by Vince Siu about 6 months ago 8,466 reads 11 comments

  11. Yasiel Puig Card Worth $25,000 to Be Randomly Distributed

    A Yasiel Puig 2013 Bowman Chrome Superfractor rookie card that is potentially worth more than $25,000 can be yours if you're lucky enough to select the right "Super Box." Per Beckett...

    Tristan Thornburgh Written by Tristan Thornburgh about 10 months ago 117,518 reads 52 comments

  12. London: A Quarter of the Way to an NFL Franchise

    The second-biggest paid attendance of the NFL season thus far was on hand at Wembley Stadium in London to watch two 0-3 teams do battle Sunday...

    Lee Walker Written by Lee Walker about 11 months ago 8,858 reads 24 comments