1. The Price of Inter Milan's Success

    There’s no doubt that the 2009/10 season was a triumphant one for FC Internazionale, better known as Inter, as they became the first Italian team to complete the treble by winning ...

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  2. Good Old Sussex By the Sea

    Many years ago, a young boy stood on the terraces at his local club, scarcely believing their remarkable rise from the old Third Division to the First Division, which was then the ...

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  3. What's Happening With Barcelona's Finances?

    Just a few weeks ago, everything looked wonderful at Barcelona. They had won La Liga for the second season in a row, once again finishing ahead of Real Madrid...

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  4. There's Only One Debt in Fulham

    After failing in their bid to secure the services of Martin Jol from Ajax, last week Fulham announced the appointment of Mark Hughes as their new manager...

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  5. How Do Blackburn Rovers Stay Afloat?

    Rumours are rife that an Indian entrepreneur is close to completing a takeover of Blackburn Rovers football club in a deal worth between £35 million and £45 million...

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  6. Is Manchester City's Strategy Fair Play?

    Another summer, another spending spree by Manchester City. Having already splashed out over £60 million on David Silva , Yaya Toure , and Jerome Boateng , it is almost certain ...

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  7. Fortune's Always Hiding at West Ham

    While the World Cup continues to thrill all and sundry (with the notable exception of the lugubrious TV pundits), the new club football season looms on the horizon, which means much transfer activity and even more speculation...

    Swiss Rambler Written by Swiss Rambler about over 4 years ago 1,066 reads 6 comments

  8. FIFA World Cup 2010: Will England Ever Get It Right?

    Following England’s dismal exit from the World Cup, the Football Association (FA) has reacted with its customary alacrity and promised that Fabio Capello ’s position as manager will be subject to a two weeks “review”...

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  9. When Will The Premier League Bubble Burst?

    So England have crashed out of the World Cup, the so-called “golden generation” once again failing to perform on the grand stage...

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  10. FIFA World Cup 2010: Money Makes the World Cup Go Round

    As the 2010 FIFA World Cup was officially declared open last week amid great colour and emotion, one man in particular beamed with pride...

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  11. Will Real Madrid Be Able To Fund Mourinho's Plans?

    There are many questions regarding Jose Mourinho ’s arrival at Real Madrid, but one thing that is certain is that the “special one” will be demanding funds to fashion the team to his liking...

    Swiss Rambler Written by Swiss Rambler about over 4 years ago 5,057 reads 9 comments

  12. How Can Bayern Munich Pay Franck Ribery So Much?

    As news filtered out last week of French international Franck Ribery extending his contact with Bayern Munich until 2015, most commentators agreed that this made perfect sense for the ...

    Swiss Rambler Written by Swiss Rambler about over 4 years ago 16,105 reads 19 comments

  13. UEFA Say Fair Play To Arsenal

    Some time tomorrow in a nondescript, modern building overlooking Lake Geneva in Switzerland, football’s great and good, also known as UEFA’s Executive Committee , will meet ...

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  14. How Can Barcelona Afford Arsenal's Cesc Fabregas?

    For the past few days there has been intense speculation about whether the Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas will make his long-anticipated return to Barcelona, the team who brought him through their famed academy system...

    Swiss Rambler Written by Swiss Rambler about over 4 years ago 5,165 reads 36 comments

  15. Are Liverpool A Good Investment?

    So Liverpool FC is up for sale —not just the minority stake that the club’s reviled owners, Tom Hicks and George Gillett , had placed on the market many months ago, but the whole damn thing...

    Swiss Rambler Written by Swiss Rambler about over 4 years ago 3,268 reads 13 comments

  16. What Is The Champions League Worth To Arsenal?

    As Manchester City faced Spurs last week in what was virtually a play-off for the final Champions League place, the media’s hyperbole machine went into overdrive about how much qualification would be worth to the winners...

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  17. Does Arsenal's Policy Make Sense?

    After a deeply dispiriting, hugely disappointing end to the season, including two abject performances against the might of Wigan and Blackburn Rovers, it is hardly surprising that ...

    Swiss Rambler Written by Swiss Rambler about over 4 years ago 1,823 reads 1 comments

  18. How Big Is Arsenal's Transfer Budget?

    Come with me, if you will, back to the beginning of this season, a time when most pundits graced us with their opinion that Arsenal were the club most likely to drop out of the top ...

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  19. When Will Chelsea Reach Their Target?

    While Chelsea continue to battle Manchester United for the Premier League title that apparently nobody wants to win this season, the club's accounts for the twelve months to June 2009 were submitted to Companies House last week...

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  20. Why Has Nobody Bought Everton?

    While the focus on Merseyside has been on Liverpool, both in terms of their likely failure to qualify for the Champions League and the financial doom and gloom arising from the Hicks ...

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  21. Randy Lerner's Money Talks At Aston Villa

    Although some sections of the Aston Villa support have become less enamoured with manager Martin O’Neill recently, there have been very few protests against Randy Lerner, even ...

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  22. Are Tottenham's Results Too Good To Be True?

    After many years of disappointment, Tottenham Hotspur are going great guns this season, threatening to break the stranglehold of the so-called Big Four and qualify for the Champions League...

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  23. Is Stan The Man For Arsenal?

    After a few months of inactivity, Stan Kroenke yesterday increased his stake in Arsenal and is now within just ten shares of the threshold that forces him to make a full takeover bid...

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  24. Hull To Pay

    Hull City’s hopes of escaping relegation from the Premier League were dealt a savage blow on Saturday when they conceded two late goals to fellow strugglers Portsmouth...

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  25. Money (That's What I Want)

    As they say in investment banking circles, Liverpool Football Club is “in play”. This is not an Americanism for what happens on the pitch, but means that the club, or at least part of it, is up for sale...

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