Articles Archive for June 2011
American owners of Manchester United could be set to list the football club on the Hong Kong stock exchange, which could value the club at around £1.7 billion.
Manchester United is the most valuable sports franchise in the world and has a large following across Asia, meaning that listing in Hong Kong could make a rather large increase in the valuation. The Glazer family paid just £790 million for the club in 2005 and have loaded their own personal debt onto the club ever since.
The English Premier League generates more money …
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Manchester United have had a fantastic season, overtaking Liverpool domestically by winning the 19th title, which should not be forgotten. This season has culminated a truly sensational feat by Sir Alex Ferguson but it is not over yet as the next target is Barcelona.
The Champions League Final at Wembley last month illustrated the difference in quality between Manchester United and Barcelona. Many have even gone as far to say that Barcelona are the greatest club side in the history of the game. This is a stretch too far.
They are a …