The Month in Soccer Business: September 2011

A (now) monthly compilation of interesting business news related to soccer.

Eto’o Lands Where Few Would Expect — in Dagestan – August 30th

His will surely be the most surreal transfer of the summer.

Arguably Africa’s finest soccer export, with an Olympian turn of pace and a rapid eye for goals, he had some choice — but not a lot — in his latest move.

It takes him from Inter Milan to Anzhi Makhachkala.

Full Article >> NYTimes

Premier League clubs spend biggest in the transfer window – September 1st

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The Month in Soccer Business: September 2011

The Week in Soccer Business: August 19, 2011

A weekly compilation of interesting business news related to soccer.

In Premier League, Spending Is as Important as Scoring- August 12th

But after building a new stadium to double its capacity to 60,000, Arsenal somehow lost the ability to turn performance into points. Wenger, its coach for 15 years, once made the team invincible and went a season unbeaten.

The last seven years eroded that. Wenger still preaches his game, still tries to buy bargains and nurture youth to his cult. But Continue reading “The Week in Soccer Business: August 19, 2011”

The Week in Soccer Business: August 19, 2011