Scales 'always been tipped in favor' of bigger soccer clubs, says sports finance lecturer

LONDON — Two of the world’s biggest and most profitable soccer teams are on the market at the same time — and that’s no coincidence, according to analysts.

In November, the owners of first Liverpool and then Manchester United confirmed they were open to new investment offers, with the potential for full sales of the top flight English clubs.

Liverpool’s owner, U.S. sporting conglomerate Fenway Sports Group, is thought to have put a roughly £3.3

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Which is the top club in the land? Which teams are punching above their weight and which historic powerhouses languish in the lower divisions? This year’s Ultimate League has arrived…

The Ultimate League factors each club’s average league position over the past 50 years and includes every club that has featured in England’s top four tiers for at least 10 seasons during that period.

Liverpool remain England’s top club with a remarkable average position of

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Paul Pogba is attracting plenty of interest with his contract at Manchester United winding down this summer, with Premier League clubs among those keen on his services.

A number of European clubs – including Real Madrid, PSG and Juventus – remain in contact with the France international’s representatives about signing the midfielder on a free transfer this summer.

Sky Sports News understands no official offers have be made yet, but two Premier League clubs have

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Outdoor sports clubs in England are preparing for an influx of exercise-deprived players next week after lockdown restrictions are relaxed from Monday.

Swimming pools, tennis and basketball courts, golf courses and football pitches have been readying their facilities ahead of the much-anticipated easing of rules.

The reopening of outdoor sports facilities on Monday, when the Easter holidays begin, also coincides with changes to the rules on outdoor gatherings, with people able to meet up in

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Accidents like the one that claimed the lives of two Iowa State University Crew Club members Sunday are “pretty rare,” says a spokesperson for the United States Rowing Association, the sport’s national governing body. 

“In a non-COVID year, we typically have more than 80,000 individuals and 1,400 organizational members rowing across the country,” the spokesperson, Brett Johnson, told the Ames Tribune via email. Yet since 1976, just six people ages 15-21 have died in fatal

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