Friday, 15 October 2010

Legendary football club sold to cigar-totin' Yankee speculator

Well, that appears to be that, then. It seems we won't get the schadenfreude of seeing Liverpool drop into the Championship now.

But the whole parade of foreign billionaires owning British footballing institutions leaves an awful taste in the mouth. I still yearn for the day we follow the example of Germany, where football clubs must be 51% owned by the club members.

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