Stories tagged with Soccer

Manchester United trades on NYSE

By Laurie Bennett   |   August 10, 2012 at 5:53am   |   0 Comments

Shares in the Manchester United (MANU.N) soccer club began selling Friday at $14, well below the $16-20 price sought by underwriters.

Long ball: from US taxpayers to England’s Premier League

By Laurie Bennett   |   July 31, 2012 at 7:55am   |   0 Comments

While the federal bailout may or may not have saved the the American auto industry, it’s doing wonders for English football.

Stan Kroenke to buy Arsenal for $1.2 billion

By Laurie Bennett   |   April 11, 2011 at 7:18am   |   0 Comments

Yet another American has snatched up an English soccer team.

The most expensive game in history - at least this week

By Laurie Bennett   |   February 10, 2011 at 11:51am   |   0 Comments

U.S. sports fans concerned about whopping salaries paid to home run kings and Super Bowl MVPs may find some solace in the soccer match this Saturday between Manchester United and Manchester City of the English Premier League.

A billion people hate Glenn Beck

By A. James Memmott   |   July 11, 2010 at 9:04am   |   3 Comments

Perhaps a billion people worldwide will watch the finals of soccer’s World Cup today.

World Cup is a Bradley family affair

By A. James Memmott   |   June 17, 2010 at 10:42am   |   0 Comments

There are Bradleys aplenty at the World Cup soccer matches in South Africa.

Yanks continue to invest in Premier soccer

By A. James Memmott   |   December 31, 2009 at 6:56am   |   0 Comments

Who says Americans don’t like soccer?

Another U.S. insurance company to sponsor Manchester United

By A. James Memmott   |   June 7, 2009 at 8:11am   |   0 Comments

The most popular shirt in the world will be sporting a new logo beginning next year.

Beane counting at NetSuite

By Laurie Bennett   |   December 18, 2007 at 9:08am   |   0 Comments

The starring roles in the much-anticipated public offering of NetSuite belong to founder Evan Goldberg, president Zach Nelson and investor Larry Ellison.

But a behind-the-scenes player yields some insight into the corporate culture. Billy Beane, general manager of the Oakland Athletics, joined the company’s board of directors in January.

Patriots’ Kraft wants English club

By Paul Braus   |   October 30, 2007 at 10:18am   |   0 Comments

English football teams are the latest craze for U.S. sports tycoons.

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, in the United Kingdom for the NFL game in London last weekend between the New York Giants and the Miami Dolphins, says he is interested in buying a Premier League soccer – oops, football – team. He already owns Major League Soccer’s New England Revolution.

“We looked seriously at Liverpool,” he told Sky Sports News on Thursday, unwilling to disclose which team he wants to buy. “We still do have an interest in playing in the Premier League. We’d like to close our deal and then talk about it.”

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