11 June 2010
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This week’s digest contained:
World Cup final ‘will vie for record of second most-watched event in human history’
WORLD CUP 2010: Portugal punching above weight, Japan and USA ailing, England doing what resources suggest
Star of Liverpool’s last title-winning team calls for Dalglish to recover ‘heart and soul’ of club
SURVEY: Liverpool’s 7% ticket price hike means only Arsenal’s prices higher
Anti-Glazer figures show Manchester United owners’ net assets are worth £1.1bn
Scotland gets behind England for World Cup (well, on a small scale, and not at the bookies)
Australia withdraw from bid to host the 2018 World Cup, Beckham sexing up England’s bid (in pictures)
Spot the ball park: 18
FIXED: The truth in pictures about England and the USA at the World Cup
GLENN HYSEN: ‘Liverpool need Dalglish because the spirit is broken, the academy isn’t working, and the club can’t attract top players any more’
REVEALED: England ‘have ideal age profile’ to pip Spain to 2010 World Cup
ANALYSIS: England’s David James the oldest player in South Africa
‘Strawberries and cream’: shorthand for the ambience of Wimbledon – since 1881
ANDY COLE: Brazil, Spain or Argentina? Who knows? Maradona may be bonkers but the quality at his disposal is frightening
JONNIE BAKER: New Zealand – what are you doing here? Really? Come on now, we’ve all had a good drink and we can all take a joke, but seriously, what’s going on?
THE SPORTS LAWYER: Uefa’s Financial Fair Play regulations – are they really creating fairness?
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PUBLISHED RECENTLY . . .
The Annual Review of Global Sports Salaries . . . as featured by:
The Wall Street Journal http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303960604575158193958619612.html
La Gazzetta dello Sport (Italy) http://altrimondi.gazzetta.it/2010/03/yankees-una-squadra-di-nababbi.html
World Football Insider http://www.worldfootballinsider.com/Story.aspx?id=33131
At sportingintelligence.com (the source of the Review of Global Sports Salaries)
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