Photo Credit-Unsplash: Mitch Rosen Abstract This paper will look at the effect that higher revenue generation in the Barclays Premier League has on the potential for football clubs to overspend but at the same time increase competitiveness across the league. The paper will begin with a look back at the history of the English Premier […]Read More Analyzing the Effects of HighValued Football Clubs on Financial and Competitive Success (Originally Written April 2015)
Juergen Klopp and Pep Guardiola have breathed new life into the England’s top division, and both managers find themselves in the hunt for the Premier League as well as the Champions League. Klopp took over the manager role at Liverpool in 2015 while Guardiola joined Manchester City in 2016. Although Pep has found more success […]Read More Could the Premier League Lose its Two Best Managers?
Four English football clubs will be present in the quarter finals of the Champions League for the first time in ten years. Tottenham, Liverpool, Manchester United, and Manchester City all have a chance of claiming glory among Europe’s elite clubs. For all of the money being brought in by the Premier League over the past […]Read More Now is the Time for English Football to Make Its Mark on The Champions League
It is not very often that a 3-0 performance to advance in the Europa League was unconvincing, but this is the general feeling after Arsenal defeated Stade Rennais at the Emirates. Arsenal took advantage of early opportunities in the first fifteen minutes of play to allow them some breathing room. However, Stade Rennais were the […]Read More A 3-0 Win Sees Arsenal Move on in the Europa League
Arsenal have been given a further lifeline with Alexandre Lacazette now cleared to play against Stade Rennais on Thursday. UEFA have listened to Arsenal’s appeal and came to the decision to reduce his ban to two games. Lacazette picked up the straight red card for a poor foul against BATE Borisov during their first leg […]Read More Lacazette Cleared to Play in Crucial Europa League Match
Arsenal have moved within one point of Tottenham for 3rd in the Premier League table with their emphatic win over Manchester United. It was an important match coming into today as both Chelsea and Tottenham dropped points this weekend. Following Arsenal’s disappointing defeat in France to Stade Rennais, which could see the Gunners crash out […]Read More Top Class Performance by Arsenal in 2-0 Over Manchester United
A masterful second leg performance will be necessary next week as Arsenal will try to turn around a 3-1 deficit to Stade Rennais. Arsenal managed to get ahead early in the match with a wonderful goal by Alex Iwobi. Arsenal looked fully in control of the match during the first half hour, but continually spurned […]Read More Ten Men Arsenal Collapse Against Stade Rennais
PSG want to be considered among Europe’s elite. They have spent money in the vein of other top European clubs. They also win Ligue 1 as though they are a force to be reckoned with. However, when PSG compete in the Champions League, which is where the ownership’s primary ambition is concentrated, they continue to […]Read More PSG Prove They are Not One of Europe’s Elite