Klopp’s Liverpool machine continues to crank out profits – as well as wins 

By David Owen

February 27 – The profitability of Premier League clubs has shown a sharp deterioration in 2018-19, the period for which financial results are currently being published. But, while their performance is likewise down from the heady levels of last year when, as first predicted by Insideworldfootball, they became the first football club in history to report an annual pre-tax profit of over £100 million, Liverpool continue to purr along rather nicely off the field as well as on.

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FIFA turns to private equity for CWC funding and hope it will Raine $$$

By Samindra Kunti

February 25 – Billions, billions and more billions. That seems to be a core part of Gianni Infantino’s  modus operandi as supremo at FIFA. His latest trawl for cash has seen the world federation acquire the services of American financial firm Raine Group to seek the $1 billion the organisation will need to kick-start a revamped 24-team Club World Cup in 2021.

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