West Ham move into Olympic Stadium plan backed

By Duncan Mackay

January 20 – West Ham United’s bid to move into the Olympic Stadium after London has staged the 2012 Games has today received the backing of Sir Robin Wales, the Mayor of Newham, one of the five Olympic Host Boroughs.

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Manchester City record losses of £92.6 million

By Duncan Mackay

January 6 – Manchester City have reported a loss of £92.6 million up until May 31, 2009, the biggest annual loss in English football history and emphasises the vast amounts of money invested by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al-Nahyan since he bought the Eastlands outfit from Thaksin Shinawatra in September 2008.

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Briatore cleared to continue role with QPR

By Duncan Mackay

January 5 – Former Renault Formula One boss Flavio Briatore (pictured) will be able to continue to try to guide Queens Park Rangers attempt to get promotion to the Premier League after he overturned a lifetime ban from motor racing.

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