Arsenal AGM: the future is bright, no cash pile, Arsene staying

emirates stadiumBy Mark Baber
October 17 - Arsenal's AGM held on Thursday was a happy affair, following the club's FA Cup triumph and sound financial figures. Arsene Wenger scotched rumours of a move to Monaco and reiterated he intends to buy a defender in January, but the club was keen to stress suggestions of a £200 million cash pile are well wide of the mark.

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PL ticket prices cause fresh cause for government concern

Ticket price protestOctober 16 - The Premier League may be the most popular televised club football in the world but ticket prices at home throughout the English game continue to be cause for concern.

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Shirt off their backs, Premier League rule enough is enough but Reds want more

Rooney kit adBy Mark Baber
October 13 -  A Manchester United proposal to discuss the introduction of sponsorship on the back of replica shirts has been rejected by all the other Premier League clubs, according to reports.

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Could Wonga-less Wonga do a runner on Newcastle United?

Wonga protestBy Mark Baber
October 2 - News that payday lender and Newcastle United sponsor Wonga will be writing off £220 million of debt owed by 330,000 customers gives additional credibility to recent speculation the company is reconsidering its 4-year sponsorship of the Premier League club in light of falling profits and increasing regulation in its home market.

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Man City are Dashing in Asia, as Man Utd go Gloops

Manchester clubsSeptember 26 - Manchester City has announced a new partnership with Malaysia's leading male grooming brand, Dashing. The deal makes Dashing Manchester City's Official Personal Male Care Partner in Malaysia for the next two years.

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Balotelli Man Utd tweet sparks twitter abuse storm and police probe

Balotelli tweetSeptember 23 - English football may be trying to take a lead in stamping out racism but discrimination is far from being eliminated on social media as witnessed by the fact that police have opened an investigation after Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli was subjected to racist online abuse for sending a tweet.

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Gunners join £300m club as broadcasting revenues surge

Arsenal piggybankBy David Owen
September 23 – A 40% increase in broadcasting revenue boosted FA Cup winners Arsenal's turnover to more than £300 million in 2013-14, and kept the North London club in the black, despite a sharp reduction in profits on player sales.

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Man Utd heads east with Azerbaijan hook-up

ManUtd and AzerbaijanBy Mark Baber
September 16 - Manchester United have announced a new initiative which will see the club partnering with the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA) and supporting a Manchester United Soccer School in Azerbaijan.

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No turning back: Allam stands by his word, and name, putting Hull up for sale

Hull City TigerSeptember 12 - The symbolic Hull City name change saga that has generated interest way beyond English shores has taken a potentially decisive turn with owner Assem Allam revealing he put the club up for sale several months ago.

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