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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Balotelli buy is proof of Liverpool's new stability and competitiveness

Mario Balotelli and LiverpoolBy Andrew Warshaw
September 12 - Liverpool chief executive Ian Ayre says the club have learned valuable lessons on and off the field in terms of long-term sustainability.

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Big profit for Manchester United despite nightmare season

Man Utd piggy bankBy David Owen
September 10 – A substantial reduction in finance costs has enabled Manchester United, in danger of becoming the fallen giants of English football, to bounce back into profit in its latest financial year, in spite of a profoundly disappointing season on the field of play.

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Rojo wrangles fade as he is cleared for Man Utd debut

Marcos RojoSeptember 5 - Manchester United's £16 million Argentine signing Marcos Rojo has been cleared to join the club following a third party ownership wrangle and the complications of a criminal case back home.

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Rojo's Man Utd deal stalled as criminal case and TPO create perfect storm

Marcos RojoBy Andrew Warshaw
September 1 - The complications of a criminal case back home plus a thorny example of the pitfalls that come with third-party ownership (TPO) appear to have combined to hold up Manchester United's £16 million purchase of Argentine World Cup star Marcos Rojo.

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Is posting goal videos online illegal? Premier League prepares for battle

videoBy Mark Baber
August 22 - Last week the Premier League told BBC Newsbeat that they were going to clamp down on the sharing of goal videos online, claiming the tweeting of copyrighted material is illegal. However, experts on copyright law have challenged that assertion, pointing to a new provision in copyright law, due to take effect in October, which will provide a right under certain circumstances to quote from copyrighted materials.

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Palace fined over Cardiff spy-gate incident

SpiesAugust 19 - English Premier League club Crystal Palace have been fined over how they obtained leaked details of an opponent's starting line-up ahead of a fixture last season.

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