Swansea City eye £20m buy of Liberty Stadium

Liberty Stadium SwanseaJanuary 22 - The prospect of Swansea City buying the Liberty Stadium, which they have shared with the Ospreys rugby team since 2005, from the current owners, Swansea City Council, have increased with the club saying they would welcome discussions on a sale.

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Man Utd rolls the dice with first social casino games partner KamaGames

Manchester United casinoJanuary 21 - Manchester United has announced Irish casino game maker KamaGames as the club's first official Social Casino Games partner. KamaGames is a specialist in developing games for mobile and is targeting United's global fan based, claimed by the club to number 659 million followers.

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Huth trips over tweets and lands up with a misconduct charge

Robert HuthJanuary 15 - The pitfalls of professional footballers using social media for the wrong purposes have again been underlined after an English Premier League defender was charged with "aggravated misconduct".

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Manchester clubs bet on Asia with lottery deal and LIVE event

DJI Launch Image 2 rightJanuary 14 – Asia is proving fertile ground for the Manchester clubs from the English Premier League. City have broken into China with local lottery provider DJI Holdings, while United have announced the second day of the club's UNITED: LIVE fan party will take place in Jakarta, Indonesia January 31.

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Gerrard winds down Liverpool career as he lines-up US move

Steven GerrardJanuary 5 - Former England captain Steven Gerrard says his decision to leave Liverpool and become the latest footballing icon to further his career in the United States was the toughest decision of his life.

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Hammers nail down profit as move to Olympic stadium approaches

Olympic stadiumBy David Owen
January 4 - West Ham United, the east London club gearing up to move to the Olympic stadium in 2016, has become the latest Premier League outfit to report substantially improved financial results on the back of increased broadcasting revenue.

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New York fury as Lampard misses MLS season start to stay in Manchester

Frank LampardBy Andrew Warshaw
January 2 - The increasing practise of experienced European, especially Premier League, stars moving across the pond to Major League Soccer for a final career hurrah has come under fresh scrutiny as a result of Frank Lampard's controversial decision to temporarily snub New York City.

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Sky shares plummet as Premier League rights auction sparks investor fear

Premier League TVBy Mark Baber
December 16 - The multi-billion pound auction for Premier League television rights, which kicked off on Friday, has led to a 4.4% fall in the share price of Sky plc on Monday on fears the company could be outbid by BT on a number of packages, and predictions the total bill could be as high as £5 billion, An Ofcom investigation, initiated by Virgin, has added to the lack of stability in the market.

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Premier League opens up Friday night football to TV, but no 39th game

Premier League TVDecember 15 - The idea of playing a Premier League match overseas, heavily mooted a few years ago, will not take place in the foreseeable future.

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