December 1 – Canadian Soccer Business (CSB), the commercial arm of the Canadian Premier League (CPL), has sold the York United FC franchise to Game Plan Sports Group with the deal coming into effect immediately.
November 28 – The on-off German Football League (DFL) venture into private equity markets is reportedly advancing again with the DFL having informed its 36 clubs that it has approached five financial investors.
November 21 – 49ers Enterprises, owners of Leeds United, have sold a minority share in the club to US venture capitalists Ackerley Partners, owned by Chris and Ted Ackerley.
November 16 – The Roman Abramovich era could come back to haunt Chelsea following reports that the club face possible sanctions over allegations of hidden payments linked to the club’s former Russian owner.
November 15 – After capturing their first treble last season, Manchester City’s success on the field has been matched off it with record profits and the highest ever revenue and wage bill for a Premier League club.
November 14 – Real Madrid’s shareholders greenlighted the board to raise a further €370 million loan to complete the renovation of the club’s Bernabéu stadium.
November 10 – Seattle Sounders are reportedly in advanced talks to buy Seattle-based NWSL outfit OL Reign as the side looks ahead to its first ever shot at the NWSL Championship title against Gotham FC at the weekend.
November 10 – The growth of the men’s professional club game in the US has not peaked. The USL’s third tier League One announced new franchise Brooklyn Football Club will begin play in the 2025 season.
November 10 – Bulgaria’s Levski Sofia has paid nearly BGN 2.5 million (€1.25 million) of its debt to the National Revenue Agency (NRA) in the last eight months, according to information given to shareholders at the club’s AGM this week.
November 9 – OL Group has reached a preliminary agreement with a consortium of global financial institutions for the refinancing of the majority of the club’s debt and that of its subsidiary, Olympique Lyonnais SASU.
November 9 – US events and event marketing specialists Legends have acquired venue management and live events producer ASM Global in a deal reportedly worth $2.4 billion.
November 7 – Sir Jim Ratcliffe is reportedly to commit $300 million to investing in Manchester United infrastructure as part of a deal to secure a 25% stake.
November 7 – RedBird Capital Partners, the American investment fund that owns 19-time Serie A champions AC Milan, are contemplating the sale of Toulouse FC.
November 7 – Singapore-based Finnish tech entrepreneur Thomas Zilliacus has said he will table a for Inter Milan over the next week.
November 3 – When it comes to financial management, Barcelona rarely seem to catch a break.