Man Utd revenues boosted by jump in TV and match day monies

Man Utd3

By Paul Nicholson

February 9 – Broadcast and match-day revenues have driven another set of improved Manchester United financial results with revenue of £157.9 million for the quarter ending December 31, a £24 million increase on the same quarter in 2015. For the sixth month period Man Utd are up almost £21 million on the comparable 2015 figure, to £278.1 million.

Read more …

Media giant A+E buys stake in NWSL in the US

February 3 – Media group A+E Networks has bought a stake in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) in the US which will see its women’s entertainment brand Lifetime become a sponsor of the league in a three-year deal beginning in April. A+E will will also launch a joint venture company – NWSL Media – to market commercial rights.

Read more …