Bundesliga records €52.5 million profit

Bundesliga 26-01-12

By David Gold

January 26 – The Bundesliga made a profit of €52.5 million (£44 million/$69 million) in 2010-2011, translating to an increase of €130 million (£109 million/$171 million) from the previous year’s figures.

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Blatter’s club lose licence after financial irregularities

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By Andrew Warshaw

January 18 – Swiss football, already tarnished by the FC Sion affair, has been plunged into yet more disarray after Neuchatel Xamax, a club whose honorary President is Sepp Blatter, were thrown out of the league and stripped of their licence less than a year after being taken over by the Chechen businessman Bulat Chagaev.

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