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Jul 30, 2014

Glazers to raise $150 million by cutting Manchester United stake

LONDON (Reuters) – The Glazer family will make around $150 million by selling part of its stake in Manchester United although the deal will leave the Americans firmly in control of the English soccer club.

The Glazers, who bought United for 790 million pounds ($1.34 billion) in 2005, are selling 8 million of their shares in the club which amounts to a stake of about five percent.

Jul 30, 2014

Soccer-Glazers to raise $150 million by cutting Man Utd stake

LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) – The Glazer family will make around $150 million by selling part of its stake in Manchester United although the deal will leave the Americans firmly in control of the English soccer club.

The Glazers, who bought United for 790 million pounds ($1.34 billion) in 2005, are selling 8 million of their shares in the club which amounts to a stake of about five percent.

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UK opposition weighs betting levy to fund grassroots sport

LONDON, July 24 (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party is considering imposing a new levy on online betting and Premier League TV income to support measures to encourage more people to take part in sport, it said on Thursday.

Boosting the number of Britons who play sport regularly was one of the aims of the 2012 London Olympics, but the results have been patchy two years on.

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      "Editor in charge of company news desk for Reuters in London. Previously Sports Business Correspondent and that remains an interest. Former roles include UK Chief Correspondent, and I have also worked in Italy, Ireland and the Netherlands for Reuters."
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