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Football League blocks Italian takeover of Leeds

LONDON (Reuters) – The Football League blocked Massimo Cellino from taking control of Leeds United on Monday after the Italian was fined for tax evasion, throwing the English second tier club into turmoil.

Cellino, president of Italian Serie A club Cagliari, agreed last month to buy a 75 percent stake in former English champions Leeds but the deal was conditional on clearance by the Football League.

Mar 24, 2014

Soccer-Football League blocks Italian takeover of Leeds

LONDON, March 24 (Reuters) – The Football League blocked Massimo Cellino from taking control of Leeds United on Monday after the Italian was fined for tax evasion, throwing the English second tier club into turmoil.

Cellino, president of Italian Serie A club Cagliari, agreed last month to buy a 75 percent stake in former English champions Leeds but the deal was conditional on clearance by the Football League.

Mar 24, 2014
Mar 24, 2014
Mar 21, 2014

Arsenal’s “professeur” proved a pioneer among managers

LONDON (Reuters) – One of Arsene Wenger’s first acts on becoming Arsenal manager in 1996 was to ban his tired players from refuelling with chocolate bars on long trips home after away matches.

It was an early sign that the earnest Frenchman swiftly nicknamed “Le Professeur” had plenty to teach seasoned professionals about how they approached the game.

Mar 21, 2014

Soccer-Arsenal’s “professeur” proved a pioneer among managers

LONDON, March 21 (Reuters) – One of Arsene Wenger’s first acts on becoming Arsenal manager in 1996 was to ban his tired players from refuelling with chocolate bars on long trips home after away matches.

It was an early sign that the earnest Frenchman swiftly nicknamed “Le Professeur” had plenty to teach seasoned professionals about how they approached the game.

    • About Keith

      "Sports Business Correspondent, a new role at Reuters. I was previously UK Chief Correspondent and have also worked in Italy, Ireland and the Netherlands during more than 20 years with Reuters. I have also worked as an editor in a number of senior roles."
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