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Mar 27, 2014

Rangers warn fans of risk of fresh cash crisis

LONDON (Reuters) – Former Scottish football champions Rangers warned fans on Thursday that they could provoke a fresh financial crisis at the Glasgow club if they withheld season ticket payments.

Some supporters have threatened to divert season ticket money into a trust fund and hand it over only when they have clarity about the board’s plans for a club which is rebuilding after collapsing under a pile of debt in 2012.

Mar 27, 2014

Soccer-Rangers warn fans of risk of fresh cash crisis

LONDON, March 27 (Reuters) – Former Scottish soccer champions Rangers warned fans on Thursday that they could provoke a fresh financial crisis at the Glasgow club if they withheld season ticket payments.

Some supporters have threatened to divert season ticket money into a trust fund and hand it over only when they have clarity about the board’s plans for a club which is rebuilding after collapsing under a pile of debt in 2012.

Mar 27, 2014
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Mar 24, 2014

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
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      "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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