OGC Nice and Newcastle Jets complete Chinese takeovers

OGC Nice and Newcastle Jets complete Chinese takeovers

French soccer club OGC Nice, and Australian soccer side Newcastle Jets have become the latest global clubs to be taken over by Chinese investment.

NetOne call up Zimbabwe soccer deal

NetOne call up Zimbabwe soccer deal

The National Football Association of Zimbabawe (NFAZ) has sealed a major sponsorship deal with telecommunications firm NetOne.

Swansea City’s US takeover complete

Swansea City’s US takeover complete

The American takeover of Premier League soccer side Swansea City has been completed, subject to league approval.

Suning Group buys Inter Milan

Suning Group buys Inter Milan

Chinese retail group Suning has taken a 69 per cent stake in Italian soccer club Inter Milan.

Market Insight: COPA AMERICA CENTENARIO – THE CHALLENGES OF ORGANISING A NEW INTER-CONTINENTAL FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT

Market Insight: COPA AMERICA CENTENARIO – THE CHALLENGES OF ORGANISING A NEW INTER-CONTINENTAL FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT

2016 marks the one hundredth anniversary of the Copa America, and it deserves a special celebration. This is why, in addition to the normal Copa America tournament, it was decided that there should be an international competition contested between the best men's football teams from every nation across all America.

Concacaf installs former NBA exec Moggio as general secretary

Concacaf installs former NBA exec Moggio as general secretary

Concacaf, the governing body for soccer in North and Central America and the Caribbean, has appointed former National Basketball Association (NBA) executive Philippe Moggio as its new general secretary.

Granada CF in Chinese takeover

Granada CF in Chinese takeover

Desports, a Chinese-based sports marketing agency, has reportedly acquired Spanish soccer side Granada CF, continuing a trend of Chinese ownership in European soccer.

Market Insight: 10 Things I Learnt Running a Football Club, with former Hull City Chairman, Paul Duffen

Market Insight: 10 Things I Learnt Running a Football Club, with former Hull City Chairman, Paul Duffen

With Soccerex recently introducing Paul Duffen, former Hull City Chairman, to the Soccerex family as a non-executive director, Freddie Rose sat down with Paul to discuss some of the many lessons learnt from running a football club.

Chinese businessman to buy Aston Villa

Chinese businessman to buy Aston Villa

Chinese businessman Dr Tony Jiantong Xia is to buy relegated English soccer club Aston Villa.

Soccerex Americas Forum 2016: Notes from day one

Soccerex Americas Forum 2016: Notes from day one

The 2016 Soccerex Americas Forum got underway at the Camino Real hotel in Mexico City on Wednesday, with hundreds of delegates from across the global soccer industry convening  in the Mexican capital for two days of discussions and networking.

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