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Top 10 Club debts

03 July 2017 - 02:42 PM

Top 10 clubs by debt

1. Manchester United - €536m

2. Benfica - €336m

3. Inter - €306m

4. Valencia - €285m

5. QPR - €279m

6. AC Milan - €249m

7. CSKA Moscow - €224m

8. Galatasaray - €222m

9. Juventus - €209m

10. Roma - €208m

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200 million Euros more debt than any other club.  :lol: All that debt and still finished below Arsenal  :lol: 

 

All joking aside how are QPR going to trade out of that debt and i believe Sunderland are just outside the Top 10.

 


Wimbledon on the BBC.

03 July 2017 - 02:13 PM

I had a few things to do so watched the start of the Murray game and paused TV when i was out to watch when i got back in. It got to halfway through second set then the fucking BBC switched from BBC 2 to BBC 1 so missed Murray winning second set and a couple of games in the 3rd. Would have missed the end of this game had the rain not stopped it.

 

This is why i have very little sympathy when the BBC loses these tournaments. Their coverage of The Open was so amateurish is was embarrassing. Even ITV do a far better job. 


Get a Grip

04 June 2017 - 11:58 PM

I have no idea what kicked off that little spat tonight as i was watching the concert and having a little family time but please either sort that shit out through PM or just ignore each other.

 

The thread that is now locked is the most topical and is an ongoing discussion. IMO it should be opened with those responsible told to grow the fuck up


Welcome To Salford

09 May 2017 - 11:12 AM

Media reports are linking Manchester City's 3rd choice Keeper with a move away from the city with Man Utd favourites to sign him.

They are also keeping close tabs on Agueroooo

Stumbling block could be if they fancy leaving the big smoke

The Emptyafford

02 May 2017 - 12:29 PM

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Crowds at Old Trafford are much lower than

the official attendance announced by United on matchdays, according to new police data.


Figures from Greater Manchester Police revealed under the Freedom of Information Act show the club did not have a crowd over 70,000 for a Premier League match this season, until last week’s derby with City.

But United regularly announce attendances in excess of 75,000.

The police data shows the average Old Trafford attendance is 10,000 fewer than the figures announced.

The FOI request was lodged with Greater Manchester Police by Reds Away, which runs a travel and news website and blog for United fans.

Reds Away said that – in common with most other clubs – United under FA rules must publish an ‘official attendance’, which includes those who bought a ticket whether or not they actually went to the game.


Greater Manchester Police, however, keeps a record of actual numbers who pass through the turnstiles.

The figures reveal a startling number of ticket-holders who do not show up.

The figures show that 66,005 fans watched the first Premier League home game against Fulham this season, but the club said the attendance was 75,352.

United announced the attendance at January’s clash with Southampton as 75,600, but the police figures show the actual crowd was 59,766 – a difference of 15,834.

Barring the recent derby, the largest actual crowd for a league game inside Old Trafford was 69,933 for the Liverpool game in January.

United recorded an attendance of 75,501.

The data covers all competitions, including the Champions League.

The police figures reveal just 33,409 watched the Capital One cup game against Newcastle in September, with the club claiming a gate of 46,358.

The largest disparity was revealed at United’s Champion’s League game with Cluj in December.

The GMP figures recorded a crowd of just 46,894, with the club claiming an attendance of 71,521.

This year’s record crowd came at the ill-fated Real Madrid Champions League tie last month, where the police figures reveal 72,299 fans attended. The club’s figure was 74,959, 2,660 higher.