Matt Scott: ‘Bung’ revelations are just grist to the media mill, not cause for regulation

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“The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilised community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others.” John Stuart Mill

Greed, egotism, immorality and corruption. These are the vices of which some of the highest-profile figures in English football have been accused as a result of the Daily Telegraph’s undercover exposé of the game. Quite rightly, people ask how can a nation such as ours,

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World Football Forum opens with focus on boom markets of China and India

By Paul Nicholson in Paris

July 8 – The World Football Forum opened in Paris this morning – the night after Parisiens had celebrated their victory over Germany in the Euro semi-finals with a long and hard street party – with a focus on the ‘new geography of football’. It seemed to be a case of while the ‘old’ football world is recovering from its hangover, the new football landscape is putting its marker down for the future.

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Sportradar expands content portfolio with acquisition of sportsman media

By Paul Nicholson

April 24 – Swiss based sports data group Sportradar has widened the base of its business with the acquisition of German rights agency sportsman media holding. The German business stretches from media rights representation and sports marketing, to production services, digital platforms, digital services, as well as providing services for betting platforms, and takes Sportradar into new areas.

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Harris lines up a bid for Pompey

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February 8 – One of English football’s best known boardroom faces, Keith Harris (pictured), looks set to get back into the game with a bid for Portsmouth, the former Premier League club currently stuggling in League One.

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TEAM sister agency extends EBU deal

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December 13 – Highlight Event & Entertainment AG group of companies, which owns TEAM Marketing, the exclusive agency of the UEFA’s club competitions, has extended another major agreement, this time with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) through its Highlight Event subsidiary.

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