Abramovich’s playtoy

Abramovich’s playtoy
Since 2003 when the Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich bought Chelsea, the Blues have transformed from a moderately successful upper mid-table club with the occasional European campaign into a footballing superpower and the reigning holders of Champions League.

Top richest football clubs in England 2012

Top richest football clubs in England 2012
The thing that sets rich clubs in England apart from rest of the world is the fact that there is many clubs very well off even below the top clubs – this is sometimes due to rich owners, but often also for the fact that the league splits the money more evenly, unlike other leagues, ...

Top richest football clubs in Spain 2012

Top richest football clubs in Spain 2012
Bar for Real Madrid and Barcelona, a rich club in Spain has become an oxymoron – the dire straits the the football is on Iberian peninsula is well documented and most clubs are on heavy debt – including the two biggest giants. The league is run in an unsustainable way that brings most of the ...

Top 10 richest football clubs in the world 2012

Top 10 richest football clubs in the world 2012
There’s many ways to build a list of richest football clubs in the world – you can choose to focus on revenue, or the overall value of the club… But those don’t give you an accurate assessment of which really are the cash-rich clubs in the worlds. For example, judged by the value of the ...