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# excess - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Spurs post world-record profit as stadium costs pass £1 billion
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From The42
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Spurs post world-record profit as stadium costs pass £1 billion

Apr 4th 2019, 4:16 PM 13,331 Views 15 Comments

Tottenham opened their state-of-the-art 62,000-capacity home on Wednesday.

# excess - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Napoli rejected '€100m bid' for key defender from Premier League club
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From The42
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Napoli rejected '€100m bid' for key defender from Premier League club

Jul 24th 2018, 7:25 PM 14,265 Views 3 Comments

The club’s outspoken president Aurelio De Laurentiis says the Serie A side were offered big money for Kalidou Koulibaly.

# excess - Monday 12 February, 2018

Manchester City's €878 million squad the most expensive in history
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From The42
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Manchester City's €878 million squad the most expensive in history

Feb 12th 2018, 1:24 PM 6,995 Views 26 Comments

The latest figures from the CIES Football Observatory highlight the record-breaking transfer spending of Pep Guardiola’s side.

# excess - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Man United retain top spot in Deloitte 'Money League'
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From The42
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Man United retain top spot in Deloitte 'Money League'

Jan 23rd 2018, 11:25 PM 6,961 Views 13 Comments

Combined revenue for the top 20 clubs in the 2016/17 season grew 6% to €7.9 billion, a new record.

# excess - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Man United set to make Alexis Sanchez the highest-paid Premier League player - reports
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From The42
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Man United set to make Alexis Sanchez the highest-paid Premier League player - reports

Jan 18th 2018, 8:55 AM 12,226 Views 88 Comments

The Chilean striker would earn between £400,000 (€453,000) and £500,000 (€566,000) a week before tax.

# excess - Friday 8 December, 2017

Premier League 'to boost TV matches' in bumper deal
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From The42
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Premier League 'to boost TV matches' in bumper deal

Dec 8th 2017, 12:09 PM 15,610 Views 18 Comments

Football will go head-to-head with popular entertainment programmes on Saturday evenings, according to reports.

# excess - Monday 27 November, 2017

Lionel Messi's new contract has a €700 million buyout clause
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From The42
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Lionel Messi's new contract has a €700 million buyout clause

Nov 27th 2017, 11:53 AM 5,392 Views 8 Comments

Blaugrana director Guillermo Amor believes that the Argentine’s astronomical sum should scare off any pursuer.

# excess - Sunday 10 September, 2017

'The only people who bitch about it are the ones who are not part of it'
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From The42
# Claim

'The only people who bitch about it are the ones who are not part of it'

Sep 10th 2017, 10:01 AM 36,046 Views 48 Comments

Graeme Souness has defended the Premier League’s growing excess in recent years.

# excess - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Ryan Giggs agrees with Roy Keane, calls transfer market 'ridiculous'
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From The42
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Ryan Giggs agrees with Roy Keane, calls transfer market 'ridiculous'

Sep 3rd 2017, 12:01 AM 8,066 Views 12 Comments

The Welshman feels his former team-mate was right to raise concerns over recent deals.

# excess - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Arsenal's Oxlade-Chamberlain wants £150k-a-week as Chelsea target deal
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From The42
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Arsenal's Oxlade-Chamberlain wants £150k-a-week as Chelsea target deal

Aug 16th 2017, 10:40 AM 8,665 Views 15 Comments

The Blues may need to pay to push through a deal for their rivals’ player with the club.

# excess - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Premier League earnings set to top £4.5 billion
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From The42
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Premier League earnings set to top £4.5 billion

Jul 12th 2017, 11:23 PM 3,059 Views 5 Comments

Record revenues in football during 2015-16 will rise considerably when last season’s accounts are released, according to Deloitte.

# excess - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Revealed: Cristiano Ronaldo’s worth and how much it costs to ‘rent’ the Real Madrid star
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From The42
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Revealed: Cristiano Ronaldo’s worth and how much it costs to ‘rent’ the Real Madrid star

May 11th 2017, 8:02 PM 19,228 Views 8 Comments

The four-time Ballon d’Or winner is the latest subject of information released by those behind the Football Leaks: The Dirty Business of Football book.

# excess - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Man United made €100m bid for Muller, Bayern confirm
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From The42
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Man United made €100m bid for Muller, Bayern confirm

Feb 16th 2017, 12:05 AM 9,827 Views 37 Comments

The club’s finance chief has admitted a huge offer for the Germany international from Old Trafford was turned down out of hand last summer.

# excess - Friday 30 December, 2016

Here are the top 10 highest-paid players in world football
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From The42
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Here are the top 10 highest-paid players in world football

Dec 30th 2016, 3:25 PM 103,691 Views 45 Comments

It is believed that Carlos Tevez will make around 38 million euros a season in China.

# excess - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Carlos Tevez set to become world's highest-paid footballer
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From The42
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Carlos Tevez set to become world's highest-paid footballer

Dec 27th 2016, 9:04 AM 12,097 Views 9 Comments

Gus Poyet says only “some details” need to be hammered out before the Argentine’s move from Boca Juniors can be announced

# excess - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Carlos Tevez will earn £1 a second if he moves to China - reports
# Transfer News
From The42
# Transfer News

Carlos Tevez will earn £1 a second if he moves to China - reports

Dec 21st 2016, 12:44 PM 9,737 Views 11 Comments

The ex-Manchester United striker is rumoured to have been offered a world-record wage to join Shanghai Shenhua.

# excess - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Tevez demands £250,000 a week to rejoin West Ham
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From The42
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Tevez demands £250,000 a week to rejoin West Ham

Jul 6th 2016, 11:51 PM 10,619 Views 16 Comments

West Ham co-owner David Sullivan made the revelation in an interview.

Russian footballers punished over €250,000 champagne binge
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From The42
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Russian footballers punished over €250,000 champagne binge

Jul 6th 2016, 7:56 PM 13,924 Views 8 Comments

Midfielder Pavel Mamayev and forward Alexander Kokorin allegedly splashed out on 500 bottles of the alcoholic drink.

# excess - Friday 22 May, 2015

Is Aaron Ramsey really worth £50million and good enough to play for Barca?
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From The42
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Is Aaron Ramsey really worth £50million and good enough to play for Barca?

May 22nd 2015, 10:29 AM 6,804 Views 18 Comments

In addition, Man United are understood to be willing to part company with Northern Irish defender Jonny Evans.

# excess - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Here's every transfer involving a Premier League club that took place this summer
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From The42
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Here's every transfer involving a Premier League club that took place this summer

Sep 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 19,601 Views 32 Comments

A comprehensive look at who’s in and who’s out for all the upper-tier English sides.

# excess - Monday 1 September, 2014

Europe's Big Five smash transfer window records
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From The42
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Europe's Big Five smash transfer window records

Sep 1st 2014, 6:45 AM 9,244 Views 6 Comments

FIFA’s transfer monitoring system said that by Sunday, $2.09 billion had been spent by top clubs.

# excess - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Here's why Qatar have scouted 3.5 million young footballers from around the world
# Sounds Like A Plan
From The42
# Sounds Like A Plan

Here's why Qatar have scouted 3.5 million young footballers from around the world

Jul 16th 2014, 3:53 PM 8,449 Views 8 Comments

It’s well funded and highly professional, with a space-age training facilities.

# excess - Monday 17 March, 2014

Here's how Nike's $200m man Rory McIlroy spends his money
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From The42
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Here's how Nike's $200m man Rory McIlroy spends his money

Mar 17th 2014, 9:30 PM 74,082 Views 47 Comments

The Irish golfer enjoys a lavish lifestyle away from the course.

Almost 300 people cautioned for public drinking at Boston Patrick's Day parade
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Almost 300 people cautioned for public drinking at Boston Patrick's Day parade

Mar 17th 2014, 12:32 PM 15,026 Views 19 Comments

Five people were arrested at the parade, including three for public drinking.

# excess - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

14 per cent of people speeding were 30km above the limit
# Roads
# Roads

14 per cent of people speeding were 30km above the limit

Oct 23rd 2013, 8:57 PM 12,082 Views 124 Comments

Gardaí have issued nearly 140,000 fixed charge notices for speeding between January and September of this year.

# excess - Monday 3 June, 2013

10 tips for avoiding those excess baggage fees
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# Overweight

10 tips for avoiding those excess baggage fees

Jun 3rd 2013, 11:52 AM 31,686 Views 61 Comments

A new survey has revealed that Irish people paid over €17 million in fees in the last year.

# excess - Monday 15 October, 2012

Lifestyle ‘vices’ pushing up life assurance premiums, says insurer
# Caledonian Life
# Caledonian Life

Lifestyle ‘vices’ pushing up life assurance premiums, says insurer

Oct 15th 2012, 2:15 PM 9,450 Views 34 Comments

Smoking, drinking and over-eating are causing insurance policies to rise, says Caledonian Life.

# excess - Thursday 31 May, 2012

NBA star gets a cash machine in his own kitchen
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From The42
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NBA star gets a cash machine in his own kitchen

May 31st 2012, 8:27 PM 747 Views 1 Comment

DeShawn Stevenson came up with a novel way of avoiding having to walk down the street to the bank recently.

# excess - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

'Breast milk diet' dad donates milk to quadruplets
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From The Daily Edge
# Breast Milk

'Breast milk diet' dad donates milk to quadruplets

Sep 27th 2011, 4:01 PM 1,913 Views 5 Comments

A dad who decided to live off his wife’s excess breast milk cut his project short following negative commentary – but ended up donating the milk to children who really needed it.