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# Money Talks

Last month
November 2023
How will the Dubs invest their new multi-million euro sponsorship deal?
County chairman Mick Seavers says Hollystown and Spawell projects are ‘vital for the survival and particularly the growth of Gaelic games in Dublin’.
This year
Rory McIlroy open to idea of investing in Man Utd after buying stake in F1 team
‘I would love to be able to own a tiny percentage of the club I grew up cheering on as a boy.’
'I read it and was like 'What the f**k is he on about?'
Shelbourne manager Damien Duff says he was left baffled by Stephen Bradley’s comments about his club’s budget for next season.
LOI clubs continue to make modest gains in player transfer fees
A new report also found that Manchester United were the biggest spenders in 2022, as the English clubs continued to exert their dominance.
Sports minister defends investment in football but sidesteps betting tax questions
Thomas Byrne did admit that the government needs to ‘step up to the plate’ in improving the sport’s facilities in Ireland.
Camogie Association agree new three-year sponsorship deal with Electric Ireland
Utilities provider will become the new title sponsor of the camogie minor and third-level championships.
Last year
Cameron Smith admits LIV Golf switch was ‘offer I couldn’t ignore’
Smith’s expected move to the Saudi-backed circuit was confirmed earlier today.
Not quite normal: Airport chaos mirrors post-Covid economy struggling to find its level
The airport isn’t the only business that hasn’t been able to cater for rapid increased demand.
Talking point: Football's gestures of support to Ukraine undermined by its rotten industry
The Wembley arch will reportedly be lit to support Ukraine, ahead of a match featuring a club owned and bankrolled by a Russian oligarch.
All time
Klopp unconcerned about Salah contract situation
The Liverpool boss says time will be needed before a new deal is signed by the Egyptian.
Women in Sport programmes to receive €4 million government funding
The funding will be shared across 45 national governing bodies.
Unfriended: Is #StopHateForProfit a tipping point for Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg?
Some of the internet’s biggest advertisers have started to pull their ads from the site.
'Sometimes the first question is, 'What is your fee?'' - Brady lifts lid on club manager payments
But David Brady believes the fixtures issue is the GAA’s real ‘problem child’.
'Do people want the GAA to give them money at the gate?' - Clerkin defends GAA's ticket price hike
The former Monaghan player says the GAA still represents great value for money.
Uefa orders 'further investigation' of PSG over financial fairplay
The French club are not off the hook just yet.
Liverpool and Manchester United to play in new Club World Cup - reports
The planned tournament will see each team earn £100 million just for participating.
HBO boss says Reese Witherspoon is responsible for ensuring equal pay at the network
G’wan Reese!
Gabriel Jesus signs new €170,000 per week deal at Man City
The Brazil striker only made his debut for the Blues at the end of January, but has been offered a new contract to ward off Europe’s biggest clubs.
Have PSG broken Uefa's Financial Fair Play regulations?
Following Kylian Mbappe’s switch to the Ligue 1 club, questions have been asked about the rules.
Barca fined for celebrations after incredible comeback against PSG
Uefa have penalised the Spanish giants, along with a number of other clubs.
Real Madrid reportedly on verge of agreeing record-breaking deal with Under Armour
It could be worth €150m a year to the La Liga giants.
'It makes business sense': Mayweather counters McGregor with offer of $15M and cut of PPV
‘Of course, we’re the ‘A side.’ How can a guy talk about making 20 or 30 million if he has never made 8 or 9 million?’
Barca preparing new deal for Messi to make him highest paid player in the world
The Argentine maestro is expected to be offered close to €450,000 per week.
Controversial Chapman returns to the Yankees on an $86 million contract
Chapman won a World Series with the Cubs this year.
Littlewoods Ireland sign up as GAA hurling championship and Camogie league sponsors
The three-year deal will run until 2019.
Former Chelsea boss to earn £11m a year replacing Sven-Goran Eriksson in China
Andre Villas-Boas has replaced Eriksson as coach of Shanghai SIPG.
Trump announces changes to tax plan as protesters are removed from venue
He said that no business should pay more than 15% of income in taxes.
Disgraced Rice promises to give NFL salary to domestic violence causes
Former Baltimore Ravens running back says his “heart is about finishing the right way” as he targets a return to the league.
Graziano Pelle's move to China sees him become the 6th highest paid player in the world
The Italian is set to earn a whopping €308,000 every week.
China's lucrative football revolution continues as familiar face is lured to country's second tier
Former AC Milan boss Clarence Seedorf is returning to coaching with Shenzhen.
Top Premier League sides in talks over European Super League, says US executive Stillitano
Arsenal are reportedly opposed to the idea.
'Lower transfer fee cost me game time at Chelsea' - De Bruyne
Manchester City midfielder is convinced he would have been given a better chance to succeed at Stamford Bridge if they had paid more for him.
'I will go at him with every strength and fibre of my being.'
Floyd Mayweather rivalry with Diego Corrales was fuelled by mutual hatred – as explained in this extract from MONEY: The Life and Fast Times of Floyd Mayweather
Despite massive dip in form, Tiger Woods remains the most valuable athlete in the world
Two of golf’s greats remain the leading money men in global sport, while baseball’s most recognisable side lead teams.
'Call me when you make $300 million in 36 minutes' - Floyd hits back at Ronda
Mayweather scores a big takedown on the UFC champion.
Cash pool for female startup founders needed to 'end discrimination against women'
An Oireachtas committee wants a €25 million fund set aside for female entrepreneurs.
The Dunnes Stores strikes aren't making a dent in its sales
The chain had the biggest rise in supermarket trade of any of the ‘big three’.
Why did bribery and not human rights abuses get us talking about Fifa?
The working and living conditions of some migrant workers in Qatar have been widely denounced.
Floyd Mayweather says he's better than Muhammad Ali
A confident Floyd Mayweather declared his belief that he is better than boxing great Muhammad Ali.
Complaining about 40-week contracts in the League of Ireland won't fix anything
John O’Sullivan takes a closer look at the league’s contract structure and tries to plot a way forward.