Analysis

Playing moneyball with billionaires

August 12, 2012
By Peter Berlin


One advantage of the summer break for the modern soccer fan is that it removes the distraction of actual matches and allows the floodlights to shine fully on the financial games being played by the clubs and their owners.

Two items this past week have drawn attention once again to the troubles American team owners have had adjusting to life in the English Premier League. Tom Werner, the Liverpool chairman, suggested that the Premier League should change its financial rules ...

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