Posts made in October, 2010

Too Big to Fail to Notice

Posted on October 14th, 2010 in Football, Published Writing

Originally published in football’s business-to-business magazine, FC Business in October 2010 as Liverpool FC ownership under Tom Hicks and George Gillett came to an end following a transatlantic court battle between them and the club’s creditor bankers. When clubs like Chesterfield and Exeter became owned by crooks, people who ran football and who wrote about it didn’t seem to care that much, because neither were big clubs, like Liverpool. When Portsmouth’s owners turned out...

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