Tags: English Premier League

On Soccer: When the World’s Greatest Soccer Players Gather, Scouts Stay Away

That is not to say, of course, that the World Cup will not have an impact on the transfer market. Analysis by 21st Club, a consulting firm that provides advice to many leading teams, has found that a goal in a World Cup historically increases a player’s price by 15 percent. Perhaps this explains, for…

Amazon Wins Exclusive U.K. Rights to Broadcast Some Premier League Matches

The auction for Premier League broadcast rights was held in February, but only Sky Sports and BT won partial rights at the time. “We welcome Amazon as an exciting new partner, and we know Prime Video will provide an excellent service on which fans can consume the Premier League,” Richard Scudamore, the Premier League’s executive…

Raheem Sterling’s Gun Tattoo Fuels U.K. Tabloid Outrage

LONDON — He has said he has the kind of face that people just don’t like — “the ‘I don’t like face’” — and, in the past few days, quite a few people have tried to prove him right in what seems a peculiarly British cocktail of race, envy and, of course, tabloid newspapers. Raheem…