Pantomime Villain of the Week: Massimo Cellino

Photo: Fabio Ferrari/LaPresse

Photo: Fabio Ferrari/LaPresse

Multiple reports from our most reputable sources in the European press have Massimo Cellino — the Italian-born, Miami-based, chain-smoking, ex-con owner of Serie A club Cagliari — purchasing that greatest gift of British football, Leeds United A.F.C. Continue reading


Summer of Discontent: Liverpool’s Annual Transfer Window Debacle


Originally published on Business of Soccer, July 2013.

If you’re fortunate enough to support an elite European soccer club for which money is no object, July is a wonderful time. The summer transfer window should be an occasion brimming with optimism, when fans can follow their team retool its personnel and load up on assets for the upcoming campaign. Continue reading