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# excess - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Spurs post world-record profit as stadium costs pass £1 billion

Tottenham opened their state-of-the-art 62,000-capacity home on Wednesday.

# excess - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Napoli rejected '€100m bid' for key defender from Premier League club

The club’s outspoken president Aurelio De Laurentiis says the Serie A side were offered big money for Kalidou Koulibaly.

# excess - Monday 12 February, 2018

Manchester City's €878 million squad the most expensive in history

The latest figures from the CIES Football Observatory highlight the record-breaking transfer spending of Pep Guardiola’s side.

# excess - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Man United retain top spot in Deloitte 'Money League'

Combined revenue for the top 20 clubs in the 2016/17 season grew 6% to €7.9 billion, a new record.

# excess - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Man United set to make Alexis Sanchez the highest-paid Premier League player - reports

The Chilean striker would earn between £400,000 (€453,000) and £500,000 (€566,000) a week before tax.

# excess - Friday 8 December, 2017

Premier League 'to boost TV matches' in bumper deal

Football will go head-to-head with popular entertainment programmes on Saturday evenings, according to reports.

# excess - Monday 27 November, 2017

Lionel Messi's new contract has a €700 million buyout clause

Blaugrana director Guillermo Amor believes that the Argentine’s astronomical sum should scare off any pursuer.

# excess - Sunday 10 September, 2017

'The only people who bitch about it are the ones who are not part of it'

Graeme Souness has defended the Premier League’s growing excess in recent years.

# excess - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Ryan Giggs agrees with Roy Keane, calls transfer market 'ridiculous'

The Welshman feels his former team-mate was right to raise concerns over recent deals.

# excess - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Arsenal's Oxlade-Chamberlain wants £150k-a-week as Chelsea target deal

The Blues may need to pay to push through a deal for their rivals’ player with the club.

# excess - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Premier League earnings set to top £4.5 billion

Record revenues in football during 2015-16 will rise considerably when last season’s accounts are released, according to Deloitte.

# excess - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Revealed: Cristiano Ronaldo’s worth and how much it costs to ‘rent’ the Real Madrid star

The four-time Ballon d’Or winner is the latest subject of information released by those behind the Football Leaks: The Dirty Business of Football book.

# excess - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Man United made €100m bid for Muller, Bayern confirm

The club’s finance chief has admitted a huge offer for the Germany international from Old Trafford was turned down out of hand last summer.

# excess - Friday 30 December, 2016

Here are the top 10 highest-paid players in world football

It is believed that Carlos Tevez will make around 38 million euros a season in China.

# excess - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Carlos Tevez set to become world's highest-paid footballer

Gus Poyet says only “some details” need to be hammered out before the Argentine’s move from Boca Juniors can be announced

# excess - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Carlos Tevez will earn £1 a second if he moves to China - reports Transfer News This post contains videos

Carlos Tevez will earn £1 a second if he moves to China - reports

The ex-Manchester United striker is rumoured to have been offered a world-record wage to join Shanghai Shenhua.

# excess - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Tevez demands £250,000 a week to rejoin West Ham

West Ham co-owner David Sullivan made the revelation in an interview.

Russian footballers punished over €250,000 champagne binge

Midfielder Pavel Mamayev and forward Alexander Kokorin allegedly splashed out on 500 bottles of the alcoholic drink.

# excess - Friday 22 May, 2015

Is Aaron Ramsey really worth £50million and good enough to play for Barca?

In addition, Man United are understood to be willing to part company with Northern Irish defender Jonny Evans.

# excess - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Here's every transfer involving a Premier League club that took place this summer

A comprehensive look at who’s in and who’s out for all the upper-tier English sides.

# excess - Monday 1 September, 2014

Europe's Big Five smash transfer window records

FIFA’s transfer monitoring system said that by Sunday, $2.09 billion had been spent by top clubs.

# excess - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Here's why Qatar have scouted 3.5 million young footballers from around the world

It’s well funded and highly professional, with a space-age training facilities.

# excess - Monday 17 March, 2014

Here's how Nike's $200m man Rory McIlroy spends his money

The Irish golfer enjoys a lavish lifestyle away from the course.

From Almost 300 people cautioned for public drinking at Boston Patrick's Day parade Excess

Almost 300 people cautioned for public drinking at Boston Patrick's Day parade

Five people were arrested at the parade, including three for public drinking.

# excess - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

From 14 per cent of people speeding were 30km above the limit Roads

14 per cent of people speeding were 30km above the limit

Gardaí have issued nearly 140,000 fixed charge notices for speeding between January and September of this year.

# excess - Monday 3 June, 2013

From 10 tips for avoiding those excess baggage fees Overweight

10 tips for avoiding those excess baggage fees

A new survey has revealed that Irish people paid over €17 million in fees in the last year.

# excess - Monday 15 October, 2012

From Lifestyle ‘vices’ pushing up life assurance premiums, says insurer Caledonian Life

Lifestyle ‘vices’ pushing up life assurance premiums, says insurer

Smoking, drinking and over-eating are causing insurance policies to rise, says Caledonian Life.

# excess - Thursday 31 May, 2012

NBA star gets a cash machine in his own kitchen

DeShawn Stevenson came up with a novel way of avoiding having to walk down the street to the bank recently.

# excess - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge 'Breast milk diet' dad donates milk to quadruplets Breast Milk

'Breast milk diet' dad donates milk to quadruplets

A dad who decided to live off his wife’s excess breast milk cut his project short following negative commentary – but ended up donating the milk to children who really needed it.