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Last year
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'His weight fluctuated, the end looked nigh for Argentina’s most famous number 10'
Read an extract from USA 94: The World Cup that Changed the Game by Matthew Evans.
All time
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Spurs post world-record profit as stadium costs pass £1 billion
Tottenham opened their state-of-the-art 62,000-capacity home on Wednesday.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
# Claim
'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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
# Transfer News
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.
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Tevez demands £250,000 a week to rejoin West Ham
West Ham co-owner David Sullivan made the revelation in an interview.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
# sounds like a plan
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.
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Here's how Nike's $200m man Rory McIlroy spends his money
The Irish golfer enjoys a lavish lifestyle away from the course.
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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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
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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.
# 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.