Weekly Recap

I can’t believe it’s Friday already! So without further ado, here’s some of my favourite and some of the biggest sports business and social media news stories and blog posts from the past week.

Manchester United raise £504m in bond issue

Manchester United have successfully raised £504m through a bond issue, which will cover most of what the club owe to international banks.

The deal means the Premier League club will be able to pay off nearly all their outstanding debts of £509m.

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Portsmouth FC fail to block winding-up petition

Portsmouth FC has failed to block a winding-up petition from HM Revenue & Customs at the High Court.

Read here…

Redesigning Your Facebook Tabs: From 760px to 520px

Another great post from the guys at VaynerMedia, I only started to check our their blog a few weeks ago and I would highly recommend checking it out (if you don’t already). With Facebook announcing they are cutting the maximum width of their custom tabs on pages from 760px to 520px, this is a must read for anyone who works with Facebook.

Read here…

Find a Job in Sports: Be Your Own PR Agent

A brilliant article about how to get a job in the sports industry, full of great tips!

Read here…

The UK Sports Network

It’s been a pleasure to be involved with the launch of this new UK sports site. I couldn’t pick just one post from this week, so I’ll let you decide on your favourite. If you’re involved in sports this blog will be a must read – some great content already and much more on the way.

Read here…

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