Richard Scudamore http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31117/all en UPDATE 1-Soccer-Points threat underpins English cost curbs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/soccer-english-premier-league-clubs-agree-spending-curbs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Premier League puts limit on financial losses</p> <p>* Spending on player wages also faces curbs</p> <p>* League aims to leave room for clubs to challenge elite (Writes though with additional quotes)</p> <p>By Keith Weir</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 7 (Reuters) - England's top flight soccer clubs could be docked points if they fail to comply with new limits on financial losses and curbs on increases in player wages, the Premier League said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/soccer-english-premier-league-clubs-agree-spending-curbs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Premier League Richard Scudamore Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 18:15:51 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749215 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: H.K. has Scudamore dreaming of '39th game' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130725/football-hk-has-scudamore-dreaming-39th-game <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore told AFP on Thursday that an extension to the season to include a round of matches overseas -- a controversial "39th game" -- would eventually happen.</p> <p>Scudamore was speaking in Hong Kong, where nearly 40,000 people braved torrential rain on Wednesday to see Sunderland beat Spurs 3-1 and Manchester City defeat local side South China 1-0.</p> <p>City will face Sunderland in the sell-out final of the Barclays Asia Trophy on Saturday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130725/football-hk-has-scudamore-dreaming-39th-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Game 39 Premier League Richard Scudamore AFP Thu, 25 Jul 2013 11:04:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5893354 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: China misses out on Premier League jamboree http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130730/football-china-misses-out-premier-league-jamboree <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Premier League's top sides went on money-spinning tours of Asia this month that saw them take in a total of six countries or territories. But there was one glaring omission: mainland China.</p> <p>Many businesses see the fast-developing country -- now the world's second-biggest economy -- as "the holy grail", said Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore, adding that he didn't "quite see it in the same way".</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130730/football-china-misses-out-premier-league-jamboree" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Human Interest Premier League Richard Scudamore AFP Wed, 31 Jul 2013 02:03:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5898351 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Premier League chief slams 'winter' 2022 World Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130815/football-premier-league-chief-slams-winter-2022-world-cup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The chief executive of England's Premier League has said switching the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to the European winter would be "nigh-on impossible".</p> <p>Qatar was controversially chosen to stage international football's premier tournament back in December 2010 but ever since there have been concerns about staging the event in its usual June-July slot because of high seasonal temperatures in the Middle East state can top 50 degrees Celsius (122 degrees Fahrenheit).</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130815/football-premier-league-chief-slams-winter-2022-world-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Premier League Richard Scudamore Year of birth missing AFP Thu, 15 Aug 2013 11:06:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5910504 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Premier League chief pours scorn on FA 'B-team' plans http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140509/football-premier-league-chief-pours-scorn-fa-b-team-plans <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore on Friday questioned plans announced by Football Association chairman Greg Dyke to launch a new league for top-flight 'B teams'.</p> <p>Dyke announced his proposals at Wembley on Thursday following an investigation into the state of the English game by a commission that he chaired.</p> <p>The most controversial recommendation was the creation of a new fifth tier in the English pyramid system -- 'League Three' -- which would contain a blend of non-league sides and B teams from Premier League clubs.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140509/football-premier-league-chief-pours-scorn-fa-b-team-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in England Premier League Richard Scudamore AFP Fri, 09 May 2014 16:50:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6142990 at http://www.globalpost.com Government minister labels Scudamore emails unacceptable http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140513/government-minister-labels-scudamore-emails-unacceptable <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON (Reuters) - Sexist emails sent by Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore were described as "completely unacceptable" by a British Government minister on Tuesday.</p> <p>Scudamore was forced to apologize after a newspaper revealed details of emails he sent to friends that were seen by a female employee.</p> <p>He faced accusations of hypocrisy and calls for punishment after having previously backed equality for women in football but the Football Association said on Monday that it was a matter for the Premier League to deal with.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140513/government-minister-labels-scudamore-emails-unacceptable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Labor Law Premier League Richard Scudamore Year of birth missing Thomson Reuters Tue, 13 May 2014 14:48:49 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6145843 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Pressure mounts on Premier League chief in sexism row http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140517/football-pressure-mounts-premier-league-chief-sexism-row <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The English Premier League chief at the centre of a sexism row came under fresh pressure to quit his post on Saturday.</p> <p>Last week Britain's Sunday Mirror newspaper published leaked private e-mails sent by Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore in which he made crude references to a woman colleague and also included jokes about "female irrationality".</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140517/football-pressure-mounts-premier-league-chief-sexism-row" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Premier League Richard Scudamore Social Issues AFP Sat, 17 May 2014 17:20:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6149433 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Premier League to consider Scudamore sexism case http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140519/football-premier-league-consider-scudamore-sexism-case <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The English Premier League is to hold a meeting Monday where it will discuss the conduct of a chief executive caught up in a sexism row.</p> <p>Last week Britain's Sunday Mirror newspaper published leaked private e-mails sent by Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore in which he made crude references to a woman colleague and also included jokes about "female irrationality".</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140519/football-premier-league-consider-scudamore-sexism-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Premier Premier League Premier League Richard Scudamore Richard Scudamore AFP Mon, 19 May 2014 11:28:18 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6150660 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Premier League chief keeps job despite sexism row http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140519/football-premier-league-chief-keeps-job-despite-sexism-row <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>English Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore is set to retain his job after officials announced Monday he would face no further disciplinary action for sending sexist e-mails. </p> <p>Last week Britain's Sunday Mirror newspaper published leaked private e-mails sent by Scudamore to a lawyer friend which contained crude sexual innuendos.</p> <p>Since then Scudamore, 54, had faced a torrent of criticism, from both inside and outside football.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140519/football-premier-league-chief-keeps-job-despite-sexism-row" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Premier League Richard Scudamore Richard Scudamore AFP Mon, 19 May 2014 19:28:47 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6151153 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Premier League chief 'contrite' over sexist emails http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140519/football-premier-league-chief-contrite-over-sexist-emails <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>English Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore spoke of his "sincere contrition" after it was announced Monday he wouldn't lose his job for sending sexist emails. </p> <p>Last week Britain's Sunday Mirror newspaper published leaked private emails sent by Scudamore to a lawyer friend which contained crude sexual innuendos.</p> <p>Since then Scudamore, 54, had faced a torrent of criticism, from both inside and outside football.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140519/football-premier-league-chief-contrite-over-sexist-emails" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Human Interest Labor Law Premier League Richard Scudamore Richard Scudamore AFP Mon, 19 May 2014 20:36:49 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6151214 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Premier League chief 'contrite' over sexist emails http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140519/football-premier-league-chief-contrite-over-sexist-emails-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>English Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore spoke of his "sincere contrition" after it was announced Monday he wouldn't lose his job for sending sexist emails. </p> <p>Last week Britain's Sunday Mirror newspaper published leaked private emails sent by Scudamore to a lawyer friend which contained crude sexual innuendos.</p> <p>Since then Scudamore, 54, had faced a torrent of criticism, from both inside and outside football.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140519/football-premier-league-chief-contrite-over-sexist-emails-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Premier League Richard Scudamore Richard Scudamore Year of birth missing AFP Mon, 19 May 2014 21:04:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6151242 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Premier League chief 'contrite' over sexist emails http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140519/football-premier-league-chief-contrite-over-sexist-emails-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>English Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore spoke of his "sincere contrition" after it was announced Monday he wouldn't lose his job for sending sexist emails. </p> <p>Last week Britain's Sunday Mirror newspaper published leaked private emails sent by Scudamore to a lawyer friend which contained crude sexual innuendos.</p> <p>Since then Scudamore, 54, had faced a torrent of criticism, from both inside and outside football.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140519/football-premier-league-chief-contrite-over-sexist-emails-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Premier League Richard Scudamore Richard Scudamore Year of birth missing AFP Mon, 19 May 2014 21:04:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6151243 at http://www.globalpost.com FA to take no action against under-fire Scudamore http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140520/fa-take-no-action-against-under-fire-scudamore <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON (Reuters) - The Football Association will take no action against Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore over sexist emails leaked by a former personal assistant, the governing body said on Tuesday.</p> <p>Scudamore, 54, was forced to apologize after the comments, made in a private email, were leaked to a Sunday newspaper by the female employee who had a temporary job at the Premier League.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140520/fa-take-no-action-against-under-fire-scudamore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Labor Law Premier League Richard Scudamore Richard Scudamore Thomson Reuters Tue, 20 May 2014 18:11:54 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6151995 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Spanish strength no worry for Premier League boss http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140813/football-spanish-strength-no-worry-premier-league-boss <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>English Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore insisted Wednesday he was not worried by Spanish "super clubs" Barcelona and Real Madrid buying the world's leading players.</p> <p>Scudamore, speaking ahead of the start of the new Premier League season this weekend, was adamant the English top flight was a more competitive, and therefore more attractive, product than the Primera Liga for all the global stars on show in Spain.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140813/football-spanish-strength-no-worry-premier-league-boss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Human Interest Premier League Richard Scudamore AFP Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:01:18 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6230380 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: FA face legal action over EPL chief sexism row - report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140909/football-fa-face-legal-action-over-epl-chief-sexism-row-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The former personal assistant to English Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore has launched legal action against the Football Association over its failure to investigate his sexist e-mails, Britain's Channel Four television news reported Tuesday.</p> <p>Rani Abraham, who said in May that she felt compelled to speak out about the contents of emails between her then boss and his lawyer friend, is already suing the Premier League for £150,000, having branded it an "institutionally sexist old boys' club" in legal papers in June.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140909/football-fa-face-legal-action-over-epl-chief-sexism-row-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Labor Law Premier League Richard Scudamore AFP Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:30:32 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6253420 at http://www.globalpost.com