So how does a City Council suffering from acute spending cuts borrow £280 million? Since 2004, major local authorities have been able to borrow (mainly for capital projects) without government consent, provided they can […]
This article focuses on the Bramley Moore stadium and the details provided regarding the proposed funding arrangements. I suppose the first thing to say is that it is clear that there are still a huge […]
I’ve done this a couple of times, the first going all the way back to May 2016, but with the prospects of news about the stadium at Bramley Moore, it’s interesting to consider the impact […]
On 29th September Arseblog ran a story claiming that Kroenke (the 67% shareholder of Arsenal) had made a bid to acquire Usmanov’s 30.04%. Given I’ve consistently held the view that Usmanov will not sell his […]
Who will be financing the Bramley Moore Stadium development? Bear with me on this article. It’s a little technical, but hopefully written in an understandable manner – it draws conclusions from what is in the […]
Putting it in simple terms, we can sell 8,000 fewer season tickets than West Ham, 3,000 fewer executive seats than Spurs, and have 8,000 fewer “walk up” supporters than Liverpool and still fill a 60,000 seat stadium every home game.
Speculation has arisen that Everton will award naming rights to our new stadium on Bramley Moore Dock to a “a wealthy Chinese consortium”. I’m highly sceptical that such a deal could be put in place so early […]