Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
NYRB Paints Rosier Financial Picture
Big Apple Soccer, March 20th, 2007 3:49PM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

Following Ives Galarcep's oft-cited columns about the terrible financial situation of the New York Red Bulls, Big Apple Soccer decided to let the Bulls board respond, which they did, vaguely. "We are proud of what we accomplished in the last 12 months," Red Bull managing director Marc de Grandpre said when asked about the criticism surrounding the energy drink maker's running of the club. "We took a number of positive steps forward in establishing an organization that is built to last," though he failed to elaborate.

He called Galarcep's $14 million figure "inaccurate," though he wouldn't discuss the club's '06 balance sheet. Regarding the Bulls' sponsor exodus, de Grandpre said management doesn't want to "rely on sponsorship revenue as a principal revenue stream," though the team would be adding sponsors that "share similar values of the team," whatever that means. On a bright note, the Red Bull exec said the team would shortly announce a new local TV broadcast deal, presumably with MSG, and that season ticket sales are up 30 percent so far over last season, and that individual ticket package sales were also up 48 percent. For a response to this, you can check Ives Galarcep's Soccer Blog. Read the original story...


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Section 2 Around the Net
Platini: Blatter No Longer Serves Soccer    
UEFA President Michel Platini on Friday launched perhaps his most scathing criticism of FIFA President Sepp ...
Gundogan Back for BVB; Reus, Mkhitaryan Close    
Ilkay Gundogan is set to put 14 months of injury misery behind him on Saturday when ...
Several Clubs Linked to Norwegian Wonderkid    
Norwegian wonderkid Martin Odegaard is on the radar of several top European clubs after becoming the ...
Agent: Xavi Not Joining NYCFC in January    
Xavi Hernandez's agent Ivan Corretja on Friday sought to quash the rumors linking his client to ...
Vogts Leaves Azerbaijan Post    
Berti Vogts on Friday stepped down as head coach of Azerbaijan after six years at the ...
FIFA: World Cup Corruption Report Cannot Be Published in Full    
The German judge overseeing FIFA's investigation into the controversial bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 ...
Garcia: 'Roma is Stronger Than Juventus'    
AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia believes that his team is stronger than Juventus and can beat ...
Morocco Bows Out as AFCON Host Due to Ebola    
Morocco has officially decided not to host the 2015 African Cup of Nations due to the ...
Murder charges dropped against former Clarkson coach    
Former Clarkson men's coach Oral "Nick" Hillary had murder charges in the 2011 death of a ...
Levski Fined for Racism Banner    
Bulgarian club Levski Sofia has been fined 19,000 levs ($12,419) after fans mocked one of the ...
>> Section 2 Around the Net Archives