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Other Sport 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Business at the heart of the battle for Beckham

The battle to sign England captain David Beckham has all the trappings of a corporate takeover saga, with clubs and sponsors vying to exploit Manchester United#8217;s most valuable human asset.

Other Sport 08 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Supporters unhappy with no big name arrivals at the Theatre of Dreams

David Beckham's gone to Real Madrid and Juan Sebastian Veron has joined Chelsea.

Other Sport 10 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Three races for Wilson to prove his worth

Jaguar have given Briton Justin Wilson the rest of the season to convince the team he is the man to partner Australian Mark Webber next year.

Other Sport 12 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Lleyton buys stylish crib, but minus the tennis court

His tennis career may have temporarily stalled this season, but it looks like former world number one Lleyton Hewitt of Australia is moving ahead full-steam as a junior real estate tycoon.

Other Sport 02 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Red Devils extend deal with Vodafone

English football champions Manchester United said yesterday they have extended their sponsorship with mobile phone giants Vodafone, agreeing a new four-year deal worth £36mil.

Other Sport 10 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Now three Arab Sheikhs want to buy Leeds United

Three Arab Sheikhs planning to buy out English Premiership crisis club Leeds United by the end of the week were named yesterday.

Other Sport 15 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

McKenzie to resign as Leeds chairman

Leeds chairman Professor John McKenzie is resigning in order to put together a rescue package for the debt-ridden English Premier League club, according to a newspaper report here yesterday.

Other Sport 20 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Leeds may have to loan Viduka to Inter Milan

Leeds United, who need to find a buyer before January 19 if they are not to go into administration, might loan Australian striker Mark Viduka to Inter Milan to ease their debt mountain.

Other Sport 25 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

New chairman vows to stop swoop during transfer window

New Leeds United chairman Trevor Birch told disgruntled shareholders on Tuesday that the club fighting for their Premier League and financial future did not have to sell any players in the January transfer window.

Other Sport 14 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Debt-ridden Leeds get set to sell their assets

Debt-ridden English Premier League club Leeds United said on Monday they were being circled by an unspecified number of prospective bidders, but warned that a bid for their shares was not on the table.