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Questionable funding sources

16 April ~ A new report calls for greater financial transparency in English football. The Tax Justice Network has published a study documenting the amount of offshore finance in the UK's professional leagues. In total, almost £3 billion in loans and shares originates from offshore companies, with 34 clubs being financed in this way. Manchester United alone account for one third of the value of the league, holding just over £1 billion.

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