Episode 436 – Billionaires

Arsecast Episode 436

Hello, here’s an extra special bonus Arsecast for you. There’s still yesterday’s epic Arsecast Extra to take in if you haven’t already, but in this episode I chat to James Montague, author of a new book entitled: The Billionaires Club – The Unstoppable Rise of Football’s Super-rich Owners.

James writes about the increasing influence of extremely wealthy owners of football clubs, primarily in the Premier League, but across football in general too. What effect is it having on the game? What might it mean for football in the future? And with most of Arsenal’s shares owned by Stan Kroenke and Alisher Usmanov, there’s a real Arsenal perspective in this too.

You can get the book in hardback, Kindle or audio from Amazon here, and it’s well worth it. A really fascinating look at how the game we love is increasingly powered and influenced by money.

You can follow James on Twitter @JamesPiotr, and enjoy the show

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