Roman Abramovich

When Business And Football Match Up And The Fans Win

Phillip Othen | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Sport

Not everyone in football is complaining about the pernicious influence of big business on the beautiful game. Fans of Chelsea, Manchester City, Paris ...

Chelsea At Risk Of Repeating 2015/16 Season After 'One In/One Out' Transfers Have Left Squad Weak

Jamie Spencer | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Sport
Jamie Spencer

Several rivals are stronger and the battle for the top four is more competitive than ever. Chelsea may not be looking at something as dire as a another 10th place finish, but a serious challenge to defend the title or even a Champions League berth is now far from a sure thing.

Antonio Conte Has the Ability to Make Chelsea Great Again - Just Don't Expect Him to Do it Quietly

Matt Gault | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Sport
Matt Gault

Conte is a man who gets to the point. When his squad under-performs, they know about it afterwards. It is an approach that can alienate as much as it can motivate.

In Case of Legal Problem, 'Better Call London'

Jo Simmons | Posted 29.10.2016 | UK
Jo Simmons

High Court of Justice via Wikimedia Commons In the American TV drama, Breaking Bad, the venal attorney, Saul Goodman, offers this nugget of character...

'Is Alan Sugar Black?' What Google Autocomplete Says About Business Leaders

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Comedy

Business leaders! Want to know what the general public think of you? Thanks to Google, you can. Simply type in your own name followed by the word ...

'Strange Elements' In Boris Berezovsky Death, Inquest Hears

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK

The last despairing days of Boris Berezovsky's life have been recalled before an inquest, which heard the Russian oligarch had spoken of killing himse...

Russian Foreign Ministry Says EU Sanctions Are 'Divorced From Reality'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK

According to Reuters, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said that sanctions imposed by the European Union on 12 Russians and Ukrainians on Friday over ...

Roman Abramovich Could Face EU Sanctions Over Crimea, Says David Cameron

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Politics

Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich could be targeted for sanctions over Russia's annexation of Crimea, David Cameron has hinted. On Friday afternoon...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Let Them Buy Lamborghinis

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Friday 21 March 2014... 1) LET THEM BUY LAMBORGHINIS The Mirror wins the best headline award for it...

Gay Russian Artist's Furious Response To Dasha's Zhukova's 'Racist Chair' (NSFW PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK

A gay artist has accused Russian socialite Dasha Zhukova of “glamourising” racism after she was photographed posing on a chair shaped like a half-...

The New Literalism: How Misinformation on the Internet is Transforming the Mainstream Media

Martin Newman | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK
Martin Newman

Context has been thrown away for many people online and in its place is a new and dangerously ignorant reality. By the time art collector Dasha Zhukova issued her grovelling apology on Tuesday afternoon for having been photographed sitting on a Bjarne Melgaard chair in the form of a black woman, millions of people around the world had already got a completely wrong opinion of her.

Racism Row As Dasha Zhukova Poses On 'Naked Black Woman Chair' On MLK Day (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Gay Russian Artist's Furious Response To Dasha's Zhukova's 'Racist Chair' (NSFW PICTURE) Russian socialite Dasha Zhukova has sparked ire by...

Are Some Premier League Owners Bringing the Game Into Disrepute?

Crippy Cooke | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Sport
Crippy Cooke

Ignorant owners are now at risk of becoming a scourge in the game as a result of their thoughtless actions in proposing changes to the side which supporters don't agree with. The price to pay to have club investment is telling.

The Clued Up and the Clueless - Which Club Owners Are Doing It Right?

Ashley Khossousi | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Sport
Ashley Khossousi

Nicola Cortese's methods have proved highly successful and after a double promotion, Southampton now find themselves flying high in the Premier League. Why? Unlike others in the Premier League, he is highly knowledgeable of the game and puts football before business.

With Pressure on Qatar Mounting, Russia Is Getting Away With It

Matt Clough | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport
Matt Clough

Russian football is not without its problems - far from it. Racism still rains down from the terraces on a regular basis, recently being aimed at Manchester City's Yaya Touré, who promptly and with plenty of just cause called for the 2018 competition, which is to be hosted by the country, to be boycotted.

Who Claims Chelsea Wanted Him Over Mourinho?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK Sport

Swansea manager Michael Laudrup claims Chelsea enquired about his availability prior to their appointment of José Mourinho. The Dane was linked wi...

This Man Is Suing Over A Bad Paint Job Of His 391ft Yacht

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.10.2013 | UK

Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko is suing Dutch paint giant Akzo Nobel for £62 million in damages, claiming that they carried out an "unsatisfa...

Sheikh Surpasses Abramovich In The Yacht Stakes

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has been ousted as the owner of the world's largest mega-yacht by Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahayan, the presid...

WATCH: The Mis-Match Of The Century?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Sport

Ten years on since Roman Abramovich bought Chelsea, Sky Sports News fancied a debate on how football has changed in the decade since the Russian's hel...

Abramovich Has Changed Football For The Worse

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Sport

£80 million in debt and with the purse strings padlocked, in 2003 Chelsea were on the brink of financial meltdown. Jesper Gronkjaer's curling winn...

Five Trophies, Three Years, One Special Coach

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Sport

Five trophies, three years and one special coach. José Mourinho set the wheels in motion for an unparalleled era of success for Chelsea back in 2004 ...

The Second Coming?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK Sport

José Mourinho has agreed a deal to return to manage Chelsea after dining with club owner Roman Abramovich in London, according to reports. The Rea...

Boris Berezovsky 'Was Hanged' Say Police

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK

A post-mortem examination on Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky has found he was hanged, police said. The examination by a Home Office pathologist f...

Roman Abramovich Has NOT Been Arrested, Reports Of Russian Oligarch Detained By FBI Are 'Completely Untrue'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK

Rumours that Chelsea Football Club boss Roman Abramovich has been detained by the FBI are “completely untrue”, a spokesman has said. Abramovic...

'No Evidence' To Suggest Third Party Involvement In Berezovsky Death

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK

There is so far no evidence to suggest any third party involvement in the death of 67-year-old Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky who was found dead at...