Manchester United - Where Will Scudamore Find 100 Ronaldos?
UK time is: 03:47:56
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Where Will Scudamore Find 100 Ronaldos?

Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore isn't afraid that the league is too strongly affected by the economic crisis. High tax rates in England means that top stars now look longingly at Spain where they can earn much more. However, Scudamore is not worried.

'If, over time, a hundred Cristiano Ronaldos left in two seasons and we had nobody, I might be sitting here with a different perspective.

'Let's talk again on September 1 when the transfer deadline closes. We'll have lost a couple but we'll have gained a couple too.'


Okay, I'm not worried either: I'll continue following the Premier League even if it loses all its greatest stars but I have a question to Scudamore: where will he find a 100 Ronaldos to lose? I can't name even one more, only Fernando Torres and Wayne Rooney come anywhere close to him in terms of profile and ability in the league. In terms of marketing and merchandising, Ronaldo is a big loss to the Premier League as a brand - even if we hate this kind of commercial thinking.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!






Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 11 2009

Time: 12:25PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Scudamore is a complete tool. He portrays himself as this big football man aswell.
HuddersfieldYiddo
Report Abuse
11/08/2009 14:11:00

In the wombs of 100 dirty women!
Tosswink
Report Abuse
11/08/2009 17:00:00

gained a couple? Like who?
merlin
Report Abuse
11/08/2009 20:43:00

Seriously mate? Wayne Rooney?
Aamir
Report Abuse
11/08/2009 21:40:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Di Maria Was Always a Risky Buy! (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Pedro - Coming or Staying (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Led Up the Garden Path (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Van Gaal`s Dilemma! (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Getting to Know - Sergio Romero (Monday July 27 2015)

Ibrahimovic Staying in Paris (Monday July 27 2015)

De Gea Out, Cillessen In? (Monday July 27 2015)

AUDIO: Van Gaal on Romero (Monday July 27 2015)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. TheFamousNo7 23
2. MotorMad 19
3. adowiski 3
4. adigxman 2
5. zicoco 1
6. Carew28 1
7. United Red 1
8. Spanish Red 1
9. kashere21 1

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Hammers Interested in Turkish Based Striker?
West Ham : 28/07/2015 18:24:00
Hammers Rival Leicester for Midfielder
West Ham : 28/07/2015 17:53:00
Liverpool: Wisdom To Join Norwich On Loan
Liverpool : 28/07/2015 17:51:00
Bachmann moves to Ross County on loan
Stoke : 28/07/2015 17:45:00
An (Jose) ANGEL (Crespo) Descends On AVFC
Aston Villa : 28/07/2015 17:21:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

US Tour - United v Barcelona?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
United to win! 85%
Barcelona to Win! 6%
A Draw! 9%