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Multi-club ownership is rising fast, but not everyone’s a fan

Multi-club ownership is the hottest trend in global football. It allows owners to spread their costs and risks, discover and develop talent across a network of clubs, and offer sponsors worldwide opportunities with a single partner. But as the FT’s sports editor Josh Noble explains, not everyone’s a fan, and critics worry about loose regulation and potential conflicts of interest.


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