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BBC TV's Panorama programme will tonight say that Manchester United's owners are in far more debt than previously assumed.

Manchester United has topped a list of the world’s richest football clubs for the sixth year running, according to US business magazine Forbes.

Nomura, the Japanese investment bank, will advise the Red Knights on its possible bid for Manchester United.

Bookmaker and Manchester United fanatic Fred Done says he believes the club is too deep in debt to be an attractive investment and says that he will not be investing in the £500m bond issue launched by the club to restructure debt.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.