financial doping

financial doping

n
1. (General Sporting Terms) the situation in which a sports franchise borrows heavily in order to contract and pay high-performing players, jeopardizing their long-term financial future
2. (General Sporting Terms) the situation in which the owner of a sports franchise invests his or her own personal wealth into securing high-performing players, rather than relying on the revenue the franchise is able to generate for itself
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DECLAN DARCY believes that envy has drawn critics like moths to a flame to claims that financial doping has wholly tipped the scales in Dublin's favour.
The group backing the Boro stance, believed to include Bristol City and Nottingham Forest, are demanding swift action to prevent the Championship becoming an accounting 'wild west' where 'financial doping' is rife.
MANCHESTER CITY have asked BT Sport for an explanation after pundit Martin Keown accused the Premier League champions of being guilty of "financial doping".
So star now appears unhappy with Mbappe blatant was this financial doping that the QTA didn't even have their name written across the front of PSG's shirts.
It was 'financial doping' whinged Arsene Wenger, and the traditional elite of Europe persuaded Uefa into warping their originally wellintentioned financial fair play idea - aimed at stopping clubs spending beyond their means - into a way of halting the march of nouveau riche clubs like City and Paris St Germain.
France's football league has labelled the head of the Spanish league "undignified" after he accused Paris St Germain of "financial doping" and "peeing in the pool" over their purchase of Brazilian striker Neymar.
The transfers are merely the result of years of financial doping at PSG," Tebas told La Liga's official website.
Rejecting some MEPs description of the effects of ECB monetary policy decisions as "financial doping", Mr Draghi affirmed that Quantitative Easing and our monetary policy decisions worked.
"Financial doping" was the phrase Platini came up with.
However, a successful bid would put the Frenchman in a compromising position given he once accused clubs with wealthy backers of "financial doping".
That can't be right any more than the financial doping that's gone on to give Hearts an advantage over some of the teams they play.
London, Sep 23 ( ANI ): Roberto Mancini has told Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger to stop whining about Manchester City's wealth in the wake of the Gunners' boss constantly accusing the Eastlands club of financial doping following Sheikh Mansour's takeover at the Etihad.
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