Sponsor as Bond Villain

It’s been a big few weeks for the Bond Villain storyline.

Adidas CEO wants Man Utd to play better.  (Btw, it’s a stretch, given English is not Hainer’s first language, to elevate this quote in to a direct criticism of LVG sluggish midfield: ‘That is always a matter of supply and demand. Business with Manchester United is going very well, we are selling more shirts than expected and the foreign share is 60%. We are satisfied, even if the way Man United is playing right now is not exactly what we want to see.'”)

Fifa’s partners call – belatedly – for a clean up.

Nike pulling strings at IAAF on behalf of Eugene.

Behind the scenes, pulling strings, secret meetings at the Top Table of Decision Makers™. Insert the word ‘lair’.