Football billionaires hit by shrinking finances

Forbes magazine’s findings confirm what FourFourTwo’s Football Rich List showed in January – that many top money men are losing large slices of their fortunes.

And now Forbes has released the billionaire list showing that elite owners such as Abramovich have been feeling the pinch during this economic recession.

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Gary Parkinson is a freelance writer, editor, trainer, muso, singer, actor and coach. He spent 14 years at FourFourTwo as the Global Digital Editor and continues to regularly contribute to the magazine and website, including major features on Euro 96, Subbuteo, Robert Maxwell and the inside story of Liverpool's 1990 title win. He is also a Bolton Wanderers fan.