Should Manchester United Fans Invest in Their Team?

LONDON -- In this edition, Manchester United (NYSE: MANU  ) fan and Motley Fool editor Sam Robson picks the brains of TMF premium editor Stuart Watson with regards to the football club's recent flotation on the New York Stock Exchange. They cover the IPO's valuation; the changing terrain and precarious nature of the sporting sector due to foreign investors; the impact that a team's success can have on the television revenue brought in from the likes of BSkyB  (LSE: BSY.L  ) ; the large investment in the holding company by none other than George Soros; and whether fans should put their money where their mouths are and invest in their team.

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