Sports Direct chief executive  Mike Ashley: firm holds 19 per cent stake in Goals Soccer Centres. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA

Shares in Goals Soccer Centres, the football pitch operator at the centre of an unpaid tax dispute, are set to be delisted from the London Stock Excha(...)

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley has expanded his empire with a flurry of deals, from House of Fraser and a disastrous investment in Debenhams to Evans Cycles, Sofa.com and Game Digital. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

It’s hard to shake off the feeling that Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct empire is finally careering out of control, derailed by a bewildering stream of il(...)