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The men's and women's World Cups are currently held every four years but Fifa wants biennial World Cups

Fifa has stepped up its push for biennial World Cups by reporting that most football fans support the controversial proposals.

September 16, 2021
Hearts are one of the five Scottish Premiership clubs to engage Deloitte to conduct a review of the league

Scottish Premiership football clubs have commissioned Deloitte to conduct a review of the league with a view to unlocking new

September 15, 2021
Rakuten has sponsored Barcelona since 2017 and only recently agreed an exclusive merchandising deal with the club

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten is to end its €30m-a-year sponsorship of Barcelona at the end of the season, according to

September 9, 2021
LaLiga president Javier Tebas called Paris Saint-Germain "enemies" in his latest verbal attack on the big-spending Qatar-owned club

Paris Saint-Germain have hit back at LaLiga boss Javier Tebas after he labelled them “enemies” and “as dangerous as the

September 8, 2021
Fifa wants to increase the frequency of the World Cup from every four years to every two but faces opposition from European chiefs, including executives at Manchester City and Leeds United

Manchester City and Leeds United chiefs have joined the chorus of opposition towards Fifa’s plans to stage the World Cup

September 8, 2021
Critics of the Financial Fair Play reforms argue they won't stop the richest clubs, like Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain, from spending their way to success

Proposed changes to European football’s Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules will not address concerns about competitive balance, says one of

September 7, 2021
ECA chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi, who is also president of Paris Saint-Germain and chairman of the beIN Media Group, promised a loan fund for clubs and new Financial Fair Play rules

Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the chairman of the European Club Association, has outlined a series of measures that he says will bring

September 6, 2021
Chelsea defended their WSL title last season and reached the Champions League final

The most eagerly anticipated and loudly trumpeted Women’s Super League (WSL) season kicks off this evening when Manchester United host

September 3, 2021
West Ham United have been anchor tenants of the London Stadium since it was repurposed after the London 2012 Olympics

This isn’t the article I expected to write; I went back to the London Stadium to bury it not to

September 2, 2021
Despite some headline-grabbing deals such as Ronaldo's return to Manchester United, Premier League spending was down again

Premier League clubs cut their summer transfer spending to the lowest level since 2015 in response to the pandemic. Gross

September 1, 2021
Manchester United fans celebrated the imminent return of Cristiano Ronaldo at Sunday's win over Wolverhampton Wanderers

Cristiano Ronaldo has officially completed his return to Manchester United from Juventus on transfer deadline day for an initial fee

August 31, 2021
The logo of cryptocurrency Dogecoin appears on the shirt sleeves of Watford players as part of a sponsorship deal with the Premier League club

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency have reimagined finance and money as concepts.  Now more than ever, however, blockchain technology and, more specifically,

August 30, 2021

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