The Football Lawyer: Uefa has made moves to stamp out racism, but only time will tell if they grow more forceful
Yaya Toure may have fallen short of silverware last season, but in recent months he has demonstrated even greater leadership away from the field than he does during ninety minutes of football
It has been a deserved, runaway triumph, built around a clutch of astute signings, ranging from the marquee to the relatively unheralded, combined with the emergence of some bright young players
From the Centipede to the Rat Hunter – How Brazil’s longest suffering club escaped from the wilderness
Welcome to football in the north east of Brazil…
June 12, 2014. England against Brazil in the opening game of the World Cup. Surprisingly the stands at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo are almost entirely empty…
The reality is that Fifa and Qatar cannot predict what a court might rule…
There might still be sixteen games left of this Brasileirão season, but last night’s celebrations of almost 50,000 Cruzeiro fans after a 3-0 win over closest rivals Botafogo had a definite ‘put the champagne on ice’ feel.
An England line-up with no Manchester United players. When did that last happen?
The tale of the masseur and the goal-line clearance in Brazil – ‘I did it because of my love for the club’
While the back four of the Seleção has looked settled in recent months, competition for the incumbents may have emerged in the shape of a surprising late challenger.
Sponsors and rival tournaments could be in line for compensation, while holding the Qatar tournament in the summer poses other costly problems.
Premier League shirt sponsors pour record £166m into top-flight bank accounts – with Arsenal seeing the biggest rise
The combined shirt sponsorship income of the Premier League’s 20 clubs has again defied the recession by rising £18.65m year-on-year to a record £165.75m this season – with big winners but some fallers among the new deals.
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