Quote of the Day

"It's not that he [Ashworth] hasn't tried, but that's not enough."
-- Former FA board member Heather Rabbatts, calling for the organization's technical director, Dan Ashworth, to be sacked. (SUNDAY TIMES, 10/22)
Monday October 23, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 93 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Hit With A Bill

    The German FA (DFB) must pay €19.2M ($22.6M) in back taxes "related to a controversial payment" for the 2006 World Cup but it will "challenge the Frankfurt tax office's decision," it said, according to Karolos Grohmann of REUTERS. The tax office said that the payment of €6.7M from the DFB to FIFA in '05 had "not been declared properly" and the association now owed €19.2M.

  • A Big Payday

    Runner-up Juventus tops Champions League pool with €110.4M payment.

  • Taking Time

    FFA says patience needed for A-League marketing strategy to work.

  • Not Enough

    A-League side Brisbane Roar knocks back offer from Russian consortium.

  • Snack Break

    Pringles signs on as sponsor for Hamburg esports competition.

  • TV Dollars

    Expectation of TV riches is fueling interest in top-flight clubs.

  • Digital Plan

    Formula 1 reportedly eyes linkup with Netflix.

  • Doping Issue

    Former Chinese Olympics doctor says doping was rife in the country.

  • Planning A Move

    AFL agrees to move to Perth Stadium after "robust" talks.

  • Common Ground

    FIFA hopes new deal will prompt FIFPro to withdraw transfer complaint.

  • On The Hunt

    Scottish Rugby unveils "bold plan" to go after int'l players.

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