Featured Story

Injuries Could Force Chelsea Manager Mourinho To Rest Starters Sunday At Liverpool

04 / 24 / 14

EPL Chelsea Manager José Mourinho "threatened to protect Chelsea’s chances of reaching the Champions League final" by fielding a reserve team at Anfield on Sunday "in a dramatic move" that could all but hand Liverpool the Premier League title, according to Matt Hughes of the LONDON TIME...

Read More

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

More Stories

01/09/13
Football Agents Got 28% In Commission

FIFA said that "agents and other intermediaries received an average commission rate" of 28% on the 11,555 cross-border player transfers that took place last year, according to Tariq Panja of BLOOMBERG. FIFA "didn’t disclose how much money changed hands in the global transfer market" in a year ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

01/09/13
Daley Criticized For Reality TV Show

ITV's new peaktime Saturday night reality show "Splash!" "has reignited anxieties in British Swimming about Tom Daley's commercial commitments away from diving," according to Charles Sale of the London DAILY MAIL. British Swimming CEO David Sparkes "has raised concerns over 18-year-old Daley's role ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

01/09/13
Man City Sends Tickets Back To Arsenal

Man City has "returned close to a third" of its allocation for Sunday's Premier League match at Arsenal, "after supporters balked at the £62 ($99) ticket price," according to Ewan Murray of the London GUARDIAN. Man City was "given a 3,000 allocation but 912 were sent back and are being sold by ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

01/09/13
SPL, SFL To Merge As Both Agree On Plan

The Scottish Football League and Scottish Premier League "have agreed on a set of principles to restructure the game -- including a merger of both bodies" in a 12-12-18 structure, according to the Scotland DAILY RECORD. Both sets of clubs "have still to vote on the proposals," but a major breakthrou ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, United Kingdom

01/09/13
Celtic Kit Leaked Online

Images of next season’s Scottish Premier League club Celtic home shirt have been leaked online -- "to a very underwhelming response from supporters," according to the Scotland DAILY RECORD. The design is a "controversial choice" from the club’s kit manufacturers, Nike, with the green Hoo ...

Tags: United Kingdom, Franchises

01/09/13
England Women Refuse To Sign FA Deal

England’s women’s footballers "do not know where their next pay packet is coming from" because of a dispute between the FA and the Professional Footballers’ Association over their £16,000 ($25,692)-a-year central contracts, according to Oliver Kay of the LONDON TIMES. The con ...

Tags: United Kingdom, International Football

01/09/13
Grand National Raises Prize Money

The prize money at this year’s new-look Grand National meeting "will rise by more than 7% to a record level approaching £3M ($4.8M), but that the big race itself will again be worth just short of a magical seven-figure sum," according to Andy Stephens of the LONDON TIMES. When the 40 run ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

01/08/13
ESPN Apologizes For 'Cheat' Comment

ESPN has reprimanded commentator Jon Champion after he called Liverpool FC player Luis Suárez "a cheat" following Liverpool’s second goal in the FA Cup against Conference National side Mansfield on Sunday, according to Neil Gardner of the LONDON TIMES. Suárez "appeared to use his ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

01/08/13
Rangers Could Be Stuck At The Bottom

Rangers "could romp the Third Division and still end up in the bottom tier next season if a plan to reconstruct the Scottish game is given the go-ahead," according to Keith Jackson of the Scotland DAILY RECORD. Scottish Football League CEO David Longmuir is attempting "to broker agreement to do away ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

01/08/13
BBC Sport Launches iPhone App

BBC Sport "has launched a new iPhone app to kick off '13, with an Android version to follow in the next few weeks," according to Stuart Dredge of the London GUARDIAN's Apps Blog. The app, which is free to download from Apple's App Store, "is a hybrid application blending HTML5-based web content wi ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug