Featured Story

ManU Reportedly Among Clubs Opposed To Closing Transfer Window Early

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 18 / 17

ManU is among "a number of Premier League clubs" that have reservations about "closing the transfer window before the start of the season," according to Jason Burt of the London TELEGRAPH. Plans are reportedly "well advanced" and already at "approval level" in a "huge development" for English footba...

Read More

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

More Stories

08/18/17
FA Facing Calls For Transparency

The FA is "facing calls for greater transparency" over England int'l Eni Aluko's "hush-money" case and is being urged to do more to move away from a culture of "stale, pale, white old men" in keeping with its promises to promote equality, according to Daniel Taylor of the London GUARDIAN. English ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

08/18/17
Football Notes

UEFA extended its Kit Assistance Scheme  which provides uniforms and equipment for Europe's smaller national associations. The program, which runs in two-year cycles, will continue until '22 . UEFA launched a tender for a supplier in January and Italian company Macron was selected ( ...

Tags: International Football

08/17/17
Argentine Players To End Boycott

Argentine FA President Claudio Tapia said that national team players "will end the media boycott that has been in place since November," according to Adriana Garcia of ESPN.com. Lionel Messi announced following a post-match news conference l ...

Tags: International Football

08/17/17
FIFA Had Secret U.S. Legal Deal

The former FIFA director of legal affairs agreed to a "secret deal to pay American lawyers" up to £750 an hour to "defend" football’s governing body from the U.S. Department of Justice five months before officials were arrested, leaked documents revealed, according to Martyn Ziegler of t ...

Tags: International Football, Europe, North America

08/17/17
Football Notes

Fans set an attendance record for the opening two weekends during the Scottish Professional Football League era. Almost a quarter of a million fans attended the 42 games. It is the "highest turnout in the top flight in its first five years." An extra 55,000 fans made their way through ...

Tags: International Football

08/16/17
Russia Opens Information Center

Russia opened an information center at its tourist office in London "in a bid to calm England fans' fears about hooligans at next year's World Cup," according to Ben Rumsby of the London TELEGRAPH. There have "long been concerns of a repeat at the tournament of the sickening violence" that saw more ...

Tags: Europe, International Football

08/16/17
EPL Clubs To Move Up Transfer Deadline

Premier League clubs are reportedly set to take a "landmark decision to bring in their own transfer deadline" that would ensure the window "shuts before the start of the season," according to Martyn Ziegler of the LONDON TIMES. The issue is on the agenda for the next meeting of Premier League c ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

08/16/17
Football Notes

Argentine FA President Claudio Tapia and Argentine Players' Association (FAA) Secretary Sergio Marchi agreed that clubs in debt to their players will not start the upcoming Superliga season when it begins on Aug. 25. This conclusion was reached following a meeting with Superliga CEO Mariano Eliz ...

Tags: International Football

08/15/17
PSG Under Threat Of UEFA Sanctions

Having spent £199M ($258M) on Neymar, Paris St. Germain is pursuing Kylian Mbappé for a similar amount and "will likely present the sternest test thus far" of UEFA’s Financial Fair Play regulations, according to Gabriele Marcotti of the LONDON TIMES. One of the problems with FFP, ...

Tags: International Football, Europe

08/14/17
Paulinho's Transfer Good News For CSL

Brazil int'l Paulinho's "imminent move to Barcelona" from Chinese Super League side Guangzhou Evergrande is "proof of the strength" of the CSL, Shanghai SIPG coach André Villas-Boas said, according to the AFP. Paulinho is set to sign with Barça for €40M ($47.1M) on Thursday after ...

Tags: Asia, International Football

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug