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Breakaway European Super League ‘would not be recognised’ by FIFA

A breakaway by leading European clubs to create a so-called Super League "would not be recognised by either FIFA or the respective confederation", world football's governing body said in a statement on Thursday, while players would risk being banned from the World Cup...

Celtic Crowned Champions

Celtic FC Scottish Champions Celtic are crowned Nine In A Row champions and Hearts relegated as SPFL call time on the season The Hoops take their ninth title on the spin despite there being eight games still to play due to the coronavirus pandemic. Celtic have won a...

Football Cleared to Return

Football Cleared for June Return The UK government has cleared the Premier League and English Football League (EFL) to resume competitive action from June. According to Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden, though, those in charge of the top tiers of the game are now free...

CAS to hear FA’s appeal against FIFA in June

The English Football Association’s appeal against FIFA in relation to a 2019 Chelsea transfer ban and fine will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on June 26. The FA was fined £428,695, later reduced to £290,000, last year for a breach of the rules...

City Football Group Buy New Club

Ninth Club The City Football Group (CFG), the holding company that administers all clubs under the ownership of Abu Dhabi United Group have now added Belgium second division side Lommel SK to their portfolio. The City Football Group (CFG), the holding company that...

Premier League – Project Restart

Plans are underway for the Premier League to return behind closed doors in June Dominic Raab believes the return of Premier League football will help lift the spirits of the nation. But The First Secretary of State has warned that the government will only give the...

ONEFOOTBALL & MANCHESTER CITY AGREE CONTENT DEAL

Manchester City have agreed a partnership with German company Onefootball, becoming the first club to fully integrate their own content into the digital football platform. The agreement marks the launch of the Onefootball Club Network this will eventually see other...

FA TOP EARNERS TAKE PAYCUT

The Football Association (FA) highest-paid staff will take wage cuts of up to 30 per cent as English football’s governing body tries to manage the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. FA chief executive Mark Bullingham outlined the cost-saving measures in a message to...

PREMIER LEAGUE PLAYERS LAUNCH NHS FUNDING INITIATIVE

Premier League players have joined forces to create an initiative which aims to raise funds for National Health Service (NHS) charities during the coronavirus pandemic and distribute them ‘where they are needed most’. Top-flight stars came under fire after some clubs...