Here’s what’s been making the headlines this week: Paris Saint-Germain partners with Chinese mega-brand Hisense, Epic Games lands epic $1.78M funding, PP Sports withholds payments to the English Premier League, FIFA & AFC postpone Asia’s 2022 World Cup qualifiers, Tencent delivers with esports drama, while China’s esports industry revenue passes $10B for 2020 H1.
With English football fans locked out of stadiums for a while longer, club finances once again come to the forefront and although the Premier League may be able to absorb any loss of matchday revenue, it is not the same tale further down the pyramid. If the 20 Premier League chairman are collectively in a…Details
While although a new Scottish football season is underway, loose ends are still being tied up from the previous edition and with Hearts and Partick Thistle’s relegation appeals failing to reach the back of the net, now it is time for the ‘M8 Alliance’ to face the music. As the two clubs prepare for an…Details
Ahead of the Portuguese Football Federation’s hosting duties of the UCL Final 8, we spoke to Daniel Ribeiro, the FPF’s Director of the Cidade de Futebol, covering both the end of the tournament but also on the future of the FPF. Picture credit to the Portuguese Football Federation.
When teams reach the promised land of the Premier League, celebrations undoubtedly follow and although the clubs involved would love to party all through the summer, those festivities must be curbed relatively early. Because as soon as promotion from the EFL Championship is secured, planning to stay within English football’s top tier begins in earnest…Details
With football lying dormant earlier in the year, it was Germany that picked up the competitive baton for the rest of the world and with the top two divisions playing to a rightful conclusion, the restart phase was considered an unqualified success. A success that even with positive COVID-19 tests within the squad of Dynamo…Details
In terms of European league finishing dates for 2019/20, Italy’s Serie A was the latest of all the ‘Big Five’ and with a new season already just around the corner, the issue of player welfare has once again come to the forefront. In a campaign that lasted a total of 49 weeks (including a shutdown…Details
Clubs in EFL League One and League Two have today voted for the introduction of new financial controls in the form of ‘Squad Salary Caps’ which take effect immediately, according to fcbusiness.
Together with local company Timpers, the Valencian club has created limited edition trainers to show abilities of people with visual disabilities. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the shoes go to the sports projects of the Levante UD Foundation.
With Manchester City recently taking their legal case with UEFA to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and subsequently winning, it was viewed as a hammer blow for the implementation of Financial Fair Play (FFP).