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).
Arsenal Football Club is proposing 55 staff redundancies as a result of the covid-19 pandemic. In a statement released by the club, they have said that whilst efforts have been made to reduce costs which has included voluntary pay-cuts by players, senior football and executive staff, they were unable to sustain the levels of spending…Details
With the dust settling on Leeds United’s success in the EFL Championship, the focus will quickly shift to a return to the Premier League and one where the Elland Road outfit are not looking to simply make up the numbers.
Here’s what’s been making the headlines this week: Bilibili lands League of Legends broadcast rights, Vivo backs out of IPL for 2020, UFC PI Shanghai reopens, Tencent plans Huya and DouYu merger, Tottenham Hotspur produces EPL first on Douyin, WWE launches Special Olympics campaign, what the NBA’s return means for fans in China, and a…Details