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Brentford FC’s plans to open a brand new 17,250-capacity stadium this autumn have been thwarted by the Covid pandemic. Chief executive Jon Varney describes how the club is coping with the lockdown and its plans to compete on a more even commercial footing in the English Championship.

Omar Chaudhuri and Ben Marlow from consultancy firm 21st Club examine the trends driving football’s underlying financial crisis and suggest a new approach and competition format designed to reduce costs and promote sustainability.

A total of 11 UK spectator sports will receive a share of £300m (€335m/$397m) from the UK government to see them through coronavirus restrictions this winter.

The English Football League has said piracy of its iFollow streaming service has surged after it removed restrictions on the number of matches fans could watch on the platform during the Covid-19 pandemic

English Football League (EFL) clubs have agreed in principle to accept the Premier League’s £50m (€55.7m/$65.7m)

The Premier League has made a revised emergency funding offer to help clubs in the English Football League affected by the Covid-19 pandemic