Football

The German Football League (DFL) remains unconvinced by goal-line technology (GLT) despite the opening weekend of the Bundesliga season being affected by a controversial decision.

BSkyB-owned online gambling brand Sky Bet was announced as the new title sponsor of the Football League last month in a five-year deal, 2013-14 to 2017-18

Qatar has defended its awarding of the FIFA World Cup in 2022, stating that it is capable of delivering the event in summer or winter.

English Premier League side Hull City will officially add “Tigers” to their name in order to improve their brand identity for the coming season. O

Referee Andranik Arsenyan and assistant Hovhannes Avagyan have been suspended by UEFA for allegedly trying to fix a Europa League match last month.

Football Federation Australia (FFA) today announced that Jack Reilly stepped down as a director following the expiry of his most recent two-year term on June 20.

Reinhard Rauball has been re-elected president of the DFL (German Football League) for a further three years after a unanimous vote yesterday.

Director-level executives from all teams that comprise Forbes magazine's latest top 10 most valuable football list have been confirmed as delegates for this October's Leaders in Football conference.

Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid and Barcelona could soon be forced by the European Commission (EC) to become private limited companies (plcs), according to The Independent.

Big-spending Russian Football Premier League club Anzhi Makhachkala will have its budget cut by its billionaire owner Suleiman Kerimov.

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan is planning a bid to acquire the Kolkata franchise of a new league operated by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and IMG-Reliance.

German Football League (DFL) chief executive Christian Seifert has maintained that the organisation will not act like a “megalomaniac” in a bid for further growth.

FIFA has permitted Moscow to reduce the amount of seats planned to be installed at the Luzhniki Stadium for the 2018 World Cup.

Rangers chairman Walter Smith has resigned after a period of dispute within the Scottish football club’s top ranks.

The Soccerex African Forum confirmed speakers Hicham El Amrani, Confederation of African Football (CAF) secretary-general and Mvuzo Mbebe, CEO of the 2013 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) local organising committee and 2014 African Nations Championship (CHAN).

Indonesian tycoon Erick Thohir appears closer to conclude his long-running bid to acquire a majority stake in Italian Serie A football club Inter Milan after its president, Massimo Moratti, stated that a deal is necessary for the long-term future of the club.

Isha Johansen has become only the second female leader of a national football governing body after being appointed as the new president of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA).