Football

Shahid Khan, owner of the National Football League’s (NFL) Jacksonville Jaguars, completed his takeover of English Premier League outfit Fulham on Friday, vowing to take the club to the next level.

Uefa Champions League sponsorship is at the heart of Dutch beer brand Heineken’s marketing push to hit a target of 100-per-cent growth in its global market share over the next seven years.

The English Football Association plans to increase its annual sponsorship revenue of around £35m (€41.6m/$55.5m) by selling newly-created global and territory-specific international sponsorship packages in its next four-year rights cycle.

One of the highest profile sponsors in sport explains what its portfolio of high value football shirt sponsorships is designed to achieve.

English Premier League (EPL) football club Manchester City has unveiled plans to expand the capacity of its Etihad Stadium by 12,000 in time for the start of the 2015/16 season.

Yemen’s Football General Union (YFGU) has suspended the national team’s away fixtures for the remainder of the year due to financial issues.

Australian A-League football club Melbourne Victory has confirmed that Ian Robson will replace the departing Richard Wilson as the club’s chief executive.

Scottish football club Rangers has appointed Craig Mather as its chief executive on a permanent basis.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rejected Spanish La Liga club Rayo Vallecano’s appeal to compete in the UEFA Europa League next season.

Brazil's federal prosecutor Roberto Gurgel has challenged the constitutionality of the controversial World Cup law.

The Chinese Football Association is reportedly to be sued by its former national team coach, following a breakdown of compensation negotiations after his firing.

Fan-led group, The Foundation of Hearts, has launched a bid to buy Scottish football club Hearts, which entered administration last month.

Online ticket marketplace viagogo will continue to sell matchday tickets for Schalke, despite the German football club terminating its contract with the website yesterday.

The 12 stadiums set to host the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup will offer free Wi-Fi access to spectators during the competition with the aim of relieving pressure from 3G and 4G mobile networks in and around the venues.

Major League Soccer (MLS) has named Portland’s JELD-WEN Field to host the 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game.

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English Premier League club Fulham is reportedly on the verge of being sold by owner Mohamed Al Fayed to Shahid Khan, the owner of National Football League (NFL) franchise the Jacksonville Jaguars.