What is the best way for a European football club to package its in-house editorial content? A subscription TV channel or a free-to-view YouTube channel? Or somewhere in between? Andy Fry looked at two case studies: Barcelona and Liverpool.


Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) president Jeffrey Webb has been announced as a speaker at the seventh edition of the Leaders Sport Summit, which takes place on October 8-9 at Stamford Bridge in London.

English Premier League football club Aston Villa is seeking a new owner after American businessman Randy Lerner today confirmed speculation that he would seek to sell the team.

Fifa has announced that five countries will compete for the hosting rights to the 2019 Women’s World Cup, while four nations have entered bids for the Club World Cup from 2015 to 2018.

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has dropped the strongest hint yet that he is ready to stand for re-election as head of football’s global governing body.

A commission by the English Football Association (FA) into improving the prospects of the national team by developing more homegrown players has proposed introducing a new division of Premier League ‘B’ teams.

The Association of European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL) has labelled “all scenarios” on the rescheduling of the 2022 Fifa World Cup as “damaging” to its members competitions and has criticised Uefa’s proposed Nations League event.

Manchester United has continued its descent down Forbes’ annual rankings of the world’s most valuable football clubs as Real Madrid and Barcelona ensured a Spanish lockout of the top-two positions for the first time since the business media outlet began the list a decade ago.

French Ligue 1 champion Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and English Premier League club Manchester City are facing fines of €60m ($83.4m) and restrictions on their Champions League squads for next season for breaking Uefa’s Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations, according to multiple reports.

The Gambia Football Association has been banned from participating in all Confederation of African Football (Caf) tournaments for two years after being found guilty by the continental governing body of lying about players’ ages.

Rob Ridley spoke to the masterminds behind AS Roma’s new stadium about the rationale for its mix of contemporary and historic architectural design.


With the FIFA World Cup only a month away, are world and European champions Spain the hottest property in town? Dermot Ledwith asks the team’s current roster of sponsors.


The United States was today confirmed as the host nation for a 2016 Copa America, with the special edition of the national team tournament set to mark the centenary of the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol).

Association of Southeast Asian Nations Football Federation (AFF) general secretary Azzuddin Ahmad believes the launch of its Super League club competition could be delayed until 2016 due to “administrative issues”.

Spanish Liga club Barcelona has announced that the Spanish Football League (LFP) has found no evidence of any “irregular conduct” from its controversial summer signing of Brazilian superstar Neymar.

Several football clubs have been offered settlements by European governing body Uefa for breaching financial fair play (FFP) rules.

Watchmaker TAG Heuer has entered into a long-term partnership with Cristiano Ronaldo to make the Real Madrid and Portugal football superstar a brand ambassador.