Football

Dubai-based investment firm GFH Capital has reportedly sold more than half of its 100 per cent stake in English Championship football club Leeds United.

English Premier League (EPL) fans need to find £1,833 to follow their team at home this season, as football inflation continues to beat inflation in the economy as a whole, according to new research from Virgin Money.

Nigerian sports minister Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi is the third African sports minister to confirm his participation on the Sport and Government panel at the Soccerex African Forum in Durban.

Seven host cities for the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand have been named today.

Brazilian sports minister Aldo Rebelo has admitted that the country is “facing a tight deadline” in its stadium construction programme for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

UEFA has disqualified Metalist Kharkiv from the Champions League for match-fixing and may now reinstate Greek club PAOK Thessaloniki as a replacement.

The Brazilian Football Federation (CBF) may lose half of its 2012 profit following the collapse of a bank at the centre of a government corruption scandal.

United States Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati and Decio de Maria Serrano, president of Mexico football's top-tier Liga MX, have been confirmed for this year's Leaders in Football conference.

UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino has warned clubs to comply with the body’s financial fair play (FFP) rules ahead of its introduction in the coming season.

UEFA Champions League contender Metalist Kharkiv should find out tomorrow if it will be expelled from the competition over a long-running match-fixing case.

Australia’s 2015 Asian Cup local organising committee (LOC) has joined forces with A-League football clubs to host Korean-themed events at matches in 2013-14 in a bid to promote the tournament.

North American Soccer League club The New York Cosmos has named Bob Kuperman as its creative consultant.

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
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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.