Dan Jones, head of the Sports Business Group at Deloitte, discusses the key findings from the 22nd edition of the Annual Review of Football Finance

The Indian Professional Football Clubs Association (IPFCA) has boycotted the proposed tournament to be organised by IMG Reliance and hit out against the All India Football Federation (AIFF)’s move to restructure its I-League.

Spanish football club Valencia has elected Amadeo Salvo as its new president, following the La Liga giant’s financial troubles.

English Premier League clubs have increased its revenues to a total of £2.4 billion in 2011/12, more than any league in Europe, according to Deloitte.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has defended the football governing body’s executive committee decision to delay proposals of age limits for members, following last week’s Congress in Mauritius.

The Dutch Football Association (KNVB) has announced trial runs of Hawk-Eye goal-line technology for two years.

Mauritius Football Association (MFA) president Dinnanathlall Persunnoo has taken a leave of absence following investigations into match-fixing allegations against him.

Russian gas giant, Gazprom has an image problem that it hopes sponsorship of football will help overcome. Its approach is a case study in using soft branding initiatives to spread its influence


Tottenham Hotspur footballer Andros Townsend has been handed a four-month ban and £18,000 fine, following an independent regulatory commission hearing into breaching betting regulations.

Spanish club Malaga has made its case at The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to overturn a UEFA ban from next season's Europa League for unpaid debts.

The United Arab Emirates is reportedly planning to bid for this year’s Italian Super Cup against rival bidding hosts China.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rejected French club Nantes and its player Ismael Bangoura’s appeal over a transfer dispute.

FIFA member associations have approved the anti-racism and discrimination resolutions proposed by the football governing body’s newly-formed task force during its Congress held in Mauritius.

David Beckham has stepped up his efforts to invest in a Major League Soccer (MLS) team after meeting with key political leaders in Miami.

Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti is reportedly prepared to sell a stake in the Serie A club to Indonesian billionaire Erick Thohir, according to Italian media.

The German Football Association (DFB) has announced that it has received bids from Berlin and Munich for consideration to be host cities of UEFA Euro 2020.

Spanish football club Real Madrid has announced that Florentino Perez will serve a fourth term as president following no opposition for elections that were due to take place later this month.