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  1. August 28, 2014

    US ‘soccer moms’ sue Fifa for alleged negligence

    A group of young American footballers and their parents are suing Fifa, the sport’s world governing body, and the US Soccer...

  2. August 15, 2014

    Football clubs cry foul over rules to cut wealth gap

    Financial rules brought in to address the huge wealth gap between football clubs risk having the opposite effect, according...

  1. July 22, 2014

    FA chairman tackles MPs’ questions

    Many of English football’s problems – World Cup failure, manager Roy Hodgson’s ability, a dearth of homegrown players in the...

  2. July 21, 2014

    Captain Cook digs in, while Gerrard quits

    A handful of minutes on Monday afternoon encapsulated England’s summer of sporting decline and the traumatic internal...

  3. June 20, 2014

    Fundamentals of the beautiful game seem to have passed England by

    Not a week after England kicked off their World Cup, and two straight defeats later, it’s already time for postmortems. No...

  4. June 13, 2014

    England are probably better than fans think

    “England expects” is a ritual tabloid headline sending the national team into a World Cup. The phrase is from Admiral...

  5. June 10, 2014

    FA’s Greg Dyke leads Uefa criticism of Fifa head Sepp Blatter

    Senior members of European football’s governing body Uefa launched a sustained attack on the leadership of Sepp Blatter,...

  6. May 21, 2014

    Scudamore to work with critic as FA chairman keeps up pressure

    Greg Dyke has kept the pressure on Richard Scudamore following his remarks about women, with the Football Association...

  7. May 16, 2014

    Arsenal fans tout case for ticket reform

    Arsenal fans’ search for tickets to Saturday’s FA Cup final against Hull City is proving as fraught and painful as the...

  8. May 16, 2014

    Saturday afternoon football games blackout ‘may be untenable’

    One set of Premier League games that neither Sky nor BT can broadcast are those at 3pm on Saturdays. Televising those games...

  9. May 12, 2014

    Roy Hodgson opts for youth in World Cup squad

    By choosing a car plant as the venue to announce the 23 players selected for next month’s World Cup in Brazil, the Football...

  10. May 8, 2014

    FA’s Dyke tackles shortage of footballers for England team

    English players account for less than a quarter of the footballers at the top four clubs in the Premier League, according to...

  11. January 24, 2014

    Dieudonné’s controversial humour attracts fans across French society

    The official verdict on Dieudonné M’bala M’bala, France’s most controversial entertainer, has been rendered: The country’s...

  12. January 21, 2014

    Three charged for “yid” football chant at Spurs matches

    Police have charged three men for using the word “yid", a derogatory term for Jew, at football matches involving Tottenham...

  13. January 21, 2014

    FA charges Nicolas Anelka over ‘quenelle’ gesture

    French striker Nicolas Anelka has been charged by English football’s governing body over his alleged “quenelle” gesture. The...

  14. January 20, 2014

    Control of Leeds United to change again

    Control of Leeds United is once again being passed to a new set of investors after its Dubai-based owners said they were...

  15. January 20, 2014

    Zoopla drops UK club’s sponsorship after anti-semitic salute

    Property website Zoopla has dropped its sponsorship of West Bromwich Albion over the storm surrounding French striker...

  16. November 28, 2013

    Six arrested in UK football match fixing probe

    Six people have been arrested as part of an investigation into alleged football match fixing in the UK, the National Crime...

  17. November 12, 2013

    Libel case threatens free speech in Westminster

    John Bercow, the Speaker of the Commons, has voiced “grave concerns” about a libel case being brought by an international...

  18. November 7, 2013

    Blunkett recordings found in NotW lawyer’s safe

    Recordings of voicemail messages left by David Blunkett, a former home secretary, on the phone of a woman he was having an...

  19. The World

    October 14, 2013

    England, Poland, nostalgia and national destiny

    Ferenc Puskas (left) and Billy Wright lead out the Hungarian and English teams (Getty) My colleague Peter Chapman has a...

  20. September 20, 2013

    The Yid Army’s chants turn anti-semitism into kitsch banter

    Good night Yids!” tweets the cheery Talking THFC Spurs blogger, managing to sound both endearing and sinister, like a...

  21. September 4, 2013

    Dyke seeks Premier League help to win 2022 World Cup

    Greg Dyke has been associated with the Premier League since its moment of conception. As chief executive of London Weekend...

  22. July 18, 2013

    BBC urged to tackle sexism after John Inverdale’s on-air blunder

    Maria Miller, the culture secretary, has urged the BBC to tackle alleged sexism in its sports department in a row which...

  23. June 17, 2013

    BSkyB and BBC join ITV and BT in FA Cup bid battle

    A fierce bidding war for the TV rights to the FA Cup looks likely after four broadcasters submitted bids to the Football...

  24. May 15, 2013

    Lombard: HSBC’s 14-pointer plan could leave it dodging bullets

    Healthy stags grow big antlers to demonstrate their ability to accumulate more energy than they need purely to survive. A...

  25. March 21, 2013

    Greg Dyke to chair Football Association

    Former BBC director-general Greg Dyke has been appointed to one of the toughest jobs in British sport, the chairmanship of...

  26. February 20, 2013

    Gill steps down as Man Utd chief

    David Gill, the long-serving chief executive of Manchester United has stepped down after 10 years, tightening the Glazer...

  27. January 29, 2013

    Legislation threatened to reform football

    Football authorities have received their most explicit warning yet that ministers will legislate to modernise the way the...

  28. September 27, 2012

    FA panel bans Terry for four games

    Chelsea and former England defender John Terry was banned for four games and fined £220,000 after being found guilty of...

  29. September 24, 2012

    Terry at FA on racial abuse charge

    John Terry and his legal advisers have appeared at Wembley in a bid to clear his name for a second time, nearly a year after...

  30. July 5, 2012

    Football to adopt goal line technology

    Football’s most heated controversy, whether the ball actually crosses the goal line, is being consigned to history after...

  31. June 14, 2012

    BT hopes play on football will pay off

    The share prices of BT and BSkyB dropped sharply on Thursday as investors digested just how much the pair had to pay after a...

  32. May 4, 2012

    The FA opts for compromise: a cosmopolitan Englishman

    It was a summer afternoon 20 years ago, and Roy Hodgson was plucking plantain grass from a football field in Estonia. The...

  33. May 4, 2012

    Fund managers more than a match for the FA

    What do the Football Association, remuneration committees of FTSE 100 companies and (yes, you guessed it) fund managers have...

  34. May 1, 2012

    Hodgson named new England coach

    Roy Hodgson was unveiled as the new England football manager at Wembley on Tuesday, promising to win over sceptics who...

  35. April 26, 2012

    Perform to put sport channels on Facebook

    More than 50 sports channels are to launch on Facebook as Perform Group, the UK digital video provider, bets that fans of...

  36. April 5, 2012

    Viacom $1bn lawsuit revived

    A US court has revived Viacom’s landmark $1bn copyright infringement complaint against Google’s YouTube subsidiary, throwing...

  37. March 9, 2012

    Football bodies unite over money

    Controlling the amount of money swirling around football is not the responsibility of the Football Association, its chairman...

  38. March 4, 2012

    Football fails to tackle forward planning

    England and Chelsea FC look as though they are in a private duel for the prize of the worst succession planning in football....

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