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    1. October 17, 2014

      Labour makes pitch to angry football fans

      The Labour party made a pitch for the football fan vote by promising to give supporters’ trusts seats on the boards of their...

    2. July 30, 2014

      Vanishing spray appears in Premier League

      Football’s vanishing spray, the surprise innovation of the World Cup, is to be used by Premier League referees from the...

    1. April 8, 2014

      Leeds Utd takeover raises questions

      Fresh questions were raised over the Football League’s regulation of club owners after it emerged on Tuesday that Leeds...

    2. April 7, 2014

      Football League to review options on Leeds United ownership

      The Football League will meet on Thursday to review its options in the Leeds United ownership controversy after its decision...

    3. March 24, 2014

      Leeds United tests Football League’s ruling in Cellino sale

      The ability of the football authorities to prevent a club takeover is being tested to the limit as the owners of Leeds...

    4. March 18, 2014

      Leeds United faces uncertainty after conviction of Massimo Cellino

      The future of Leeds United was thrown into uncertainty after the investor who had agreed to buy the Championship club was...

    5. February 6, 2014

      Massimo Cellino’s goal of owning Leeds football club in sight

      Massimo Cellino, the Italian businessman says he expects to have “no problem” in being approved as the new owner of Leeds...

    6. February 4, 2014

      Shirt sponsor performs sliding tackle on Leeds United bid

      The battle for control of Leeds United intensified as Enterprise Insurance, the club’s shirt sponsor, moved to wind up the...

    7. February 3, 2014

      Leeds United manager reinstated 24 hours after being sacked

      Football club owners in England have faced the ire of fans for everything from changing club colours to trying to rename...

    8. December 10, 2013

      FA chief says match-fixing not a ‘big issue’ in England

      The secretary-general of the Football Association has said match fixing is not a “big issue” in the English game after he...

    9. August 2, 2013

      Coventry City’s future in doubt after CVA rejected

      The future of Coventry City, the League One football club, is uncertain after a proposed company voluntary agreement was...

    10. May 26, 2013

      Companies continue to score with football sponsorship

      Bright yellow flags mixed with red banners on Wembley Way as Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund fans worked their way...

    11. 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...

    12. January 14, 2013

      Portsmouth fans gain time to save club

      Long-suffering Portsmouth fans have been given more time to assemble a rescue plan for their debt-ridden club in a crucial...

    13. November 8, 2012

      Plight of Scottish football clubs worsens

      The financial plight of Scottish football clubs is worsening just as the health of their counterparts in England is showing...

    14. October 19, 2012

      Portsmouth chooses football fans’ group

      Football fans’ groups struck a blow in the battle for greater influence over their clubs after the Portsmouth Supporters...

    15. FT Alphaville

      September 25, 2012

      The Accrington Stanley* of the investment world

      Poor Argentina. Once it was a ‘Developed’ economy, for investment purposes. Then it stepped down to become ‘Advanced...

    16. August 20, 2012

      Top footballers net 1,500% pay growth

      Top footballers’ salaries increased 1,500 per cent from the creation of the English Premier League in 1992 to 2010,...

    17. May 25, 2012

      HMRC loses football insolvency battle

      Controversy over the football creditors rule, which allows clubs and their employees to be paid ahead of other creditors if...

    18. May 7, 2012

      Ex-Sun editor cites EU rules against BSkyB

      A familiar voice will be raised in complaint on Tuesday over the way television rights to English football are sold, as...

    19. April 25, 2012

      Smith’s exit pins suspicion on lobbyists

      The resignation of Adam Smith, namesake of a great Scottish economist and special adviser to embattled culture secretary...

    20. April 25, 2012

      ‘Fair play tax’ for English football clubs

      English clubs aspiring to membership of the Premier League, the world’s most lucrative domestic football competition, have...

    21. April 12, 2012

      EDF Energy has clear run at Olympic deal

      Npower, one of the UK’s big six energy suppliers, says it does not envy EDF Energy’s Olympic sponsorship deal, insisting...

    22. 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...

    23. March 1, 2012

      Portsmouth games at risk over payments

      Portsmouth’s administrator issued a stark warning to its fans that the club may not be able to fulfil its remaining...

    24. November 30, 2011

      Revenue takes on football creditor rule

      Revenue & Customs has launched a landmark High Court battle to prevent football clubs and their employees being paid ahead...

    25. November 29, 2011

      Sweet chariot, carry them all away

      The troubles of the Rugby Football Union must be viewed with schadenfreude at the Wembley offices of England’s Football...

    26. October 12, 2011

      Move to force football clubs to consult fans

      Football clubs must allow representatives of their fans on to their boards when the ownership of the club changes hands,...

    27. FT Alphaville

      August 10, 2011

      Football media dispute deepens

      A deepening dispute between the press and football’s governing bodies in the UK is threatening to disrupt media coverage of...

    28. August 9, 2011

      Football media dispute deepens

      A deepening dispute between the press and football’s governing bodies in the UK is threatening to disrupt media coverage of...

    29. June 30, 2011

      Football tycoon bailed by HK court

      Carson Yeung, the Hong Kong-based businessman and owner of Birmingham City Football Club, was released on bail on Thursday...

    30. June 10, 2011

      Football League considers cut in player salaries

      Professional footballers would be prepared to earn less money in return for greater job security, claimed the chairman of...

    31. April 5, 2011

      Scudamore admits Premier League failings

      The Premier League’s success has created financial problems as well as opportunity for its 20 clubs, and the spending...

    32. April 4, 2011

      Football clubs face 25% cash cut from TV deal

      The 72 clubs of the Football League will have to tighten their squeezed budgets after negotiators neared completion of a new...

    33. March 21, 2011

      Executives on the transfer list

      The big signings: (clockwise from top left) Paul Deighton, Locog chief, formerly at Goldman Sachs; Nick McInally, Callaway...

    34. March 4, 2011

      QPR enters early talks over offer

      Queens Park Rangers, favourites to be promoted to the Premier League next season, said on Friday it was in early-stage...

    35. February 14, 2011

      Football split on plans to improve coaching

      Leaders of England’s professional football leagues have conceded that the domestic coaching system still lags behind foreign...

    36. February 8, 2011

      Clubs snubbed FA reform, panel told

      Plans by English football’s governing body to monitor club finances, including a licensing regime to regulate their debt...

    37. December 17, 2010

      Club owners gunning for player pay demands

      Sol Campbell got a pension at the age of 18. Now aged 36, the Newcastle United defender, who won 73 England caps, two...

    38. December 16, 2010

      Fan power changes a love-hate relationship

      True colours: many supporters, like these Manchester United fans with the ‘Green and Gold’ campaign, want a greater say in...

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