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  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...

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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,...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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,...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. December 15, 2010

    High-risk game of two halves

    The Rao brothers – the new owners of Blackburn Rovers – introduce themselves to the fans Two Premier League club owners had...

  38. December 6, 2010

    Seymour Pierce in merger talks with US group

    Seymour Pierce is in advanced merger talks with a US financial group which could transform one of the City’s top independent...

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