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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. 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...

    1. 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,...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. March 21, 2014

      Another outbreak of Blair Disease

      At a reception recently I met the former president of a small post-communist country. I know that’s what he was because he...

    5. January 27, 2014

      BBC: the agony of managing ‘Auntie’

      Greg Dyke told staff “to cut the crap”, Mark Thompson insisted on one-to-one meetings, and George Entwistle . . . well, he...

    6. October 18, 2013

      Lunch with the FT: Greg Dyke

      This is the earliest lunch ever!” exclaims Greg Dyke. I hear the cheery London tones a fraction before Dyke himself strides...

    7. The A-List

      September 9, 2013

      Abolish the BBC Trust before it does more damage

      The ghost of Tony Blair has haunted the corridors of the Westminster parliament for the past two weeks. David Cameron...

    8. 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...

    9. March 29, 2013

      BBC needs audience help in budget battle

      When Tony Hall eases himself into his new job as director-general of the BBC on Tuesday, one file in his in-tray, with just...

    10. 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...

    11. November 22, 2012

      Lord Hall faces immense BBC challenges

      The BBC sought to draw a line under the Savile crisis on Thursday with the announcement that Lord Hall, the chief executive...

    12. November 11, 2012

      BBC needs to relearn its journalistic ABC

      The BBC is in some trouble. Losing two directors-general to shoddy journalism within a decade is more than careless....

    13. November 10, 2012

      BBC director-general Entwistle resigns

      George Entwistle has resigned as director-general of the BBC, saying it was the “honourable thing” to do in light of a...

    14. October 24, 2012

      Savile affair exposes hole at BBC’s heart

      The last two jobs held by George Entwistle before he became director-general and editor-in-chief of the BBC last month were...

    15. May 31, 2012

      Home Office hits back at university plea

      The Home Office hit back at recent calls from British universities for foreign students to be excluded from the government’s...

    16. March 19, 2012

      Thompson to leave BBC stronger but poorer

      Mark Thompson, who will step down as BBC director-general after this summer’s London Olympics, took over the running of the...

    17. February 6, 2012

      Patten’s BBC offensive

      Lord Patten has been chairman of the BBC Trust for less than a year. But already he is starting to put his stamp on the...

    18. FT Alphaville

      July 12, 2011

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Tuesday’s FT, Greg Dyke: Murdoch’s BSkyB deal is dead in the water From the...

    19. July 11, 2011

      Murdoch’s BSkyB deal is dead in the water

      From the moment it was revealed that the News of the World had hacked into Milly Dowler’s phone, Rupert Murdoch’s bid to buy...

    20. May 3, 2011

      Referendum reckoning

      The alternative vote Who has come out in support? Backers include the politicians Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg, Lord Mandelson,...

    21. April 19, 2011

      The past is paralysing, face the future

      Regret can be a terrible addiction. Those who suffer from it so often become bitter and full of self-pity. It is an emotion...

    22. December 13, 2010

      Tenacious reporter to boost opposition spin

      Ed Miliband is poised to appoint Tom Baldwin, a former Times journalist, to be his head of press as the Labour leader beefs...

    23. November 29, 2010

      BFI to be new film champion

      The government has appointed the British Film Institute as its new champion of UK film, meaning the charity will inherit the...

    24. FT Alphaville

      October 25, 2010

      Weekend catch-up

      Weekend headlines from the FT and other UK media*: From The FT, - Tesco drops Hovis lines over price increase - Plans for 2...

    25. October 11, 2010

      BBC deputy director general axed

      The BBC is to make its second in command redundant and slash its 10-strong executive board as it confronts accusations of...

    26. November 4, 2009

      Theatre group buys 16 venues

      Ambassador Theatre Group has acquired 16 theatres from the Live Nation group for £90m. The theatres include two of the West...

    27. November 3, 2009

      Exponent takes over Ambassador Theatre Group

      Exponent Private Equity has become the new majority owner of Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), owner of some of the UK’s...

    28. September 25, 2009

      Tories plan Big Bang for creative industries

      The Conservatives would foster a relaxed regulatory media environment, akin to the Big Bang in the City, to maximise...

    29. September 24, 2009

      Tories want Big Bang for creative industries

      The Conservatives would foster a relaxed regulatory media environment, akin to the Big Bang in the City, to maximise...

    30. July 4, 2009

      Chelsea scene

      Voted the best summer garden party of the week by a party regular was the annual affair held by Sir David Frost in the lush...

    31. May 15, 2009

      Grade tap-dance

      ITV boss Michael Grade put on a good show yesterday despite the poor plotline - shares depressed, revenue down - even...

    32. April 21, 2009

      Tory task force

      Chairing the Tory party review of the UK's creative industries, which had its launch at Westminster last night, former BBC...

    33. April 20, 2009

      Dyke to lead Conservative creative industries review

      Greg Dyke, the left-wing former director-general of the BBC, is to chair a new review of the creative industries on behalf...

    34. April 17, 2009

      Grade sues over Dyke Times story

      Michael Grade, executive chairman of ITV, has issued a writ for libel against Greg Dyke, former BBC director- general, and...

    35. April 16, 2009

      Grade sues Times and Dyke for libel

      Michael Grade, the executive chairman of ITV, has issued a writ for libel against Greg Dyke and The Times in a case which,...

    36. October 30, 2008

      Tensions reborn

      Flare-ups between ministers and the BBC over Today programme running-orders or the tone of war coverage has long provided...

    37. September 7, 2008

      Ex-ITV chief to advise Goldman and join Endemol

      Charles Allen, the former chief executive of ITV, has been appointed as a senior adviser to the private equity arm of...

    38. July 15, 2008

      Faking it

      I travelled to Canterbury (University of Kent) and York University last week for the graduation ceremonies of my two...

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