Ladbrokes extends SPFL contract

Betting organisation Ladbrokes has sealed a two-season extension to its title sponsorship of the Scottish Professional Football League. The deal, which will encompass the 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons, extends the company’s title sponsorship of Scotland’s four...

Global appeal crucial to top football clubs’ income

Most of Europe’s 20 richest clubs earn no more than a fifth of revenues from matchdays Europe’s top football clubs are now reliant on global audiences as their primary source of income, according to an annual analysis of the continent’s richest teams. Manchester...

Manchester City tops football financial firepower list

Premier League leaders Manchester City have more financial firepower than any other club in world football, according to a new ranking. Event organiser Soccerex, which compiled the list, says the club has the biggest economic growth potential. UK clubs dominate the...

First VAR Goal Scored in English Football

 Kelechi Iheanacho became the first player to score a goal awarded by a video assistant referee in English football as Leicester beat Fleetwood in an FA Cup third-round replay. The big talking point of the game came when the former Manchester City striker initially...

Coutinho seals £146m Barcelona move from Liverpool

Philippe Coutinho has completed his move from Liverpool to Barcelona for a fee understood to be £146m. The Brazil international underwent a two-part medical early on Monday, which revealed he had a thigh injury which will delay his debut by three weeks. Coutinho then...