Zinedine Zidane quits Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane says he is stepping down as Real Madrid boss, five days after leading them to a third straight Champions League triumph, claiming the club needs “a different voice”. Zidane told a news conference that “everything changes” and...

Liverpool FC and Standard Chartered Renew Sponsorship

European Champions League finalists Liverpool football club today signed a £160m four-year sponsorship deal with Standard Chartered Bank. The agreement is an extension to Standard Chartered’s current sponsorship of the Premier League club, taking the partnership...

World Cup 2026: ‘would create £8bn profit for Fifa’

A joint bid by the US, Canada and Mexico to host the 2026 World Cup would make an $11bn (£8.1bn) profit for the world governing body Fifa, the organisers say. A North American World Cup is projected to create $14bn (£10.3bn) in revenue. US Soccer president Carlos...