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Premier League Statement

The Premier League has today (Wednesday 27 May 2020) released the following statement. Premier League Shareholders today voted unanimously to resume contact training - marking another step towards restarting the Premier League season when safe to do so. Squads are now...

THE FA TOP EARNERS TAKE PAYCUT

The Football Association (FA) highest paid staff will take wage cuts of up to 30 per cent as English football’s governing body tries to manage the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. FA chief executive Mark Bullingham outlined the cost-saving measures in a message to...

PREMIER LEAGUE PLAYERS LAUNCH NHS FUNDING INITIATIVE.

Premier League players have joined forces to create an initiative which aims to raise funds for National Health Service (NHS) charities during the coronavirus pandemic and distribute them 'where they are needed most'. Top-flight stars came under fire after some clubs...

PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor to step down

Professional Footballers’ Association set for complete revamp with chairman Ben Purkiss also departing Gordon Taylor has confirmed he will leave his role as chief executive of the Professional Footballers' Association after 38 years. Taylor, 74, has headed up the...

Football Rule Changes

The major rule changes that will impact English football next season from handballs and penalties to goal celebrations, there are some major changes coming into effect ahead of the 2019-20 campaign Several rule changes will be introduced in football next season which...

Premier League urges fans to report racism at games

The Premier League fear the two recent racism rows that have rocked English football are damaging their global brand. The league says in a message on its Twitter account that support for a team should “never include excessive aggression or discrimination toward the...

Raheem Sterling: British newspapers ‘fuel racism’ in football

Football star Raheem Sterling has accused British newspapers of helping to "fuel racism" in their portrayal of young black players, the day after he was subjected to alleged racist abuse in the Premier League. Sterling said he "expects no better" following the...

Eric Nixon Joins The Football Group

Eric Nixon the former Manchester City and Tranmere Rovers player has left his position as goalkeeping coach with the Prenton Park club. Nixon, who made over 600 League appearances said, “It has been a joy to have been a part of Tranmere’s rise in recent years, with...

Man City: Uefa ‘deceived’ over FFP regulations, claims Der Spiegel

Manchester City and their sponsors manipulated contracts to circumvent Uefa's Financial Fair Play regulations, according to Der Spiegel. The German news magazine claims it has seen internal documents which show that City officials discussed how to wipe out a £9.9m...

HM Revenue & Customs investigates players, clubs & agents over tax

 The tax payments of 171 players, 44 clubs and 31 agents are being investigated by HM Revenue & Customs. HMRC has recovered £332m of extra tax from professional football since 2015-16. The figures are a rise from September 2017, when HMRC was reportedly...

Premier League Statement

The Premier League has today (Wednesday 27 May 2020) released the following statement. Premier League Shareholders today voted unanimously to resume contact training - marking another step towards restarting the Premier League season when safe to do so. Squads are now...

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THE FA TOP EARNERS TAKE PAYCUT

The Football Association (FA) highest paid staff will take wage cuts of up to 30 per cent as English football’s governing body tries to manage the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. FA chief executive Mark Bullingham outlined the cost-saving measures in a message to...

read more

PREMIER LEAGUE PLAYERS LAUNCH NHS FUNDING INITIATIVE.

Premier League players have joined forces to create an initiative which aims to raise funds for National Health Service (NHS) charities during the coronavirus pandemic and distribute them 'where they are needed most'. Top-flight stars came under fire after some clubs...

read more

PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor to step down

Professional Footballers’ Association set for complete revamp with chairman Ben Purkiss also departing Gordon Taylor has confirmed he will leave his role as chief executive of the Professional Footballers' Association after 38 years. Taylor, 74, has headed up the...

read more

Football Rule Changes

The major rule changes that will impact English football next season from handballs and penalties to goal celebrations, there are some major changes coming into effect ahead of the 2019-20 campaign Several rule changes will be introduced in football next season which...

read more

Premier League urges fans to report racism at games

The Premier League fear the two recent racism rows that have rocked English football are damaging their global brand. The league says in a message on its Twitter account that support for a team should “never include excessive aggression or discrimination toward the...

read more

Eric Nixon Joins The Football Group

Eric Nixon the former Manchester City and Tranmere Rovers player has left his position as goalkeeping coach with the Prenton Park club. Nixon, who made over 600 League appearances said, “It has been a joy to have been a part of Tranmere’s rise in recent years, with...

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Is the fax machine still used in football?

FORGET the digital world of 4G, iPads, robots, and drones. Because many football clubs still use a Window to the past when it matters most - on transfer deadline day. Fax machines ruled the workplace before the internet age, and they still reign for at least ONE day...

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FIFA to set up $25-billion Club World Cup, global league plan

FIFA is forcing the pace on talks over a $25 billion offer to revamp the Club World Cup and create a global national team competition. FIFA President Gianni Infantino is seeking an urgent meeting in the next week with leaders of the six continental governing bodies,...

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The Football Group Director Neil Turner 1500 BBC Games

Chester's next game is on Monday at Macclesfield, where the old club once spent two years in exile after their former Sealand Road home was sold for redevelopment and they waited for work to start on their replacement 6,000 capacity home on nearby Bumpers Lane For BBC...

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David Beckham launches Miami MLS Team

David Beckham has launched his long-planned Major League Soccer team in Miami. Beckham exercised an option in his contract with former side LA Galaxy to buy an expansion franchise in 2014. The as-yet-unnamed team is set to play at a 25,000-seat stadium in the city's...

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Liverpool FC confirm £50m training complex

 Liverpool confirm £50m plans for state-of-the-art training complex at Kirkby The club will depart its Melwood complex, which has been in use since the 1950s, and make the five-mile move to the site where its academy set-up is currently housed. A public consultation...

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FA receives vote of NO confidence

 England’s Football Association lost a confidence vote among U.K. Parliament, who put the football governing body on notice and said they’re prepared to impose reforms. In a 70-minute debate in Parliament, lawmakers criticised the F.A. over its failure to properly...

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Wenger sees India as next Global Powerhouse

 The Frenchman also had words of caution for the Chinese Super League, having experienced the early days of Japan's J-League first hand Arsène Wenger believes India is a sleeping giant and could emerge as the next country to poach Premier League players. The rise of...

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Juventus New Club Badge

 Apparently, it's a symbol for a "way of living" that represents the "future of football." That's quite a billing the giants of Italian football Juventus have given its new 'designer' club crest, which was unveiled at the sort of glitzy ceremony usually reserved for a...

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Everton FC secure Russian Sponsorship

Everton's training ground will be renamed USM Finch Farm as part of a five-year sponsorship deal with a Russian holding company, the Premier League club announced on Friday. The deal takes effect this month and also gives USM Holdings a number of global marketing...

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Premier League Sleeve Sponsors Approved

Premier League officials have given the clubs another way of generating cash by allowing top flight clubs to have sleeve sponsors. According to UK Press, a deal was struck between the 20 Premier League clubs and the PL two weeks ago and this has the potential to earn...

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Everton to pay staff living wage

 Premier League club becomes latest of only five clubs, including Chelsea, to win accreditation by Living Wage Foundation. Everton has become the second Premier League club to pledge to pay all its staff at least the independently calculated living wage. The...

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Eric Nixon Launches Specialist Goalkeeping Academy

Former Goalkeeping Legend Eric Nixon whose clubs included Manchester City and Tranmere Rovers is launching a goalkeeping academy specialising in giving professional players a second chance in the game. Eric Nixon holds both a UEFA goalkeeping coaching A license and a...

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