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...

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...

Chinese Super League: The Strategy, The Money and the Future…

The origins of the Super League lie in a re-branding of the football pyramid in China which came about in 2004. In the inaugural season, 12 teams contested, with the league expanding to 16 sides in the current format. Much of this went largely unnoticed throughout the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...