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Premier League
How will Covid-19 affect the summer transfer window and FFP?
12:00 Sunday 15th March 2020

Karren Brady isn’t wrong. You may disagree with her conclusion that the season should be declared “null and void” immediately to mitigate Covid-19’s effect on English football but the West Ham vice-chair is spot-on in…

Premier League
Manchester City fallout: Player exodus?
17:01 Sunday 16th February 2020

UEFA delivered a hammer blow of a Valentine to Manchester City on Friday. The two-year Champions League ban for alleged Financial Fair Play violations isn't a pebble dropped in a pond causing a mild ripple effect. It's a meteor impact…

Champions League
Manchester City fallout: Do the Sky Blues go to war against UEFA?
15:01 Sunday 16th February 2020

When Love United/Hate Glazer snowflakes claim Manchester United’s absentee owners put nothing back into the club, it’s easy to point out the Americans spent more than a billion pounds sterling on players after taking control of…

Premier League
Money now dominates the Manchester Derby
09:00 Sunday 11th November 2018

As mentioned in previous ramblings, I didn't come to football until later in life. I grew up in Canada, played hockey in the street and schoolyards all year round, only kicking a ball during recess at school, where hockey sticks were…

Features
Will Fining Clubs Under Financial Fair Play Make The Billionaire Owners To Play Fairly?
15:35 Tuesday 6th May 2014

Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are the only two clubs of around 20 that have been named and shamed for breaching the rules of financial fair play. UEFA claim the two clubs have gone over the €45mn loss threshold, which takes into account…

Football
Excessive spending in football has to stop
22:37 Saturday 3rd December 2011

UEFA's proposed Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules are an attempt to curb excessive and reckless spending by clubs – made even more relevant in the economic crisis we find ourselves in today.The plainly obvious example here is Manchester City,…