Blackburn, Leeds, Forest handed transfer bans
Blackburn, Leeds, Forest handed transfer bans

Blackburn Rovers, Leeds United and Nottingham Forest will not be allowed to sign new players in the January transfer window after breaching financial regulations, the Football League announced on Monday.

Let the best stay but get rid of mediocre foreigners: FA chief
Let the best stay but get rid of mediocre foreigners: FA chief

Greg Dyke, chairman of England`s Football Association, has called for mediocre foreign players to be prevented from playing in English leagues at the detriment to local players.

QPR face Football League ban if they fail to pay FFP fine
QPR face Football League ban if they fail to pay FFP fine

Queens Park Rangers could be consigned to English soccer`s minor leagues if they are relegated from the top flight and fail to pay a potentially huge fine for breaching the Football League`s financial fair play rules.

QPR given financial fair play warning
QPR given financial fair play warning

Premier League Queens Park Rangers have been told they risk being refused entry back into the second-tier English Championship if they refuse to pay an anticipated fine for breaching financial fair play rules.

English clubs exploiting fan loyalty says supporters group

Fans of England`s Premier League clubs will be digging deeply into their pockets again this weekend as a new season kicks off with ticket prices continuing to spiral upwards.

Bristol Rovers leave Football League after 94 years

Angry fans clashed with police after Bristol Rovers lost their Football League status for the first time in 94 years on Saturday.

Dynamo Kiev coach Blokhin resigns

Dynamo Kiev coach Oleg Blokhin has announced his resignation after his team was defeated 0-2 by Shakhtar Donetsk in the Ukrainian Premier League.

Hats off as Luton return to league

Former League Cup winners Luton Town will return to the Football League after a five year hiatus next season as on Tuesday they were assured of winning promotion from the Conference Premier.

Cellino to appeal against Leeds takeover snub

Massimo Cellino on Thursday launched an appeal against the Football League`s decision to block the Italian from buying a majority stake in Championship club Leeds United.

German clubs reject goalline technology

Germany have opted not to bring in goalline technology after the clubs from the top two divisions voted against it, the Football League (DFL) said on Monday.

Sporting held to goalless draw in Portugal

Sporting were held to a goalless draw by Nacional and failed to increase their provisional lead in the Portuguese football league.

Benfica beat Setubal 2-0

Benfica beat Vitoria de Setubal 2-0 in the 14th round of the Portuguese football league, thanks to goals from Rodrigo and Lima.

U.S. to spend $14 million on concussion research, using NFL funds

U.S. researchers on Monday unveiled a $14 million series of research projects aimed at diagnosing and treating brain injuries in football players and others who have suffered multiple head injuries or concussions.

`World champions` Spain set to impose 1000-euro fine for street soccer players

People who play football on the streets of Spain could be hit with fines of up to 1,000 euros if new proposals by the Spanish government are given the green light by the country`s parliament, according to reports.

20 corporates eyeing teams in IPL-style football league

Around 20 corporates have expressed interest in buying teams for the ambitious IPL-style football league whose organisers are conducting the franchises` and players` auctions between October 30 to November 5, according to sources.

Former skipper Bhaichung Bhutia backs IMG-Reliance League

Former Indian football captain Baichung Bhutia on Tuesday backed the much-debated IPL-style football tournament of IMG-Reliance, scheduled to start in January 2014, and is confident that it would help revive the sport in the country.

River Plate beat Racing in Argentine league

River Plate beat Racing Club 2-0 at home in the eighth match of the Argentine football league, leaving the River just a point behind league leaders Lanus.

Portsmouth go into administration for second time

Portsmouth football club entered administration for the second time in two years on Friday.

Rich Premier League footballers’ secret perks come under taxman’s scanner

Premier League’s top football stars have attracted the interest of tax officials over enjoying secret perquisite’s and benefits. Stars like Wayne Rooney, John Terry and Frank Lampard are all now being subjected to heavy scrutiny by the tax authorities, the Daily Mail reports.

English football leagues strike deal with media

Newspapers and news agencies have reached a deal with English football leagues over game coverage.