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Ruining football with Financial Fair Play

There isn’t a better way of killing football aspiration and competition than financial fair play regulations. With the implementation of FFP regulations, a level playing field will cease to exist. UEFA is leading us into a blind alley with its claim that FFP regulations will help the smaller clubs. This […]

AS Roma, Inter Milan and Monaco among tens clubs to reach FFP settlements

Earlier today, UEFA announced that ten clubs which were under investigation for non-compliance with Financial Fair Play (FFP) have individually agreed to settlement agreements. The clubs are AS Monaco, AS Roma, Besiktas, Inter Milan, FC Krasnodar, FC Lokomotiv Moskva and Sporting Lisbon and, for minor breaches, FC Rostov, Kardemir Karabukspor […]

Leeds United, Blackburn And Nottingham Forest Handed January Transfer Bans

Leeds United, Blackburn and Nottingham Forest have been handed transfer bans for the upcoming January window after breaching the Football league’s financial fair play (FFP) rules. The League announced that the clubs had incurred financial losses in excess of the £8 million permitted during last season. A statement from the Football […]

UEFA To Consider Rules Change Targeting Manchester United and Real Madrid’s Debt

UEFA has arranged a meeting on Monday to discuss new Financial Fair Play regulations which would make debt reduction part of its guidelines. There has been growing criticism that the governing body’s efforts are focused solely on the over-investment at European clubs, while ignoring the accumulation of debt. Gianni Infantino, UEFA general secretary, said: […]

What Should Happen To Manchester City’s Financial Fair Play Fine?

Following Manchester City‘s protracted battle with UEFA’s Financial Fair Play regulations it came to light yesterday that following an agreement between clubs and European football’s governing body, the money brought in from Manchester City’s fine would be distributed amongst clubs involved in UEFA competitions, including those already fairly wealthy clubs […]

Manuel Pellegrini Responds To Arsene Wenger’s Questioning Of Manchester City Deals

Following the news of Frank Lampard’s six-month loan move from New York City FC, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger raised questions about Manchester City’s ability to circumvent UEFA’s Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules by owning clubs outside of England. City were sanctioned by the governing body for breaching FFP rules, with […]

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US TV Schedule Revealed For Opening Weekend of 2012-13 Premier League Season

The opening weekend of the Premier League season is less than 3 weeks away, and we now know what the TV and Internet schedule will be for that weekend, where every match will be shown live for viewers in the United States. The schedule is as follows (all times eastern): […]

Inter Milan Transfer Rumors: Maicon, Sneijder and Eto’o

Internazionale have spent much of this week in Beijing, China preparing to defend their Italian Supercoppa tomorrow against city rivals AC Milan. But all the talk surrounding the club has been focused on potential transfers including some very big names. The Sneijder Saga Continues… Obviously any conversation about this summer’s […]

Behind the Scenes at Chelsea v MLS All-Stars

EPL Talk correspondent Christopher Schachter who is covering the Chelsea against MLS All-Star match has arrived safely in Chicago. To see his up-to-the-minute photos from behind-the-scenes at Toyota Park with the MLS All-Stars, visit the EPL Talk Flickr account at http://www.flickr.com/photos/epltalk/ Stay tuned to EPL Talk this weekend for continuing […]

State of Cowboys Stadium Pitch For US Gold Cup Game Is Embarrassing [PHOTOS]

Amidst concerns about security after violent fights erupted inside the ground in the last US men’s national team game, CONCACAF has another PR nightmare on their hands. This time it’s the playing surface for Wednesday night’s Gold Cup semi-final between USA and Honduras at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas that […]

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