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Business of Soccer

/ 218 days ago

Saudi Pro League players dominate annual Forbes money list

The Saudi Pro League has an awful lot of money to spend on players. A summer window in which they spent heavily to recruit some of the globe's biggest stars has influenced the wealth scale in the sport. The annual World’s Highest-Paid Soccer Players list by Forbes was released on Friday. This year's table predictably […]

English Football

/ 402 days ago

Premier League teams ban betting sponsors on jerseys

Premier League clubs have voted to ban betting sponsors on the fronts of kits. Top flight teams will, however, allow these betting company logos on shirt sleeves and inside stadiums. This ban will go into effect at the start of the 2026/27 season. "The announcement follows an extensive consultation involving the league, its clubs and […]

Olympics

/ 773 days ago

World Cups and Olympics present historic opportunity for U.S.

The United States has the unseen opportunity to host three successive sporting events on the world's stage. The FIFA World Cup comes to the U.S. in 2026 through a shared host with Mexico and Canada. Then, two years later, Los Angeles hosts its third Summer Olympics. Hosting the World Cup and the Olympics in a […]

Leagues: Championship

/ 5122 days ago

What Parachute Payment Changes Mean To The Football League

If you have seen the news recently regarding parachute payments, you may have also heard that many clubs originally were against the proposal, mainly those who were in league's one and two. It could appear that the football league has somewhat been bullied into accepting this offer, and the implications of such a deal could […]

General

/ 5372 days ago

Proposed Caps to Halt Spending Are Bad for Football

The inexplicable is often the standard in football.  The £14 million pounds Man City paid for Wayne Bridge is inexplicable.  Florent Malouda's protean hairstyles are inexplicable.  Arsene Wenger's ability to see zero penalties against Arsenal is inexplicable.  Yet even bearing this in mind, I could not help but rubbing my eyes to make sure I […]