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Tuesday 15 March 2011
Manchester City have secured permission to sell the naming rights to Eastlands in a move that could dramatically reduce the club's losses. The ground is owned by the city council and the club's board require its authority to sell the name of the City of Manchester Stadium.
Thursday 24 February 2011
Serbia will be thrown out of the Euro 2012 qualifiers if the Balkan country's fans cause any more crowd trouble, UEFA president Michel Platini has said.
Thursday 17 February 2011
UEFA today admitted that ticket prices for the Champions League final at Wembley on May 28 will be the most expensive ever.
Thursday 10 February 2011
New Football Association chairman David Bernstein is happy to resist the temptation of responding to the damning words of his predecessor Lord Triesman.
Wednesday 12 January 2011
UEFA president Michel Platini has called for the 2022 World Cup to be played across the whole of the Arabian Gulf rather than just in Qatar.
Thursday 23 December 2010
Michel Platini will be re-elected unopposed for another four years as Uefa president in March.
Saturday 20 November 2010
Wednesday 29 September 2010
England will withdraw its candidature to host the 2022 World Cup if, as expected, the United States withdraws its bid for the 2018 event, David Dein, the international president of England's bid, said.
Tuesday 28 September 2010
England will almost certainly pull out of the bidding for the 2022 World Cup to concentrate on the 2018 tournament, bid chiefs today revealed.
Thursday 02 September 2010
The vuvuzela, the instrument behind the cacophonic signature of the World Cup in South Africa, have been given the red card by the Champions League and the European Championship.
Tuesday 31 August 2010
Uefa president Michel Platini claims the governing body's new rules on spending have ended the "total anarchy" that surrounded player transfers. This summer's transfer window is expected to show another drop in spending by Premier League clubs – and that despite Manchester City's £126m spree.
Friday 28 May 2010
Liverpool could find it "enormously difficult" to get back into the Champions League because of UEFA's new financial rules, Stoke chairman Peter Coates has claimed.
Friday 28 May 2010
Uefa has approved plans to force clubs in European competition to spend only what they earn, with the body's president Michel Platini insisting they want to "protect clubs and not punish them".
Tuesday 25 May 2010
Michel Platini, the Uefa president, has relaunched the prospect of FA Cup winners qualifying for the Champions League. Platini first launched a proposal for domestic cup winners to take a qualifying slot two years ago but was forced to withdraw it after opposition from the European leagues.
Wednesday 28 April 2010
Uefa president Michel Platini has criticised what he calls the "liberalism" in Premier League financial regulations which he claims led to Portsmouth going into administration.
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