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President’s response dismissed as ‘totally inadequate’ after he says Fifa cannot ‘change things’

BSkyB shares fall after £3bn Premier League deal

Fears that media giants BSkyB and BT overpaid in their £3 billion Premier League deal sent shares in the pair sharply lower today.

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BBC secure 'Match of the Day' rights for £179.7m

The BBC have paid £179.7million to keep their rights to the Match of the Day highlights programme of Premier League games for three years from the 2013/14 season.

Manchester City are the current holders of the FA Cup

FA Cup final avoids clash with Premier League

Premier League clubs have agreed to move all matches on the penultimate weekend of the season to the Sunday to avoid a clash with the FA Cup final on Saturday May 5.

FA Cup final avoids clash with Premier League fixtures

Premier League clubs have agreed to move all matches on the penultimate weekend of the season to the Sunday to avoid a clash with the FA Cup final on Saturday May 5.

Premier League pledge to tackle homophobia

Premier League football clubs today showed homophobia the red card as they pledged to eradicate it from the game.

Premier League poised for goal-line technology

Goal-line technology could be used in the Premier League as early as the start of the 2012-13 season.

Goal-line technology could debut in 2012-13

The Premier League could be the first in the world to introduce goal-line technology from the 2012-13 season, according to its chief executive Richard Scudamore.

Premier League could use goalline technology by 2012 reveals Richard Scudamore

The Premier League could be the first in the world to introduce goalline technology from the start of the 2012-13 season, according to its chief executive Richard Scudamore.

Manchester United earn £60m from Premier League

Manchester United have become the first club to top the £60million mark in earnings from Premier League prize money and TV cash.

Champions League play-offs considered by Premier League

Richard Scudamore has revealed Premier League chiefs considered the idea of introducing a play-off for the competition's fourth and final Champions League berth.

League accused by Triesman of bartering for Cup bid support

Former FA chairman claims Premier League would only back 2018 process in return for '39th game' approval

Premier League wanted '39th game' support from FA

The Premier League's reluctance to get fully behind England's 2018 World Cup bid would have changed if Lord Triesman had voiced support for the controversial 39th Game, it was claimed today.

Bates claims Leeds are in the clear over ownership

Ken Bates yesterday insisted there would be no issue surrounding the ownership of Leeds United should they get promoted to the Premier League – and suggested a House of Commons select committee should be worrying about more important things.

Leeds will have to reveal owners if promoted

If Leeds are promoted they will have to reveal who owns them; there will (probably) never be another financial collapse like Portsmouth's; and the Premier League will neither cut matches nor move to the summer schedule to create a winter break. Those were the headline revelations from yesterday's evidence session of the Department of Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee inquiry into football governance at the Houses of Parliament.

Wayne Rooney charged by FA for swearing

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is set to miss the FA Cup semi-final against Manchester City on April 16 after being charged by the Football Association for his foul-mouthed on-camera tirade at the weekend.

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