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

How to save English game – it's child's play

Premier League hope new 'free schools' for under-18s can fix England's long-term international prospects

Cameron calls for more trade with Turkey

David Cameron called for a step-change in trade links between Britain and Turkey today, setting out an ambition of doubling their value over the next five years.

Jordaan: Player fatigue to blame for poor show

As the World Cup finalists completed their final training sessions at Soccer City last night, Danny Jordaan, the influential chief executive of the Local Organising Committee, admitted that player fatigue has had an effect on the competition and called for a longer rest period before the 2014 finals.

The Italian's job: to bring in fresh blood and win back dressing room

When the Football Association left South Africa in a hurry on Monday evening they did so promising that Sir Dave Richards' investigation into the failings of England's 2010 World Cup campaign would take "a few weeks" at the very least to reflect on Fabio Capello's future.

Capello set to stay as FA passes decision to Horne

Fabio Capello's future as England manager looked to be almost secure last night when senior figures in the Football Association decided to turn the decision over to the FA's only executive director, Alex Horne, which signals that they are not prepared to go hunting for a new coach.

Gartside: 'Capello is still right man for England'

Key FA board member gives support to manager who remains keen to stay in job

His company failed, his club sank – now Richards has Capello's fate in his hands

For a man whose background was running a humble engineering company in Sheffield that went into receivership, Sir Dave Richards has parlayed his influence to extraordinary heights in English football. He became Sheffield Wednesday chairman in 1990 but quit just before they were relegated 10 years later to become chairman of the Premier League.

FA braces for second batch of Triesman tapes

Personal attack on 'greedy, corrupt' figures could hit efforts to repair 2018 bid at Champions League final

Benitez forced to give up on his move to Juventus

Italian giants confirm pursuit of Sampdoria's coach to leave Liverpool's manager in limbo

Pompey to appeal Revenue's demand for £15m

Portsmouth's debt crisis was plunged into further confusion last night when it emerged the administrators would appeal against the latest claim for outstanding payments.

Portsmouth's tax bill forces debts up by further £18m

Just when it seemed the situation at Portsmouth could not get any more perilous, the club announced yesterday that their debts are now £138m, £18m more than was thought.

Portsmouth reveal increased debts

Portsmouth's debts have increased to £138million, it has emerged.

Yahoo secures rights to show Premier League highlights online

Yahoo has landed a deal to show Premier League highlights over the internet, following a competitive auction in which it outbid current rights holder Virgin Media.

Platini backs Blanc for top job as France try to plan ahead

The Uefa president Michel Platini believes Laurent Blanc should be the next France coach, although he admits he has little influence on the decision.

Platini blames 'liberalism' for Portsmouth problems

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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