Sport A view of the World Cup trophy

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

Portsmouth crisis self inflicted says Scudamore

Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore believes relegated Portsmouth have nobody else to blame for their financial situation.

Premier League to fight Ofcom's ruling on Sky

Chief executive says forcing TV company to drop prices will 'undermine UK sport'

David Prosser: Premiership cries foul

Outlook Were you hoping to pay a bit less to watch Premiership football over the next few seasons, with Ofcom having ordered Sky to sell its coverage to rival broadcasters a bit more cheaply? If so, you will now have longer to wait for a price war – assuming one ever arrives – thanks to the very teams you were hoping to watch.

ESPN wins rights to football highlights on mobiles from Sky

ESPN has secured an exclusive package to show highlights of Premier League highlights on mobile phones from Sky, prompting its rival to shut down its 24/7 Football service.

Sky ordered to cut sports prices – so will players pay the penalty?

Days of huge Premier League wages could be numbered after regulator tells Murdoch to charge his rivals less

Premier League hits out at Ofcom ruling

The ability of English clubs to continue attracting top players will be hit by a ruling from British regulators that caps the amount pay-TV group BSkyB can charge rivals for its sports channels, the Premier League has said.

Sky to fights sports channels price ruling

Sky said today it would take legal action against Ofcom after the media watchdog ruled it must offer its premium sports channels to rival broadcasters at a lower price.

Scudamore rejects claims Watmore was forced out

Richard Scudamore, the Premier League chief executive, last night said the departure of his Football Association counterpart Ian Watmore was a source of "difficulty and disappointment" but denied that his members had contributed to it.

FA board meet over Watmore resignation

Football Association board members are to hold an emergency meeting at noon today after being thrown into turmoil by the resignation of Ian Watmore as chief executive.

Champions League 'play-off' idea rejected

The Premier League's proposal to introduce a play-off for the fourth Champions League place has stalled after clubs voted against looking into the idea for the time being.

English clubs face Uefa ban if they fail to balance books

Premier League clubs will have five more years to put their financial house in order before facing the possibility of expulsion from European competitions. The European Clubs' Association, which represents 144 clubs, has agreed new licensing rules with Uefa, under which clubs cannot spend more money than they receive; but figures will be worked out over a three-year period, not a single season, and no sanctions will be brought in until 2015.

Clubs refuse to bail out debt-ridden Portsmouth

Portsmouth owner Balram Chainrai has been told at a meeting with Premier League officials that they cannot bail out the financially-stricken club.

Premier League will not bail Portsmouth out

Portsmouth owner Balram Chainrai has been told at a meeting with Premier League chiefs that they cannot bail out the financially-stricken club.

Mancini desperate for Tevez to return

Manchester City 0 Liverpool 0

Gold demands points penalties to curb debts

David Gold, the co-chairman of West Ham United, has called on his counterparts in the Premier League and the league itself to help "save us from ourselves".

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