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

Robin Scott-Elliot: Chelsea model the pants in football's fashion parade

View From the Sofa: Premier League, Sky Sports/BBC1

Sam Wallace: Premier League's voyages of plunder reveal rationale behind 39th game

Big clubs make lots of money from overseas tours, cash unavailable to Wigan, Hull or Stoke

Warnock may sue West Ham

Former Sheffield United manager Neil Warnock has said he is considering suing West Ham United for loss of earnings in a fresh twist in the long-running dispute over Argentine striker Carlos Tevez.

Neil Warnock: Blades may have settled but now I will take legal advice

It was a bittersweet moment when my old chairman at Sheffield United, Kevin McCabe, told me the club had agreed a deal with West Ham United for compensation over the Tevez scandal. I felt fully vindicated. I was just very disappointed I have relegation on my CV when it should not be there.

Blatter's visit marred by row over special badge for United

22018 World Cup bid damaged as Premier League vetoes Fifa head's award

Blatter fears global power of Premier League

The increasing worldwide appeal of the Premier League is having a detrimental effect on other countries' domestic competitions, Fifa President Sepp Blatter said today.

Scudamore hails England's Euro dominance

Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore believes England's dominance of the Champions League is something to be proud of and sees no reason why it should not continue.

Nick Harris: So, is football recession-proof?

So the Premier League's new TV deals, worth a dizzying £1.782bn for the live British rights alone between 2010 and 2013, have bucked the global economic downturn.

BSkyB increase Premier League share

BSkyB have secured the rights to five of the six packages of live Premier League football from the 2010-11 season to the end of 2012-13, with Setanta claiming the sixth.

Premier League set for rights bonanza

The Premier League hopes to conclude the sale of its live British TV rights for 2010-13 by tomorrow evening and be in a position to announce that it has surpassed the £1.7bn it earned last time, which would be an astonishing achievement in the midst of a global recession. The League announced late on Tuesday that four of the six packages available from 2010 onwards have been sold to BSkyB, for a sum believed to be similar to the £1.3bn paid by the same broadcaster for the same rights last time.

Premier League to cash in on TV windfall

New rights deal with Sky proves top flight remains immune to credit crunch

BBC extends Premier League highlights deal

The BBC have retained the right to show highlights of Premier League matches in their Saturday night 'Match of the Day' programme until 2013.

World Cup bid supremo issues 'favourites' warning

England's new World Cup bid chief has warned that their status as early favourites to host the 2018 tournament is one of the biggest dangers threatening their chances.

Uefa will oppose super regulator

Uefa insist they will join the Premier League this week to oppose plans for a European-wide regulator of sport.

Government told to resist Uefa plans

Proposals for financial curbs will hit English clubs, warns Premier League
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