Uefa president Michel Platini has backed Greg Dyke’s proposals to increase the number of home-grown players in club squads. Photograph: Reuters

Michel Platini has backed Football Association chairman Greg Dyke’s plan to increase the minimum number of home-grown players in club squads from eigh(...)

Fifa Secretary General Jerome Valcke speaks to the press as he arrives for a meeting in Doha - he says there will be no World Cup compensation paid to clubs. Photograph:Getty Images

Fifa’s general secretary Jerome Valcke has claimed Uefa and most of the confederations want December 23rd as the date for the Qatar 2022 World Cup fin(...)

 Fifa president Sepp Blatter holds up the name of Qatar during the official announcement of the 2022 World Cup host country at Fifa headquarters in Zurich in 2010.

Fifa will come under pressure on Tuesday to agree to a shortened World Cup in 2022 in compensation for moving the tournament in Qatar to the winter.Th(...)

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In Numbers: Sky’s not the limit £10.2 million Average cost (€13.8 million) to Sky and BT of broadcasting each live English Premier League match under (...)

Sky have agreed  to fork out €5.36 billion over the three seasons starting in August of next year for 378 Premier League games. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Those who flip the burgers and tend the car parks at Premier League grounds may cling to the hope that the new Sky and BT deals will result in someth(...)

The Premier League UK television rights for 2016-19 have been sold to Sky Sports and BT Sport for £5.163 billion. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Mark Leech/Getty Images)

The Premier League has announced a staggering 70 per cent increase in the value of its British television rights for the 2016-19 seasons with Sky and (...)

 QPR risk being refused entry back into the Championship if the club refuse to comply with a  fine for breaching financial fair play rules, Football League chief executive Shaun Harvey has warned. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The Football League has confirmed QPR could be consigned to the Conference in the event of relegation from the top flight if they refuse to pay a hug(...)

Luis Suarez will learn on Thursday whether his four-month ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup has been reduced. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

Three months after refusing to resign over a series of leaked sexist emails, Richard Scudamore, the Premier League’s chief executive, has accused Luis(...)

  Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez has seen his four-month playing ban upheld. Photograph: EPA

The court of arbitration for sport (CAS) has upheld Luis Suarez’s ban and fine for biting the Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini but the Barcelona strik(...)

Rory McIlroy with the trophy following his victory at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth yesterday. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images.

Rory McIlroy told us he’d turned off his phone, given away his laptop and is living like it’s the 1970s, man. And what happens? He wins. So here’s wh(...)