Uefa has moved to increase the financial rewards from playing in the Europa League by announcing prize money for the tournament will increase by 65 per cent. Photo: Jon Buckle/PA

Uefa has moved to increase the financial rewards from playing in the Europa League by announcing prize money for the tournament will increase by 65 pe(...)

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 Secretary General Jerome Valcke arrives for a meeting in Doha  with the Fifa taskforce, including officials from football’s global governing body, top leagues and players’ representatives, to discuss moving the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to winter due to scorching summer temperatures in the Gulf state. Photograph: Getty Images

There have been a few unexpected twists and turns in the whole saga of Qatar’s bid to stage the 2022 World Cup but, to be fair, the announcement th(...)

“Clubs have now taken to exploiting the delays through tactics such as heavy handedness and vexatious litigation to ensure that compensation payments are avoided or minimised.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Talks aimed at reforming football’s transfer system have broken down after European clubs and leagues refused to accept proposals to protect unpaid p(...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter will recommend to the Fifa executive that the Qatar World Cup dates be  changed. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Europe’s leading clubs are tomorrow expected to accept that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will have to be played in the winter - but only on the basis i(...)