The owners or chairmen of the 12  European  clubs that announced  the launch of the   European Super League: (from top left to bottom right) Real Madrid’s Florentino Perez; FC Barcelona’s Joan Laporta; Atletico Madrid’s Enrique Cerezo; Juventus’s Andrea Agnelli; Inter Milan’s Steven Zhang; AC Milan’s Ivan Gazidis; Arsenal’s Stan Kroenke; Manchester United’s Joel Glazer; Liverpool’s John W Henry; Tottenham Hotspur’s chairman Daniel Levy; Chelsea’s Roman Abramovich; and Manchester City’s Ferran Soriano

Manchester United, Liverpool and Manchester City have issued grovelling apologies to fans for the European Super League fiasco, demonstrating the scal(...)

Uefa have been battling the growing ambitions of  elite clubs for decades but now matters have  reached a tipping point. Photograph: Laurent Gillieron/EPA

Today was meant to be a good day down at Uefa HQ. At 1.30 this afternoon they were due to unveil the big Champions League revamp. The Swiss System, o(...)

 Michael O’Neill  manager of Northern Ireland reacts as match officials talk on a substitution during the 2016 European Championships in France. Photograph:  Julian Finney/Getty Images

Teams will be able to make five substitutions at Euro 2020 after approval was given by Uefa’s executive committee on Wednesday. The measures, design(...)

Tottenham coach Jose Mourinho: “If you’re not guilty you’re not punished. In the other way, if you’re guilty you should be banned. In any case, it’s a disaster.”

José Mourinho and Jürgen Klopp have strongly criticised the court of arbitration for sport’s ruling over Manchester City, with Tottenham’s manager des(...)

The more popular Liga MX and the MLS are rivals fighting for some of the same fans, players, coaches and all the rest, but there are increasing signs of a tightening relationship that raises the prospect of the two leagues becoming one. Photograph: Getty Images

Last September’s inaugural US Leagues Cup final, played in Las Vegas between Cruz Azul and Tigres, didn’t draw much of an audience beyond the 20,132 f(...)

 Minister for Sport Shane Ross. “We are encouraged by the willingness of all parties and the determination of all parties to reach a solution which avoids examinership or liquidation.”Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Government is prepared to pay up to €5 million per year as part of an emerging deal to safeguard the future of Irish football and the Football Ass(...)

 Premier League star Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling. Photo credit should read Nick Potts/PA Wire.

The Premier League’s 20 clubs made record revenues of £4.827 billion (€5.487bn) in 2017-18, paying total wages of £2.8 billion, a new Guardian analysi(...)

Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic have written to acting FAI chief executive Rea Walshe arguing that the club should get the Airtricity League’s final place in th(...)

FAI chief John Delaney at the Uefa Euro 2020 draw in the Convention Centre, Dublin on Sunday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Uefa director of competitions Giorgio Marchetti claims that there will be “no losers, only winners” from the introduction of the third, as yet unnamed(...)

From 2021 there will be a third European club competition. Photograph: Getty Images

There will be a third European club competition from 2021, Uefa has announced. President Aleksander Ceferin said a “widespread demand” for participat(...)

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