Two out of the 36 Champions League places would be awarded in addition to those based on league performance, with a maximum of six clubs entering the Champions League from any one national association. Photograph:  Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images

Plans to allow teams to qualify for the Champions League based on historical performance have received the backing of Europe’s top clubs as the best w(...)

Chelsea players celebrate after winning the Champions League final against  Manchester City  in Porto, Portugal,  on May 29th, 2021. Photograph: David Ramos/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Plans that would enable clubs to qualify for the Champions League based on historical performance and not their league position are back on the table,(...)

Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin, told representatives of more than 100 clubs: “We think that the jewel of the World Cup has value precisely because of its rarity. Holding it every two years will lead to less legitimacy, and it will unfortunately dilute the World Cup itself.” Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images

Two of the most senior figures in European football have attacked Fifa’s plans to reform the international calendar and implement a biennial World Cup(...)

 Lionel Messi with his new PSG jersey and club president Nasser Al Khelaifi and Leonardo at the Parc des Princes.  Photograph:  Sebastien Muylaert/Getty Images

It was 10pm in Barcelona on Thursday when Paris Saint-Germain made their move for Lionel Messi. The stunning news had broken two hours earlier that (...)

Uefa’s intention is to reserve two of the four new Champions League spots for “clubs with the highest club coefficient over the last five years” that have not qualified for the Champions League but have qualified for the Europa League or Europa Conference League. File photograph: Getty Images

The 12 clubs who instigated the breakaway European Super League are not expected to be directly punished by Uefa but could be hit by changes to the ne(...)

Fifa president Gianni Infantino speaks during the 45th Uefa Congress in Montreux, Switzerland, on Tuesday, where he said he ‘strongly disapproves’ of the proposed Super League. Photograph: Richard Juilliart/Uefa via AP

Fifa president Gianni Infantino said on Tuesday that breakaway Super League clubs cannot be “half in, half out” of the established soccer system, whil(...)

Mauricio Pochettino is exoected to be named as the new manager at Paris Saint-Germain. Photograph: Andrej Isakovic/AFP via Getty Images

The first thing you need to know about the six-day underground Christmas disco that Neymar is allegedly hosting for 500 people in the soundproofed ann(...)

Paris Saint-Germain will not be able to play their Champions League games in France under new  government restrictions. Photograph:  Yoan Valat/EPA

Uefa could press ahead with plans to stage the final stages of the Champions League behind closed doors and at neutral venues after the French governm(...)

Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been indicted in Switzerland for alleged corruption in the attribution of football broadcasting rights. Photograph: Getty Images

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi has been charged by Swiss federal prosecutors in connection with a wider bribery investigation linked(...)

In leaving Barcelona for Paris, Neymar prioritised money, and money is what he has got. Photograph:  Kamil Zihnioglu/AP Photo

March 8th, 2017, Camp Nou. Barcelona lead PSG 5-1 in the last minute of injury time. Neymar aims a free kick into the area. The ball is cleared and he(...)

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