Betrayal? Football in disarray over breakaway Super League
20 April 2021 | 10:34 am
Football's new frontier or greed on steroids? Outrage abounds after the announcement that 12 of Europe's most powerful clubs are going through with their decades-old threat to wrest power from the federations and start a North American-style closed league. That would mean no more danger of missing out on a spot in Europe the following season and those pesky minnows that could upset the established order would be all but gone. Is it for real this time?
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Nigerian businessman Shola Akinlade has purchased a 55% stake in a Danish second division club. He has ambitious plans and hopes to use the club as a pipeline for players from Africa to enter European football.
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Recent deadly riots in Medellin during a local football game between Atletico Nacional and Independiente have been fueling debate about fan violence. Clubs have called for tougher penalties and cultural change.
After years of criticism from inside and outside the club, Bayern Munich have ended their controversial sponsorship deal with Qatar Airways.
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Rui Pinto, the hacker behind the "Football Leaks" revelations, faces sentencing in Lisbon on Thursday as a trial lasting almost three years comes to an end. DW outlines what you need to know about the case.
Juventus has become the last Italian club to formally seek an exit from the still-born European Super League project. Twelve top clubs trying to set up their own competition prompted a fans' revolt across much of Europe.
In spite of all the negative talk and criticism of League football in Nigeria today, there is immense potential for the League to get better than it is now. And The Naija Super 8 is proof with Sporting Lagos being an accurate testament. This episode of The Nutmeg is all about Sporting Lagos and why they're currently blazing the trail.
As the 2023 Women's World Cup kicks off in New Zealand, we take a look back at the struggle between FIFA and national broadcasters over TV rights. With FIFA reportedly aiming for $300 million in global media rights, broadcasters were reluctant to meet its price demands, leading to fears of a media blackout.
Australia are riding a wave of popularity and hype at this Women's World Cup. Forever an underdog in the world game, the team's belief, ability and results are making a mockery of that tag.
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