No protection for big clubs in new European Super League proposals

New plans being worked on for a European Super League involve the competition being 100 per cent open, with no clubs holding permanent membership, the PA news agency understands. A statement from... Read more »

Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher heads to Crystal Palace on loan

Crystal Palace have completed the signing of Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher on a season-long loan. The 21-year-old was close to joining the Eagles last summer but they instead opted to bring in... Read more »

Soccer-U.S. men’s team backs women in equal pay lawsuit appeal

(Reuters) – Players for the U.S. men’s national team said in an amicus brief filed on Friday that their counterparts on the women’s squad not only deserve equal pay but are entitled... Read more »

European loss emphasises scale of Postecoglou’s task at Celtic

If new Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou needed any reminding, this week’s Champions League qualifying defeat by Midtjylland underlined the size of the job facing the Australian as heads into his first Scottish... Read more »

Manchester United: How Paul Pogba could be crucial to club’s remaining summer transfer business

Within Manchester United, there is satisfaction at a good job done so far, if also an awareness there could yet be a lot of work to do. That may be more to... Read more »

USMNT survives Qatar scare to reach Gold Cup final

The USMNT continued to simply outlast and outlive their opponents at the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup, as the Yanks were very much second-best to Qatar for long stretches of Thursday’s semifinal, yet... Read more »

Manchester United first team players test positive for Covid with Preston friendly cancelled

Manchester United have announced that a “small number” of first team players and staff are suspected to have tested positive for Covid-19, leading Saturday’s friendly with Preston North End to be cancelled.... Read more »

Andrew Devine: Jurgen Klopp leads Liverpool tributes to 97th Hillsborough victim

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has expressed his sadness at the death of Andrew Devine, who a coroner has confirmed was the 97th victim of the Hillsborough disaster. The 55-year-old died on Tuesday,... Read more »

Clubs can bounce back from coronavirus pandemic as more sustainable – Deloitte

Football clubs can hope to emerge from the crippling impact of the coronavirus pandemic as more sustainable in the long-term despite new figures from finance company Deloitte showing a European-wide 3.7billion euro... Read more »

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer excited by quality of Manchester United’s summer transfers

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes proven winner Raphael Varane and exciting winger Jadon Sancho will make a “huge difference” for Manchester United moving forwards. Having finished runners-up in last season’s Premier League and... Read more »