5/3/2010 EPL clubs, including Man Utd, reject a proposal to introduce a play-off for England’s fourth Champions League place… Sergei Fursenko holds talks with UEFA president… Financial fair play concept on agenda for UEFA meetings.
1/3/2010 The Soccerex CEO signals his ambitions for the world’s biggest football business conference as its European forum kicks off in Manchester. By James Corbett
18/2/2010 Pep Guardiola believes the Middle East can host a spectacular World Cup… Dutchman Guus Hiddink will not take a team to this summer’s World Cup after inking a two-year contract with the Turkish Football Federation… Russia confirm Soccerex sponsorship.
2/2/2010 Dumped out of the Champions League and FA Cup, flagging in the league and with no takers for a minority stake, EPL aristocrats Liverpool are in dire straits. WFI’s European correspondent James Corbett reports from Liverpool.
7/12/09 Despite the recent departure of Premier League chair Dave Richards from the England 2018 board, the league shows its continued commitment to the bid by donating perimeter advertising at stadiums to promote the ‘One year to go’ mark to the FIFA decision.
1/12/09 City are the biggest spenders on agents fees in the top-flight… Manager Mark Hughes defends the club’s massive investment in players as Premier League reveals spending figures for its 20 clubs.
(WFI) ESPN, the American sports broadcaster that has won the rights to show 46 Premier League matches next season, intends to set up a new channel in the UK.