Football is supposed to be the 'people's game', but the English Premier League is easier and cheaper to follow if you are a fan of a club based in London or the prosperous southeast.
A series of attacks by fans on players recently raised the spectre of a return to the bad old days of the 1970s and 1980s.
Research shows sport is commonly a bastion for male dominance and privilege.
So far, Manchester United's poor performance on the pitch has not hurt its bottom line. But it's only a matter of time.
There is still a place in a sport that remains connected to communities.
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s popularity has improved the favourability of the governing ANC among South Africans.
Britain has always been good at projecting its values to the world. It's going to need that soft power once it leaves the EU.
Political ethics and sports don't match well. The recent deal between Rwanda and Arsenal is potentially a case in point.
The Liverpool FC star striker has inspired a generation of young Egyptians.
The chaos visiting South Africa's North-West province shows that ordinary people in rural areas have got a raw deal from ruling party.
Rights packages aimed at attracting the digital market failed to attract a bidder.
The combination of changing your manager early enough and forking out on transfers could be the difference between relegation and Premier League survival.
Will England's top-flight teams really decide to weaken their global blockbuster brand?
In 25 years of the Premier League, things have changed, but it's an ongoing battle.
Summer spending across English Premier League football clubs has been jaw-dropping.
328 football clubs, spanning all tiers of the game, are currently involved in the inquiry.
European football matches allow African fans to partake in the aspirational dreams exported worldwide by the Premier League or the Champions League.
There are three ways to manage promotion to the top flight. Let QPR, Blackpool and Burnley guide you through the choices.
Is it time the Premier League developed an on-demand, Netflix-style football watching service?
The wealth bonanza enjoyed by top flight football clubs does not trickle down to many of their employees.