Chelsea and Manchester City have similar goals on and off the pitch.
A new study explores the how the celebrity and status of professional footballers in the “Big Five” European leagues can affect both performance and pay.
More competitive games between top soccer clubs is desirable but creating a ‘closed’ system would harm a soccer culture built on dreams, says the man who predicted the Super League two decades ago.
City can rest safe in the knowledge that should they win this season’s delayed Champions League competition, they will get the opportunity to defend the title next year.
Financial scandals have damaged the integrity of both clubs. With the rewards for cheating so high, harsher punishments are needed.
Football could take a leaf from rugby union’s book on how to treat head-injured players, pitch side.
European football matches allow African fans to partake in the aspirational dreams exported worldwide by the Premier League or the Champions League.