Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini is facing disciplinary action after being reported to the Italian football federation (FIGC) for “harming the reputation” of Fifa president Sepp Blatter as well as Uefa chief Michel Platini.Tuesday, 21 May, 2013, 11:10am
Uefa is seeking to implement Europe-wide rules on tackling racism at football matches, the president of European soccer's governing body Michel Platini revealed following a string of high-profile incidents this season, particularly in Italy.17 May 2013 - 6:01am
Chelsea, Benfica and Fenerbahce closed in on the Europa League semifinals with victories on Thursday while Basel claimed crucial away goals with a draw at Tottenham. Fernando Torres scored twice in a game for the first time in four months as European champion Chelsea claimed a 3-1 win over Rubin Kazan at home in the first leg of their quarterfinal.6 Apr 2013 - 5:07am
The politicking of Uefa president Michel Platini, with his persecution of technology and promotion of additional assistant referees, has the side effect of biasing match officials.5 Apr 2013 - 3:53am
Schalke has lodged a complaint with Uefa over the 1-1 draw at Galatasaray in the Champions League because of Didier Drogba’s participation.
Drogba played in the last-16 match on Wednesday, a week after Fifa provisionally cleared his transfer from Shanghai Shuenhua to the Turkish side.22 Feb 2013 - 9:17am
Is having a strop, stamping one's foot and storming off the pitch the solution to stopping racism? It is if you're Kevin-Prince Boateng, who was racially abused in a recent friendly match between his Serie A side AC Milan and fourth division team Pro Patria.30 Jan 2013 - 11:58am
Wariness of Uefa's Financial Fair Play rules and concerns about a lack of value in the market mean the Premier League's top clubs will proceed with caution when the January transfer window opens next week.29 Dec 2012 - 3:35am
Uefa banned Champions League contender Malaga from European club competitions for one upcoming season yesterday for failing to pay players' wages and tax bills on time.22 Dec 2012 - 6:23am
In the aftermath of Chelsea's quashed racism charge against referee Mark Clattenburg, there are noises being sounded out to prevent similar incidents from happening again.30 Nov 2012 - 2:20am
All Whites face China in Shanghai friendly
New Zealand will play China in a friendly match in Shanghai on November 14, it was announced yesterday. The match will allow All Whites coach Ricki Herbert to experiment with his line-up before New Zealand hosts Oceania's fourth round of 2014 World Cup qualifiers in March next year. AFP27 Oct 2012 - 4:15am
Anzhi Makhachkala's Europa League bonuses at risk over William transfer26 Oct 2012 - 3:27am
The trip meter in my Land Rover was reset 17 days ago in Hampshire, England, and ticked on to 3,000 miles - 4,860km - as I pulled into Kharkiv, located between the Ukrainian capital Kiev and Donetsk.22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Pay TV operator Cable TV says it will broadcast Uefa Champions League and Uefa Europa League soccer matches over the next three seasons until 2015 after securing the broadcasting rights. It did not disclose the bidding price. Meanwhile, rival Now TV says it will continue to air the Spanish La Liga until the 2014/15 season.21 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
The Jockey Club is to offer free broadcasts of soccer matches on its website to 1,000 lucky punters, in a trial programme.
From Thursday, the chosen 'soccer-betting customers' will be able to watch live broadcasts of some games which have not been selected for airing by local paid and free-to-air television channels, a club spokesman said yesterday.23 Feb 2010 - 12:00am
More than 80 prisoners have been segregated at Stanley Prison after refusing to work in protest against a crackdown on soccer gambling in the jail.
The protest came after officers removed 16 prisoners suspected of soccer bookmaking from a workshop in a special operation ahead of the 2008 UEFA European Football Championship, which kicks off in Switzerland tomorrow.6 Jun 2008 - 12:00am