The African Cup of Nations (“AFCON”) begins in January 2017 and the participants’ federations have released their squads for the upcoming tournament. Prior to these announcements, the continent’s high profile stars who play their trade in European leagues are facing the challenge of leaving their...

  The African Cup of Nations (“AFCON”) begins in January 2017 and the participants’ federations have released their squads for the upcoming tournament. Prior to these announcements, the continent’s high profile stars who ply their trade in European leagues are facing the challenge of leaving their...

  The 2016/17 Premier League season is well underway and the headlines in transfer news have been dominated by Paul Pogba’s transfer to Manchester United for a reported fee of £89 million. The hashtag #POGBACK was rife on all possible platforms of United’s social media to...

  The recent comprehensive worldwide ban of TPO by FIFA poses a threat to football players, clubs and leagues across South America and Europe where the practice has hitherto been a way of life and sure means of survival. They must now learn to survive within the...

  UEFA describes the purpose of its financial fair play rules as “… improving the overall financial health of European club football.” The only problem is that many of its members and stakeholders are not so sure, with critics contending that it is an anti-competitive set of rules...

  The Beautiful & Lucrative Game [vc_separator type='small' position='left' color='#d6202c' thickness='' up='' down=''] Football is not just the ‘beautiful game’, it can also be a lucrative one at the upper echelons of the sport. With Sky and BT Sport investing significant sums in the acquisition of broadcasting rights...

  As another lucrative and successful season comes to an end across Europe, the more effective managers and club directors are already articulating their performance targets for the next season. Just as the club’s position in the league table is usually reflective of the hard work...