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 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...

It has recently been revealed that Burnley striker Andre Gray posted a number of allegedly sexist, homophobic and derogatory tweets on his Twitter account when he was a non-league player at Hinckley United back in 2012. Having scored his first Premier League goal in Burnley’s...

On 16 November 2016, the English Football League (“EFL”) fined 12 teams participating in the EFL Chekatrade Trophy for failing to field ‘full-strength’ sides. Pursuant to rule 7.3 of the EFL Chekatrade Trophy Rules, “each EFL Club shall play its full available strength in and during all...