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Why a private league is a ‘dangerous game’ for Europe’s football elites

Investors who are counting the financial cost of the pandemic continue to argue for a radical breakaway competition

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Luis Figo claims new European Premier League 'will DESTROY football as we know it'

United and Liverpool are among more than a dozen teams from England, France, Germany and Italy in negotiations about becoming founder members of a competition that could start in 2022.

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Football Tips: Best bets this weekend for Premier League and European leagues

Get the best football tips this weekend for every match in the Premier League as well as the pick of Serie A, La Liga, Bundesliga and more

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Andy Brassell on European football: Depleted Atlético will still test Barça

Atlético Madrid are missing Luis Suarez against Barça but the hosts have other reasons to believe they can win writes

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Barcelona and Napoli lead tributes as football clubs across Europe remember Diego Maradona

Maradona, who played two seasons for Barca, one for Sevilla and spent seven mostly glorious years at Napoli, died on November 25 aged 60.

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European football preview: Haaland looks for more goals, Real Sociedad aim to extend winning streak

Erling Braut Haaland may fancy his chances of adding to his remarkable goals tally this weekend as Dortmund host struggling Cologne.

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James Milton's Weekend EFL and European football predictions & free accumulators

Free football tips, bets and analysis on this weekend's Premier League, EFL, Serie A, Bundesliga & La Liga action. Bournemouth 1pt 3-4 Betfred, BoyleSports, Hills Norwich 2pts 8-5 Betfred, Hills Stoke 2pts 21-20 Hills Reading are still top of the Championship thanks to seven wins in their first eight league games but the Royals are undoubtedly on the slide following three straight defeats.

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Football returns to Munich Olympic Stadium ahead of 2022 European Championships

A professional football club is playing home matches at Munich's Olympic Stadium for the first time in 14 seasons, with third-tier Türkgücü Munich

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Diogo Jota can join Liverpool European royalty at Anfield tonight

We analyse Liverpool's Champions League showdown with Ajax and highlight a forward who can join Anfield European royalty this season

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Why football is facing major change, despite 'toxicity' of Project Big Picture plan

The "toxic" plans to reform football detailed in 'Project Big Picture' have not been dismissed and "change is coming". This is why.

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With super-agents lining up at his door and European giants like Real Madrid and Manchester United set for a signature war... where could £62m-rated Rennes midfield wonderkid ...

Europe's top clubs and super-agents are circling highly-rated Rennes star Eduardo Camavinga. Sportsmail looks at the potential landing spots for the 18-year-old wonderkid in the future.

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Gary Lineker confessed Brexit could be ‘positive for nurturing football talent in UK’

GARY LINEKER felt the "only positive" of Brexit was that it would allow for "home talent" to be nurtured in football.

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European roundup: Napoli and Lionel Messi pay tribute to Diego Maradona

Napoli paid homage to their legendary former player with an Argentina-style kit as they beat Roma 4-0, while Messi made a tribute of his own

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Government urged to set up independent regulator to look at football abuse cases

The Government is being urged to consider an independent regulator to adjudicate football abuse cases after a documentary identified a lack of progress since the John Terry racism outrage. Anton Ferdinand explained in the BBC programme “how alone I was” within the game in 2011 after the then Chelsea and England captain was captured on camera appearing to say the words “f------ black c---”.

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How St Johnstone got over their early-season struggles and now look set to make a push for Europe

Callum Davidson has recovered from early pressure to have St Johnstone moving in the right direction, as Craig Fowler writes

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Uefa vice-president David Gill condemns clubs pushing for a ‘closed’ European super league

David Gill, England’s most senior figure in world football and a Manchester United director, has condemned “ugly” threats by European clubs to establish a breakaway super league.Real Madrid have been

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Steven Gerrard: 'Rangers will give it their all against the best in Europe'

Steven Gerrard's men are on the verge of qualifying for the Europa League's last 32 and Steven Gerrard reckons they can take anyone on.

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Maradona, Pele, Messi or Ronaldo – just who is football’s greatest player?

Among the grief and adulation expressed after Diego Maradona’s death, an age-old debate of who was the game’s greatest player has been reignited. The discussion has been held many times before, and will no doubt be raised on many more occasions in the future,

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Che Adams interview: How rejection at 14 and a drop into non-League football sparked rise to Premier League stardom

The most revealing light often shines during adversity and, in understanding the journey of Che Adams from non-League to facing Manchester United on Sunday, two moments stand out. The first, when Adams was only 14,

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Free Champions League football betting tips: Tuesday December 1 including Atletico Madrid v Bayern Munich; Liverpool v Ajax

With profit returned at the weekend, Tom Carnduff is searching for more and has three best bets for Tuesday's Champions League action.

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Fans returning to an eerie, alien experience – get ready for football in the twilight zone

I roamed Sweden as a fan at the 1992 European Championship. For the first week I was with friends who gave me a funny look as they headed to the airport, leaving me to skip around from Gothenburg to

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Reiss Nelson eager for a Premier League chance after impressing in Europe

Reiss Nelson is hoping his Europa League form will earn him a run in Arsenal’s Premier League side after he helped the Gunners ease into the knockout stages with a win at Molde.

European football: betting tips for La Liga, Ligue 1, Bundesliga & Serie A

Best bets, predictions and analysis for the weekend's La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A and Ligue 1 action. Borussia Monchengladbach to win & under 3.5 goals 5.30pm Saturday 1pt 11-8 BoyleSports Sevilla to win & under 3.

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Navalny urges EU to sanction Russian oligarchs in Europe

EU politicians who say they want to get tough on Russian President Vladimir Putin should stop coddling Kremlin-connected oligarchs and welcoming their wealth, Alexei Navalny and three other leading Russian opposition figures told the European Parliament on Friday.

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Six of the best bargain buys to consider on Football Manager 2021

It's that time of the year again! We finally get to sink our teeth into the new and improved Football Manager. To celebrate the launch of FM21 we have teamed up with Football Manager and have 100 free download codes to give away.

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How Thiago Silva defied the sceptics to slot straight into Chelsea’s back four and shore up their defence

Questions are now being raised about the wisdom of Paris Saint-Germain letting the 36-year-old defender leave for nothing over the summer

Scotland boss Steve Clarke eyeing Nations League promotion and a place among European football's elite

Clarke, though, is keen for the national team to square up to the most formidable teams in Europe as he believes it will be good for their development. “In terms of trying to improve it’s important as well,” he said. “If you are challenging ...

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Erling Haaland could be Liverpool's next big signing, City set for disappointment - Inside Football

In Friday's Inside Football, Dean Jones takes a closer look at the future of the most exciting young goalscorer in world football, Erling Haaland.

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Manchester City v Burnley, Football League and more – live!

Join Barry Glendenning for goal updates and key match action

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Seahawks vs Eagles live stream: how to watch NFL Monday Night Football from anywhere

Tonight's Seattle Seahawks vs Philadelphia Eagles game kicks off at 8.15pm ET/5.15pm PT (1.15am GMT) at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Full Monday Night Football NFL live streaming and TV channel details are below,

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Scottish football 'yet to hear back from Nicola Sturgeon' after plea for support

Neil Doncaster has revealed that Scottish football has yet to get a response from First Minister Nicola Sturgeon after a plea for support for professional clubs in the country.

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Free football betting tips: Premier League Talking Points - Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool and Man City

We have the main takeaways and betting pointers from the latest Premier League action, with focus on Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool, Manchester City..

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Football Manager 2021 tactics: The best formations and setups in FM21

Knowing the best Football Manager 2021 tactics is going to be absolutely crucial if you want to stand a chance at succeeding as a coach. Whether your goal is to take a non-league club all the way up through the leagues or you just want to dominate Europe with an existing top club,

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Bears vs Packers live stream: how to watch NFL Sunday Night Football anywhere now

The Bears vs Packers game kicks off at 8.20pm ET/5.20pm PT (1.20am GMT) at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Full NFL Sunday Night Football live streaming and TV channel details are below - and you can watch your preferred coverage from anywhere with the aid of a good VPN.

Fitting that two football geniuses in Diego Maradona and George Best pass on same date

Best took a tennis ball with him every day to school. Their devotion to taming the ball is what connects them. Their addictive personality could be a source for good just as much as they could be for destruction and for that they both knew what it was to carry the weight of expectation.