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Not making enough money? Want players to stop making more than you? Want to stop paying ridiculous weekly wages? Just push for a salary cap or wage freeze and you could get it.
Reading Captain Jobi McAnuff feels that players wages should be capped. He seems to think that playing players over 200,000 is ridiculous. West Ham chairman David Gold wants a wage freeze as well.
There has been a lot of discussion over the past week by people either not making 200,000 pounds a week or …

QPR kept the presenters on Sky Sports News busy up until Fridays 11pm transfer deadline, signing eleven players to try and improve on last seasons 17th place finish.
Mark Hughes has bought in the likes of Boswinga, Granero and Green who on the face of it all look decent acquisitions for the West London club but bringing in so many faces must unsettle the current playing squad.
Some have said that some of the purchases have had a touch of panic buy about them, Cesar, Nelsen, Johnson and Ji-Sung spring to mind.
Last …

The fact you are reading this probably means you have at least a modicum of interest in football. You are probably a fan of a club, have been for some time. You have probably poured a sizeable portion of your wage into that club, the trips away, the programmes, food, a pint or two not to mention the merchandise, the shirt, the kit for your kids. I once tried to calculate how much I had paid into my club, Nottingham Forest over the last twenty years but had to stop …

As the season begins once more the topic of loyalty in football has come into question on numerous occasions over the summer break. After last season’s fiasco concerning Manchester City starlet Carlos Tevez you would have thought teams and players may have learnt their lessons and approached the up-coming season with a little more dignity and respect for each other, this couldn’t be further from the truth.
The summer has been dominated by players such as Luka Modric, Robin Van Persie and Clint Dempsey vying for moves away from a club …

In 2003, Roman Abramovich became the owner of Chelsea football club in a high-profile fashion and sparked off a series of foreign investment into football. Since then, the connection between money and football has never been weakened.
The heightening Eurozone crisis has already hit the football business in Italy and Spain. The English Premier League, though, continues to post record revenues with ever-growing popularity.
However, the dream theatre has a corrupted backstage. Only 5 clubs have had a net profit in 2010-11, while Manchester City recorded the biggest loss in football history …

The Europa League qualifying rounds continue in earnest with Liverpool now joining the fray. However, Europe’s second-tier competition has come under criticism for being too bloated and being a haven for Champions League failures.
The Europa League format is like a maze to navigate through, and certainly some English sides long for the exit. Clubs lucky enough to avoid early qualifiers still have to play in a play-off round over two legs,to even get to a six-match group stage of four teams. The top two teams advance which should leave 24, …

With the fixtures out and a little under a month until the new Football League season gets under way, fans up and down the country will be cursing the fixtures computer for giving  their team a Tuesday night in November trip to Torquay, Blackpool or Bournemouth, when you were hoping for a seaside bank holiday weekend with the lads. Maybe the local derby you’ve been looking forward to is the same day as a family members wedding – there are no doubt many people to whom that would be a …

After reading the title of this piece, you may think I am merely reporting old news, after all it has been well known for some time that Cardiff City are in the red to the tune of £70 million.
However, the Malaysian billionaire in charge of the club, founded in 1899 as Riverside AFC, has come up with a cunning plan turn the debt in to profit. Chan Tien Ghee has decided to do away with the traditional blue shirts and replace them with red shirts. The club crest has also been …

Thirty three years ago, Brian Clough smashed the British transfer record, bringing Trevor Francis to league champions Nottingham Forest from Birmingham City. The million pound deal was the first time a seven-figure fee had been paid to English clubs for the services of their star striker.
Last week, another striker was signed in a deal that broke another British transfer record, yet it barely registered as a tremor to the worlds sporting press amidst the Champions League Final build up and the England squad being announced. This time it is not …

As long as I live, I don’t think I will ever see a Premier League season end quite that dramatically. My loyalties lie with a team outside of England’s footballing elite, and even I found myself going through so many different and crazy feelings and emotions, I can only imagine what it must have been like for supporters of all of the sides with something to play for yesterday (United, City, QPR, Spurs, Arsenal, Bolton, Newcastle) because at one point or another in every game the results were either favourable …