May 14 – Spanish league president Javier Tebas has once again come out fighting over plans to overhaul the Champions League warning that the changes will seriously affect competitive balance in his country and beyond.
May 14 – Palermo have been relegated to Serie C by the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) because of financial irregularities, a decision that crushes their hopes of securing promotion to Italy’s top division.
May 13 – The colourful and controversial career of Brazilian superstar Neymar on and off the pitch has been further underlined after the Paris St Germain forward was handed a three-game ban for lashing out at a fan following last month’s French Cup final defeat to Rennes.
May 10 – Whether or not it is healthy for the European game remains highly questionable but English clubs have made history by taking all four spots in the finals of UEFA’s two major competitions, the first time this has happened anywhere on the Continent.
May 10 – The Greek Cup final between AEK and PAOK tomorrow will be played in an almost empty stadium following a government decision to ban fans for fear of crowd trouble.
May 9 – UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has issued a call for all relevant stakeholders not to jump to conclusions amid ongoing heated debate over proposed radical changes to the Champions League post-2024.
By Andrew Warshaw
May 8 – A “vast majority” of European clubs are against the idea of overhauling the Champions League and introducing a system of promotion and relegation.
May 7 – Europe’s major leagues are set to meet with UEFA officials in Switzerland on Wednesday in the latest talks over radical plans to overhaul the format of the Champions League post-2024.
By Andrew Warshaw
May 6 – As European leagues began a two-day session in Madrid to address controversial plans to overhaul the Champions League, Barcelona’s president stepped up the rhetoric by insisting the likely changes could only benefit Europe’s showpiece club competition.
May 7 – Arsenal say they “utterly condemn” the behaviour of a group of Valencia fans who appeared to make Nazi salutes and monkey gestures during last Thursday’s Europa League semi-final first leg, the latest incident of racism plaguing European football.
May 3 – English Football League clubs have voted to introduce separate deadlines for the summer transfer window for teams in the second-tier Championship and lower divisions.
May 2 – Spain’s World Cup-winning goalkeeper Iker Casillas is recovering in hospital after suffering a heart attack during training with his club Porto.
May 2 – Chinese property giant Wanda Group, which in Europe has developed a sports marketing agency, is to invest €266 million into grassroots football in China.
May 1 – Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino insists his medical staff followed UEFA protocol after defender Jan Vertonghen was briefly allowed to return to the field despite suffering a serious-looking head injury in the Champions League semi-final loss to Ajax on Tuesday.
April 30 – Further details have emerged of radical changes to the formats of Spain’s Copa del Rey and, especially, the Spanish Super Cup that have caused a huge rift between the Spanish FA and La Liga.