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Aleksander Ceferin set for re-election as UEFA president

Exclusive: UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin tells Gab Marcotti the governing body will do everything to ensure a fair financial playing field.

Aleksander Ceferin is set to be re-elected unopposed as UEFA president.

The Slovenian was elected in September 2016 to complete the four-term year of Michel Platini, who was banned by FIFA for financial misconduct.

UEFA says the deadline for candidates ahead of the election in February passed on Wednesday and no challengers entered the contest.

There will be a challenge for the FIFA vice presidency reserved for the four British associations, with former Manchester United chief executive David Gill...

La Liga urges UEFA to act against Manchester City, PSG amid Football Leaks accusations

ESPN FC's Julien Laurens talks Financial Fair Play and the reported negotiations to keep PSG and Man City in the UEFA Champions League.

La Liga has urged UEFA to take action against Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain after leaked documents showed the clubs had allegedly breached financial fair play (FFP) regulations.

On Friday, German magazine Der Spiegel released a number of stories, based on so-called Football Leaks data, alleging that City and PSG had bent rules to avoid FFP sanctions and the threat of being excluded from European competition.

FFP regulations limit the losses a club can have over a certain period...

European Super League a 'serious' problem for professional football - leagues group

As plans for a European super league start to emerge, the FC crew discuss how it would work and how it would impact European and global football.

A breakaway European Super League would have "serious and lasting implications" for professional football across the continent, the European Leagues group (EL), which represents domestic leagues, said on Tuesday.

German magazine Der Spiegel and European Investigative Collaborations, a network of international media, reported on Friday that plans for a Super League involving clubs such as Real Madrid and Manchester United were back on the table.

Citing leaked documents, Der Spiegel said...

European Super League plans detailed by leaked email sent to Real Madrid - reports

As plans for a European super league start to emerge, the FC crew discuss how it would work and how it would impact European and global football.

A leaked document sent to Real Madrid last month appears to show that plans are still ongoing for a long-speculated European Super League featuring the continent's top football clubs.

An Oct. 22 email to Real Madrid from Madrid-based investment firm Key Capital Partners included a "binding term sheet" of 11 clubs and five "initial guests" to form a breakaway, private league, according to multiple news outlets that received the document among thousands of others from the "Football Leaks" whistleblower...

Ex-UEFA president Michel Platini: I'll return to football, but not as a daily job

Former UEFA president Michel Platini has told RMC he will return to football but does not want to be involved in the game on a daily basis.

Platini had appeared set to succeed Sepp Blatter as the head of FIFA when revelations of a "disloyal payment" from Blatter emerged in 2015.

Gianni Infantino, Platini's former general secretary at UEFA, instead replaced Blatter and Platini fought to reduce an eight-year ban from football activities imposed by FIFA.

The former France midfielder eventually saw...

Club World Cup plans to be examined by FIFA taskforce after UEFA opposition

FIFA has set up a task force to examine president Gianni Infantino's plans for a new Club World Cup and Global Nations League, a member of the FIFA Council told Reuters after a meeting on Friday.

Infantino's plans had been opposed by the major European club leagues.

"On the question of Club World Cup and the Nations League, we decided to build a task force to have more information, to share different views on this topic from club leagues and national associations," a member of the FIFA council,...