Financial Fair Play
Essentially, Mourinho is playing the Football Manager game with real people. It's a foolproof plan and the easiest way of turning up money to improve the first team squad... Chelsea's transfer strategy is long term and it's such a strong blueprint that it's going to keep them at the pinnacle of English football for the years to come.
Paris Saint-Germain have ended their interest in Real Madrid forward Angel di María, claiming the Argentine is "too expensive
Plenty of English fans delighted in the schadenfreude of Liverpool's late-season collapse but it's to the detriment of the sport the underdogs don't succeed more often. Regardless of club loyalties we should be able to enjoy the unlikely success of clubs with significant financial disadvantages.
Arsène Wenger says clubs that fail to meet Uefa's Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations should be expelled from the Champions
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeneß has been found guilty of tax evasion and sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison
UEFA's Financial Fair Play (FFP) has been lingering around European football for a few years now, having been first agreed to in principle in 2009. However, this season will see FFP firmly applied across the continent. The implications of FFP on the Premier League have been and will continue to be well documented...
We only need to look at the events over the last 18 months or so to question why are the football authorities such as FIFA and UEFA not doing enough to crack down on this violence?
Premier League clubs have voted overwhelmingly for spending controls including financial fair play and restrictions on salary
Whatever your sport - football, rugby, cricket - is your club financially secure? Are you sure it can survive for the next year, let alone 50 years?
Chelsea have agreed a £38m fee with FC Porto for their Brazilian striker Hulk, as Roman Abramovich continues an extravagant