A Swindon Crown Court on Monday handed down jail sentences to two workers of a security company who illegally accessed footage of the autopsy of Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala, leading to its online mass distribution.
The big five European leagues generated a record €15.6bn (£13.8bn) in revenue in 2017-18, a 6% annual increase, according to new figures from Deloitte. It says the European football market is now worth some €28.4bn (£25.1bn). The English Premier League was the market leader, with record revenues of £4.8bn, as five teams competed in the Champions League for the first time.
Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha's wife and son have joined the English Premier League outfit's players and hundreds of fans at the club's stadium to pay tribute to the victims of a helicopter crash which killed Mr. Srivaddhanaprabha and four people.
Germany’s federal anti-trust office has approved plans to stop any single buyer from winning all the live television rights for Bundesliga soccer matches for the four seasons starting in 2017.
Pay-TV group Sky has agreed to pay 4.2 billion pounds (6.4 billion dollars) to show 126 live English Premier League matches a season from 2016 to 2019, pressured by fierce rival BT to smash analysts' forecasts and secure the best games.
Argentina's First Division is second strongest tournament in the world after Spain, according to the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) July release.