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Manchester City and the battle against UEFA over financial fair play

What is financial fair play (FFP)? Financial fair play was introduced to European football by UEFA (the Union of European Football Associations- the administrative body for association football) in order to prevent football clubs across the continent from spending beyond their capabilities. Former UEFA president Michel Platini believed that the enormous spending of some clubs …

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Snapshot: Premier league football returns with a twist

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After over 100 days without top flight football being played within England, the Premier League returned on June 17th 2020. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic there have been conditions to the restarting of football. For example, there will not be any fans in attendance of any of the games in order to avoid the spread …

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The impact of Marcus Rashford’s U-turn campaign

Marcus Rashford Marcus Rashford is a 22 year-old footballer who plays as a forward for Manchester United and England. Despite these unprecedented times, Rashford has managed to bring some light to the UK through his relentless campaigning over the introduction of free food vouchers over the six-week holiday for children eligible for free school meals. …

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