Europe’s rich elite appear to have found a way to help bring their financial balance – and debt levels – within UEFA’s financial fair play rules: long-term super sponsorship.
Zenit's St Petersburg's lavish spending spree will test the effectiveness of the Financial Fairplay rules, not least because the club is owned by Gazprom, one of UEFA's new sponsors.
Chelsea's victory in the Champions League is another blow to UEFA president, Michel Platini, as he tries to rein in the lavish spending of some of Europe's bigger clubs.
After the theory, UEFA faces the practical reality of enforcing FFP. David Conn examines the challenge facing European football's governing body once its Financial FairPlay rules have been enacted.
David Conn sees Manchester City stretch the credibility of Uefa’s Financial Fairplay to breaking point.
In a wide-rainging interview, Michel Platini discusses the state of football, UEFA's Financial Fairplay plans, his concerns about match fixing and whether Lionel Messi is the best player he has…
Gavin Hamilton believes UEFA's Financial FairPlay is a step in the right direction, but argues that inequality will persist until the clubs agree to a fairer distribution of Champions League…