Football

UEFA confirms five-sub rule for Champions League

Teams will be able to make five substitutions in UEFA competitions for the rest of the season, the organisation’s president Aleksander Ceferin has said. The law amendment was proposed by world governing body FIFA to assist clubs in managing player workload in a congested calendar created by the coronavirus pandemic. Ceferin hails completed campaigns after ...

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Frank de Boer named new Netherlands boss

Frank de Boer, who won 112 caps and played at two World Cups for the Netherlands, has been appointed his country’s national team coach. The 50-year-old replaces Ronald Koeman, who left last month to take over as Barcelona head coach, and has signed a two-year contract up to the 2022 World Cup. Former defender De Boer, who also played for ...

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Football losses close to £11bn – FIFA

Football around the world will lose out on almost £11billion in revenue because of the coronavirus pandemic, world governing body FIFA estimates. It puts the value of the club and national team game in 2020 at $46bn (£35.6bn) before international club football such as the Champions League is taken into account, and believes $14bn of that will be lost because of ...

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