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The shake-up of the competition in 2016 attracted high-profile sponsorship, but congested calendars and insufficient travel subsidies are reducing the attraction for foreign clubs

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The complex and increasing influence of "intermediaries" in transfer deals should be afforded closer attention and stricter legislation imposed by the football authorities

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It seems an excessively arbitrary reward that a foul committed anywhere inside the area earns a clear shot from 12 yards. Is it time FIFA's law-makers went back to the drawing board?

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The judgements made on women coaching in the men's game are swift and unforgiving – and a reflection of the archaic attitudes that still pervade the game

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He spent seven seasons in English football and was relegated three times, but it was the playmaker's flashes of brilliance that stood him apart from the rest

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