FIFA has launched a new online platform through which proceedings before the FIFA Football Tribunal and FIFA judicial bodies will be conducted. The FIFA Legal Portal, which went live on Sunday, enables football stakeholders – such as clubs, players, associations, intermediaries, law firms with
Football fans who racially abuse players will be banned from attending matches for up to a decade under new laws. Home Secretary Priti Patel is introducing legislation to widen the ambit of Football Banning Orders – which can be imposed on people convicted of violence, disorder and racist or h
Amidst the coronavirus pandemic which has temporarily halted normality, one pillar of Scottish society has never been far away from the headlines, writes Bryan O'Donnell. Arrigo Sacchi once proclaimed: “Football is the most important of the least important things in life”. He has cl
Ticket touts at Euro 2020 matches will face fines of up to £5,000 under a law being considered by the Scottish Parliament. Under the UEFA European Championship (Scotland) Bill it would be a crime to tout tickets for profit, whether in person, privately or via resale sites.
Rangers FC has announced a partnership with Edinburgh-based community justice organisation Sacro to help tackle sectarianism, homophobia and racism. Its new scheme, Everywhere, Anywhere, Everyone, Anyone, will see fans who have participated in bigoted chants asked to attend educational classes if th