So Lionel Messi has decided to stay put at FC Barcelona...for now. In this article we look at the options that were open to him and the legal and financial pressures that were placed on football's greatest superstar to make that decision.
Wigan Athletic FC were the first club to announce the commencement of administration procedures as a result of the pandemic and numerous other clubs are teetering on the brink. Thomas Wallington explores the concept of administration, what the procedures are and what they mean for a football club.
Gabriel Eguinoa explains why Brazilian clubs only have generic players on their squads in the past six editions of FIFA, frustrating thousands of Brazilian gamers.
In 2018 $350m should have been paid in "Solidarity Payments" to clubs that develop young talent, but only $68m got through. Rafael Martins investigates what steps FIFA are taking to make sure the clubs that train young talent get their fair share of their future value.
The international football transfer market is a multi-billion-dollar industry with around 12,000 cross-border transfers of professional male players taking place each year, so why does it occasionally go so spectacularly wrong?