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Meet the BBC and ITV Euro 2024 presenters, pundits and commentators

Meet the BBC and ITV Euro 2024 presenters, pundits and commentators

Laura Woods is part of the ITV team (Picture: Getty) Euro 2024 is now in full swing with the second round of group games now underway. England started their campaign with a narrow 1-0 win over Serbia, whilst Scotland have work to do against Switzerland if they are to qualify for the knockout stages of...

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National Football Museum’s new identity champions English football heritage

National Football Museum’s new identity champions English football heritage

Ahead of the 2024 Euros, creative agency Poke Marketing has rebranded Manchester’s National Football Museum to emphasise the importance of football in English culture. The rebrand comes at a time of transformation for the museum, which will look very different by 2030, so it needed an identity reflective of this new direction. Poke sought to...

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Man detained at Manchester airport after Euros fan disorder

Man detained at Manchester airport after Euros fan disorder

A 39-year-old man from Bolton has been detained at Manchester airport for fan disorder ahead of England’s Euro 2024 match against Serbia in Gelsenkirchen. The man had returned to the UK from Germany on Monday when he was detained by officers under the Football Spectators Act 1989. His passport has been kept by police and...

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Suspected English football hooligan detained after arriving from Gelsenkirchen

Suspected English football hooligan detained after arriving from Gelsenkirchen

A suspected English hooligan has been detained in the UK after arriving home from Gelsenkirchen. The 39-year-old from Bolton was detained by officers from the UK’s Football Policing Unit after arriving at Manchester airport this evening. Police said he was being held under the Football Spectators Act 1989 and his passport had been seized. He...

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Labour pledges to bring forward football governance reforms

Labour pledges to bring forward football governance reforms

Labour has pledged to bring forward football governance reforms if elected and suggested a 10% transfer levy could be back on the table. Sir Keir Starmer announced plans on Monday for Labour to introduce its own football governance Bill that would prevent breakaways and make sure lower-tier clubs are financially sustainable. Shadow culture and sport...

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Labour vows to bring forward football governance reforms to prevent breakaways

Labour vows to bring forward football governance reforms to prevent breakaways

Labour has pledged to bring forward football governance reforms that would prevent breakaways in the style of the ill-fated European Super League if the party wins the General Election. Sir Keir Starmer said Labour’s football governance Bill would put fans at the heart of decisions over the future of English football. “In the face of...

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Handball rules in football explained, including latest changes by FIFA, UEFA to hand ball in soccer | Sporting News United Kingdom

Handball rules in football explained, including latest changes by FIFA, UEFA to hand ball in soccer | Sporting News United Kingdom

It is well established that using your arms or hands in the game of football is not allowed. Yet the handball rule in football has been frustrating and difficult for players, coaches, fans, and even officials to comprehend what represents an infraction and what contact is permitted. In recent years, especially since the introduction of video...

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Labour vows to ‘reset’ relations between Scotland and UK

Labour vows to ‘reset’ relations between Scotland and UK

22 hours ago By Craig Williams, BBC Scotland News PA Media Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer launched his party’s manifesto on Thursday Labour has promised to change the way Westminster and Holyrood co-operate as part of a wide-ranging set of constitutional reforms. The party’s UK manifesto – which was launched in Manchester on Thursday – includes plans...

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General election: Plaid urge Welsh voters to stop ‘huge Labour majority’

General election: Plaid urge Welsh voters to stop ‘huge Labour majority’

2 days ago By David Deans, Political reporter, BBC Wales News BBC Rhun ap Iorwerth has been Plaid Cymru’s leader since last year The next prime minister of the United Kingdom will be Sir Keir Starmer, the leader of Plaid Cymru has said. In a Panorama interview with Nick Robinson, Rhun ap Iorwerth predicted that Labour will...

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