FIFA Names Venues for Rio 2016

FIFA - Amazônia Arena-Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Six cities and seven venues will host the football tournament for the Olympic Games. There will be 58 matches with 16 men’s sides and 12 women’s teams. Football only sport hosted outside Rio de Janeiro

Date Change Qatar World Cup 2022

Qatar World Cup 2022 Fifa date change

Fifa has finally declared a new date for the biggest challenge Cup in football. Now the tournament will be played in Doha’s winter with temperatures of about 25c or low 70sF. There’s more on the date change in the video

YNUKtv Poll: Are Footballers Paid Too Much?

Are Football players paid too much?

There’s huge disappointment over the England team’s performance in the World Cup 2014. Many have criticized the performance of the players. Wayne Rooney has apologized but he’s one of the high earners. Is it time to review the salaries of players? click to vote

Chelsea Kings of Europe

2012 champions

There was a massive welcome for Chelsea Football Club after being crowned kings of UEFA Champions League – find out what the fans have to say about the victory. Many of them were overwhelmed by the win!

Qatar Heats Up World Cup!

Qatar - to host World Cup

FIFA may be forced to take a re-vote on where the World Cup should be held in 2022. Allegations of corruption continue to emerge and Sony one of the main sponsors is calling for an investigation into the claims. People of Doha celebrated when the controversial announcement was made

Football Fans in Defence

Liverpool FC Anfield

UEFA launching investigation into reports Inter Milan football fans racially abused Tottenham players during last Thursday’s (Mar 14) Europa League. Behaviour of football fans still a major issue. FA urged to discipline Liverpool fans who have been criticised. They denied this to YNUKtv at a match in Anfield last year

Ched Evans Footballer Convicted Rapist

Ched Evans Convicted Rapist

Oldham Football Club will not be signing up Ched Evans. They said it would put too much financial pressure on the Club. Evans has since apologised for the “effects” of his actions in 2011 but continues to maintain his innocence. Oldham also condemned the death threats to fans, sponsors and staff since discussions with Evans began

Football Anti-Semitism – Media Student Commended

John Toner - commended 2013

The football anti racist group Kick It Out criticised the FA for not taking firmer action against Brom striker, Nicolas Anelka over his ‘quenelle’ salute against West Ham. This video report on the subject won media student John Toner a commendation in the YNUKtv Brunel University local news award. Watch

Michael Jackson Statue Fulham

Michael Jackson Fulham FC

The statue was removed from Fulham FC when new owner arrived and returned to Mohamed Al Fayed. When Al-Fayed installed the tribute he infuriated supporters by telling them to “go to hell” if they didn’t like it. Watch reaction from fans at the time

Fans Fabio and FA

fans mixed views on John Terry

Fans learn that in a FA report out 5 Oct, John Terry was found not to be racist but his comments were an insult. FA banned Terry for four matches and fined him for racially abusing QPR Defender Anton Ferdinand. A court cleared Terry of the offence.