Steve Bruce has admitted he was lucky not to be sacked by Hull City after their relegation from the Premier League.
Hull suffered demotion from the top flight to the Championship, finishing in 18th with their 0-0 draw against Manchester United not enough to save them.
Bruce, who has been in charge of Hull since 2012, said in the Daily Mail: "I am fortunate because I am sure most managers would have paid the penalty after relegation. That is how football is nowadays.
Nice have completed the capture of Hatem Ben Arfa six months after initially trying to sign the former Newcastle United midfielder.
Ben Arfa, 28, had hoped to join Nice last January and trained with the Ligue 1 outfit only for the move to fall through as the France international was adjudged to have fallen foul of a FIFA ruling that bans players from featuring for three clubs in the same season.
Ben Arfa had already played for two clubs in the 2014-15 campaign following a reserve team outing for...
Chelsea were awarded almost £99 million by the Premier League as they claimed the title for the first time in five years.
Around a quarter of that cash came from prize money for finishing top of the table, but the largest amount came from overseas broadcast rights, with all 20 top-flight clubs receiving over £27.5m from that stream.
All clubs also received nearly £22m as an equal split of 50 percent of the domestic broadcast deal, with 25 percent of that going to prize money and the...