The German Football League (DFL) has received €7.91 million in solidarity payments from UEFA for non-participating clubs in the Champions League and Europa League, more than €1m less than the previous season.
Every season UEFA makes solidarity payments to non-participating clubs in the association's two club competitions, the Europa League and Champions League. The payments represent five percent of the overall gross revenues of the two competitions.
With a new three-year cycle kicking...
Claude Puel maintains he will need to call on every one of his Southampton squad if they are to do well in both Europe and the Premier League this season.
Striker Charlie Austin scored twice as the Saints opened their Europa League campaign with a 3-0 victory over Sparta Prague on Thursday night.
It was only Austin's second start of the season, in one of seven changes made by Puel to the team which were beaten 2-1 at Arsenal last weekend.
However, the French coach believes having such options throughout...