EPL clubs deny any partnership as franchise league, with apparent govt backing, sets November kick-off date [Dawn]

EPL clubs deny any partnership as franchise league, with apparent govt backing, sets November kick-off date [Dawn]

EPL clubs deny any partnership as the latest franchise league attempt in Pakistan named 'PFL,' with apparent govt backing, sets a November kick-off date

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A franchise football league in Pakistan might finally take off [Dawn]

A franchise football league in Pakistan might finally take off [Dawn]

Despite FIFA ban, PFL organisers remain confident that a successful first edition will eventually lead to recognition by FIFA and AFC.

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Opposition rises from within to Ashfaq-led PFF’s plan of holding franchise league [Dawn]

Opposition rises from within to Ashfaq-led PFF’s plan of holding franchise league [Dawn]

Despite no FIFA recognition & internal disagreements, Ashfaq Shah group push for a franchise league with Global Soccer Ventures, a private entity incorporated soon after hostile PFF House takeover

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Rapid rise of Indian Super League offers Pakistan a blueprint for change [theguardian]

"There is potential to emulate the star-studded competition grabbing global attention across the border but the bureaucrats are holding progress back" writes football writer John Duerden

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