September 18 – After a protracted summer courtship, it has now been confirmed that Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis is joining AC Milan, following manager Arsene Wenger out of the north London club and marking the end of an era.
September 18 – Ghana has meted out bans to dozens’ more officials in the wake of the country’s damaging matchfixing scandal.
September 18 – FIFA president Gianni Infantino has stepped into the row over LaLiga’s plans to schedule a top-flight match in the United States by saying home games should “not be played in a foreign country.”
September 18 – UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin who is up for re-election next February 7 and UEFA’s Congress in Rome, has been given the backing of the Austrian FA (ÖFB).
September 18 – UEFA is poised to take a deeper step into the broadcast business with the launch of its own OTT streaming platform which will air content outside the big money TV deals of its Champions League, Europa League and national team competitions.
September 18 – Swiss bank Credit Suisse showed serious deficiencies in its efforts to combat money laundering when dealing with several organisations including FIFA and two international oil firms, according to the country’s financial watchdog.
September 18 – Liverpool has added global financial technology company, TigerWit, as its Official Online Foreign Exchange Trading Partner in a two-year deal. No value was given for the sponsorship.
September 18 – Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund has continued its push into Asia, singing a strategic partnership with Xi’an Physical Education University that will see the club collaborate with the Chinese in football coaching and exchanges.
September 17 – Two senior Rwandan federation officials have been arrested in the latest bribery scandal to rock African football.
By Andrew Warshaw
September 17 – Has Germany made an unwanted tactical mistake in its bid to win next week’s vote for Euro 2024 when it goes head to head with Turkey?
September 17 – UEFA is exploring options for the launch an official e-sports tournament around EURO 2020, requesting expressions of interest from firms who could “create, develop and operate an official e-sports tournament”.
September 17 -A member of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot who was one those who staged a pitch invasion during the World Cup final, has reportedly flown to into Berlin to receive medical treatment.
September 17 – Yet another stampede has occurred in African football with tragic consequences.
September 17 – Safaricom, which has over 29.5 million subscribers in Kenya to a variety of telecoms services including ‘mobile money’, has partnered with Spain’s LaLiga focusing on grassroots football.
September 17 – The Premier League have signed their seventh partner to complete their sponsorship. Coca-Cola GB have joined in a multi-brand three-and-a-half year deal starting January 2019.