June 17 – A key ally of FIFA president Gianni Infantino is reported to be the subject of a fourth criminal complaint to the Swiss authorities involving secret undocumented meetings between the FIFA president and under-fire attorney-general Michael Lauber.
June 16 – A total of 441 applications have been made to FIFA by players for financial aid through a $16 million scheme allowing them to claim wages unpaid by their clubs.
By Andrew Warshaw
June 15 – Swiss prosecutors have reportedly launched yet another criminal investigation against former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, this time for suspected mismanagement of $1 million.
June 12 – Swiss parliamentarians have called for an extraordinary federal prosecutor to examine three criminal complaints against under-fire attorney general Michael Lauber who is somehow still clinging to his position.
June 12 – FIFA have given official permission for football leagues across the world to be allowed to open transfer windows before their current seasons are over.
June 11 – The prospects of an Australasian women’s World Cup in 2023 has received a significant boost after the joint Australia-New Zealand bid received a higher rating by FIFA’s evaluation team than rivals Japan and Colombia.
March 9 – FIFA is reportedly poised to allow member nations to buy and sell players up until the start of October to account for the disruption caused by Covid-19.
June 8 – With report after report implicating Gianni Infantino in the official investigation into the conduct of under-fire Swiss attorney general Michael Lauber, FIFA has been forced again to respond by issuing a pointed statement defending its president and dismissing any notion of wrongdoing.
June 5 – Premier League teams are adopting the five substitutes rule when fixtures resume later this month after approving the new guidelines.
June 3 – As football begins to consider resumption of competitions across the world following the COVID-19 pandemic, the new five substitution rule officially kicked in on June 1.
June 3 – FIFA President Gianni Infantino has come out in support of the Bundesliga players who added their voices at the weekend to protest against the death of George Floyd in the United States.
By Andrew Warshaw
June 2 – It has been another uncomfortable day for FIFA president Gianni Infantino in the wake of another verbal onslaught by veteran predecessor Sepp Blatter who resigned from the world governing body exactly five years ago.
May 27 – FIFA has joined forces with the World Health Organisation and the European Commission to launch the #SafeHome campaign to support women and children at risk of domestic violence during the coronavirus pandemic.
May 26 – FIFA president Gianni Infantino has flown himself into hot water yet again after newspaper reports disclosed that the FIFA supremo may have lied over the use of a private jet in April 2017.