February 26 – African football’s presidential candidate Jacques Anouma has been granted his wish to meet with Gianni Infantino as the race hots up ahead of the vote on March 12.
February 26 – South African Football Association (SAFA) president Danny Jordaan has urged Africa to explore co-hosting to stand any chance of hosting a future World Cup and to look seriously at the opportunity of hosting a Women’s World Cup.
February 26 – One of the two candidates reportedly backed by FIFA president Gianni Infantino for the top job in African football is at the centre of a transfer scandal that threatens to undermine his credibility to contest the election on March 12.
February 26 – The SheBelieves Cup in the US completed earlier this week with a resounding 6-0 win over for the hosts over Argentina, two goals for Megan Rapinoe, and record viewing figures.
By Samindra Kunti
February 25 – CAF presidential candidate Patrice Motsepe and his team have expressed confidence that they will obtain 35+ votes on the way to claiming the throne in African football.
February 25 – The delayed Euro 2020 will definitely go ahead in June and fans could yet be allowed to attend according to UEFA’s top medical official.
February 25 – After weeks of uncertainty, the non-league game in England below the top two levels has been curtailed for the second successive season.
February 25 – Norway will play its first ‘home’ World Cup qualifier on neutral venue in Spain next month because of travel restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic.
February 25 – The German Football League (DFL) is to invite investment bids for a minority stake in its overseas media rights business, according Bloomberg.
February 25 – Scotland national manager Scotland manager Steve Clarke and former Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe are reported to have emerged as early favourites to replace Neil Lennon, who resigned on Tuesday as Celtic manager after a disastrous season in charge.
By Andrew Warshaw
February 24 – The role of Gianni Infantino in whoever gets over the line to land the top job in African football appears to be gaining more significance by the week.
February 24 – Australia and Qatar, the two non-South American teams due to take part in this year’s Copa America, have pulled out of the competition – the oldest in international football – because of scheduling conflicts caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
February 24 – UEFA has cancelled the 2021 Women’s and Men’s Under-19 Championships because of the coronavirus pandemic.
February 24 – Celtic manager Neil Lennon has resigned with the Glasgow giants 18 points behind arch-rivals Rangers in the Scottish Premiership table.