September 18 – Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu is edging closer to being ousted after a group campaigning for his removal claim to have collected enough signatures to force a vote of no confidence.
September 18 – A German amateur team lost 37-0 to their local rivals after fielding only seven players who socially distanced throughout because of Covid-19.
September 17 – A week after European Club Association chair and Juventus boss Andrea Agnelli warned of a two year €4 billion Covid cash crisis for clubs, his own team have announced a third year of losses.
September 17 – Clubs in the English Football League will be allowed to welcome up to 1,000 fans for matches this weekend in a pilot preceding the planned return of spectators from October 1 in England.
September 17 – UEFA has pushed back women’s, futsal and youth competitions to November amid a calendar re-organisation that will also see a number of championship format changes.
September 17 – Paris St-Germain’s Brazilian superstar Neymar has been banned for two games for his part in the brawl at the end of the fiery Ligue 1 game against arch-rivals Marseille last weekend.
September 15 – Paris Saint-Germain say they “strongly support” Neymar after the Brazilian superstar claimed he was the victim of racist abuse following his red card in Sunday’s ill-tempered defeat to Marseille.
September 15 – UEFA has today launched a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the acquisition of media rights for the Women’s Champions League 2021–25 cycle.
September 15 – Israel are happy to travel to fulfil their European Championship play-off against Scotland despite a national lockdown.
By Andrew Warshaw
September 14 – Spare a thought today for a tiny English non-league team who put the health of its players first yet have been thrown out of the FA Cup, the world’s oldest domestic knockout tournament, for refusing to play.
By Samindra Kunti
September 14 – Belgian football fans returned to stadiums this weekend for the first since the Covid-19 pandemic began and following specific protocols that were approved by local authorities.
September 14 – France’s most hostile domestic football rivalry resulted in no fewer than five dismissals on Sunday and a claim from Neymar that he heard a racist slur as visitors Marseille upset reigning champions Paris St Germain 1-0.
September 14 – Waasland-Beveren have become the latest foreign-owned club in the Belgian top flight following investment by Bolt Football Holdings, the American majority owners of Crystal Palace.
September 14 – With the crisis over whether Lionel Messsi is staying or leaving resolved, the club have moved on to the next personnel issue and whether president Josep Maria Bartomeu will stay on, setting 20 and 21 March 2021 as the election date for the club presidency.
September 11 – European top-flight clubs have invested €870 million for youth development in 2020, according to a study by UEFA. With an average of €6.1 million per club, the Premier League clubs top the list.