September 21 – The fierce debate over controversial plans to play a top-flight La Liga game in the United States has taken a significant twist with the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) blocking the idea, putting them in direct conflict with the league.
September 20 – Liverpool’s Croatian World Cup defender Dejan Lovren has been charged with perjury in the trial of ex-officials of Dinamo Zagreb, his former club.
September 20 – French club Lyon say they will ban for life a fan who appeared to give a Nazi salute during the team’s surprise Champions League win at Manchester City on Wednesday.
September 19 – The chaotic start to Italian Serie B was thrown into further confusion following a court ruling that (disputedly) suspended the league until October 9.
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 – 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).
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 -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.
By Andrew Warshaw
September 14 – Transparency, transparency, transparency. The word crops up time and time again whenever German officials discuss their bid to stage the 2024 European Championship.
September 14 – Italian Serie A club Chievo have been deducted three points and fined €200,000 by the Italian Football Association (FIGC) for false accounting, leaving them on minus two.
September 13 – UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has been quick to dismiss suggestions that the Champions League final could be held outside Europe in 2021.
September 13 – French World Cup-winning captain Hugo Lloris has been fined £50,000 and banned from driving for 20 months.
September 12 – A week after reports that UEFA were considering re-introducing a third European club competition to run alongside the Champions league and Europa League, the clubs appear to have stolen the organisation’s thunder by confirming it will take place.
January 12 – A leading marketing executive has raised eyebrows across Europe by suggesting discussions are taking place privately to see whether staging the Champions League final in New York might be feasible.