September 7 – With the Serie A season imminent, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has voiced his concern over fans attending matches, arguing that it would be inappropriate at the present time.
September 7 – Luis Rubiales is certain to be re-elected as Spanish FA president for another four years after emerging as the sole candidate to stand in elections later this month.
September 4 – The row over the premature ending of France’s 2019/20 Ligue 1 season is rumbling on with Olympique Lyonnais (OL) demanding €117.7 million in compensation.
September 4 – The new French season has been plunged into further chaos after defending champions Paris St Germain announced three more positive cases of COVID-19 in their squad, 24 hours after unconfirmed reports that Brazilian superstar Neymar was one of them following a holiday in Ibiza.
September 4 – Germany’s professional clubs want to welcome back a limited number of fans in the new Bundesliga season, but league boss Christian Seifert has admitted that it will be “a demanding and difficult season.”
September 3 – Switzerland’s professional teams are to be allowed to have their stadiums back up to two thirds full from October, one of the first countries in Europe to do so in the wake of Covid-19.
September 3 – Kevin De Bruyne’s agent Patrick De Koster (pictured left) is to remain in custody after his formal arrest last Friday.
September 3 – The European Super Cup in Budapest between Bayern Munich and Seville later this month, under threat because of Hungary closing its borders to foreigners, looks like it is going ahead as planned.
September 3 – French FA president Noel Le Graet (pictured) says he has no regrets about prematurely closing down last season’s domestic league campaign despite other European countries managing to complete theirs.
September 3 – Yet another fixture head-ache has emerged for UEFA which is discussing entry requirements with the Hungarian authorities for this month’s European Super Cup following the country’s decision to close its borders to curb a rise in coronavirus cases.
September 2 – RB Leipzig have received permission to allow 8,400 fans into their stadium for their opening game of the new league season next month, the first Bundesliga club to be given the green light to do so in the wake of Covid-19.
September 2 – Businessman Paul Elliott has had his takeover attempt thwarted after he was denied an injunction to prevent the sale of Charlton to any other party, meaning a takeover by US-based Danish businessman Thomas Sandgaard could be imminent.
September 1 – UEFA has revealed details of new Covid-19 protocols ahead of the Nations League kicking off this week, warning that teams could have to forfeit games if their squads are disrupted by Covid-19.
By Andrew Warshaw
September 1 – Amidst all the talk of Lionel Messi leaving Barcelona and possibly signing for Manchester City for an eye-watering sum of money, spare a thought for Burton Park Wanderers as far down the other end of the footballing financial scale as you can get.
August 28 – Belgium’s federal prosecutor has launched an investigation into Kevin De Bruyne’s agent, Patrick De Koster (pictured left), who was detained on Thursday and spent the night in jail.