September 11 – Mike Lee, former UEFA head of communications and widely regarded as one of the gurus of British sports public relations, has died suddenly of a heart attack aged 61.
September 11 – UEFA has lifted its threat to ban Olympique de Marseille from European competition if there is a repeat of the violence which marred their Europa League campaign last season.
By David Owen
September 10 – The race to become the unlikeliest ever qualifier for the European Championship finals is on, with Georgia, FYR Macedonia, Belarus and the Faroe Islands having established an early advantage.
September 10 – Danish international Nicklas Bendtner has been reported to police by a Copenhagen taxi driver who claims he was behind a violent attack on Sunday morning and had to undergo surgery for a broken jaw.
September 7 – Football entered a new international era as the Nations League kicked off on Thursday across Europe, almost outlawing friendlies, and incentivising the international game again. In the pick of the games world champions France were held to a scoreless draw in Munich against 2018 World Cup winners.
By Andrew Warshaw in Munich
September 7 – Philipp Lahm will always be remembered for captaining Germany to World Cup glory four years ago – as well, of course, for being one of the finest players of his generation. But if his country wins the right to stage Euro 2024 when it goes head-to-head with Turkey later this month, Lahm will consider it just as great an achievement as the multitude of trophies picked up during an illustrious career for club and country.
September 7 – The Danish FA has reached a short-term agreement with the country’s players’ union to ensure that the regular senior team can return for the Nations League game against Wales on Sunday.
By Andrew Warshaw in Munich
September 6 – Germany begin the task of rebuilding their battered reputation tonight but could not have chosen tougher opponents for the first game since their worst World Cup for 80 years.
September 6 – The English Premier League is holding talks with British authorities to try and ensure imported players from Europe will not be subject to work permits after Brexit.
September 6 – Denmark’s bits-and-pieces team of lower-league players, drafted in because of a bitter pay dispute, went down fighting when they beaten 3-0 by Slovakia in a friendly on Wednesday.
September 5 – Spain’s La Liga is pushing ahead with its plans to take a regular season match to the US with media reports saying the first overseas game will be an all-Catalonian affair between giants FC Barcelona and Girona at Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium on January 27 next year.
September 5 – Europe’s elite club coaches have called on UEFA to review the use of the away-goals rule in continental competitions since scoring away from home is not as tough as it used to be. They also want the transfer window to close at the same time in all the region’s major leagues.
September 5 – German football will never follow the Spanish idea of playing a top-flight match overseas, says Bundesliga chief executive Christian Seifert (pictured).
By Andrew Warshaw
Denmark look set to go into an upcoming friendly with Slovakia and their Nations League fixture with Wales with a hugely weakened team as a result of a damaging ongoing row between players and the Danish Football Association (DBU).