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Sion fight Europa League expulsion at Swiss court

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By David Gold in Geneva

September 6 – FC Sion have confirmed that they have appealed to UEFA against their expulsion from the Europa League, with both players and the club itself set to launch legal proceedings against football’s European governing body at Swiss civil court level.

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Visa renews partnership deal with SUM

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By David Gold

September 6 – Visa is extending its partnership with Soccer United Marketing (SUM) in a deal which will see them continue as the official payment services company of Major League Soccer (MLS), US Soccer and the Mexican national team’s US tour until 2014.

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Serie A strike comes to temporary halt

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By David Gold

September 6 – The players’ strike, which has held up the start to the new Serie A season, has been ended temporarily after the Italian Players’ Union and Lega Serie A reached an agreement that will see the season start this Friday (September 9) when AC Milan host Lazio.

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