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 – Venezuela is the latest country to have its affairs run by FIFA after being plunged into yet more turmoil.
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 – The coronavirus has reached parts that not even the US Justice Department could reach. Trinidad press is reporting that world football’s most wanted, Jack Warner (not Lionel Messi), has tested positive for Covid-19.
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 2 – The chair of the Trinidad and Tobago Normalisation Committee Robert Hadad has written to the former president of the TTFA William Wallace telling him he has “completely ignored the truth”, has conducted a campaign of “misinformation and disinformation”, and in his tone is “offensive” to the people of Trinidad.
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 Paul Nicholson
September 1 – Despite calls from clubs, players and government to the ousted TTFA president William Wallace and his board to drop the legal complaint against FIFA in the Trinidad and Tobago courts, Wallace is refusing to back down and has written to confederation presidents and member associations with a plea for support.
September 1 – Colombia’s top flight will restart this month behind closed doors, sports minister Ernesto Lucena has announced. Junior FC and América de Cali will get the ball rolling again on September 8.
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.