August 31 – Controversial US goalkeeper Hope Solo has decided not to play for her club side Seattle Reign for the rest of the season saying she is not in the right mental state.
August 31- England’s record goalscorer Wayne Rooney has announced he will retire from international football after the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
August 30 – England goalkeeper Joe Hart, whose omission from the Manchester City side now managed by Pep Guardiola has made headline sporting news across the United Kingdom and beyond, has managed to find another club as the transfer window deadline approaches.
August 16 – Premier League Spurs have created their third ‘Super Club’ in the Bahamas in partnership with the Albany resort and Windsor School.
August 24 – England goalkeeper Joe Hart is set to play for Manchester City in tonight’s Champions League playoff round second leg against Steaua Bucharest but will it be his last game for the club?
August 23 – England’s new manager Sam Allardyce is considering holding talks with former captain John Terry on a possible return to international football.
August 22 – The career of England goalkeeper Joe Hart is on the verge of a decisive turn after he was dropped by Manchester City’s new manager Pep Guardiola.
August 10 – Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri, who masterminded the club’s memorable Premier League success last season, has signed a new four-year contract.
August 4 – He’s managed several Belgian internationals at club level and now he’s in charge of the entire national team.
August 1 – Manchester City completed their first football data hackathon this weekend. The hackathon was designed to unveil new insights on player performance using data provided by the Premier League, OptaPro and ChyronHego.
July 15 – James Johnson, who heads the Professional Football Department at FIFA, has been shortlisted by Leaders and the Aspire Academy for the second annual Leaders under-40 awards, the global search for the best talent in the business of sport under the age of 40. In other words, the next generation of decision makers.
By Samindra Kunti
July 13 – English referee Mark Clattenburg led the Euro 2016 final as the tournament climaxed with a prolonged encounter between hosts France and Portugal. Clattenburg was omnipresent with 2,774 meters of high speed running (14 to 20 km/h) and 999 meters of very high speed running (> 20 km/h) during the match. In the 109th minute Antonio Eder scored the winning goal with a fine strike from outside the box.
July 13 – A household name in English football but little known overseas, Sam Allardyce is emerging as the frontrunner to take over from Roy Hodgson as England manager.
July 13 – Joachim Low has decided to stay on as Germany’s head coach following their semi-final exit at Euro 2016.