June 8 – A Turkish court has sentenced a media executive and a former police chief to more than 1,000 years each in prison for conspiring to bring match-fixing charges against top-flight Fenerbahce.
June 3 – England manager Gareth Southgate criticised England fans who disgracefully jeered players for taking a knee before Wednesday’s friendly against Austria.
June 2 – The end of the ‘puta’ chant could be near. With its Nations League finals kicking off tomorrow and the showpiece Concacaf Gold Cup following hard on its heels in July, Concacaf has launched an anti-discrimination campaign under the tag line ‘What’s Wrong is Wrong’.
June 1 – The European Court of Justice has confirmed it has received an application to rule on the legal challenge by orchestrators of the aborted European Super League over whether FIFA and UEFA, in blocking the project, adopted an unfair monopoly that could be in breach of EU competition law.
June 1 – The battle to stop youth player trafficking across the continent of Africa has a new alliance with the Sport Integrity Unit (SIU) of the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS), and the Football Foundation for Africa (FFA), joining forces to develop collective strategies, and projects, for the protection of grassroots football.
June 1 – A trial date of January 24 next year has been set for former Wales manager Ryan Giggs who is accused of deliberately headbutting his ex-girlfriend and of controlling behaviour.
June 1 – SIGA will host the second of its Women on Wednesdays (WoW) webinar series tomorrow (Wednesday 2 June) with a focus on football and three key leaders of the women’s game globally.
By Samindra Kunti
May 28 – Swiss bank Julius Baer has been fined $80 million by the U.S. Department of Justice for its role in FIFAGate, the scandal that rocked world football in 2015.
By Andrew Warshaw
May 28 – Villarreal’s euphoric upset win over Manchester United in this week’s Europa League final was not only a triumph for the club and its fans, it also cemented the anti-Super League sentiment and justified the narrative that middle and smaller-sized clubs can fulfil their dreams on the biggest stage.
May 28 – US sportswear giant Nike says it dropped Brazilian footballer Neymar because he “refused to co-operate in a good faith investigation” into an allegation of sexual assault against an employee.
May 26 – A former secretary general of Conmebol, Eduardo Deluca (pictured), has been fined CHF 5,000 as part of an official Swiss inquiry into money laundering.
May 25 – Former DFB strongmen Theo Zwanziger, Wolfgang Niersbach and Horst Schmidt as well as former FIFA general secretary Urs Linsi have received compensation following the collapse of their fraud trial last year.
By Andrew Warshaw
May 21 – On the eve of Gianni Infantino welcoming FIFA’s global membership to today’s annual congress, the Special Prosecutor who was investigating his infamous secret meetings with the former Swiss attorney general formally quit.
May 21 – The fight against racist abuse on social media has resulted in eight men being arrested after an unnamed Tottenham Hotspur player was racially abused on Twitter. Four other men were interviewed by police under caution.
May 19 – Karim Benzema’s exile from the French national team over a sex-tape scandal is at an end. In a surprise move Didier Deschamps has recalled the Madrid striker for Les Bleus’ Euro 2020 squad.