September 28 – With Asian World Cup qualifiers set to resume next Thursday with round three of group fixtures, the AFC has confirmed that Qatar will again be the neutral venue for the ‘home’ matches of Australia and Iraq.
September 28 – Cryptocurrency derivatives exchange Bitget, based in Singapore, has become the first ever sleeve sponsor of financially challenged Juventus.
September 28 – Hertha Berlin has become the latest club to bring in a cryptocurrency partner, signing a deal with Caizcoin for the current 2021/22 season.
September 28 – More than 35 non-league matches in England due to have been played tonight have been postponed as a result of the shortage of fuel in some areas of the country.
September 27 – Brazil’s FA (CBF) has requested quarantine exemptions from its government so that English-based players can take part in an upcoming World Cup qualifying match and avoid the farcical incident that occurred earlier this month.
September 27 – Concacaf has disqualified Suriname’s Moengo Tapoe and Honduras’ CD Olimpia from the Concacaf League with immediate effect because of “serious breaches of integrity” following an investigation into Ronnie Brunswijk’s 54-minute cameo in the match and visit to the opponent’s dressing room with cash in hand.
September 27 – The Australian FA has negotiated a significant breakthrough with local government authorities to allow the country to host major events in the face of some of the world’s most inflexible covid-19 restrictions that were turning the country into something of a sporting pariah.
September 27 – Corinthians retained their women’s league crown in Brazil on Sunday with a 3-1 victory over Palmeiras, winning a third overall league title and becoming the most successful club in domestic women’s football.
September 27 – UAE-owned Manchester City have upgraded their partneriship with Expo 2020 Dubai who will now become the Club’s new Training Kit Partner ahead of the opening of the six-month long event this Friday October 1 and which runs until 31 March 2022.
September 27 – Administrators for English Championship side Derby County say there is a “considerable degree of interest” in purchasing the club despite them being deducted 12 points and plummeting to the bottom of the table.
September 27 – The battle against piracy saw a significant win for rights holders and owners at the end of last week when a Rwandan court in Kigali ruled against an appeal that would have seen UEFA and English Premier League continue to be broadcast without rights fee in the country.
September 27 – IMG has picked up the worldwide media rights for African 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
September 27 – Inter Milan have launched their latest international academy in South America with the Inter Academy Chile officially announced at the weekend and a start date set for early October.
By Andrew Warshaw
September 24 – Europe’s leading clubs have issued a savage indictment of FIFA’s biennial World Cup proposals, accusing world football’s governing body of “railroading” everyone else to suit their own interests.
September 24 – The UK government has plans to ban betting sponsors from football shirts as part of its gambling law reform.