September 25 – UEFA has confirmed it is stepping up its investigation into Paris Saint-Germain’s potential breach of financial fair play rules, rekindling the threat of the Qatari-owned club being thrown out of Europe.
September 25 – Former Inter Milan president Erik Thohir looks to be back in club acquisition mode but on a smaller scale to his last club buy.
September 25 – He may have been conspicuous by his absence from any of the awards handed out by FIFA at their Best ceremony last night, but the world’s most expensive player has managed to stay on his financial feet to launch his own mobile game – Match MVP Neymar Jr.
By Andrew Warshaw
September 24 – Somebody has to lose. But as their respective delegations head for UEFA headquarters in Switzerland ahead of this week’s vote to decide who stages Euro 2024, head-to-head rivals Germany and Turkey have issued equally bullish reactions to the all-important evaluation report into both candidates’ credentials.
September 24 – Juventus is the second of Europe’s big clubs to announce a deal with Socios.com to launch a fan token. The blockchain-based platform will give supporters who buy-in a mobile voting and polling platform designed to influence club decision making. Tokens will be tradeable.
September 24 – Norwegian video gamers are competing for places in the country’s national team with a view to forming a squad to play in organised eSport competition under the national team banner, as well as at any future European or World Championships.
September 24 – FIFA president Gianni Infantino has admitted for the first time that he had his doubts about the use of video assistant referees at the World Cup but insisted the system was now here to stay.
September 24 – The ambition of Real Madrid president Florentino Perez to remodel the iconic Bernabeu stadium looks closer to be achieved with the club saying that a revamped stadium would be worth and extra €100-150 million a year in increased match day and stadium revenue.
September 24 – Corsica wants to become the latest country to join FIFA citing the case of Gibraltar as evidence that it has a right to become an independent footballing nation.
September 24 – LaLiga’s plans to play one game per season in the United States has suffered a further setback with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez (pictured) saying his club would never agree to playing a league match overseas.
September 24 – An investigation has been opened by Croatian authorities into the alleged sale of black market tickets for the World Cup final.
By Andrew Warshaw
September 21 – With just under a week to go until the battle to stage the 2024 Euros reaches its denouement, head-to-head rivals Germany and Turkey are stepping up the rhetoric to try and get over the line in what promises to be a result every bit as close the Turks’ bid for 2016 when they lost by one vote eight years ago.
September 21 – Nigeria’s Amaju Pinnick, recently elected vice-president of the African Football Confederation, achieved a widely expected landslide victory in the race for the presidency of his national federation, securing a second term after crushing his opponents.