September 23 – Kuwait SC in the AFC’s West zone and Uzbekistan’s FC Nasaf in the Central zone will fill the two remaining regional final slots in the AFC Cup to be played in October.
September 29 – Flamengo are on the brink of reaching the Copa Libertadores final for a second time in three years after a comprehensive 2-0 first-leg semi-final win against Ecuador’s Barcelona, courtesy of a Bruno Henrique brace.
September 22 – Derby County, league champions twice in the 1970s and one of the grand old teams of English football, have been hit with a 12-point deduction after falling into administration.
By Paul Nicholson
September 22 – Concacaf has unveiled a major expansion of its Champions League and its club competition structures that completely overhaul existing formats and significantly beef up its three individual regions and bring them into a joined up system.
September 6 – Former Concacaf president and FIFA vice-president Jeffrey Webb, who was scooped up in the FBI raids on the Bar au Lac hotel in Zurich will not be sentenced until December 7, more than six years after his arrest in May 2015.
September 22 – The United Soccer League has announced the launch of a professional women’s league that will operate as the second tier of women’s club soccer in the US.
September 22 – Cambodian prince Norodom Ravichak has expressed interested in taking over Saint-Étienne, reportedly offering €100 million for the Ligue 1 club.
September 22 – Samuel Eto’o has announced his candidacy for the presidency of the Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot), labelling the tenure of the governing body’s current interim president Seidou Mbombo Njoya “a failure”.
September 22 – UEFA has unveiled the branding for the 2022 UEFA Champions League final to be played at the Gazprom Arena in Saint Petersburg.
September 22 – Hungary have been handed a two-match stadium ban, one of them deferred, and been fined CHF200,000 by FIFA after England players were subjected to racist abuse in a World Cup Qualifier earlier this month.
September 22 – Liverpool have confirmed the club will move forward with Anfield’s expansion with stadium capacity set to top 60,000. Groundwork for the expansion is expected to start this week.
September 22 – The newly appointed head coach of the England women’s team, Sarina Wiegman, is the latest high-profile figure to publicly oppose plans to make the World Cup a biennial event.
September 21 – A Spanish judge has provocatively handed UEFA a five-day deadline to lift sanctions against Super League rebels Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus – or suffer the consequences.
September 21 – Ares Management Corporation, an American global alternative investment manager, has closed a $150 million preferred equity deal with Inter Miami CF.