May 5 – Sports betting integrity specialist Sportradar, which services a bulk of national federations and confederations with its bet monitoring systems, has taken the battle against match-fixing a step further with an MoU with the General Directorate National Police of Bulgaria.
May 4 – The AFC completed the group stages of its The 2021 Champions League (West) last Friday with a number of last minute surprises that saw some of the region’s biggest clubs miss out on Round of 16 slots in what was an exciting end to group play.
May 4 – The English Premier League has taken action to prevent its clubs threatening to break away again and join any future European Super League.
May 4 – FIFA’s Ethics Committee has banned another former employee of the Haitian Football Association (FHF) for 10 years as part of its investigation into multiple allegations of sexual abuse of female players in the Caribbean nation.
May 4 – North Korea have reportedly withdrawn from the qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup because of fears over the Covid-19 pandemic.
May 4 – UEFA have launched a limited tickets sales process for the Europa League final in Poland’s Gdansk where up to 9,500 fans will be allowed to attend the showpiece match, following confirmation by local authorities.
May 4 – Inter Milan ended Juventus’ domination of Italian football by winning the Serie A and Ajax claimed a 35th Dutch title at the weekend.
By David Owen
May 4 – The Football Association managed to report a small profit and to invest nearly £150 million in the sport in 2019-20, in spite of being hard hit by the early months of the covid pandemic.
May 4 – Pressure is mounting daily on German FA boss Fritz Keller to resign for comparing his DFB deputy with infamous Nazi judge Roland Freisler, plunging the hierarchy of German football’s administration into fresh chaos reminiscent of past scandals.
May 3 – In an unprecedented fallout from the aborted European Super League, the English Premier League was forced to abandon one of its showpiece games of the season, Manchester United versus Liverpool, on Sunday amid mass protests over United’s American owners.
By Andrew Warshaw
April 30 – English football’s boycott of social media in protest against the current scourge of online racist abuse has been joined by FIFA and UEFA as well as a number of other sports.
April 30 – European governing body UEFA has said that the Champions League final in Istanbul will go ahead as planned at the end of May despite Turkey’s recent spike in coronavirus cases.
April 30 – The man who turned English top-flight football into the world’s most lucrative league says the six English clubs who signed up for theill-fated European Super League must be sanctioned in some shape or form.
April 30 – The Walt Disney Company will shut down Fox Sports Asia this year, bringing to an end the existence of one of the continent’s longest-standing sports broadcasters.