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.
September 21 – Swiss judicial authorities have reportedly declined to lift the immunity granted to former special prosecutor Stefan Keller, meaning he himself cannot be prosecuted for allegedly revealing confidential information about an investigation linked to FIFA.
September 21 – The AFC Cup has returned to action with the first of the semi finals in West zone seeing Muharraq Club of Bahrain knocking out reigning champions Al Ahed FC of Lebanon.
September 21 – French top-flight club Lens have been ordered to play at least two home games behind closed doors as a punishment for last weekend’s pitch invasion during the local derby with northern rivals Lille.
September 21 – Marcos Alonso is no longer taking the knee because he believes the gesture is “losing a bit of strength”. Instead, the Chelsea player has opted to point at the anti-racism message on the sleeve of his shirt.
September 21 – Premier League Liverpool have added SC Johnson as the club’s official cleaning and disinfectant partner, in a partnership that will include a focus on supporting its sustainability initiative.
September 21 – Wolverhampton Wanderers have partnered with Warner Music UK’s Alternative Distribution Alliance to launch ‘Wolves Records’, the first record label by a UK football club.
September 21 – Asian online bookmaker 188Bet has signed three-year partnerships with Liverpool and Bayern Munich football clubs.
September 20 – Europe’s umbrella coaches association AEFCA (Alliance of European Football Coaches’ Associations) has become the latest football stakeholder to condemn FIFA’s proposal to move the men’s World Cup to a biennial cycle.
September 20 – Despite FIFA insisting it has majority support for its controversial idea of a World Cup every two years, the German and Portuguese federations are the latest bodies to condemn the concept.
September 20 – Juventus have recorded a mammoth loss of €209.9 million for the 2020/21 season, but still remain convinced of a future European Super League as the solution to the club’s deep financial problems.
September 20 – Qatari-owned Paris Saint-Germain will play a friendly against a Saudi select in the Saudi capital as part of the Riyadh Season Cup.
September 20 – Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund has agreed to the raising of €86.5 million via an increase in share capital. The new money will be used to cover the economic impact of the global pandemic on its finances.
September 20 – One of Britain’s leading football agents allegedly broke the rules by signing underage players, according to a BBC television programme.