November 13 – Theo Van Seggelen, the public face of world players’ union FIFPro who did more than anyone to campaign for his members, is stepping down as general secretary on January 1 and being replaced by Jonas Baer-Hoffmann.
November 13 – Premier League bosses are to meet English football’s head of referees on Thursday in attempt to sort out ongoing confusion over VAR which many pundits believe is wrecking the spirit of the game.
November 13 – Dutch brewer Heineken has doubled up its sponsorship in European football adding the marquee Euro 2020 Championships to a renewal of its long running Champions League sponsorship.
November 13 – CBS Sports who entered into the US battle for control of football (soccer) broadcast rights last week with the securing of the UEFA Champions League TV deal has outlined plans for its coverage.
November 13 – The schedule and teams for the first-ever AFC Women’s Club Championship 2019, to be played in Yongin City, Korea Republic, from November 26 – 30, has been released.
November 13 – England’s in-form Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling has been dropped from the squad to face Montenegro in their Euro 2020 qualifier at Wembley on Thursday after a clash in training with teammate Joe Gomez.
By Andrew Warshaw
June 12 – Following in the footsteps of Serie A, Spanish authorities have confirmed that the Spanish Super Cup will be controversially played in Saudi Arabia in January next year.
By Samindra Kunti in Sao Paulo
November 12 – Brazil have set up a mouth-watering semi-final with France following a 2-0 win over Italy in the last eight of the U-17 World Cup. The French demolished Spain 6-1 in their semi.
By Andrew Warshaw
November 12 – Just over a year after being hammered by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), Jerome Valcke, the forgotten man of world football mismanagement, is refusing to give up and is reported to be going to the European Court of Human Rights in a final attempt to have his 10-year ban from the game overturned and clear his name.
November 25 – Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis is reported to be prepared to take the almost unheard-of step of slashing player wages by 25% as a result of the club’s indifferent start to the season.
November 12 – The man in charge of VAR in the English top flight says it could take years before the system is implemented properly.
November 12 – A ranking of the value of loan players in Big 5 league teams has put former Liverpool striker and Barcelona misfit Philippe Coutinho at the top with a value of €96.5 million – €23.5 million less than the option to buy negotiated between Bayern and Barcelona of €120 million.
November 12 – UEFA has announced Takeaway.com as an official partner of the Euro 2020 championship, no value has been given for the deal which will the online food delivery service designated as the ‘Official Food Delivery Services Partner’.
November 12 – The equal pay lawsuit in the US between the United States women’s national team (USWNT) and US Soccer has taken a turn in favour of the women’s case in California.
November 11 – Former UEFA president Michel Platini is taking action to obtain substantial amounts of back pay as well as a significant bonus.