September 11 – Liverpool have ended their controversial regional sponsorship agreement with Tibet Water Resources who became the club’s Official Regional Water Partner in China in July 2017.
September 11 – Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is to ask club members at a meeting on September 23 to approve plans for a €575 million loan to revamp the club’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium.
September 11 – Landmark proposals to play a top-flight Spanish league game in the USA has taken another twist with reports that the players will have the final say.
September 11 – In a somewhat unusual turn of events, Amaju Pinnick (pictured), whose own Nigerian federation was embroiled in a bitter leadership struggle and narrowly avoided a FIFA ban, has been selected by FIFA to lead the organisation’s normalisation committee in Ghana.
September 11 – Blockchain platform Socios.com have become Paris Saint-Germain’s Official Branded Cryptocurrency Partner and will work alongside the club to develop a blockchain strategy that the company says will bring in the next generation of fan engagement programmes.
September 11 – Mike Lee, former UEFA head of communications and widely regarded as one of the gurus of British sports public relations, has died suddenly of a heart attack aged 61.
September 11 – UEFA has lifted its threat to ban Olympique de Marseille from European competition if there is a repeat of the violence which marred their Europa League campaign last season.
September 10 – European football’s top-division clubs made a profit for the first time on record in 2017 totalling €600 million as the effects of financial fair play kicked in.
By Andrew Warshaw
September 10 – Two-time former African player of the year Nwankwo Kanu says the continent must step up grass-roots development of players to start fulfilling their potential on the world stage.
September 10 – At least one person has been killed and nearly 40 injured in the latest stampede to occur at an African stadium with tragic consequences.
By David Owen
September 10 – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)’s uncontested jurisdiction over sporting disputes appears to have been put in question by a ruling handed down by a Brussels Court of Appeal.
September 10 – Controversial Spanish league boss Javier Tebas has made another attack on Paris St Germain for breaking the spirit of football law in terms of the money they acquire and spend.
By David Owen
September 10 – The race to become the unlikeliest ever qualifier for the European Championship finals is on, with Georgia, FYR Macedonia, Belarus and the Faroe Islands having established an early advantage.
September 20 – The controversy over the ‘giveaway’ of London’s newly built 2012 Olympic Stadium to Premier League club West Ham United is not going away with club furiously claiming the public have been misled over the amount it pays for its tenancy.
September 10 – The revamped FA Women’s Super League kicked off its two divisions this weekend with Arsenal putting five goals past Liverpool, while Manchester United Women, making their debut in the second tier, slammed 12 unanswered goals past Aston Villa.