January 18 – Phil Neville has left his role as manager of the England women’s national team with immediate effect ahead of a switch to the men’s game as coach of David Beckham’s Major League Soccer side Inter Miami.
January 18 – Barcelona’s eagerly awaited and intensely contested presidential election scheduled for January 24 has been postponed due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
January 18 – In a case dating back to the 2015-2016 season, the French Football Federation (FFF) has been ordered to pay Ligue 1 Reims €4.78 million by a local court over a relegation debacle that occurred in 2015-16.
January 18 – Premier League Southampton have ended their kit deal with US firm Under Armour three seasons early in favour of a new partnership with Danish sportswear brand, hummel.
January 18 – Germany’s DFL (Deutsche Fußball Liga) and its DFL Foundation is continuing its support for the German Olympic and Paralympic athletes alongside the German Sports Aid Foundation in a new agreement that will run until “at least” 2025.
January 18 – English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur have launched a new Twitter account in South Korea to further engage its growing fanbase in the homeland of the club’s star forward and Korean captain, Heung-Min Son.
By Samindra Kunti
January 15 – European governing body UEFA has been caught in a storm over Euro 2020 ticketing. In the new terms and conditions, ticket holders have only until January 26 to cancel tickets for the continental finals which were postponed by a year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
By Andrew Warshaw
January 15 – English influence will remain absent from the top table of FIFA for at least two years as a result of the fallout over Greg Clarke’s resignation as FA chairman back in November.
January 15 – Having already moved its delayed Club World Cup from December to February because of the impact of Covid-19, FIFA has suffered another blow to its little-loved event after it was reduced from seven to six clubs by the sudden withdrawal of Auckland City.
January 15 – Bayern Munich boss Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says UEFA are considering making changes to the Champions League’s structure to make it more compelling to fans and sponsors.
January 15 – Italy’s Inter Milan may have new owners in a matter of months. Suning Holdings has reportedly opened talks with venture capital partners over selling its stake.
January 15 – The English Football Association has failed in an attempt to revise the dates of international defender Kieran Trippier’s ban for breaching betting rules.
January 15 – Yet another Aston Villa fixture has been called off in the English Premier League because of a COVID-19 outbreak at the club, this time hitting their fixture against Everton this Sunday.
January 15 – Guadalajara in Mexico will host the Concacaf men’s qualifiers for the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games. The eight U-23 teams will play March 18-30 to qualify two teams for Japan.