November 24 – English football authorities have commissioned a report into whether former footballers are more likely to have suffered from dementia later in life than the general public because of repeatedly heading the ball.
November 24 – Lille have suspended their star coach Marcelo Bielsa after the club’s poor form left the outfit second bottom of Ligue 1.
By Paul Nicholson
November 24 – FIFA and Alibaba seem to have re-announced a sponsorship for the Club World Cup that was first unveiled in 2015.
November 24 – The English Football League (EFL), has opened a tender process for its official charity partner. It’s current charity partner is Prostate Cancer UK which has raised more than £2 million to support research into finding better ways of diagnosing and treating prostate cancer.
November 24 – The sub-regional confederation for Southern African FA’s (COSAFA) has signed Mopani Copper Mines as the title sponsor of the 2017 COSAFA U-20 Championships to be played in Zambia from December 6-16.
By Paul Nicholson
November 23 – South Korea has moved along its bid plans for hosting the 2023 Asian Cup by announcing the eight cities that will host matches if it wins the bid. South Korea is up against China and potentially India in the race for the hosting rights.
November 23 – Thai police are preparing for a second round of arrests after 12 people were taken into custody and charged with match-fixing earlier this week.
By Samindra Kunti
November 23 – Dutch Minister for Sport Bruno Bruins wants the Dutch FA (KNVB) to consider narrowing the salary gap between professional men’s and women’s football in the Netherlands.
November 23 – Talk about adding insult to injury. As if Israel’s off-the-field dispute with the Palestinians in the occupied territories wasn’t divisive enough, the Israelis now have to stomach the fact they are behind their “neighbours” in the latest FIFA world rankings.
November 23 – Oumar Niasse of Everton has become the first Premier League player to be banned retrospectively for diving since new rules came into effect in May.
By Ian Griffiths
November 23 – Saturday’s Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League title decider between Urawa Red Diamonds and Al Hilal is set to break the competition’s attendance record for a two-legged final.
November 23 – The phrase “cheats never prosper” doesn’t always apply to footballers but Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal is facing an additional two-match Champions League ban after appearing to deliberately get himself booked in Wednesday’s 6-0 win at Apoel Nicosia.
November 12 – CONCACAF has released the nominees for its 2017 awards, the fifth time the confederation has held the awards for performances based in its competitions.
November 23 – The former owner of Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala has reportedly been questioned for two days in France following his arrest on suspicion of tax evasion.