September 22 – Premier League Chelsea looks to have become more about the money than the football. The club, bought by Clearlake Capital and fronted by US investor Todd Boehly for £4.25 billion, has raised another $500 million in cash from US investor Ares Management.
September 22 – The decision by Spain’s women players to terminate their boycott should be a “turning point” in her country for society as well as sport, says two-time Ballon d’Or winner Alexia Putellas.
September 22 – England’s Lionesses, have reached an agreement with the FA over pay and bonuses, England defender Millie Bright, standing in as captain for the injured Leah Williamson, revealed in a media interview.
September 22 – Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has rejected allegations of ‘sportswashing’ as a method of improving the kingdom’s international reputation and says he has every intention of continuing to invest in top-level sport.
September 22 – The Football Association of Kosovo (FFK) has reacted strongly to UEFA’s decision to punish the Romanian Football Federation (FRF) with a fine of €52,000 and one match to be played in front of empty stands, saying the sanction should be greater.
September 22 – Less than two weeks after Hansi Flick’s departure, Germany have appointed Julian Nagelsmann as new manager to lead the national team until the European Championship on home soil.
September 22 – The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has inveiled technology company TECNO Mobile as a sponsor of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.
September 22 – Almost half of all football stadiums in England are put at risk by climate change in the form of flooding, storms and heat waves, according to experts at insurer Zurich UK.
September 22 – AC Milan have announced an all-new partnership with Italian Hard Seltzer producers BOEM that will see the alcoholic beverage become the Official Hard Seltzer of the Rossoneri.
September 21 – UEFA’s inaugural Nations League will kick off a new era for European women’s football on Friday with more competitive matches, two tickets for the Olympic Games at stake, and an impact on qualifying for Euro 2025.
September 21 – Saudi Arabia drew 0-0 with Malaysia to kick off the second edition of the Women’s International Friendly Tournament in the Arab Kingdom.
September 21 – Spain’s FA (RFEF) has dismissed yet another key figure and admits it “deeply regrets” its role in the “institutional crisis” in the wake of the country’s Women’s World Cup victory that was overshadowed by the ‘kissgate’ scandal.
September 21 – UEFA have punished the Romanian FA with an order to play its next home European Championship qualifier behind closed doors because of pro-Serbia chants by fans during a recent fixture with Kosovo.
September 21 – Liverpool begin their Europa League campaign as hot favourites to lift the title for a fourth time with most odds being offered around 7/2. Compare this to Brighton at around 12-1 and Roma, third favourite at 16-1, bookies are taking no chances in terms of where they expect to be the UEL winners.
September 21 – World champions Argentina remain top (1851 points) of the World Rankings after two wins from two in the opening round of CONMEBOL World Cup 2026 qualifiers, as the Albiceleste cruised past Ecuador and Bolivia without conceding a goal.