September 26 – At its Executive Committee meeting in Cyprus yesterday, UEFA adopted a revised governance framework for its 55 national associations designed to promote good governance at the domestic level.
September 26 – US interest in policing world football’s governing body might not be over, despite two convictions of a media executive and rights company in the FIFAgate case having been reversed by US federal judge Pamela Chen earlier this month.
September 26 – The ultras of Serbia’s Partizan Belgrade have said they will boycott the derby clash against Red Star Belgrade. The match, billed as ‘Serbia’s eternal derby’, is to be played tomorrow (Wednesday) at the Partizan Stadium in Belgrade.
There is a pretty good response given to a US oligarch (they prefer to call them billionaires, over there) in the series “BILLIONS”, when he wanted to buy an NFL franchise. “When you are allowed into the circle of NFL Franchise Owners, it means you are royalty. You are not”. Short shrift and all, it was a wake-up call for the US tycoon who thought that money can buy it all.
September 26 – UEFA has been accused of giving “completely untrue” evidence to its own independent inquiry into the chaotic scenes that marred the 2022 Champions League final.
September 26 – Ajax and Feyenoord will play out the remaining 35 minutes of their Eredivisie encounter on Wednesday behind closed doors. Their match had to be abandoned following crowd disturbances at the weekend.
September 26 – Round 6 of the Premier League season was the second-most attended matchday so far, up 1.5% from last week’s rock-bottom score.
September 26 – FIFA and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) have extended their Memorandum of Understanding “to kick crime out of the game”.
September 26 – The French government has vowed to punish Paris St Germain fans who chanted homophobic slurs at the biggest domestic game in the country.
September 26 – Megan Rapinoe, the iconic 38-year-old US striker celebrated as much for her off-the-pitch activism as her success on it, has finally played her last game for her country.
September 26 – The Barclays Women’s Super League has unveiled its new promotional campaign, ‘Where Greatness Lives’, as part of its 2023/24 season launch, with first matches kicking off this weekend.
September 24 – Belgian club Kortrijk have dismissed their coach Edward Still following a dramatic start to the season and moved to name Glen De Boeck as his successor.
September 26 – With Canada one of the top four seeds with automatic entry into the quarter finals of the third edition of Concacaf’s Nations League, the country’s dedicated soccer channel, OneSoccer, has moved to secure all broadcast rights.
September 26 – The Albanian Football Federation (FSHF) launched, for the second year in a row, its ‘Uniforma Ime’ (My uniform) project, which aims to encourage children in the country into football. FSHF boasted that after the first year, the project enjoyed a significant success amongst teenagers.