October 31 – German top-flight club Mainz have lifted their suspension of Anwar El Ghazi over a social media comment he posted about the Israel-Hamas conflict, instead giving the player an official warning.
October 31 – Real Betis’ environmental sustainability platform, Forever Green, has crossed its three-year anniversary after helping Los Verdiblancos become a leading club in environmental sustainability.
October 31 – The Romanian government has confirmed it will support Bucharest’s bid to host the UEFA Europa League final in 2026 or 2027. The ‘normative support act’ was approved by the Romanian government at the end of last week.
October 31 – Ajax have a new coach with John Van’t Schip returning to the Amsterdam club to try and rescue the season.
October 30 – UEFA have announced that over 20 million fans applied for Euro 2024 match tickets during the first round of ticket sales, including 7.8 million applications in the opening 24 hours.
October 30 – Real Madrid’s 2-1 victory over Barcelona in El Clasico on Sunday was marred by yet more racist chanting targeted at their Brazilian forward Vinicius Jr and La Liga are working with the police to identify the perpetrators.
October 30 – In the wake of the turmoil in Israel and the subsequent decision by the UEFA Executive Committee to prohibit any UEFA competition matches in the country until further notice, UEFA has taken steps to relocate the upcoming UEFA Europa League group stage match between Israeli side Maccabi Haifa FC and Villarreal CF.
October 30 – The rumoured sale of the world’s oldest professional football club, Notts County, to pop star Taylor Swift has been quickly played down by the club.
By Samindra Kunti in Marseille
October 30 – Ligue 1 match between Olympique de Marseille and Olympique Lyon was called off after Lyon’s team bus was attacked on the way to the Stade Velodrome.
October 30 – Real Madrid are looking to raise €370 million from banks to help finance refurbishment work at the their Santiago Bernabeu Stadium where costs have almost doubled to €1 billion form an initial €575 million budget.
October 27 – Newcastle United’s Italian international midfielder Sandro Tonali, who cost £55 million just a few months ago, has been banned for 10 months over breaches of rules on betting on matches in Italy.
October 27 – The head of the European Leagues, the umbrella body for leagues across the continent, has re-iterated criticism of football’s governing bodies – in particular FIFA – for failing to consult with his members over the expansion of the international calendar.
October 26 – Hundreds of Celtic fans defied their own club’s request and paraded a giant display of Palestinian flags before their Champions League game against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday.
October 26 – Nice’s Algerian international Youcef Atal has been banned for seven matches by French football authorities for sharing an anti-Semitic message on social media relating to the Israel-Hamas conflict.
October 26 – Bulgaria’s Minister of Finance, Asen Vasilev, has said that the state is ready to help any club in the country that wants to renovate its training base and stadium.