September 19 – UEFA president Alexander Ceferin believes it would be harsh if Spanish justice prosecutes Luis Rubiales (pictured) over the ‘kissgate’ scandal but has re-iterated that what the former Spanish FA (RFEF) boss did was totally wrong.
September 15 – Luis Rubiales, the now former president of the Spanish FA and ex-vice president of Uefa, went to the High Court in Madrid today to give his eagerly awaited testimony to prosecutors investigating his infamous kiss on the lips of World Cup winner Jenni Hermoso.
September 13 – Rui Pinto, the infamous Portuguese whistleblower whose string of incriminating revelations about dodgy dealings shook the footballing world, has avoided prison.
September 12 – Former Spanish football boss Luis Rubiales will testify on Friday at Spain’s National Court on charges of sexual assault and coercion after he resigned from his role at the weekend following his unsolicited kiss on Spain forward Jennifer Hermoso’s lips during the Women’s World Cup final trophy presentation.
September 7 – Jennifer Hermoso has filed a criminal complaint against Luis Rubiales over the kiss after Spain’s World Cup victory, accusing the football official of sexual assault.
September 4 – Two convictions of a media executive and rights company in FIFAgate have been vacated by US federal judge Pamela Chen citing a recent Supreme Court ruling.
September 4 – Spain’s sports court has agreed to investigate football federation chief and UEFA vice-president Luis Rubiales as the “kiss-gate” scandal intensifies.
August 13 – LaLiga has kept up its crusade against Qatari-owned Paris St Germain with its latest complaint being to the European Commission asserting that subsidies received by the club from Qatar distort the market and contravene new European Union Foreign Subsidies Regulation.
August 13 – Swiss prosecutors are set to close the investigation of the former attorney general Michael Lauber’s secret meetings with FIFA president Gianni Infantino.
August 11 – Boris Gartner, CEO of La Liga North America, speaking as the Spanish league completed its pre-season showcase in the US, said: “Having official matches here, it’s not a matter of if, but when.”
August 11 – Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa, whose shares are trade on the New York Stock Exchange, will pay a $95 million settlement to a group of investors who claimed that Televisa’s alleged bribery to obtain broadcast rights to four World Cups cost them millions of dollars in share value.
August 10 – Almost 100 Croatian fans have appeared in an Athens court to face criminal charges that include murder and membership of a criminal organisation over their alleged involvement in this week’s deadly violence that led to the postponement of the Champions League qualifier between AEK Athens and Dinamo Zagreb.
August 1 – Football has won another battle in the fight against illegal streaming of matches in the UK, with Sky Television having won a court order allowing them to enforce blocking of illegally streamed content.
July 27 – Former UEFA chief Michel Platini has reacted with outrage after a criminal complaint he brought against FIFA president Gianni Infantino in the French courts 18 months ago for alleged influence peddling was bizarrely transferred to the Swiss justice system.
July 26 – Joe Lewis, the Bahamas-based British billionaire and veteran owner of Premier League Tottenham Hotspur, has been sensationally charged in New York with “orchestrating a brazen insider trader scheme”.