July 25 – Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Patrice Motsepe has rubbished the persistent perception that he is a puppet of FIFA boss Gianni Infantino, telling media it as an “old story”.
July 20 – July 2022 will likely go down in women’s international football history as the month that changed the women’s game forever.
July 18 – Germany have retained their position at the top of world eFootball with a second win in a row at the FIFAe World Cup 2022 in Denmark.
July 13 – FIFA has unveiled two national sponsors for the finals of its three FIFAe events in Copenhagen, Denmark, that start this Friday (July 14) with FIFAe World Cup 2022, and run through to July 30.
July 12 – It has been a good few days for former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, who on Friday was acquitted of fraud charges over the CHF2 million payment by FIFA to Michel Platini and has now reportedly had a criminal investigation against him over the award of a World Cup television contract to former Concacaf president Jack Warner dropped by the Swiss public prosecutor’s office.
By Andrew Warshaw
July 8 – Despite both being banned from the game by FIFA and following an investigation lasting seven years, Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, once the two most powerful officials in world football, were dramatically acquitted today of fraud, embezzlement and other corruption charges in a criminal case brought by Swiss judicial authorities that gripped world football politics.
July 5 – New Zealand has been chosen to host the first ever women’s World Cup Play-off tournament, taking place in the cities of Hamilton and Auckland between February 17-23 next year.
By Samindra Kunti in Odense
July 1 – FIFA’s head of sustainability Federico Addiechi has defended the world governing body’s claims of staging a carbon-neutral World Cup in Qatar.
July 1 – FIFA have confirmed that semi-automated offside technology will be used at the Qatar World Cup, providing alerts to video match officials using 12 dedicated tracking cameras inside the stadiums along with a sensor in the match ball.
July 1 – FIFA will receive another $92 million in compensation for losses sustained in global football corruption schemes, the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) said on Tuesday.
June 28 – The presidents of the Portuguese and Spanish FAs met with government officials on Monday to step up a possible joint bid for the 2030 World Cup.
June 27 – Former FIFA number two Jerome Valcke is to appeal against his conviction for accepting bribes in a case involving World Cup media rights, his legal team said today.
June 27 – Hosts India will kick off the U17 Women’s World Cup against the United States as well as play both Brazil and Morocco in Group A. The tournament kicks off October 11 and runs through to October 30
By Andrew Warshaw
June 24 – Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi, one of the most powerful figures in global football, was acquitted on appeal for a second time today by a Swiss federal court on charges of corruption in the long-running saga over the attribution of World Cup TV rights.
June 24 – Kigali will form the stage for next year’s FIFA presidential elections following the world governing body’s announcement that the 73rd FIFA Congress will be staged in the Rwandan capital in March.