June 14 – FIFA’s new Clearing House system for ensuring that training club payments are actually made to the clubs that had a role in developing the players made its first electronic transfer this week.
June 12 – Uruguay beat Italy 1-0 on Sunday to win its first Under-20 World Cup title, breaking the sequence of four straight wins by European teams.
June 9 – Italy and Uruguay will each be bidding for a first Under-20 World Cup title when the countries square off in the final on Sunday.
June 9 – There might have been no change at the top of the Women’s World Ranking, but lower down the list Bhutan are climbing the mountain.
June 9 – Welcomed with their money, but not with their product at the Qatar 2022 World Cup, AB InBev has nevertheless thrown the dice again with FIFA as official beer sponsor of FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 and FIFA World Cup 2026.
June 8 – FIFA’s vehemently disputed claims that the Qatar 2022 World Cup was carbon neutral has come back to haunt them, with the Swiss advertising authority deciding that FIFA was guilty of misleading consumers.
June 6 – This week’s under-20 World Cup semi-final line-up has an unfamiliar look about it -with one particular notable absentee.
June 6 – Colin Smith (pictured) will exit FIFA as World Cup chief operating officer ahead of the Women’s World Cup this year and the expanded 48-team men’s event in 2026
June 2 – FIFAe, who have made a commitment to encourage more female esports players, have announced the first-ever FAMEHERGAME boot camp.
June 2 – Having been under threat of closure when FIFA president Gianni Infantino first began his tenure at the top of the world game – viewed as a symbol of everything that was wrong with the old world of FIFA under Sepp Blatter – the FIFA Museum has come full circle and is spawning a new FIFA Museum in a different country.
June 1 – The U20 World Cup has reached the quarterfinal stage with Israel the surprise participants in Argentina after beating Uzbekistan 1-0 in the 97th minute.
June 1 – Brazil has filed a protest with FIFA after defender Robert Renan was racially abused during the ongoing U20 World Cup.
June 1 – FIFA has signed renewed another regional sponsor for the 2023 Women’s World Cup with Frito-Lay North America (Frito-Lay) agreeing a deal as a North American Tournament Supporter and Official USA Snack.
June 1 – The governments of Britain, France, Spain, Germany and Italy have called on FIFA and broadcasters to “quickly reach an agreement” on TV rights for the Women’s World Cup this summer in Australia and New Zealand.
May 30 – Vietnam’s Women’s World Cup debut will be broadcast by National Assembly Television, following the acquisition of rights in the country by VMG Media, in the South Asian country. However, with just over 50 days to go until the tournament’s kick-off, FIFA is still to secure broadcast deals in key European markets.