January 29 – In a rare throwback to the dark days of English football hooliganism, an FA Cup match between fierce rivals West Bromwich Albion and Wolverhampton Wanderers had to be suspended on Sunday after “dangerous and inexcusable” crowd trouble.
June 29 – Disputes in Cypriot football continue in full force. The Cypriot First Division match between Othellos and AEL Limassol was postponed after the hosts failed to provide the mandatory medical team for the game.
January 26 – Ukraine’s most celebrated footballer, Andriy Shevchenko, was elected president of the country’s football association (UAF) on Thursday, pledging to develop the sport amid the Russian invasion.
January 25 – Zvonimir Boban has suddenly quit as UEFA’s chief of football in protest at Aleksander Ceferin’s apparent push to change statutes that would let him stay in office as president longer than the current rules permit.
January 25 – A cup match in Cyprus between perennial Limassol rivals Apollon and AEL was called off Wednesday after some fans ran on to the field and hurled flares at each other before kickoff.
January 25 – Four more Udinese fans who racially abused AC Milan goalkeeper Mike Maignan have been identified and punished.
January 22 – Udinese have been ordered by Serie A to play one game behind closed doors following the racist abuse aimed at AC Milan goalkeeper Mike Maignan on Saturday.
January 23 – The European Leagues body, so often the poor relation in football’s stakeholders group, particularly when it comes to FIFA’s competition objectives, is lobbying its way towards the centre of decision making and a stronger relationship with UEFA.
January 23 – The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) and state-owned telecommunications giant Türk Telekom have renewed their long-term cooperation, with Türk Telekom becoming the technological sponsor of the Trendyol Super Lig.
January 23 – Luigi Riva, Italy’s all-time national team leading goalscorer, has died aged 79.
January 22 – French Cup holders Toulouse experienced an unexpected exit as third-tier Rouen triumphed in a dramatic penalty shootout. All 11 players from each team successfully converted their spot-kicks, culminating in a thrilling 23 out of 24 kicks scored.
January 22 – The Cyprus Football Federation (KOP) has banned all away fans from matches in the first and second tiers of Cypriot football, as well as matches in the Cyprus Cup.
January 19 – The lucrative Saudi league has lost one of its high-profile players after England midfielder Jordan Henderson unexpectedly quit and returned to Europe to sign for Ajax.
January 19 – UEFA has begun the tender process for media rights to the Women’s Champions League and Women’s Football sponsorship rights for the 2025-30 commercial cycle.