September 7 – The draw for the AFC Women’s Club Championship 2023 has pitched top-seeded Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies of Japan against Chinese Taipei’s Hualien Women, Bangkok FC of Thailand and India’s Sree Gokulam Kerala in Group A.
September 7 – The AFC is gathering the top two officials of all its member and regional associations in the same room for a two-day conference next month in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, with the aim of knowledge exchange, increasing administrative capacity, and creating stronger co-operation on a national level.
September 8 – Japan and Jordan stamped early claims for places at the AFC U23 Asian Cup Qatar 2024 finals with big opening group wins. Japan beat Pakistan 6-0 while Jordan put 9 past Brunei Darussalem.
September 6 – Player transfer spending in England’s second tier EFL Championship witnessed a surge in gross spending in the summer window just closed, reaching £140 million. This represents a substantial increase of 63% compared to summer 2022, but it remains below the pre-pandemic levels of the 2017-2019 three-year average, which stood at £170 million.
By Harry Ewing
September 6 – The much-anticipated FIFA replacement EAFC has released the first wave of official player ratings: showcasing London rivals Arsenal and Chelsea ahead of the game’s release later this month.
September 6 – The Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) and BetPawa have partnered in a deal that will cover the FUFA Drum, the Big League and the Futsal League.
September 6 – Former Liverpool star Jordan Henderson has defended his move to Saudi Arabian club Al Ettifaq after LGBTQ rights criticism.
September 6 – Chelsea have spent the most of any team in world football for the third straight transfer window and enter the Premier League season with a completely new-look squad. They have shipped out 11 superstar names and brought in 10 fresh faces, some of them very fresh.
September 5 – The draw for the seven-team FIFA Club World Cup 2023 tournament – in 2025 the tournament moves to 32 teams and will be hosted in the US – has been held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
September 6 – Women’s world champions Spain are looking for a new national coach after Jorge Vilda was fired amid the controversy involving suspended federation president Luis Rubiales.
September 6 – Brazilian giants São Paulo FC have become the first professional football club to join the Sports Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA) as member.
September 6 – The Football Federation of Kosovo has renewed its sponsorship with TEB Bank for a further three years.
September 6 – Thailand will host the 2024 edition of the AFC Futsal Asian Cup 2024, The 17th edition of the championship finals is scheduled to be held from April 17 – 28.
August 6 – While EA FC, the FIFA video game without FIFA, has blasted its launch across the opening of the European season, FIFAe has announced it will hold its Continental Cup 2023 in Shanghai, China, the first time FIFAe has held an event in China.