By Paul Nicholson in San Diego
November 10 – This weekend the NWSL closes its season with its Championship Final between OL Reign and NJ/NY Gotham FC at the Snapdragon Stadium in San Diego. It will also close out the careers of two US footballing legends, Megan Rapinoe and Ali Krieger.
November 10 – The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) in the US has unveiled what will be a financially game-changing set of domestic broadcast deals worth $60 million per season for the next four years.
November 10 – The growth of the men’s professional club game in the US has not peaked. The USL’s third tier League One announced new franchise Brooklyn Football Club will begin play in the 2025 season.
November 10 – Bulgaria’s Levski Sofia has paid nearly BGN 2.5 million (€1.25 million) of its debt to the National Revenue Agency (NRA) in the last eight months, according to information given to shareholders at the club’s AGM this week.
November 9 – Premier League clubs are to fast track a vote to ban loan moves from teams under the same ownership.
November 9 – Plans for a new independent regulator for English football have been confirmed in the annual King’s Speech which formally rubber-stamps government policy.
November 9 – OL Group has reached a preliminary agreement with a consortium of global financial institutions for the refinancing of the majority of the club’s debt and that of its subsidiary, Olympique Lyonnais SASU.
November 9 – In the midst of the fierce storm Ciaran that swept the nation, Premier League attendance recorded a season low for Matchweek 11 with more than 10,000 seats remaining empty for the first time since the season begun in August.
November 9 – Fifpro General Secretary Jonas Baer-Hoffmann (pictured) is stepping down after 11 eventful years with the world players’ union, the last four as its general secretary.
November 9 – A frenzied Manchester United saw them suffer a crippling Champions League defeat to FC Copenhagen that’s thrown their hopes of progression into doubt. Despite an early brace from returning Rasmus Hojlund, the Red Devils began to crumble following Marcus Rashford’s debatable sending off in the 42nd minute.
November 9 – Manchester City are the least direct team across the top 27 leagues in world football, according to the latest data report by the CIES Football Observatory.
November 8 – Three Saudi Arabian clubs top their West zone Asian Champions League groups after four rounds of matches. In the East zone group games Thailand’s Bangkok United have been the surprise breakthrough team and remain unbeaten.
November 9 – US events and event marketing specialists Legends have acquired venue management and live events producer ASM Global in a deal reportedly worth $2.4 billion.
November 9 – The Romanian Football Federation (FRF) has signed a sponsorship agreement with Chinese consumer electronics manufacturer OPPO.