February 20 – Fears over possible saturation in next year’s international calendar appear to have been realised after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) reached agreement in principle for the 2025 African Cup of Nations to be played in July and August.
February 20 – LaLiga president Javier Tebas has reported that LaLiga’s commercial revenues have grown by 33% since the launch of Boost LaLiga – an innovation scheme designed to increase the business capacity and revenues of Spanish clubs.
W Gold Cup 2024
February 20 – Twila Kilgore, interim head coach of the USA women’s team who kick off their campaign in the inaugural W Gold Cup tonight at the Dignity Health Stadium in Carson, Los Angeles says that the pressure of being favourites is a privilege.
February 20 – Lionel Messi insists his failure to play in an exhibition game in Hong Kong had nothing to do with politics and that he was unable to play because of an inflamed abductor muscle.
February 23 – Andreas Brehme, the scorer of the goal that won West Germany the 1990 World Cup, has died at the age of 63 following a cardiac arrest.
February 20 – New Zealand have booked their ticket for the Olympic Women’s Football tournament after thrashing Solomon Islands 11-1 in the Oceania qualifying final.
February 20 – Ugly scenes marred the Slovenian Prva Liga derby between Mura and Maribor which was abandoned at the start of the second half with the score 2-0 in favor of Maribor after visiting fans started throwing smoke bombs and fireworks on to the pitch.
February 20 – The Canadian Premier League has extended its deal with long-term partner Derbystar, marking the extension agreement with the launch of the official 2024/25 CPL match ball ahead of the competition’s start in April.
February 20 – Marseille have joined Napoli and Crystal Palace in parting company with their manager within the space of 24 hours.
February 20 – Italian champions Napoli have sacked manager Walter Mazzarri (pictured) after just three months in charge and have brought back Francesco Calzona, currently Slovakia’s national coach, until the end of the season.
February 20 – Struggling Crystal Palace have appointed former Eintracht Frankfurt boss Oliver Glasner as their new manager to replace the veteran Roy Hodgson.
February 19 – In a remarkable assault on the hand that feeds them, players union Fifpro has called the Asian Champions League ‘unsustainable’, calling for greater collaboration with the Asian Football Confederation.
February 19 – Borussia Dortmund manager Edin Terzic has called for a “quick and sensible solution” to end weeks of supporter protests against proposed foreign investment in the Bundesliga after more matches endured frequent disruptions at the weekend.
February 18 – City Football Group (CFG) have expanded their club portfolio yet again, announcing a “football collaboration agreement” with Turkish Super Lig side Istanbul Basaksehir.
February 19 – Former Eintracht Frankfurt manager Oliver Glasner is reported to have agreed a deal to take over at struggling Crystal Palace.
February 19 – Newcastle United have put Sporting Director Dan Ashworth on gardening leave after he informed the club of his intention to join Manchester United.
February 19 – Kylian Mbappe has reportedly agreed a five-year deal to join Real Madrid at the end of this season.
February 19 – UEFA’s Champions Innovate campaign has selected three startups to aid them in their bid to boost innovation around the 2024 UEFA Champions League final at Wembley.