August 31 – Turkey’s Samsunspor and France’s Toulouse FC have signed a three-year cooperation agreement that will see both clubs work together on a number of development projects including the sharing of young players and knowledge in terms of strategic, technical and management.
August 30 – The strong man of Mali football, Mamatou Touré, has been re-elected federation president – from a prison cell.
August 30 – Chelsea could reportedly launch a last-minute £80 million bid for 27-year-old Brentford striker Ivan Toney ahead of the transfer window closure on September 1.
By Samindra Kunti
August 30 – African football’s governing body has revealed details for a slimmed-down Super League, the ‘African Football League’, that will see eight clubs compete in 14 matches for the new prize.
August 30 – Women’s footballing icon Megan Rapinoe will play her final game for the United States on September 24 in a friendly against South Africa in Chicago.
August 30 – The European Club Association (ECA) relief fund has delivered its third and final round of project funding designed to aid Ukrainian refugees across Europe.
August 30 – All-time leading World Cup scorer Miroslav Klose will receive the 2023 UEFA President Award which will be presented at the Champions League group stage draw tomorrow at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.
August 30 – Liverpool’s influential Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk has been charged by the English Football Association for behaving in an “improper manner” following his red card during their 2-1 Premier League win at Newcastle United on Sunday.
August 30 – Vera Pauw (pictured) will depart her role as Republic of Ireland Women’s manager following the expiry of her contract at the end of August. Eileen Gleeson will take charge on an interim basis.
August 30 – LaLiga is expanding its elite residential academy concept into international markets with the T3N Sport & Investment Group, and a €300 million 5-year spend focused on “strategic markets such as the US, Mexico, Japan, and the Middle East.”
August 30 – The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has reiterated its commitment to proactively helping its Member Associations (MAs) and Regional Associations (RAs) develop at its 1st AFC Associations Committee meeting for the 2023 to 2027 term.
August 30 – Premier League Sheffield United have signed home technology business Gtech as their sleeve sponsor in an initial one-year deal.
August 30 – The Romanian Football Federation (FRF) has signed a three-year of a new sponsorship deal with Poland’s Citronex group’s Yellow brand.
August 30 – Championship side Norwich City, now in their second season of challenging for a return to the Premier League, have agreed a travel partnership with UD Las Palmas and Gran Canaria island.