By Paul Nicholson in Geneva
September 9 – Not enough is being done to combat human trafficking in football and this “needs to be urgently addressed,” said Michel Veuthey, Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta to monitor and combat trafficking in persons.
September 9 – With 70 days left until the World Cup, Qatar 2022 chief Nasser Al Khater repeated that the host nation has received a lot of unfair criticism over staging the tournament.
September 9 -Tributes have poured in from football worldwide following the death of England’s longest reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, aged 96, yesterday.
September 9 – American investment firm Common Group has acquired Dutch top flight club Vitesse Arnhem after Russian owner Valeri Oyf departed because of the war in Ukraine.
September 9 – SIGA’s Sport Integrity Week 2022 starts Monday and will run for four days (12 to 16 September) in Cascais, Portugal.
September 9 – Online betting and gaming business LeoVegas Group has become a regional partner of `Manchester City in Europe and Canada.
By Paul Nicholson
September 7 – Football’s Most Wanted, Jack Warner (pictured), has prevented more than 100 Trinidad and Tobago football creditors being paid after he challenged the settlement agreement made with the trustee in the Trinidad and Tobago courts earlier this week.
September 8 – The American women’s and men’s national teams have signed their collective bargaining agreements (CBA) with governing body U.S. Soccer, bringing to an end a lengthy battle for equal pay that included a gender discrimination lawsuit that ended in a $24 million settlement.
September 8 -The Premier League match Brighton vs Crystal Palace on September 17 has been postponed because of a national rail strike across the United Kingdom.
By Samindra Kunti in Brugge
September 8 – The Belgian champions Club Burge opened their Champions League campaign with a hard-fought 1-0 victory against Bundesliga-strugglers Bayer Leverkusen. In the same group, Atletico Madrid provided injury-time drama against Porto with a 101st-minute winner from Antoine Griezmann.
September 8 – Flamengo will face Atletico Paranaense in the final of the 2022 Copa Libertadores after the Curitiba club eliminated defending champions Palmeiras 3-2 on aggregate.
September 8 – UEFA has released its Circular Economy Guidelines in conjunction with Zero Waste Week and which are part of UEFA’s Football Sustainability Strategy 2030.
September 7 – Manchester United have extended their relationship with wellness technology company, Therabody into a global partnership.
September 8 – AS Monaco are partnering with charity Peace and Sport whose logo will appear on the back of the club’s first team’s shirts in European Cup matches.