September 6 – Football Australia have renewed confectionery brand Cadbury as an Official Partner of the national women’s team, the CommBank Matildas, for a further four-years until 2026 – taking them through the home hosting of the women’s World Cup.
By Samindra Kunti
September 9 – Did the new All India Football Federation Kalyan Chaubey get elected after political interference? It’s the question that has been consuming Indian football the last few days, just a week after world federation FIFA lifted the AIFF’s suspension for third-party interference.
September 5 – Turkish Airlines has become a UEFA’s Champions League partner in a one-season deal that will culminate with the final in Istanbul.
September 5 – The AFC is heralding a return to a full post-covid calendar of men’s elite football with the U20 Asian Cup qualifiers that will kick off group stages this weekend in centralised venues across the region.
September 5 – Mission98 and the SiNAFE Project are hosting a round table in Lausanne (September 7-8) to address the issues of human trafficking in sport and in particular the social inclusion of African migrant athletes in the EU.
September 5 – The Premier League continued its love-hate relationship with VAR over the weekend with two controversial and game-changing decisions following VAR intervention.
September 5 – With the World Cup rapidly drawing near, volunteers have kicked off their training following a festive get-together at Lusail Stadium, the venue for the World Cup final.
September 4 – UEFA has hammered eight of Europe’s biggest clubs with fines totalling €172 million. Big spending Paris St Germain were hardest hit with fines of €65 million.
September 4 – FIFA will launch its range of official digital collectibles later this month, starting with a series of World Cup ‘moments’ from the men’s and women’s finals.
September 3 – FIFA and UEFA have issued a joint statement condemning the gun attack on the Turkish Football Association headquarters last Thursday afternoon.
September 2 – Kalyan Chaubey will succeed Praful Patel as the president of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) following a landslide victory over election rival Bhaichung Bhutia.
By Andrew Warshaw
September 2 – The summer transfer window slammed shut on Thursday night with the most expensive ever deadline-day signing in Manchester United’s eye-watering £82 million purchase of Brazilian winger Antony from Ajax.
September 2 – World players union Fifpro and alleged sexual abuse victims have criticised Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Patrice Motsepe for visiting Gabon FA president Pierre-Alain Mounguengui (pictured), who has been accused of covering up widespread sexual abuse.
September 2 – The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has reportedly stripped Guinea of the hosting rights for the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations, the continent’s flagship event.
September 2 – The Argentine Football Association (AFA) has suspended all matches scheduled for today (Friday) following an assassination attempt on the country’s vice president Cristina Fernández.