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.
W Gold Cup 2024
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.
February 19 – The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has launched the first-ever AFC Social Responsibility Toolkit as part of its ‘long-standing commitment’ to bring about beneficial change by ‘harnessing the power of football’.
February 19 – Birmingham City’s newly installed boss Tony Mowbray has temporarily stepped down from his managerial role as he undergoes medical treatment for an unnamed illness.
February 19 – Police in the Cypriot city of Larnaca seized a large number of fireworks and pyrotechnics before the start of the local league match between AEK Larnaca and Anorthosis on Saturday.
February 18 – El Salvador bumped past Guatemala 3-1 with a hattrick by Brenda Ceren to secure the last slot in Group C of the W Gold Cup.
February 18 – Puerto Rico stunned Haiti with a 1-0 win to take them through to the group stages of the W Gold Cup and matches against Brazil, Colombia and Panama beginning next week in San Diego.
February 17 – Dominican Republic beat Guyana 1-0 at Dignity Health Park in Carson, California, in the first tie of the W Gold Cup preliminary rounds. to qualify for the group stages of the W Gold Cup, and an opening match against the USA.
February 16 – A group of Members of the European Parliament has written to FIFA and UEFA demanding Israel be banned from international football over the ongoing war in Gaza.
February 16 – The inaugural Concacaf W Gold Cup kicks off tomorrow in Carson, Los Angeles, with a triple header play-in for the final three slots in the groups stage that kicks off next Tuesday (February 20), also at the Dignity Health Sports Park.
February 16 – Shilen Patel is set to become West Bromwich Albion chairman after a deal to purchase an 87.8% stake in the Championship club was agreed, to the delight of Albion fans.