10/2/2011 FIFA has told the Egyptian Premier League that it cannot resume playing until security is re-established in the country, as splits over the league’s future between the country’s two biggest clubs reflect Egypt’s deepening schism. With INSIDER’s James Corbett.
27/1/2011 New figures offer early look at Qatar’s financial planning for 2022 World Cup… MPs pledge support for West Ham’s 2012 Olympic stadium bid as club unveils first rendering of venue’s post-Games look. More inside. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
5/11/2010 World Cup 2010 CEO Danny Jordaan has put himself forward as a candidate for the FIFA executive committee, confirming long-running speculation that he will seek a role on the 24 man committee.
The FIFA Emergency Committee decided today, 8 October 2010, to provisionally lift the suspension of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The decision was taken after observing that the situation had taken a positive turn in recent days, with the claimant at the origin of the court actions publicly committing itself to withdrawing its claim, the
8/10/2010 As the second round of qualifiers for the 2012 African Cup of Nations prepares to get under way this weekend, Togo and Zambia could become the latest nations on the continent to be banned by FIFA over government interference.
1/10/2010 Tottenham Hotspur are looking to put one over their London rivals West Ham with their bid to take over the 2012 Olympic Stadium after the Games… South Africa to bid for 2013 Women’s World Cup… Brazil office for SPORT+MARKT… Leaders in Football sold out
15/9/2010 FIFA probes allegations that a “completely fake” Togo team played a friendly against Bahrain last week… Major League Soccer lengthens 2011 season ahead of a two-team expansion.
24/2/2010 African Football Confederation executive reiterates its “total confidence” in president Issa Hayatou, pictured, and condemns Togolese authorities… Fierce rivals Algeria and Morocco meet in qualifying for 2012 tournament in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.
25/1/2010 FIFA president Sepp Blatter calls for wholesale reform of the Africa Cup of Nations and condemns Algeria’s infamous goalless draw.
19/1/10 Algeria coach denies allegations of a “fixed” goalless draw with Angola after suffering a similar “indignity” at the 1982 World Cup Finals… Essien flies home with Ghana’s fate in balance