May 14 – 2015 Asian Cup chief says the first senior men’s tournament in Australia is an opportunity to make a major statement on the global football stage… Bryan Robson on England’s World Cup chances. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from the Soccerex Asian Forum.
August 27 – Socceroos captain Lucas Neill becomes chief ambassador for the 2015 Asian Cup, as organisers mark the 500-day countdown to the biggest football tournament to be held in Australia.
March 27 – Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and Newcastle were today named host venues for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
May 9 – Unrest in Mali prompts neutral venue request from Algerian FA… Acting AFC president Zhang Jilong praises Indian League… talkSPORT expands into Asia… 2015 Asian Cup organisers downplay ticket sales concerns. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Dec. 15 – Man United join forces with the Western India Football Association to bring a coaching programme to Mumbai… FIFA invites bids for media rights to the 2018 and 2022 World Cups in 44 European territories… Australian FA appoints 2015 Asian Cup chief executive. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.