AC Milan pulls out of next season’s Europa League in a deal reached with UEFA for violating Financial Fair Play rules. The Court of Arbitration for Sport announced the agreement on Friday. CAS had ruled previously that AC Milan was in breach of FFP rules over the previous three years for overspending on new players.
24 May 2018 – Kiev, Ukraine The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) and Turkey 2024 have hailed the decision to award the final of the 2020 UEFA Champions League Final to Istanbul. The city was announced as the host by the UEFA Executive Committee, who met in Kiev today ahead of Saturday’s UEFA Champions League final
April 18 – Also: Manchester City women’s club partners with Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation
Feb. 14 – FC Barcelona signs extension with Big Cola … Arsenal FC partners with Cooper Tires … Tottenham adds AIA as Premier League kit sponsor
Dec. 17 – Officials in Italy say former AC Milan and Italian national team midfielder Gennaro Gattuso is the focus of an ongoing match-fixing probe.
November 1 – Paris Saint-Germain and Qatar Tourism Authority ink significant deal… FIFA revamp commercial strategy to offer regional W.Cup sponsorships… Heineken extends with Champions League… AC Milan names mobile partner. INSIDER’s Nick Devlin reports.
October 26, 2013 – Paris Saint-Germain gets a technology upgrade … Aeroflot to give away trip to Manchester United match … Barcelona and Gatorade agree to deal … AC Milan extends with SPI Windows
October 11 – AC Milan will celebrate 25 years with Adidas… Chelsea has its first official timekeeper… Samsung to upgrade tech for Juventus… Mondelez snacks with U.S. Soccer, Chivas. INSIDER’s Nick Devlin reports.
October 9 – A Brazilian judge says the Manaus stadium should become a prison after the World Cup… Orlando’s city council approves money for an MLS stadium… AC Milan VP blasts stadium ban… Napoli to renovate. INSIDER’s Nick Devlin reports.
July 12 – Man City ink car battery partner for Thailand … HP sponsors Tottenham Hotspur … AC Milan secures banking partner … More inside this week’s edition of The Football Sponsorship Column …