15/3/2010 World Football Insider rounds up the 10 things you need to know about the global football business today.
11/3/2010 England and Manchester United star Wayne Rooney greets the arrival of the World Cup trophy on English soil; Coca-Cola executive says that the trophy’s 83-country tour is about sharing the “magic” of the World Cup. WFI’s James Corbett reports on the scene in London.
9/3/2010 UEFA’s key commercial partners express satisfaction with changes to this year’s Champions League format, as David Beckham returns to Old Trafford as a player for the first time in seven years.
17/2/2010 UEFA president Michel Platini says Barcelona winger Lionel Messi is the world’s best player… AFC president Mohamed Bin Hammam positions himself to challenge Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency in 2011 elections.
15/2/2010 World Football Insider rounds up the 10 things you need to know about the global football business today.
9/2/2010 AC Milan’s new shirt sponsor replaces bwin in the summer… Premier League seeks match officials partner as English referees go on diplomatic offensive… SA government committee says World Cup preparations going well.
The President of the International Olympic Committee, Jacques Rogge, has signed an accord with FIFA President Sepp Blatter setting out effective cooperation on European issues; also offering his support for FIFA’s 6 + 5 proposals.
Celtic have hit out at the Scottish Premier League’s decision to accept a $106 million broadcasting deal with BSkyB and ESPN, claiming it will cost them up to $19.65 million.