May 9 — Mahfuza Kiron will represent the AFC on the FIFA Council as a woman’s representative, in a surprise election win. FIFA and Qatar Airways agree to record sponsorship. Malaysia/North Korea Asian Cup qualifier now set for June in Pyongyang.
March 30 – English Premier League clubs should move away from the benefactor model, according to a senior partner of Portsmouth FC’s administrators… Terry Venables can’t understand the English FA’s dithering over appointment of new England manager. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports from Soccerex in Manchester.