Jan. 24 – Liverpool signs deal with automaker Vauxhall … Paris Saint-Germain extends with an existing partner, while one of the club’s stars gets set to launch a campaign with Volvo.
Dec. 20 – Neymar is the new Police spokesperson … Vancouver Whitecaps extend their deal with Bell … Schalke 04 tacks years on to Bet-at-Home.com agreement.
November 29, 2013 – Russia could ban state-owned companies from sponsor sports teams … South Africa signs a pro services firm … Fiji football has two new sponsors.
Oct. 15 – Azerbaijan’s first mobile operator partners with Manchester United… Nike extends kit sponsorship of Football Federation Australia through 2023. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Oct. 2 – Azerbaijan’s sports minister has criticised Michel Platini’s multi-cities plan for the Euro 2020 championships – and insists his country will pursue its joint bid with Georgia. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports from Baku.
Sept. 25 – FIFA says it is “the ideal dream” for the Women’s World Cup to one day reach the level of the men’s edition… Tickets selling well for Club World Cup Japan as quarter-final draw announced. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports from Azerbaijan, venue for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.
Sept. 21 – Sepp Blatter gives London 2012 “five stars” for the way the Olympic football competitions were organized … INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports from the FIFA Women’s U17 World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan …
May 24 – Hours after Baku is eliminated in the 2020 Olympics race, Azerbaijan teams up with Georgia for Euro 2020 bid. It provides competition for Turkey and a potential bid by Scotland, Wales and the Republic of Ireland for the UEFA tournament… Istanbul 2020 Olympic bid puts increasing pressure on Turkish FA… Qatar also rejected by IOC. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
March 29 – The leading international leagues have teamed up to launch the World League Association. Board members include Premier League chairman Sir Dave Richards, FIFA Ex-Co member and Thai football boss Worawi Makudi and MLS Commissioner Don Garber… UEFA awards Euro 2012 ceremonies contract. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
March 8 – The head of Baku’s 2020 Olympics bid tells World Football INSIDER that Azerbaijan is only focusing on its pitch for the Games, denying reports that the country could team up with Georgia in a bid for the Euro 2020 championships. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.