7/1/2011 The Spanish footballing giants are the top-earning club with a $866,000 share of FIFA’s allocation of World Cup profits to 400 clubs from 55 member associations… Vauxhall Motors expected to be announced as major sponsor of Football Association next week… MLS newcomers Portland Timbers near season ticket sellout.

10/5/10 UEFA President Michel Platini casts further doubts on Ukraine’s ability to host the 2012 European Championships… Bayern Munich go to Court of Arbitration for Sport over Franck Ribery’s Champions League Final ban… Sweden, Denmark and Finland awarded extra Europa League places after topping UEFA’s Fair Play League… Leaders in Football unveil FIFA Ex-co speaker.