17/3/2010 Inter Milan’s Champions League victory over Chelsea provides a boost to the whole Italian game when its standing has never stood so low. But with heavily indebted clubs, sparse crowds, grim stadia and a deeply unpopular ID scheme in the offing, things may get worse before they get better. WFI’s James Corbett reports.

2/3/2010 Ivan Gazidis tells an audience at the Soccerex European Forum that club owners need to adopt a more collaborative approach to guarantee financial stability… Chelsea’s finance director reveals its results for the year to date are “significantly cash positive”… MLS chief praises Beckham contribution to US soccer.

5/2/2010 Australia bid CEO Ben Buckley responds to World Football Insider Bid Power Index… Forbes say Man Utd are the most valuable team brand in world sport… Chelsea delight at lifting of transfer ban… $1 million incentive for Saudi clubs… Egypt move up world rankings.