June 1 – Heather Rabbatts resigns from FIFA’s anti-discrimination committee… Kiwi barrister quits ethics committee… South African FA chief Danny Jordaan denies bribe claim. Mark Bisson reports
April 29 – Nelson Mandela may have been the image of the 2010 World Cup but Danny Jordaan – also an anti-apartheid campaigner – was the brains behind the bid.
Oct. 16 – INSIDER is told that South African football officials will hold an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss whether to accept an offer to replace Morocco as Africa Cup of Nations hosts. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
September 30 – Former 2010 World Cup chief Danny Jordaan is set to play an influential role in world football once more after being elected as new president of the South African Football Association. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
March 16 – Danny Jordaan, CEO of the South Africa 2010 organising committee, tells INSIDER that Brazil must “accelerate” its plans to host the World Cup if the football-mad nation is to deliver a successful tournament. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports from Doha.
Nov. 16 – UEFA president praises European Parliament for taking a stand against match-fixing … AFC vice president pays visit to Australia to inspect Asian Cup 2015 preparations. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
June 3 – Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and Dutch football legend Johan Cruyff are invited to help clean up corruption… South Africa World Cup CEO Danny Jordaan says there are great expectations for Blatter’s reforms… Proposal to co-opt a woman on to FIFA executive gets muted response. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
May 18 – UAE, host of the past two FIFA Club World Cups, will bid for 2013 and 2014 editions… Samurai Blue unable to field squad for South American championships… South African World Cup CEO confirms attendance at African summit. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
23/2/2011 South African World Cup CEO Danny Jordaan fails in his bid to win a seat at FIFA’s top table. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
21/2/2011 World Football INSIDER rounds up the 10 things you need to know about the global football business today.