April 5 – English Premier League CEO Richard Scudamore says he thinks it inevitable UEFA’s financial fair play rules will take effect in his league, but admits “nervousness” at some of its implications… Winter break mooted… EPL chairman Dave Richards denies claims he is a bully. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports.
10/2/2011 Qatar will fund World Cup with cash alone, bank boss says… Zinedine Zidane says his support of Qatar 2022 wasn’t about the money… New FA chairman defends English Premier League chief… FIFA applauds new transfer system. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
9/2/2011 The way English football is run is “intolerable” and the Football Association has “backed out of regulating altogether” a British Parliamentary committee was told on Tuesday… Premier League singled out for strong criticism. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports from London.
7/12/09 Despite the recent departure of Premier League chair Dave Richards from the England 2018 board, the league shows its continued commitment to the bid by donating perimeter advertising at stadiums to promote the ‘One year to go’ mark to the FIFA decision.
26/11/09 The latest damaging blow to England’s 2018 World Cup campaign follows a turbulent few weeks for the bid that has included scathing criticism of chairman David Triesman. WFI’s James Corbett examines the bid’s problems and wonders how it can get back on track.
24/11/09 England 2018 Bid CEO Andy Anson, pictured, attempts to soften the blow of Premier League chairman Dave Richard’s resignation from the board today, saying the bid continues to have the full support of the league.
24/11/09 Premier League chairman Dave Richards resigns from the England 2018 World Cup bid board, saying his other roles provide plenty of opportunities to “bang the drum for English football and the bid”. (Photo: AP)
Sir Dave Richards joins England’s bid to host the 2018 World Cup… South African police are readying for any possible scenario at the 2010 FIFA World Cup