Jan. 16 – Anniversary celebrations are underway for the FA … Security director says FIFA has “a long way to go” in fight against match-fixing … More inside this Newsdesk …
May 25 – David Bernstein believes there is a new mood of change at FIFA after the first wave of reforms were passed at its congress today… Standing ovation as Lydia Nsekera becomes first female Ex-Co member… South Sudan welcomed as 209th FIFA member. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from the FIFA Congress in Budapest.
March 8 – England ‘s caretaker manager Stuart Pearce has not travelled with a Football Association delegation to a UEFA workshop for Euro 2012 coaches in Warsaw. But INSIDER understands that his absence does not mean the FA have ruled out appointing him to take the reins at this summer’s championships. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Oct. 20 – Stuart Pearce and Hope Powell will coach the Team GB football teams at the London Olympics. Britain will field a men’s Olympic team for the first time since Rome 1960 – and a women’s side for the first time ever… Pearce remains tight-lipped on possibility of David Beckham making Olympics squad. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports from Wembley.
Oct. 7 – Arsenal’s CEO has “some concerns” about UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rules… British sports minister Hugh Robertson calls for radical English FA reforms… AS Roma’s US owner outlines club’s ambitions in America. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports from Leaders in Football in London.
Oct. 5 – Three FIFA Ex-Co members today responded to criticism of the scandal-hit World Cup bidding process and claimed Sepp Blatter’s imminent anti-corruption reforms can rebuild the governing body’s battered image. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports from Leaders in Football in London.
Oct. 5 – INSIDER is told that Hassan al-Thawadi, secretary general of Qatar’s 2022 World Cup organising committee, will today use the Leaders in Football conference to debunk some myths that have built up around the Gulf state’s tournament plans. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Aug. 12 – Premier League CEO Richard Scudamore tells INSIDER he is hoping for the best ever season in the league’s 20th year… He also talks about the impact of the London riots on the EPL’s global image and growth of the league in emerging economies. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports.
July 29 – A British parliamentary report says major changes are needed in the governance of football in England to address financial instability and levels of debt… Culture, media and sport committee is hopeful that UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rules will cut reckless spending in Premier League and Football League. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
June 16 – English FA chairman David Bernstein is “delighted” Wembley has been selected by UEFA to host the 2013 Champions League final to mark the federation’s 150th anniversary. UEFA boss Platini will now be expected to deliver on promise to create cheaper ticket package for families following criticism of Barca v Man Utd prices. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.