April 22 – Barcelona are the best-paid franchise in sports but only the fifth most valuable within football… Domestic football returns to Japan this weekend after the March 11 earthquake. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
April 20 – 2022 World Cup hosts will stage a charity match in December for victims of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami… Cafu is working on initiative with Qatar football leaders, including Asian football boss and FIFA presidential candidate Mohamed Bin Hammam. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
March 30 – Japan beat J. League TEAM AS ONE 2-1 in fundraiser for victims of the earthquake and tsunami… Indonesian sports minister withdraws all government support for PSSI until new management is brought in… Bitter rivals Iraq and Iran meet in AFC’s second round qualifiers for London Olympics.
March 18 – Japan’s national team will face top J.League players later this month in a charity match to benefit the areas hardest hit by last Friday’s quake. More from INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson in this report.
The Egyptian Premier League is set to resume next month after a ten week long hiatus following the country’s revolution… Japan cancel two international friendlies after being plunged into national crisis… Libya loses the right to stage the African Youth Championship. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
March 11 – This weekend’s J.League program is postponed after the seventh largest earthquake in history struck Japan on Friday. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.