Sept. 12 – European Club Association chairman calls on its members to take Financial Fair Play rules seriously after UEFA announced it is temporarily withholding prize money from 23 clubs, including defending Europa League champs Atletico Madrid. INSIDER’s Hannah Reid reports
March 22 – Turkish match-fixing proves a hot topic at the UEFA Congress in Istanbul… European Club Association reaches MOU with UEFA which increases the share of Euro 2012 revenues reserved for clubs. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Feb. 28 – Brazil’s largest media company will broadcast another two World Cups… Europe’s top football clubs will receive more money from Euro 2012 and Euro 2016 thanks to a renewed agreement with UEFA. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Jan. 18 – Organisers of the 2022 World Cup insist Qatar will follow international labour law on all construction projects… Discussions between FIFA and the European Club Association are underway that may lead to clubs being paid a larger chunk of World Cup revenue. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Sept. 8 – UEFA to impose strict penalties on clubs who flout its Financial Fair Play regulations… Football Federation Australia’s final financial report on its failed 2022 World Cup bid reveals it spent virtually all $48.2m government grant – gaining just one FIFA vote… Blatter calls for Slovakia to build new national stadium… Jordan FA offers bonuses for 2014 World Cup qualifying wins. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports.
Europe’s leading clubs have cast doubt on the future of the international fixture calendar, saying that they are set to intervene “much more” to protect against player injury and fatigue.
3/3/2010 Manchester United CEO David Gill promises to share his thoughts on the Red Knights plan to mount a takeover bid in a session at the Soccerex European Forum today… England 2018 World Cup bid reveals economic benefits for the north west.
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.