Oct. 16 – Egyptian Football Association indefinitely delays season in wake of Feb. 1 stadium riots in Port Said… FIFA extends worldwide Nicaragua’s match-fixing sanctions against Armando Jose Collado Lanuza. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
March 12 – Egyptian FA cancels the rest of the 2011/12 Premier League season in the wake of the Port Said rioting that claimed the lives of 74 fans… FIFA says CAS decisions to reject the appeals of football officials punished for corruption underlines its zero tolerance approach… Azerbaijan FA chief re-elected. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Feb 1 – At least 74 fans are dead and more than 1,000 injured following Egypt’s worst ever football disaster. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.