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.

June 21 – Uzbek billionaire Alisher Usmanov increases his stake in Arsenal to over 29%, raising doubts over a complete takeover by Stan Kroenke. Chinese Taipei FA chief wants his nation to be in FIFA’s top 100 by 2019. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports.

22/2/2011 Revenues generated by Real Madrid and Barcelona have helped propel the Spanish Primera Division to the top of the rankings in a new European football merchandising report… Three Somali footballers are among the victims of a suicide car bombing in the country’s capital.

30/9/2010 West Ham United today submitted its bid to take over the 2012 Olympic Stadium, with vice chairman Karren Brady touting the proposal as “the only bid that can deliver London’s legacy commitment to the International Olympic Committee”. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports