AC Milan pulls out of next season’s Europa League in a deal reached with UEFA for violating Financial Fair Play rules. The Court of Arbitration for Sport announced the agreement on Friday. CAS had ruled previously that AC Milan was in breach of FFP rules over the previous three years for overspending on new players.
(WFI) Football’s governing entity wants to discuss a new format for the Club World Cup.
(WFI) Former Liverpool and Chelsea striker announces he is leaving Atletico at the end of the season.
April 5 – UEFA passed new statutes at its annual Congress, and comments from its president indicate no end in sight in row with the EPFL.
March 31 – European Club Association agreement with UEFA will see a record funding pot of euros 2.24bn ($2.4bn) per season distributed among Champions League and Europa League participants. Mark Bisson reports.
July 21 – Political tensions in Israel, Ukraine and Russia prompted rulings from the UEFA panel.
April 24 – Jerome Champagne says the rich are only getting richer in Europe, criticising UEFA in an open letter to FIFA’s 209 member federations. INSIDER’s Nick Devlin reports.
November 11, 2013 – BT Sport has acquired exclusive rights to air live UEFA Champions League and Europa League matches starting in 2015.
October 23 – Manchester United explore safe standing area in Old Trafford… UEFA punishes two clubs for racism with stadium bans … Orlando close to MLS franchise … New pitch for Delhi stadium. INSIDER’s Nick Devlin reports.
June 21 – World Football INSIDER rounds up the week’s press releases from the global football business.