FIFA and FIFPro have today concluded a wide-ranging six-year cooperation agreement to strengthen relationships between the two organisations and improve the governance of professional football worldwide. Additionally, an accord has been reached between FIFA, FIFPro, the European Club Association and the World Leagues Forum under the umbrella of FIFA’s newly formed Football Stakeholders Committee, which 

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Oct. 9 – CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb praises UEFA for suspending Italian federation president Carlo Tavecchio for his racist “banana eaters” remarks… Rummenigge raises concerns over FIFA’s third-party ownership ban. Christian Radnedge reports from the Leaders Sport Summit.

Sept. 9 – European clubs will take some persuading to back Sepp Blatter’s plan to switch 2022 World Cup to winter… Michel Platini talks financial fair play, third-party ownership at ECA general assembly… UEFA to redistribute 24 million Euros of withheld prize money. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.

Feb. 5 – European Club Association backs UEFA’s club competition model at general assembly in Doha… Qatar 2022 chief Hassan Al Thawadi presents World Cup plans to members… No unanimity among ECA Members about ban on third-party ownership of players’ economic rights. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.