July 2 – Michel D’Hooghe withdraws his opposition to headscarves worn by Muslim female footballers… FIFA secretary general says Brazil is upping the pace on World Cup preparations… Fenerbahce president convicted in Turkish match-fixing scandal. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.

July 13 – UEFA is monitoring the widening Turkish match-fixing investigation but will wait for the country’s FA to deliver any evidence of corruption before deciding whether to ban clubs from European competition… Brazil in danger of being knocked out of Copa America championships.