August 29 – FIFA task force aimed at improving the situation for football players in Palestine will hold its first meeting on Tuesday… UEFA says all losing teams in Europa League play-offs will enter a draw on Friday to decide who replaces banned Fenerbahce in the group stage.
August 29 – Tottenham’s Gareth Bale close to sealing his dream move to Real Madrid, but Carlo Ancelotti won’t take command of Welshman until Sept. 11… UEFA bans Fenerbahce for match-fixing… Moroccan international gets provisional suspension… More inside.
August 26 – FIFA draw for U-17 World Cup UAE in Abu Dhabi… Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt meets FIFA president Sepp Blatter… CAS rules on Fenerbahce and Besiktas… Milestone for 2015 Australia Asian Cup.
July 16 – UEFA rejects appeals by Fenerbahce and Besiktas to overturn bans from European competition… Lebanese ref involved in match-fixing sex scandal says he was shown how to fix a game on YouTube. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
June 25 – Fenerbahce are banned from the 2013/2014 Champions League and Besiktas from the 2013/14 Europa League, UEFA has announced. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
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.
July 4 – Fenerbahce could be stripped of their championship title and relegated from the Turkish top-flight as allegations of match-fixing plunge Turkish football into crisis. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.