Aug. 12 – U.S. Soccer signs first-ever solar sponsor… English Premier League promotes youth football with pair of initiatives… Blackburn Rovers give away shirt fronts for free… Women’s Professional Soccer goes 3-D. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.

Aug. 11 – Tottenham Hotspur’s match against Everton is called off after the London riots that triggered copycat violence across other English cities. But Premier League chiefs say the other nine fixtures will go ahead as planned. Football League bosses say their games are unaffected. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.

July 29 – A British parliamentary report says major changes are needed in the governance of football in England to address financial instability and levels of debt… Culture, media and sport committee is hopeful that UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rules will cut reckless spending in Premier League and Football League. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.