Oct. 7 – Seven countries are bidding to replace Libya as host of African football’s 2017 showpiece.
Aug. 14 – W-League Champions Melbourne Victory renew two kit sponsorships, Scottish novelist Val McDermid to sponsor second division kits, Ghanaian Amputee Football Federation receives help to travel to 2014 Amputee World Cup.
June 23 – Ghana FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi is upset about accusations of match-fixing … FIFA could punish Germany over fan conduct at World Cup.
November 8, 2013 – Paris Saint-Germain is chowing down with McDonald’s … Manchester United has a deal with Unilever … The national team of Ghana adds a banking partner.
July 2 – World Football INSIDER rounds up the latest news on upcoming football business conferences.
Aug. 9 – As rioting continues in the British capital, Olympics minister Hugh Robertson tells INSIDER the cancellation of England’s friendly with the Netherlands is a precaution specific to the sport of football … Reaction from English FA and players as well … INSIDER’s Mark Bisson and Christian Radnedge report.
April 14 – FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s bid for re-election has been boosted by the election of Ghanian FA chief Kwesi Nyantakyi as interim president of the 16-member West African Football Union. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports.
15/7/10 Barcelona have eased their cashflow problems after securing a 155million euro loan… Everton manager David Moyes says that Australia should host the 2022 World Cup… Milovan Rajevac, coach of World Cup quarter finalists Ghana, wants to stay with the Black Stars… American Tom Glick appointed to the Football League board.
9/7/2010 Nelson Mandela will present the trophy to the world champions if he is fit enough to attend the final, FIFA president confirms… 10 nominees for Golden Ball award… FIFA rejects Ghanaian appeal for ‘penalty goal’ rule… Proud moment for English referee. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Johannesburg.
2/7/2010 Uruguay beat Ghana 4-2 on penalties to win a dramatic quarter-final at Soccer City. Asamoah Gyan could have settled the tie for the African side with the last kick of extra-time but missed the spot-kick that was awarded for a blatant handball by Luis Suarez. INSIDER editor Mark Bisson reports from Johannesburg.