29/4/2010 South Africa World Cup organizers suffer a major blow with the news that Nelson Mandela is likely to miss the opening ceremony on June 11… Andrea Agnelli takes helm at Juventus… Hiddink promotes Holland-Belgium bid in Korea… New Zealand Football reveals surplus.

18/2/2010 Pep Guardiola believes the Middle East can host a spectacular World Cup… Dutchman Guus Hiddink will not take a team to this summer’s World Cup after inking a two-year contract with the Turkish Football Federation… Russia confirm Soccerex sponsorship.