Nov. 9 – The FIFA Ethics Committee calls for a lifetime ban for Rafael Callejas citing five ethics violations.
April 12 – Alfredo Hawit entered a guilty plea to four counts of corruption including racketeering, wire fraud and obstructing justice. Kevin Nutley reports.
Jan. 14 – Anti-gay chants by fans lead to fines for six football associations. Kevin Nutley reports.
September 9 – Players and coaches react to Mesut Ozil’s switch to Arsenal… Ozil speaks to the press for the first time since signing… Brazil’s revenue predictions for the World Cup… Teams count down to Brazil 2014.
July 30 – Spain’s Juan Mata will not add an Olympic football gold medal to his 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012 titles as his side crash out of the London 2012 football tournament. INSIDER’s Bob Mackin reports.
April 2 – Sony’s PlayStation brand extends its UEFA Champions League deal through 2015, becoming the fifth official partner for the period… Mexico and Honduras punch their tickets for London 2012, leaving only one place to be decided at the 16-nation tournament. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
10/6/2010 Chile, one of the most attractive sides in the competition, and Honduras, playing in their first finals since 1982, are the latest countries profiled in our 32-team guide to the World Cup.