June 30 – New FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura will make her first trip to 2018 World Cup hosts Russia next week.
June 14 – Russia will be booted out of Euro 2016 if there is any repeat of the hooliganism which marred their opening match with England, UEFA said today.
June 14 – Russian football’s hooliganism problem may be one of Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura’s top priorities when she takes up the post of FIFA secretary general on Monday.
June 13 – Russia and England could be kicked out of Euro 2016 if there is any more fan violence that has marred the opening days of the tournament. Mark Bisson reports.
July 8 – FIFA president promises to help Palestine overcome obstacles … Bills cracking down on match-fixing, hooliganism near law in Russia … More inside this Newsdesk …
April 10 – At least two of Brazil’s six stadiums for the 2013 Confederations Cup will miss FIFA’s April 15 delivery deadline … Anti-hooliganism bill passes lower house of Russia’s parliament … More inside this Newsdesk …
June 13 – UEFA issues a statement condemning the rioting between Polish and Russian fans in Warsaw last night. It is set to charge the Polish and Russian FAs after studying police reports… UEFA disciplinary panel to decide sanctions for Russian FA today over fan violence and racist abuse at Czech Republic match. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
March 15 – The head of the Egyptian Professional Footballers’ Association believes fans use of “social media” played a key role in triggering the football violence at Port Said that claimed the lives of 74 people. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports from the International Sport Security Conference in Doha.
Sept. 9 – The Russian Football Union introduces new strict rules to clamp down on bad behaviour among Russian football fans leading up to – and during – the 2018 FIFA World Cup. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
June 9 – UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino says European football’s governing body is working hand-in-hand with the Polish FA to eradicate hooliganism amid concerns that recent fan violence could be repeated at the Euro 2012 championships. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Warsaw.