March 12 – The AFC is the first confederation to begin qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Twelve of the continent’s national teams kick off their campaigns on Thursday.
May 28 – The top U.S. investigate body works toward curbing World Cup violence … India’s football association seeks sponsors for its Club World Cup bid.
Feb. 26 – Wembley adds EE as lead sponsor … Bangalore hopes to host the U-17 World Cup … New statue at Emirates Stadium
Jan. 16 – CONCACAF introduces procedure for handling in-stadium racism … FIFA announces World Cup referee teams … Sony SIX wins Indian broadcast rights.
October 23 – Manchester United explore safe standing area in Old Trafford… UEFA punishes two clubs for racism with stadium bans … Orlando close to MLS franchise … New pitch for Delhi stadium. INSIDER’s Nick Devlin reports.
July 30 – Russia coach Fabio Capello says England look “tired” when the big tournaments come around… Dinamo Zagreb slapped with UEFA sanction for fan conduct… Kick It Out app aims to curb racism… Sony SIX brings SPFL to India…More inside
June 13 – Russian PM briefs Cabinet on tournament costs … Away fans barred from Argentine football … Indian government gives go-ahead for U-17 World Cup bid … More inside this Newsdesk …
Jan. 30 – Argentine FA boss to step down in 2015 … MPs call out English FA, Premier League … China chooses new football chief … Indian league flops … More inside this News from the FAs …
Sept. 5 – FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke’s globetrotting continues this week with a trip to India. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Jan. 17 – Italy’s 2006 World Cup-winning captain Fabio Cannavaro, former Arsenal winger Robert Pires and ex-Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler are the biggest stars up for auction ahead of a new Indian football competition kicking off next month. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.