Sept. 6 – FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke says a successful bid to host the U-17 World Cup in 2017 would provide a massive boost for Indian football. “India is a priority for us,” he says. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Feb. 14 – FIFA dealt a blow after a Brazilian congressional commission postpones vote on controversial World Cup bill… Blatter visit to India set to provide a major boost to nation’s chances of hosting the U-17 World Cup… Issa Hayatou gets backing to serve another four years as head of African football. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
18/12/10 The MLS Chicago Fire seek a shirt sponsor… England 2018 bid backer considers suing FIFA over lost investment… Man United’s owners eye world-record kit deal with Nike… Guardiola defends Barcelona shirt deal… MP and Silva will distribute international rights for Arsenal’s Emirates Cup. More inside… INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
22/2/2010 World Football Insider rounds up the 10 things you need to know about the global football business today.