June 3 – Gianni Infantino may face an ethics inquiry after reports in a German newspaper allege he ordered the deletion of a recording of the FIFA Council meeting in Mexico last month. Mark Bisson reports.
June 1 – 2018 World Cup volunteer program launch in Moscow today provides welcome respite for FIFA president Gianni Infantino in wake of allegations he plotted to sack audit and compliance chief Domenico Scala over “insulting” salary offer.
May 11 – FIFA unveils four-phase World Cup bidding process to elect 2026 hosts under efforts to prevent a repeat of bribery and corruption scandals that tarnished the 2018 and 2022 contest. Mark Bisson reports.
May 3 – UEFA today accepted Kosovo as a new member following a close vote and opposition from Serbia at its congress in Budapest… Florence Hardouin joins executive committee… UEFA presidential election plans discussed. Mark Bisson reports.
April 22 – FIFA president Gianni Infantino announces creation of committee to monitor conditions of workers building Qatar World Cup stadium projects. Mark Bisson reports.
“If my determination to restore football’s reputation was already very strong, it is now even stronger…”
March 29 – Gianni Infantino backs 2030 World Cup bid from Argentina and Uruguay and seeks assurances about CONMEBOL reforms… FIFA chief “saddened” by suicide attack at Iraqi stadium.
Dec. 30 – UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino believes January 2023 is still an option for the Qatar World Cup.
(WFI) UEFA gives the green light to a Nations League in a bid to turn meaningless international friendlies into more attractive ties… Tournament offers four qualifying places for Euro 2020. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Feb 24 – UEFA president Michel Platini defends the expanded format for Euro 2016 and restates his opposition to the ‘triple punishment’ system. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.