(WFI) A witness in corruption trial of FIFA execs says a $1 million bribe was given for Qatar World Cup vote.
Jul. 31 – Julio Grondona was president of the Argentine Football Federation and had served in that role since 1979.
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 …
Jan. 10 – Three journalists specialising in investigating FIFA corruption reject invitation to work with the governing body’s Independent Governance Committee on its reform programme… Football Supporters Europe also turns down opportunity to sit on FIFA committee. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Oct. 19 – Despite allegations of money laundering, FIFA vice-president Julio Grondona wins a record ninth term as Argentine FA president… FIFA ethics official Damaseb hits back at Jack Warner “gifts” slur… Prince Ali gets GOAL Bureau role… Former Oceania football boss ends football exile. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Sept. 30 – Argentine football boss expected to be challenged by Velez Sarsfield owner in upcoming FA elections… CAF approves new marketing deal… AFC aims to improve Qatari football ahead of World Cup… Barca delegation bound for ASPIRE4SPORT conference. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
April 8 – Japanese football chiefs are reconsidering their earlier decision to pull out of the Copa America… Syria suspends its domestic league in response to growing political unrest… Egyptian football resumes next week… Six-team US Women’s Professional Soccer league kicks off its third season this weekend.