Oct. 9 – CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb praises UEFA for suspending Italian federation president Carlo Tavecchio for his racist “banana eaters” remarks… Rummenigge raises concerns over FIFA’s third-party ownership ban. Christian Radnedge reports from the Leaders Sport Summit.

Sept. 9 – European clubs will take some persuading to back Sepp Blatter’s plan to switch 2022 World Cup to winter… Michel Platini talks financial fair play, third-party ownership at ECA general assembly… UEFA to redistribute 24 million Euros of withheld prize money. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.

Feb. 5 – European Club Association backs UEFA’s club competition model at general assembly in Doha… Qatar 2022 chief Hassan Al Thawadi presents World Cup plans to members… No unanimity among ECA Members about ban on third-party ownership of players’ economic rights. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.

July 2 – Michel Platini says the success of Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine has vindicated UEFA’s decision to take the tournament to Eastern Europe for the first time… Plan floated to take Euro 2020 to “12 or 13 cities” across Europe… 580 clubs to benefit from distribution of payments from Euro 2012. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.