Lausanne, 24 January 2017 – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed by the Football Association of Serbia (FAS) against the Union des Associations Européennes de Football (UEFA). FAS sought to annul a resolution passed at the UEFA Congress held in Budapest on 3 May 2016 in which the Football
May 13 – Also: Huge hike in cash handouts to FAs; Kuwait remains suspended; Kosovo, Gibraltar bring membership to 211 nations
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.
Sept. 22 – Frantisek Laurinec named UEFA’s envoy to Crimea… Former Belgian PM Yves Leterme appointed head of Club Financial Control Body… Kosovo membership to be considered in 2016.
Oct. 24 – UEFA awards Serbia a 3-0 win against Albania but deducted the three points and ordered its football federation to play the next two Euro 2016 qualifiers behind closed doors after the violence that forced last week’s match to be abandoned.
Feb. 6 – Football corruption case in Romania settled … Kosovo play first international friendly against Haiti.
Mar. 5 – Also: Kosovo gets set for debut on international stage.
November 1 – A round up of this week’s press releases from the global football business including FIFA sanctions British players, talks between Kosovo and Serbian FAs, and English FA bringing coaches to Oceania.