Aug. 12 – Premier League CEO Richard Scudamore tells INSIDER he is hoping for the best ever season in the league’s 20th year… He also talks about the impact of the London riots on the EPL’s global image and growth of the league in emerging economies. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports.
Aug. 11 – Tottenham Hotspur’s match against Everton is called off after the London riots that triggered copycat violence across other English cities. But Premier League chiefs say the other nine fixtures will go ahead as planned. Football League bosses say their games are unaffected. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Aug. 9 – As rioting continues in the British capital, Olympics minister Hugh Robertson tells INSIDER the cancellation of England’s friendly with the Netherlands is a precaution specific to the sport of football … Reaction from English FA and players as well … INSIDER’s Mark Bisson and Christian Radnedge report.