Dec. 17 – Officials in Italy say former AC Milan and Italian national team midfielder Gennaro Gattuso is the focus of an ongoing match-fixing probe.
Dec. 13 – UEFA Executive Committee hatches plan to curb match-fixing and gives its views on “triple punishment”… Former CNN sports presenter Pedro Pinto is named head of UEFA press relations with special responsibility for Michel Platini.
Nov. 25 – ‘You are not alone, Philippines’ will be the message on banners at each of the 16 UEFA Champions League games… FIFA chief Sepp Blatter set to attend AFC Annual Awards… FIFA disciplinary committee meets.
October 18 – Puma ends deal with South Africa amid scandal… Russian FA hammers out deal with natural gas company… Real Madrid open to selling stadium naming rights to offset renovation. INSIDER’s Nick Devlin reports.
October 15 – Bundesliga inks five-year broadcasting deal with Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox in bid to grow global appeal… FIFA hands life bans to 14 El Salvador internationals. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
(September 17, 2013) Issues like match fixing, and even “booze” according to one source, continue to tarnish football’s image…Roberto Martinez and David Moyes take confident steps as new managers…FIFA faces criticism for the potential “Qatar World Cup switch.”
August 30 – The controversy surrounding Qatar 2022 stirs up debate over the World Cup bidding process… Talk about Champions League draw and Wayne Rooney transfer saga… Match-fixing latest… More inside.
August 29 – FIFA task force aimed at improving the situation for football players in Palestine will hold its first meeting on Tuesday… UEFA says all losing teams in Europa League play-offs will enter a draw on Friday to decide who replaces banned Fenerbahce in the group stage.
August 29 – FIFA extends bans worldwide for players and match officials involved in match-fixing scandals following sanctions imposed by their confederations. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
August 26 – FIFA draw for U-17 World Cup UAE in Abu Dhabi… Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt meets FIFA president Sepp Blatter… CAS rules on Fenerbahce and Besiktas… Milestone for 2015 Australia Asian Cup.