Oct. 17 – Acting president of Asian Football Confederation accuses Mohamed Bin Hammam and his lawyer of “intimidatory tactics” in their quest to clear the Qatari’s name… FIFA secretary general says Brazil must speed up Confederations Cup construction. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.

Feb. 9 – Zhang Jilong says he’s ready and willing to take complete charge of the AFC.. FIFA extends worldwide sanction to 26 players, coaches and officials following match-fixing investigations… Ivory Coast and Zambia will meet in final of Africa Cup of Nations. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.

Dec. 23 – A nine-member normalisation committee appointed by FIFA will attempt to straighten out the Caribbean Football Union… More matches, arrests for Italian match-fixing investigation… China’s best-known referee admits rigging matches. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.

Dec. 7 – FBI investigates the year-old bid process that sent the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 finals to Qatar … FIFA-appointed governance expert Mark Pieth says he will not ignore FIFA’s past … More in this edition of INSIDER Digest.