Jan. 10. Former Germany midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger becomes the “most-high profile football figure” to announce he is gay… NBA star John Amaechi says football has a “toxic” approach towards homosexuality… Pressure grows on Man Utd boss David Moyes.

October 2 – Luis Suarez returns for Liverpool… Real Madrid lose against Atletico Madrid and fans “pine” for Mesut Ozil… David Moyes under pressure after his “damning assessment” of Manchester United’s performance last weekend.

(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.”