June 26 – New Zealand’s football association has joined the English FA in withdrawing their bid to host the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Mar. 5 – Also: Kosovo gets set for debut on international stage.
Feb. 19 – The Premier League’s chief executive says there will be no return of standing areas, despite interest … Wellington Phoenix are looking for a new home. INSIDER’s Nick Devlin reports.
November 10 – Manchester United’s Museum wins award, MP & Silva partners with the Kuwait Football Association, New Zealand’s Ivan Vicelich remains positive after World Cup playoff withdrawal, and more in this week’s round-up of press releases.
September 13 – Belarus, France, and Russia named their bid cities for Euro 2020 … FIFA and WADA are teaming up … Cape Verde punished for ineligible player.
August 15 – World Football INSIDER rounds up the latest football business news.
April 5 – Budget covers 2018 World Cup costs but not construction or infrastructure expenses… Research by Dutch professional footballers’ association indicates preference for grass over artificial turf… New Zealand bound for women’s Olympic tournament. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
March 26 – New Zealand’s Oly Whites will represent Oceania at London 2012 after a tense 1-0 win over Fiji 1-0. They become the 13th team to qualify for the 16-nation men’s Olympic football event. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
March 18 – Japan’s national team will face top J.League players later this month in a charity match to benefit the areas hardest hit by last Friday’s quake. More from INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson in this report.
24/2/2011 FIFA president Sepp Blatter expresses support for New Zealand people affected by devastating earthquake… 2012 Olympics test for City of Coventry Stadium… Football venues confirmed for Rio 2016 Olympics. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.