May 30 – Also: Polish Lottery sponsoring three clubs … Bayern Munich gets stylish … Cristiano Ronaldo most marketable.
April 25 – UEFA president Michel Platini says no club will be excluded from European competition as part of the first round of financial fair play (FFP) sanctions… Euro 2020 bid dossiers due with UEFA today, with Scotland among bidders.
Sept. 26 – UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino says “we can’t rest on our laurels” in the wake of Euro 2012… UEFA agenda for Ex-Co meeting. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
July 18 – Russian FA confirms talks are ongoing but denies deal with Fabio Capello has been reached… Bayern Munich boss says Sepp Blatter’s credibility is running low… UEFA operations director Martin Kallen cites “outstanding tournament” and “great party”. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
July 3 – Scenes from Spain’s 4-0 thrashing of Italy to retain their European Championship title. Spain’s midfield maestro Andres Iniesta was named player of Euro 2012 by UEFA.
July 2 – Michel Platini says the success of Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine has vindicated UEFA’s decision to take the tournament to Eastern Europe for the first time… Plan floated to take Euro 2020 to “12 or 13 cities” across Europe… 580 clubs to benefit from distribution of payments from Euro 2012. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
June 26 – Scenes from the dramatic Euro 2012 quarter-finals: Italy’s penalty shootout win over England; Spain’s victory over France; Germany’s goal-fest against Greece; and Portugal’s win over Czech Republic.
June 20 – Israel will soon release Mahmud Sarsak in exchange for ending his hunger strike… Polish police tally 515 arrests so far since Euro 2012 kickoff… UEFA president says Euro 2016 will not suffer from expansion to 24 teams. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
June 19 – Russia’s World Cup CEO Alexey Sorokin tells World Football INSIDER that meetings with Euro 2012 organisers in Warsaw and Kharkiv will help boost preparations for the 2018 FIFA tournament… FIFA’s inspection tour of Russia 2018 candidate cities draws to a close. Mark Bisson reports
June 14 – Russia’s football federation is to appeal UEFA sanctions handed down after its fans attacked stewards following the Euro 2012 match against Czech Republic… German and Portuguese FAs receive fines. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports