Oct. 16 – Egyptian Football Association indefinitely delays season in wake of Feb. 1 stadium riots in Port Said… FIFA extends worldwide Nicaragua’s match-fixing sanctions against Armando Jose Collado Lanuza. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
March 15 – The head of the Egyptian Professional Footballers’ Association believes fans use of “social media” played a key role in triggering the football violence at Port Said that claimed the lives of 74 people. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports from the International Sport Security Conference in Doha.
Feb. 8 – South Sudan en route to becoming world football’s newest nation… Tottenham Hotspur boss and likely future England manager cleared of tax evasion… FIFA reverses qualifying result after Iraq fielded ineligible player… FIFA vice president Prince Ali takes cause to Philippines. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Feb 2 – FIFA president Sepp Blatter says the football violence in Egypt that left at least 74 fans dead and hundreds injured was “a black day for football” and should have been prevented. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Feb 1 – At least 74 fans are dead and more than 1,000 injured following Egypt’s worst ever football disaster. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.