(WFI) Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with FIFA president Gianni Infantino ahead of next month’s FIFA Confederations Cup.
June 1 – 2018 World Cup volunteer program launch in Moscow today provides welcome respite for FIFA president Gianni Infantino in wake of allegations he plotted to sack audit and compliance chief Domenico Scala over “insulting” salary offer.
Dec.18 – Blatter’s legal team say he “looks forward to a decision in his favour” after FIFA ethics hearing… Putin says Blatter deserves Nobel Peace Prize… Interim FIFA leaders talk up reforms. Mark Bisson reports.
July 27 – Preliminary draw for the Russia 2018 World Cup has thrown up some tantalising ties, with defending champions Germany set for comfortable qualification.
May 28 – Sepp Blatter tells his UEFA chief Michel Platini he will not step down as pressure mounts on the embattled Swiss… Vladimir Putin backs Blatter and says the U.S. is out to derail Russia 2018 World Cup. Mark Bisson reports.
August 13 – Russia 2018 chief Alexey Sorokin says the World Cup is “not a stage for various views… not for Nazis, not for any other ways of life”. More in this exclusive interview with World Football INSIDER editor Mark Bisson.
June 27 – FIFPro chief Theo van Seggelen suggests state influence in Sergei Fursenko’s resignation… FIFA vice president Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein “appalled” by attacks that killed nine young footballers in Iraq… Russia, Spain charged by UEFA over alleged racist chants. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports
May 9 – INSIDER editor Mark Bisson rounds up the ten things you need to know about the global football business today.
March 21 – INSIDER editor Mark Bisson rounds up the 10 things you need to know about the global football business today.
24/1/2011 World Football INSIDER rounds up the 10 things you need to know about the global football business today.