Jan. 6 – David Chung will stand unopposed for a second term as Oceania Football Confederation president at elections on Wednesday. INSIDER understands a proposal may be passed for Oceania to vote as a bloc to back Sepp Blatter’s re-election. Mark Bisson reports.
June 5 – The Oceania Football Confederation said today it will not be commenting on the Sunday Times’ expose on the Qatar World Cup until FIFA’s investigation is complete. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
May 11 – FIFA urges the English FA and The Sunday Times to come forward with evidence of bribery in the 2018/2022 World Cup bidding race following yesterday’s explosive allegations of corruption involving four more Ex-co members. CAF president says accusations are “pure invention”. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
5/2/2011 The challenges facing the new FA chairman, David Bernstein, will be laid bare next week, when a parliamentary inquiry into football governance opens in London. PLUS the week in review. With INSIDER’s James Corbett.
4/2/2011 Amos Adamu and Reynald Temarii, the FIFA Executive committee members caught out by the Sunday Times bungs sting, have had their appeals against their bans rejected by FIFA. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports.
17/1/2011 David Chung promises to promote “unity, solidarity and transparency” after being elected to succeed disgraced Reynald Temarii as head of the Oceania Football Confederation. OFC backs Sepp Blatter’s campaign to be re-elected FIFA president. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
14/1/2011 Disgraced FIFA executive committee members Amos Adamu and Reynald Temarii are both appealing the bans they received for their roles in the cash-for-votes World Cup bidding scandal.
11/1/2011 Three candidates will vie for the OFC presidency … MLS commissioner Don Garber says Miami’s return to Major League Soccer is nowhere on the horizon… New York Cosmos adds Cobi Jones to leadership team. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
23/12/10 Oceania to appoint a permanent replacement for Reynald Temarii, the ex-president banned by FIFA following the World Cup bribery investigation… CONCACAF’s Jack Warner to run Caribbean football for another four years… UEFA settles Italian TV rights… AFC’s Bin Hammam tells Iran: “Uplift your stadiums”. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
1/12/10 Australia’s World Cup bid is in real jeopardy after suspended OFC President Reynald Temarii confirmed that he is continuing with his bid to clear his name, thus ending the possibility of Oceania having a say in tomorrow’s vote to host the 2018 and 2022 finals… Iberia bid or England may also lose out in 2018 race.