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.

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