25/1/2011 Former Manchester City chairman David Bernstein is voted in as the new chairman of the Football Association. The FA Council endorsed the appointment of the 67-year-old at a meeting today. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
15/12/10 Nic Coward is leaving the British Horseracing Authority to join the league in the second quarter of 2011. He will be responsible for managing relationships with the FA, Football League, UEFA and FIFA.
4/10/2010 World Football Insider rounds up the 10 things you need to know about the global football business today.
26/8/2010 Leaders of the nine bids vying to host the 2018 or 2022 World Cup will ramp up their lobbying efforts at a conference at Chelsea FC in October… IOC president Jacques Rogge wants the world’s footballing powers to play at the 2014 Youth Olympics… Premier League launches new quality standard for fans
25/8/2010 Premier League CEO Richard Scudamore hails new research showing the EPL’s fastest growing fanbase demographics are women and ethnic minorities… Kick It Out campaign tells INSIDER there’s still work to be done to make black and minority ethnic groups feel more welcome in English football stadia. James Corbett reports.
4/8/2010 English Premier League announces a $591 million funding package for the Football League in solidarity and parachute payments to its 72 clubs… Football League approves new regulations including transparency of ownership rules.
The full scale of Portsmouth’s debt crisis has been revealed by the club’s joint administrator, Andrew Andronikou, who reports that the club’s debts stand at £105 million – nearly £50 million more than previously estimated… EPL ceo Richard Scudamore describes suggestions that the league should bail out the club as a “crazy idea”.
31/3/2010 The Premier League slams media regulator Ofcom saying today’s ruling forcing BskyB to sell its sports channels to rivals at a discount is “misconceived and unjustified” and will hit investment in players and facilities at all levels.
8/2/2010 World Football Insider rounds up the 10 things you need to know about the global football business today.
15/2/2010 English Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore is investigating the viability of a play-off system to determine which club will assume its fourth and final UEFA Champions League place… Proposals receive a mixed response among fans. (Getty Images)