1/3/2010 FIFA concern with pace of preparations for Brazil 2014 World Cup… CONMEBOL to finalize reform of its statutes to meet standards set by FIFA… Brazil will debut new shirt against Ireland at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium on Tuesday. Steve Esselink reports from Rio de Janeiro

6/1/2010 Brazilian sports minister insists government’s 2010 budget cuts will not impact 2014 World Cup preparations… Major League Soccer striker Landon Donovan says a work stoppage would do “real damage” to U.S. soccer… English Premier League seeks technology partner.