Sept. 4 – Nike to replace Umbro as England’s new kit supplier from next spring, the English FA announces… Official match ball for the Brazil World Cup is dubbed the Brazuca… Nikolay Tolstykh is elected new head of the Russian Football Union. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
July 20 – Russia’s sports minister Vitaly Mutko has joined the country’s Premier League chief Sergei Pryadkin and politician Igor Lebedev in the race to become new president of the Russian FA… Zenit St. Petersburg kick off first autumn to spring Premier League season. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
June 14 – Russia’s football federation is to appeal UEFA sanctions handed down after its fans attacked stewards following the Euro 2012 match against Czech Republic… German and Portuguese FAs receive fines. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports
June 13 – UEFA issues a statement condemning the rioting between Polish and Russian fans in Warsaw last night. It is set to charge the Polish and Russian FAs after studying police reports… UEFA disciplinary panel to decide sanctions for Russian FA today over fan violence and racist abuse at Czech Republic match. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
4/2/2010 Russian FA president Sergei Fursenko will decide the future of Guus Hiddink and play a lead role in 2018 World Cup bid… Everton’s 14-year search for a new home may be over… Arsenal expand presence and fan base in China.