May 29 – Australia are the first of the 31 foreign teams to land in Brazil for the World Cup. The worst-ranked team at the tournament is in one of the toughest groups.
August 27 – Socceroos captain Lucas Neill becomes chief ambassador for the 2015 Asian Cup, as organisers mark the 500-day countdown to the biggest football tournament to be held in Australia.
June 21 – Chelsea FC to wear adidas through 2023 … Big Cola adds Malaysia, Myanmar to FA deal … Socceroos seek new naming rights partner … More inside this week’s edition of The Football Sponsorship Column …
10/1/2011 World Football INSIDER rounds up the 10 things you need to know about the global football business today.
11/8/2010 Jaguar Land Rover is supplying four Range Rovers, one Discovery 4 and four Jaguar XJs for the FIFA inspection of England’s 2018 World Cup bid in two weeks time… Youth development challenges for new Socceroos boss Holger Osieck.
21/6/2010 Arsenal boss says the weight of expectation on some of the World Cup’s biggest contenders is causing them to underperform… Fears over terrorist attack alleviated following explosion near Soccer City… Socceroos fans show their frustration. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports from Johannesburg.
1/6/10 With just ten days to go before the big kick off, World Football Insider continues its World Cup preview with profiles of Germany and Australia.
24/5/2010 World Football Insider rounds up the 10 things you need to know about the global football business today.
8/1/2010 Bid CEO Ben Buckley tells World Football Insider the results of a major survey of Australian sports fans is further evidence of the country’s growing passion for football.