Oct. 9 – English FA chief says British men won’t take the field at Rio 2016 Olympics… The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge open England’s new centre of excellence… Premier League clubs are raking in almost $200 million in shirt sponsorship revenue this season. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.

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.

Oct. 28 – BT to install network in England’s National Football Centre… Pakistani telecom company sponsors Manchester United… Borussia Dortmund lands Puma kit deal through at least 2020. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.