(WFI) Neymar is trying to be fully fit for Brazil’s next game against Costa Rica on Friday.
(WFI) A Swiss tribunal freezes the Peru’s captain ban despite testing positive for a cocaine metabolite.
Sept. 28 – Qatar 2022 World Cup will be played over 28 days in November and December… FIFA Code of Ethics changes coming… No obligation for clubs to release players for men’s Rio 2016 Olympic tournament.
July 13 – 28 counts of money laundering have been found in connection to the 2018 and 2022 World Cups… Ex-CONCACAF boss Jeffrey Webb possibly extradited to the United States by week’s end.
(WFI) The Swiss investigation into FIFA has evidence of 53 suspicious banking relations reported by Swiss banks.
June 17 – US legal expert Michael Buckner spoke with Ed Hula, managing editor of World Football INSIDER, about what’s next for the top FIFA officials not indicted by US authorities, including embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter.
June 16 – US law firm president Michael Buckner says the FIFA officials indicted on racketeering charges could serve jail sentences as long as 20 years if they are convicted.
May 16 – Football’s governing body says its president “did not question” Qatar’s ability to host the World Cup when he called the decision to award the 2022 event to Qatar”a mistake”.
October 17 – Switzerland and Belgium shake up World Cup seedings as players, coaches, and fans continue the countdown to Brazil 2014… Players and critics defend Roy Hodgson’s “misunderstood” joke… UAE hopes to stage successful FIFA U-17 World Cup. By INSIDER’s Nicole Bennett
June 24 – A dozen countries will vie for Asia’s berths at the London 2012 men’s Olympic football tournament, while Spain and Switzerland have already punched their tickets… INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.