The Football Association is pleased to announce that Martin Glenn has been appointed as the organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer. Glenn, 54, is a veteran of industry and has built up a reputation for making well-loved British brands more dynamic, competitive and international in their reach. He will join The FA on 18 May, leaving
July 23 – Greg Dyke tells MPs the FA will not bid for any more FIFA events until president Sepp Blatter quits or is ousted… He compares FIFA Congress as “like something out of North Korea”, comments on Qatar 2022 and demands to see FIFA report on World Cup bidding corruption. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Feb. 28 – Nicolas Anelka’s controversial career in English football could be at an end after the West Bromwich Albion striker was banned for five games for his infamous “quenelle” gesture.
October 25 – Sepp Blatter says he wants Africa to be given more spots at the World Cup at the expense of European nations, a move that puts him on a collision course with UEFA chief Michel Platini. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
September 5 – Greg Dyke says English football is a “tanker that needs turning”, citing the detrimental impact of foreign imports on the England team’s prospects of success at the European Championships and World Cup. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
August 16 – On the eve of the new Premier League season, chief executive Richard Scudamore rejects claims that the league is not developing enough players to aid England’s quest for trophies. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
August 12 – The furore over a summer 2022 World Cup in Qatar shows no sign of abating after the Football Association’s new chairman Greg Dyke called for the tournament to be moved to winter… INSIDER republishes key points of the FIFA inspection report on Qatar. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
August 12 – World Football INSIDER looks ahead to the key events in the global football business.
March 21 – Greg Dyke, a former BBC director general and Manchester United director, is to succeed David Bernstein as the new FA chairman. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson 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.