Aug. 11 – Tottenham Hotspur’s match against Everton is called off after the London riots that triggered copycat violence across other English cities. But Premier League chiefs say the other nine fixtures will go ahead as planned. Football League bosses say their games are unaffected. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
2/11/2010 FIFA president Sepp Blatter congratulates Brazil’s newly elected president Dilma Rousseff and says the 2014 World Cup can trigger major long-term benefits for the country under her leadership… Soccerex expands broadcast schedule… More inside.
17/6/10 FIFA says it is engaged in “very good” dialogue with UK broadcaster ITV, over ticketing scandal linked to Bavaria beer company ambush stunt… Modifications to transport plans; contingency promised in case of power-worker strike… Cahill ban confirmed, but no action will be taken after Diego Maradona’s incendiary comments. James Corbett reports from Soccer City.
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.