Jan. 19 – David Beckham says he turned down “many offers from clubs around the world” before accepting a two-year extension with the L.A. Galaxy worth a reported $15 million.
Dec. 13 – Despite the corruption scandals that have plagued FIFA president Sepp Blatter this year, the Swiss is placed No. 19 in a newly published list of the “50 Most Influential People in the Sports Business”. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
31/3/2010 The Spain-Portugal 2018/2022 bid is stepping up its activities, with spokesman Miguel Galan telling World Football Insider: “We think we will win.”… Australia bid chief says AFL support not necessary as first sponsor is unveiled… AEG’s Tim Leiweke joins US bid. WFI editor Mark Bisson reports