Nov. 23 – Out with one Qatari brand, in with another on the shirts of FC Barcelona … Denizbank becomes latest Turkish sponsor to sign with Manchester United … Brazil 2014 secures penultimate National Supporter … More inside this edition of The Football Sponsorship Column …

July 2 – Michel D’Hooghe withdraws his opposition to headscarves worn by Muslim female footballers… FIFA secretary general says Brazil is upping the pace on World Cup preparations… Fenerbahce president convicted in Turkish match-fixing scandal. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.

May 10 – FIFA is a step closer to getting guarantees it needs from the Brazilian government to organise the World Cup after approval of a bill by the country’s senate… IOC chief Jacques Rogge says Turkey cannot host the Olympics and Euro 2020… Euro 2012 boycotts only damaging to football, he says. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.