Dec. 15 – Man United join forces with the Western India Football Association to bring a coaching programme to Mumbai… FIFA invites bids for media rights to the 2018 and 2022 World Cups in 44 European territories… Australian FA appoints 2015 Asian Cup chief executive. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.

Oct. 27 – FIFA has sold TV rights contracts worth $1.85 billion for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups in the last week after inking deals with broadcasters in Australia, Canada, Caribbean and USA… Infront is appointed to distribute Asian broadcast rights in 26 territories. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.

August 24 – INSIDER rounds up the latest global football business news – Fallout from match-fixing probe hits reigning Turkish champions … Fox Sports doubles down on UEFA action … Egypt to stage Africa’s first-ever U-23 Championship.