March 27 – English Premier League clubs will share more than $1.5bn of their record British TV rights deal with the lower leagues and grassroots football.
October 15 – Bundesliga inks five-year broadcasting deal with Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox in bid to grow global appeal… FIFA hands life bans to 14 El Salvador internationals. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
August 15 – World Football INSIDER rounds up the latest football business news.
July 11 – The first batch of Premier League matches to be broadcast live in the UK by BSkyB and BT Sport have been announced. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
April 4 – Polish police are yet to update a proposed database of hooligans barred from attending Euro 2012, now just two months away… UEFA announces TV rights deals in China, Vietnam, Philippines, Australia and more. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
March 28 – UEFA may choose not to adopt goal-line technology – even if the system is approved for world football by FIFA, secretary general Gianni Infantino said at the Soccerex European Forum today. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports from Manchester.
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.
Oct. 18 – UEFA announces spate of Champions League and Europa League rights deals in Greece, Brazil, Portugal as well as the UK.
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.