Mar. 5 – Also: Kosovo gets set for debut on international stage.
July 8 – World Football INSIDER looks ahead to the key events in the global football business.
June 21 – Despite protests, FIFA says it’s yet to consider cancelling the 2013 Confederations Cup … FIFA “very happy” with U-20 World Cup security in Turkey … More inside this Newsdesk …
June 18 – FIFA director of security Ralf Mutschke claims the U-20 World Cup in Turkey kicking off on Friday will not be adversely impacted by the ongoing protests in Istanbul. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
June 12 – U-20 World Cup to kick off as planned despite Istanbul riots … FIFA fines Zambia over fan behavior … Bloomberg Sports launches “Power Football 50” … More inside this Newsdesk …
March 26 – Turkish sports minister Suat Kilic tells World Football INSIDER that the FIFA U-20 World Cup this summer will elevate the country’s Olympic ambitions. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Istanbul
Aug. 18 – Brazil are on course to win their fifth U-20 World Cup title, while Portugal are hoping to break records in Saturday’s final… Workers revamping Rio’s Maracana stadium for the 2014 World Cup have gone on strike… Poland and Ukraine are set to simplify the visa regime between the two countries for Euro 2012. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Aug. 12 – INSIDER rounds up the latest global football business news – Olympiakos Volos ousted from Europa League by UEFA … Top players in Spain threaten strike over wage guarantees … Quarterfinals set at FIFA U-20 World Cup.
Aug. 2 – INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson rounds up the latest global football business news – FIFA president says timing of 2022 World Cup totally up to hosts… Colombia tops France as FIFA U-20 World Cup gets underway… Emirates signs five-year sponsorship deal with Real Madrid.
21/10/09 FIFA president Sepp Blatter tours the Ferenc Puskas Football Academy near Budapest before announcing a new award named after the Hungarian football legend to celebrate the “most beautiful goal of the year”. Blatter spoke with Ferenc’s widow Erzsebet Puskas at the academy.