Nov. 4 – FIFA president Sepp Blatter meets Iran president, attends U-17 World Cup final and holds talks with new Emir of Qatar to seek assurances about 2022 World Cup construction workers’ rights… Award for English FA centre… Record viewing for Asian Champions League final.
August 27 – World Football INSIDER rounds up the latest football business news.
May 13 – World Football INSIDER looks ahead to the key events in the global football business.
March 15 – The United Arab Emirates have qualified for the Olympics for the first time in their history after a thrilling 3-2 comeback win over Uzbekistan. Japan also secured a place at London 2012 on Wednesday night. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
June 27 – INSIDER rounds up the ten things you need to know about the global football business today.
May 27 – FIFA’s ongoing investigation into match fixing has revealed a rigging scheme was in play at a recent tournament in the United Arab Emirates… Premier League sets spate of new records… Bigger clubs fight smaller ones in Italy’s Serie A.
May 18 – UAE, host of the past two FIFA Club World Cups, will bid for 2013 and 2014 editions… Samurai Blue unable to field squad for South American championships… South African World Cup CEO confirms attendance at African summit. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
9/12/09 As the sixth edition of the tournament kicks off, FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke admits the competition is unlikely to be staged in Europe for some years to come.