(WFI) Qatar may have difficulty keeping the 2022 World Cup … Bayern’s Champions League defense begins this week … MLS play may be heading to the southeastern US.
July 24 – Juventus take home the biggest payout of 65.3m euros in UEFA allocation of 904.6m euros from 2012/13 Champions League. INSIDER’s Nick Devlin reports.
Feb. 16 – MasterCard will sponsor Champions League for another three seasons… Columbus Crew ink deal with America’s No. 1 men’s shaving cream brand… Indian corporations, groups and individuals looking for Euro 2012 hospitality now have a place to go. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Oct. 3 – Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff is set to continue World Cup crisis talks with FIFA soon following Monday’s ice-breaker with Jerome Valcke… UEFA awards Champions League rights in Greece… Qatar to host Iraqi “home” qualifiers for London 2012 and Brazil 2014. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Sept. 13 – FIFA tells INSIDER it’s monitoring Syria’s FA following the resignation of its board… UEFA unveils Champions League bonuses… Airport construction halted in Sao Paulo, knocking preparations for Brazil 2014. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Sept. 2 – Visa signs for Soccer United Marketing through 2014… Sony Ericsson says its UEFA Champions League sponsorship will be better leveraged this season… Hyundais a plenty for FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup… Everton and Bolton ink new deals.
May 25 – Incumbent only man left standing in messy Ghana FA presidential election… New look and website for China’s national and Olympic squads… UEFA warns of unauthorised ticket sales for Champions League final. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.