(WFI) FIFA investigates empty seats in World Cup stadium despite selling almost all tickets.
June 7 – The WFI Podcast returns with some discussion on Lionel Messi, Hope Solo and the 2026 race and Leroy Sane’s absence from the World Cup.
(WFI) The Egyptian star is in Spain recovering from a shoulder injury suffered in the Champions League final.
(WFI) Women’s U-17 event in Managua is called off due to violent clashes in the Nicaraguan capital.
(WFI) Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay give more details of their joint bid for the Centennial World Cup.
Oct. 25 – Uruguay, hosts of the first World Cup in 1930, could be a co-host for 100th anniversary of the tournament. Gerard Farek reports.
March 29 – Gianni Infantino backs 2030 World Cup bid from Argentina and Uruguay and seeks assurances about CONMEBOL reforms… FIFA chief “saddened” by suicide attack at Iraqi stadium.
Jan. 14 – Anti-gay chants by fans lead to fines for six football associations. Kevin Nutley reports.
July 14 – FIFA blocks Barcelona from publicly presenting their new $128 million signing Luis Suarez due to his four-month ban from all football-related activities.
July 11 – Liverpool sell Luis Suarez, the disgraced Uruguay striker at the centre of the World Cup’s biggest controversy, to Barcelona for $128 million… FIFA’s Jim Boyce wants divers sent off… Argentine FA sanctioned. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.