Cardiff, Wales: 25 April: The Football Association of Wales [FAW] is delighted to confirm that it has submitted a bid for Cardiff to be chosen as one of the 13 host cities for the 2020 European Football Championships (“EURO 2020”). Cardiff’s 74,154 capacity Millennium Stadium – an award winning UEFA category 5 stadium – is
Dec. 5 – The Pacific Youth and Sports Conference continues… FIFA vice president Jim Boyce latest speaker announced for the 2014 Soccerex Global Convention… Dubai and Wales to host international sport conferences. More inside…
Nov. 20 – Pep Guardiola to speak at the Dubai International Sports Conference; United City Global Sports Summit continues today; Speakers added to Event Wales International Conference, and more details on the Pacific Youth and Sports Conference.
November 12 – Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola to speak at Dubai International Sports Conference… Cardiff City FC will have a large presence at the Event Wales International Conference… Aspire4Sport announces two conferences, and the Pacific Youth and Sports Conference partners with UNICEF…
August 9 – Manchester United teams with Kenyan finance company afb… Football Association of Wales strikes new deal with Vauxhall… Tire Pros hit the pitch in LA… More inside.
May 15 – Scotland, Wales and Ireland declare their interest in joining Turkey in the Euro 2020 bid contest, a move that will come as a huge relief to UEFA chief Michel Platini who was faced with gifting the tournament to the runners-up in the Euro 2016 race. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
June 21 – Despite long-running opposition from the football associations of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, the British Olympic Association claims to have reached agreement to field men’s and women’s teams at the London Olympics from all four home nations. Scottish, Welsh and Irish FAs react angrily. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
March 7 – Sepp Blatter says the South Africa World Cup was “the most splendid ever”. But the FIFA chief admits his scandal-hit organization faces challenges, as it emerged tonight that the Football Association is preparing to back Mohamed Bin Hammam for the FIFA presidency if the AFC boss decides to stand. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports.
11/1/2011 The Home International Championships may be reborn after the England team’s new sponsors, Vauxhall, today indicated their keenness to see the 127-year-old tournament revived. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports.
16/12/10 As UEFA president Michel Platini warns Ukraine that time is running out to complete its Euro 2012 preparations, the co-hosts announced today the opening date for the much-delayed Lviv stadium… Wales, Scotland, Ireland still opposed to fielding players for London 2012 football team. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.