Sept. 26 – UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino says “we can’t rest on our laurels” in the wake of Euro 2012… UEFA agenda for Ex-Co meeting. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
June 19 – Russia’s World Cup CEO Alexey Sorokin tells World Football INSIDER that meetings with Euro 2012 organisers in Warsaw and Kharkiv will help boost preparations for the 2018 FIFA tournament… FIFA’s inspection tour of Russia 2018 candidate cities draws to a close. Mark Bisson reports
June 14 – Scenes from the opening week of Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine, including images from Germany’s 2-1 win over Holland and INSIDER photos of Warsaw’s stadium and fan zone.
June 13 – UEFA issues a statement condemning the rioting between Polish and Russian fans in Warsaw last night. It is set to charge the Polish and Russian FAs after studying police reports… UEFA disciplinary panel to decide sanctions for Russian FA today over fan violence and racist abuse at Czech Republic match. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
June 8 – A tasty starter – the dramatic Poland v Greece opener, a 1-1 draw featuring two sendings off and a saved penalty. The main course – Russia served up a terrific treat, taking the Czech Republic to the cleaners with a 4-1 win… Robert Lewandowski insists thoughts of Man Utd are not impacting his game. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Warsaw.
June 7 – Largest Euro 2012 fan park opened in Warsaw this evening, with thousands of revellers treated to a seven-hour concert in the Polish capital… England keeper says players won’t walk off over racist chanting… British government boycotts England matches INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Warsaw.
March 29 – The leading international leagues have teamed up to launch the World League Association. Board members include Premier League chairman Sir Dave Richards, FIFA Ex-Co member and Thai football boss Worawi Makudi and MLS Commissioner Don Garber… UEFA awards Euro 2012 ceremonies contract. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
March 8 – England ‘s caretaker manager Stuart Pearce has not travelled with a Football Association delegation to a UEFA workshop for Euro 2012 coaches in Warsaw. But INSIDER understands that his absence does not mean the FA have ruled out appointing him to take the reins at this summer’s championships. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Feb. 29 – UEFA chiefs and LOC leaders say they are tackling concerns over high hotel prices in Poland and Ukraine as they mark 100 days to go until the 16-team tournament kicks off. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Jan. 16 – Two years after his sudden departure from FIFA, former director of international relations Jerome Champagne weighs into the debate over the governance of the governing body… Valcke heads to Brazil to check on 2014 World Cup preparations… Lady Gaga concert will inaugurate Warsaw’s National Stadium. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.