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Soccer - 26 Jun 2001
Two days before the Extraordinary FIFA Congress, set to take place in Buenos Aires on 7 July, the FIFA Executive Committee will meet in the Argentine capital to discuss a series of major issues.
Soccer - 13 Jun 2001
Under the chairmanship of President Joseph S. Blatter, the FIFA Executive Committee met in Zurich today for an Extraordinary Meeting during which the majority of the 25 questions posed by UEFA President and FIFA Vice-President Lennart Johansson were answered. The FIFA President will respond to the remaining questions in writing by the end of this week.
Soccer - 07 Jun 2001
The FIFA Executive Committee will convene on Wednesday 13 June 2001 (and not as previously mentioned on 12 June) for an extraordinary meeting in which the FIFA situation after the bankruptcy of the ISMM/ISL group as well as other issues will be addressed.
Soccer - 05 Jun 2001
Last night's meeting of the Cosmos FC board resolved to move quickly and decisively to retain its position in next season's National Soccer League. 'We're still a member of Soccer Australia, and we're sure we won't be voted out by the other members', said Cosmos chairman Danny Moulis.
Soccer - 04 Jun 2001
A landmark decision by the Board of Soccer Australia to ensure the viability of the National Soccer League in the coming season and the future of soccer in this country was laid down today.
Soccer - 31 May 2001
In line with his open information policy, FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter has addressed a detailed letter concerning the adjudication of bankruptcy of the ISMM Group to the members of the FIFA Executive Committee and all national associations.
Soccer - 29 May 2001
As announced FIFA has today, Monday, brought charges at the examining magistrate's office in the canton of Zug in connection with the bankruptcy of the ISMM Group.
Soccer - 25 May 2001
The FIFA Finance Committee, under the chairmanship of FIFA Vice-President Julio Grondona (Argentina), met today in Zurich in order to evaluate the current financial situation after the termination of the contracts with the ISMM Group, the return of the marketing rights to FIFA, and the adjudication of bankruptcy proceedings on the ISMM Group.
Soccer - 17 May 2001
On Thursday 17 May 2001, potential investor Vivendi informed FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter that the company would not proceed with the takeover of FIFA marketing partner ISL/ISMM.
Soccer - 04 May 2001
FOX Sports Latin America, the pay television sports network that transmits to all Spanish-speaking Latin America 24 hours a day, seven days a week, has announced the renewal of its exclusive Mexican Soccer League rights for cable and satellite distribution in Mexico and the rest of Latin America.
Soccer - 03 May 2001
'It is true that we are in very early stage discussions with Wimbledon Football Club about a possible merger. It is not helpful that the news has leaked as we were intent on exploring the opportunity in a sensible and controlled manner which included sending a letter to all season ticket holders, club members, and shareholders asking them of their opinion and whether the proposal is worth pursuing.
Soccer - 03 May 2001
Following today’s story in the Sun, Charles Koppel, the Chairman of Wimbledon Football Club said:
Soccer - 01 May 2001
The Judiciary Commission of the canton of Zug (Switzerland), acting as a body of appeal in bankruptcy cases, today (1 May 2001) complied with the appeal to defer adjudication of bankruptcy lodged by the ISMM Group.
Soccer - 01 May 2001
Barclaycard has landed the global sponsorship of the F.A. Premier League, from the start of next season the competition will be known as the F.A. Barclaycard Premiership.
Soccer - 18 Apr 2001
Meeting today under the chairmanship of President Joseph S. Blatter, the FIFA Emergency Committee received detailed financial and legal information regarding the current financial difficulties experienced by the ISMM/ISL Group, FIFA's partner in exploiting marketing rights and some of the television rights for the 2002 and 2006 FIFA World Cup(tm). The Committee also reviewed FIFA's situation in this connection as well as its immediate and medium-term options.
Soccer - 17 Apr 2001
Sar-an International, the leading Turkish sports marketing company, has acquired the exclusive worldwide TV rights (outside of the league) of the Genclerbirligi Football Club for a period of 5 years.
Soccer - 12 Apr 2001
The ISMM Group, FIFA's partner in exploiting marketing rights and some of the television rights for the 2002 and 2006 FIFA World Cup(tm) has informed FIFA that the judge responsible at the bankruptcy court in the Canton of Zug had rejected its petition for a delay in proceedings at 14.00 hours on 10 April 2001 and had initiated bankruptcy proceedings against it as petitioner.
Soccer - 05 Apr 2001
John Fender, chairman of Premier League soccer club Newcastle United has announced the club's interim results for the six months ended January 31 and has shown an increase in turnover of by 15% to £32.2m.
Soccer - 03 Apr 2001
The Board of Cosmos FC has this morning expressed its outrage and disbelief at the decision of Soccer Australia not to consider the club to be a 'going concern'. The announcement, which will immediately be appealed by the club to an independent tribunal within Soccer Australia, is inexplicable and unexplained.
Soccer - 27 Mar 2001
Leicester City Plc has announced a pre-tax profit of £1.1 million for the six months ended on January 31 2001.
Soccer - 06 Mar 2001
Philips Electronics China Group on Tuesday signed a multi-million dollar, four-year agreement to be a presenting sponsor of the Chinese Football Association’s flagship Team China programme.
Soccer - 06 Mar 2001
Principles for the amendment of FIFA rules regarding international transfers.
Soccer - 22 Feb 2001
Following a meeting today the F.A. Premier League Clubs unanimously approved the sale of their international audio-visual rights for a total of £178m over a period of three years commencing with the 2001-02 season.
Soccer - 14 Feb 2001
Scotland is one of just eight European nations to have been chosen by UEFA to launch a pilot programme for club licensing.
Soccer - 14 Feb 2001
Chairman's Statement: In the first six months of this financial year we have made good progress in implementing the strategy outlined at the AGM. First, on the football field, the team sits on top of the Scottish Premier League, remains in contention in both domestic cup competitions and continues to perform consistently at a high standard.
Soccer - 06 Feb 2001
ISL Worldwide, an ISMM Group company, has announced today that Fuji Xerox has agreed to become an Official Partner of the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan. Fuji Xerox will participate in making the event a success by assisting both the international media and the Organising Committees (KOWOC and JAWOC) through the provision of products for document creation and publishing, such as printers, copying machines and faxes.
Soccer - 19 Jan 2001
Carling Pulls Out of Premiership Re-Negotiations
Soccer - 16 Jan 2001
Euro 2000 Reports Profits of Euros 18m
Soccer - 20 Dec 2000
DirecTV in $400m Latin American World Cup TV Rights Deal
Soccer - 14 Dec 2000
Football Expo Confirms Guest Speakers <br><br>
Soccer - 08 Dec 2000
Football Expo Tackles Transfer Crisis and Hooliganism
Soccer - 07 Dec 2000
Football Expo Offers Discounts for Early Registrants
Soccer - 07 Dec 2000
Canadian Soccer Association Forms New League Committee
Soccer - 04 Dec 2000
European Super League Proposal a Bluff, Says Report
Soccer - 27 Nov 2000
Global Sportnet to Market Juventus' European Rights
Soccer - 22 Nov 2000
Football Confederation Introduces Two New Club Competitions
Soccer - 02 Nov 2000
Leicester City Announces Financial Results
Soccer - 31 Oct 2000
Soccer Authorities' 'Negotiation Document' Unveiled
Soccer - 27 Oct 2000
Football Authorities Draft Transfer Proposals for Brussels
Soccer - 26 Oct 2000
Tottenham Hotspur Reports Annual Financial Results
Soccer - 25 Oct 2000
Korea Telekom Becomes Official Partner of 2002 Fifa World Cup
Soccer - 23 Oct 2000
Newcastle United's Financial Results
Soccer - 18 Oct 2000
NTL and Premier League Fail to Agree Pay-Per-View Deal
Soccer - 17 Oct 2000
Bates: 'Chelsea's BSkyB Deal More Important than Money'
Soccer - 04 Oct 2000
Blatter Convenes Meeting to Discuss Transfer System
Soccer - 20 Sep 2000
Fifa Schedules Further Transfer System Talks
Soccer - 18 Sep 2000
ISL Signs 15-Year Deal with Brazil's Grêmio
Soccer - 11 Sep 2000
Webcasting Deal for Fox Sports Latin America
Soccer - 07 Sep 2000
Adidas Sponsors Next Two Fifa World Cups
Soccer - 24 Aug 2000
Fifa's transfer system negotiations enter decisive phase<br><br>
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