Most Important Stories: North American and Asian confederations stop short of endorsing World Cup biennial; Italian clubs in tax break; FIFA withstands legal threat to agent reforms; Bayern honorary president takes aim at Barca

14 September 2021

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James Corbett, Senior Correspondent corbett@offthepitch.com

1. North American and Asian confederations stop short of endorsing World Cup biennial

Confederation of African Football (CAF), CONCACAF and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have issued lengthy statements welcoming FIFA’s ongoing consultation into the international football calendar, but have stopped short of offering endorsements for proposals for a World Cup every two years.

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