November 17 – David Beckham’s (pictured) appearance in the MLS Cup Final on Sunday has sparked a late rush for tickets at Qwest Field in Seattle with organisers putting another 6,000 on sale.
November 16 – The Iraqi Football Association (IFA) has been disbanded by the country’s Olympic Committee because of alleged financial and administrative irregularities and the repeated delaying of internal elections.
By Duncan Mackay
November 14 – Jonathan Ford (pictured), a senior executive with Coca-Cola, has been offered the £100,000 a year job of chief executive of the Football Association of Wales (FAW).
November 9 – Carlos Bilardo (pictured) is planning to launch a challenge to become President of the Argentine Football Association (AFA) when Julio Grondona steps down, he announced today
November 8 – David Beckham (pictured) earned £10.7 million from personal sponsorship deals during his first full season with the Los Angeles Galaxy.
November 8 – Former champions Derry City have been stripped of their contract to compete in the League of Ireland Premier Division after a crisis meeting with the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) at Abbotstown this afternoon found the club to have held “secondary unofficial contracts with its players”.
November 6 – International sport’s top court today suspended a transfer ban imposed on Chelsea while it rules on a dispute over the signing of French youngster Gael Kakuta (pictured).
November 5 – Kosovo’s Football Association has met FIFA and UEFA in Zurich today to negotiate the country’s footballing future on the international stage.
By Tom Degun in London
November 4 – Show Racism the Red Card (SRtRC), the organisation dedicated to promoting anti-racist behaviour in both sport and society, have held a reception at London’s City Hall in order to mark the launch of their first office for London and the South East of England.
October 17 – Birmingham City’s new owners have been urged to try to persuade London 2012 to pick them to replace Villa Park to host football matches during the Olympics.
October 5 – Scotland manager Walter Smith (pictured) has reiterated his support for a British football team at the London Olympics in 2012 despite his own national association claiming they want nothing to do with it.
September 30 – The Football Association of Brunei Darussalam (BAFA) has been suspended by FIFA for Government interference in its affairs, it has been announced.
September 30 – Ireland’s Katie Taylor (pictured) said today that she plans to give up playing international football at the end of this season to concentrate on her preparations for London 2012, where women’s boxing will make its debut on the Olympic programme.
September 29 – Bryan Robson, the former England and Manchester United captain, has set his sights on leading Thailand’s team to the London 2012 Olympics after being appointed as the country’s new manager.
September 29 – FIFA officials will meet in Rio de Janeiro today to discuss possible changes on the age limit for players at the men’s Olympic football tournament at London 2012, the final of which is due to be held at Wembley.