By Andrew Warshaw November 8 - Secret documentation obtained by Insideworldfootball appears to contradict the assertion of a senior German 2006 World Cup official that no financial inducements were paid to land the tournament.
By David Owen November 9 - Justin Trudeau, the new Canadian Prime Minister, may not be a soccer fan, but he has reason to be thankful for the economic boost that the sport has given the country in recent times.
By Mark Baber November 9 - Football Federation Australia has announced the launch of the Football Cares initiative which aims to raise donations for UNHCR's programmes to support displaced Syrians - both domestically and internationally.
By Samindra Kunti November 9 - The Dutch FA KNVB is considering possible legal steps against FIFA after Sepp Blatter's controversial revelation that Russia was awarded the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a fixed agreement. The KNVB have contacted their Belgian counterparts for consultation.
By Andrew Warshaw November 9 - The English Football Association has written to FIFA demanding answers to "important questions", following Sepp Blatter's revelation that a pre-arranged pact was made to hand the 2018 World Cup to Russia before the vote.
November 8 - One of Europe's most famous derbies was played out in front of thousands of empty seats on Sunday as fans of both Roma and Lazio boycotted the game in protest over increased security measures at the Olympic Stadium.
By Andrew Warshaw November 6 - The leader of Palestinian football has accused Saudi Arabia of playing politics and pulling rank after his country was ordered to play a vital forthcoming World Cup qualifier on neutral ground instead of on home soil.
By Mark Baber November 6 - The Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) has officially launched the 2016 edition of the COSAFA Cup with the announcement that Castle Lager will return as title sponsor of the tournament for the next five years.
November 6 - Real Madrid's French international striker Karim Benzema has been placed under formal investigation in connection with a sex tape blackmail plot according to French reports - but his club are standing by him.
By Tom Parsons November 6 - Manchester City have unveiled their first ever annual Christmas photo which stars first team players such as Joe Hart and Jesus Navas as well as former Manchester City player and local legend Mike Summerbee.