March 17 - Former French international striker Nicolas Anelka faces an uncertain future following the latest development concerning his infamous 'quenelle' gesture that landed him with a five-match ban and a hefty fine from the English Football Association.
By David Owen March 15 – The top two tiers of English football are in discussions aimed at establishing "proportionate linkage" between their respective sets of financial sustainability rules, Premier League boss Richard Scudamore has revealed.
Public demonstration can be expected at the World Cup, it will not be a surprise if it happens, says FIFA general secretary Jérôme Valcke. Plans are in place to keep Brazil safe for visiting fans and to create a lasting World Cup legacy for the country.
FIFA is happy that Qatar 2022 is building landmark stadia and infrastructure, but general secretary Jérôme Valcke says that while the debate on the issues has moved on, the construction companies and the Qatari authorities must ensure there are no more deaths
By David Owen March 14 – The world's biggest football confederation by population covered and the football league with arguably the biggest international following have signed a mutual cooperation agreement.
The World Cup is more than just a football tournament, but FIFA general secretary Jérôme Valcke says that while FIFA can support change in a country there is limit to what it can do, FIFA is not the UN, FIFA is about football, "we don't tell a country its foreign policy"
By Andrew Warshaw March 14 - Twenty-four hours after being sensationally jailed for tax evasion, Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness relinquished his post today and announced he would not be appealing against the three-year, six month term that rocked German football.
By Jaroslaw Adamowski March 13 - Romania's Dinamo Bucharest has been put up for sale. Ionut Negoita, the football club's owner, is currently negotiating the sale of a majority share in Dinamo, which plays in Liga 1, the top tier of the country's professional football league.
March 14 - Budweiser has partnered with FOX Sports to activate its World Cup 2014 sponsorship with a series of football documentaries that will air in more than 55 countries as part of the beer company's World Cup campaign.
March 14 - Former France and Manchester United icon Eric Cantona has been arrested and cautioned on suspicion of common assault following an incident in north London on Wednesday, according to reports.
By Andrew Warshaw March 13 - Two days after his all-conquering club reached the last eight of the Champions League, humiliation was heaped on Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness when he was sensationally jailed for three years and six months for tax evasion.