December 29 - Global popularity can be a fickle friend when it comes to press coverage - just ask FIFA president Sepp Blatter. But it seems that Twitter popularity doesn't discriminate in quite the same way when it comes to building a global following.
December 29 - Houston Dynamo, of the MLS, has changed its game face with two big announcements in the run in to Christmas. Firstly, they secured Owen Coyle's services as Head Coach. Secondly, they have switched USL affiliates.
By Samindra Kunti December 29 - The Sultanate of Oman is set to become a majority shareholder in Belgian Jupiler Pro League club Mouscron-Peruwelz. As a result, French club Lille OSC will end its partnership with the Belgian club.
By Andrew Warshaw December 23 - Morocco's refusal to stage next month's Africa Cup of Nations is understood to have been behind Africa's most prominent FIFA officials embarrassingly snubbing last Saturday's Club World Cup final in Marrakesh. Several African members of FIFA's executive committee were conspicuous by their absence at FIFA's showpiece climax between Real Madrid and San Lorenzo.
By Andrew Warshaw December 23 - The president of Sierra Leone's football association has come out fighting against those she says are unlawfully plotting to force her out of office with an attempted coup.
By Mark Baber December 23 - Nothing succeeds like success and German Football Association (DFB) president, Wolfgang Niersbach has channeled the sense of triumph following his countries World Cup triumph, laying out an "ambitious" 10-year plan to keep Germany at the centre of world football.
December 23 - For the first time since the Port Said massacre in February 2012, when 74 Al Ahly fans were killed at a league match, the gates to club stadiums will be opened again to supporters for the second part of the Egyptian Premier League.
By Jaroslaw Adamowski December 23 – FC Hradec Kralove has unveiled plans to spend CZK 246 million (€9m) on modernising its stadium. The Czech club aims to launch the upgrade of the sports facility in 2016.
December 23 - FIFA has set the dates for the 2017 Confederations Cup in Russia and the 2018 World Cup. The governing body has agreed that some World cup qualification matches can begin as early as next March.