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.
March 13- The scramble for World Cup tickets in Brazil shows no sign of diminishing with 203,330 of the available 360,000 snapped up within the first five hours of the second period of the second sales phase opening.
By Paul Nicholson March 13 – Egypt's turbulent political situation has become inextricably linked to club football in the country and the political activities of the fans who have been leaders and activists in the revolution and the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak and the President Mohammed Morsi. Now a joint Ultras statement is calling for removal of the police from all football stadia.
March 13 - CONCACAF has appointed a team of Diversity Officers who will have special responsibility for ensuring that the recently introduced 'Protocol for Racist Incidents During Matches' is implemented.