By Paul Nicholson February 1 – FIFA presidential candidate Shaikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa has outlined more detail of how he would distribute FIFA's funds to member federations focused on "need-based support".
By Paul Nicholson February 1 - Manchester United have moved swiftly to deny reports that their majority American owners, the Glazer family, had demanded 15% cuts in budgets across the board at the club, with a particular focus on the club's Academy.
By Mark Baber February 1 - As much as $1 million in funds from soccer's global governing body FIFA may have gone missing from Guatemala's soccer federation last year, according to reports of an internal audit carried out by the federation.
February 1 - The spectre of racism, largely eliminated in English football, raised its ugly head again at the weekend as police revealed they are investigating reports of abusive chanting during an FA Cup tie in the north-western city of Carlisle.
By Paul Nicholson February 1 – Premier League clubs may have dominated their lower league opponents in the FA Cup knockout this weekend, but their presence in the fourth round did deliver some much needed cash through the gates for their challengers.
When candidates of opposition political parties in US and British elections, and in many other countries for that matter, want to convince the voting public that they are best person for the job, they frequently go head-to-head on television as an important way of their getting their messages across. So what's so precious about football?
By Paul Nicholson January 29 - FIFA presidential candidate Shaikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa has delivered a hard hitting rebuke to the financial proposals of some of his rivals saying that their campaign promises could never be delivered out of current FIFA funds and that if they tried to, they would bankrupt the world governing body over the next four-year cycle.
By Andrew Warshaw January 29 - Swiss prosecutors say they have been given crucial information by a whisteblower in the criminal investigation of suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter – and into FIFA itself.
By Samindra Kunti January 29 - Last wednesday a new club competition the 'Primeira Liga' got underway in Brazil. The tournament doesn't represent Brazil's very own 1992 breakaway Premier League moment, but could be an important milestone in the development of the domestic game.
By Mark Baber January 29 - Nike is believed to be reviewing its partnership with the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), although details of why this is happening is unclear, with Nigerian media widely blaming review on the bad run of results by the men's national team.