April 8 – Supponor, the digital replacement advertising board specialists, have appointed Roger Hall as the company's CEO, taking over from Chris Buckley who will become a non-executive board director and will continue in a consultancy role.
By Andrew Warshaw April 7 - The head of Qatar's 2022 World Cup organising team says his country is "committed to positive change" despite the latest outpouring of adverse publicity over the treatment of migrant workers. Hassan Al-Thawadi admits he is "hurt" by the barrage of negative reporting, much of it emanating from the British media, and insists the World Cup will act as a catalyst for doing away with some of Qatar's antiquated laws.
By Mark Baber April 7 - Nissan confirmed it has agreed a four-year global partnership with the UEFA Champions League including the UEFA Super Cup. The agreement represents the Japanese manufacturer's largest ever sponsorship deal and will establish Nissan as an official partner worldwide from 2014/15 to and including the 2017/18 seasons.
April 7 - CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb hosted UEFA president Michel Platini in the Cayman Islands this weekend. The two confederation chiefs signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) "for mutual co-operation towards the development of the game".
By Andrew Warshaw April 7 - English football's guidelines designed to prevent anyone with a suspect or unscrupulous background taking over its clubs have been plunged into farce after Italian entrepreneur Massimo Cellino was cleared to complete his takeover of Leeds United.
By Jaroslaw Adamowski April 7 - Marian Iancu, the former owner of Poli Timisoara, has announced plans to become a shareholder in Rapid Bucharest as the troubled football club is struggling to stay financially afloat and return to the top tier of Romania's professional football league.
April 7 – CONCACAF is holding its first ever Beach Soccer coaching course starting this week in Fort Lauderdale, Miami. The course is the next extension of the confederation's development programme led by CONCACAF's director of development Hugo Salcedo.
By Andrew Warshaw April 4 - Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu (pictured) says the transfer ban imposed by FIFA for signing under-age players is "unjust" and is standing firmly behind the Catalan giant's system of nurturing some of the world's biggest stars.
By Andrew Warshaw April 4 - FIFA president Sepp Blatter has stepped into the Uruguayan crisis by declaring the country will not be kicked out of the World Cup - even though the federation has now been suspended by Conmebol, the confederation that runs South American football.
By Paul Nicholson April 4 - The final of FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Costa Rica takes place tonight with Japan and Spain competing for the top honour. Italy and Venezuela will face off for the bronze medal.
By Mark Baber April 4 - A bill passing its way through the British Parliamentary system will increase transparency in football club ownership and remove the protection so-called 'football creditors' have when clubs fall into financial difficulty.
April 4 - The spot-fixing scandal that rocked English football at the back end of last year has escalated with the revelation that seven more professional players, all from the north of the country, have been arrested taking the number suspected to 13.