By Paul Nicholson March 16 – Manchester United continued their dominance of the Premier League Twitter chart for the fourth consecutive week, putting on more than 44,000 new followers, more than 7,000 more than nearest rivals Chelsea and Arsenal.
By Mark Baber March 16 - The attempt by the Kenyan Football Federation (FKF) to put an end to the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) by taking matters to the civil courts was defeated comprehensively in the Kenyan High Court this morning as the Judge ruled the FKF does not have the capacity to sue.
By Mark Baber March 16 - The release of a video clip by The Sun newspaper, showing England and Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney apparently knocked out whilst engaged in a boxing match with former team-mate Phil Bardsley, is largely being treated as a private matter and a hook for various one-liners.
By Paul Nicholson March 16 – The problem of racism in Russian football is getting the full attention of FIFA with CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb (pictured), who heads FIFA's anti-racism and discrimination task force, saying that the problem needs to be tackled from the "dressing room out".
March 16 - In a week when FIFA is due to announce the dates for the first ever winter World Cup in 2022, Sepp Blatter is keeping up the pressure on hosts Qatar to improve conditions for migrant workers.
By Mark Baber March 13 - Kenyan Premier League officials have walked free from court after being cleared of the contempt of court charges brought against them by the Kenyan Football Federation and its President Sam Nyamweya. The ruling comes in spite of a remarkable letter being sent to the FKL by FIFA Deputy Secretary General Markus Kattner in which he explicitly scotched reports that FIFA had requested the withdrawal of the case.
March 13 - Theo Zwanziger's imminent departure from the high echelons of FIFA is getting messier still. The former head of German football, who is stepping down from FIFA's executive committee in May, has been using every opportunity to denounce the award of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar as well as having a go at Wolfgang Niersbach, his successor at the German FA and soon at FIFA too.
He couldn't resist. He just couldn't resist. Just when it seemed Jose Mourinho had answered his critics by showing he could lose with good grace - we weren't good enough, the better team won, congratulations to them etc etc - so, as the television analysts pointed out, he went and spoiled it all.
March 13 - Bhutan, the world's worst international team according to FIFA rankings, defied their lowly status by securing a shock 1-0 win over Sri Lanka in their World Cup qualifying debut as the Asian zone kicked off for places in Russia in 2018.