March 18 – Indonesia’s top football administrator, Nurdin Halid (pictured), is to be asked to explain to the country’s lawmkers how the country can be more successful on the international stage.
March 17 – Belgium’s King and Prime Minister have rolled out the red-carpet for Mohamed Bin Hammam, the President of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), to try to help the campaign for the country’s joint World Cup bid with the Netherlands.
March 17 – Portsmouth’s former chief executive Peter Storrie (pictured) must take some of the blame for the crisis the Premier League club finds itself in after its nine-point deduction for going into administration was confirmed today, it was claimed.
By David Owen
March 17 - Sebastian Coe (pictured) has been replaced as chairman of FIFA’s Ethics Committee.
March 17 – Virgin Atlantic has been named as the official airline of England’s World Cup team in a deal that is a massive snub to British Airways, who had performed the role for the last three tournaments.
March 14 – David Beckham is set to be able to spend more time promoting England’s bid to host the 2018 World Cup after suffering a serious injury that will keep him out of this year’s tournament in South Africa.
March 14 – Liverpool are in talks with a private-equity firm, the Rhone Group, over a £118.5 million deal to buy a controlling share of the club and halve their debts.
March 12 – The Football League have appointed Greg Clarke (pictured), the former chief executive of Cable and Wireless Communications, to be their new chairman.
March 13 – Togo goalkeeper Kodjovi Obilale (pictured) fears he will never play again and is planning to sue the Confederation of African Football (CAF), he has announced.
March 12 – Bristol City’s hopes of being able to build a new £92 million stadium in time for the World Cup in 2018 if England’s bid to host the tournament is successful has moved an important step closer.
By Andrew Warshaw
March 11 – FIFA President Sepp Blatter has defended the decision to permanently ditch goal-line technology by insisting it was the only way of preserving the way the game is played at all levels.
March 11 – First BT, then Morrisons, now Npower.
March 8 – Duncan Mackay (pictured), the editor of insideworldfootball, has tonight been voted the Internet Writer of the Year at the annual British Sports Journalists’ Association (SJA) Awards dinner in London.
By Andrew Warshaw in Zurich
March 6 – Football’s traditionalist lawmakers today slammed the door permanently shut on goalline technology, in the process over-ruling both the English and Scottish FAs who were adamant it should have been given further investigation.
By Andrew Warshaw in Zurich
March 5 – Giving the fourth official a greater say in decision-making and another attempt to introduce goalline technology are the main items on the agenda at Saturday’s annual meeting of the International FA Board, the game’s rule-makers comprising FIFA and the four British Home Associations.