SEPTEMBER 29 - THE British Olympic Association are to press ahead with plans to field British football teams at future Games, including in London in 2012, despite opposition from the Scottish and Welsh Football Associations.
MAY 11 – FOOTBALL has been warned again that it faces being dropped from the 2012 London Olympics unless it agrees to implement a worldwide code on doping that has been ratified by nearly every other major sport and Government.
MAY 12 - RICHARD CABORN (pictured) has brokered a deal between FIFA and the World Anti-Doping Agency that should ensure football remains in the 2012 Olympics.
MAY 30 - AN AMBITIOUS blueprint for the future of the controversial Maze Prison site in Northern Ireland, featuring a 42,000 sports stadium that officials hope will stage matches during the 2012 Olympic football tournament, will be unveiled today.
NOVEMBER 1 - NORTHERN IRELAND'S Steve Davis (pictured) has thrown his support behind the idea of a united British football team for the 2012 Olympics despite his own governing body and fans being against the idea.
NOVEMBER 2 - A PETITION has been set up on the Number 10 Downing Street website objecting to the formation of a united British football team to compete in the 2012 Olympics.
August 5 - Patrick Nelson (pictured), the new chief executive of the Irish Football Association (IFA), today promised that sorting out the future of the country's proposed controversial new stadium was top of his agenda.
July 22 - Liverpool today officially launched its bid to be part of England's 2018 World Cup plans today when an inspection team from the Football Association visited the city.
July 22 - If Bristol is chosen to host matches during the 2018 World Cup then it would mean as much to the city as when Isambard Kingdom Brunel built the Clifton Suspension Bridge, it has been claimed.
July 20 - Derby has officially launched its bid to host matches in the 2018 World Cup if England's campaign to stage the tournament is successful.
July 20 - Indonesia's chances of hosting the 2018 or 2022 World Cup have suffered a major setback after last year's bomb attack in the capital Jakarta, the leader of the bid admitted today.
July 20 - Danny Jordaan (pictured), the chief executive of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, has sparked a row with rugby union officials after claiming that famous old grounds like Newlands should be demolished.
July 20 - Nigeria's Government has has tried to reassure FIFA that adequate security will be provided for the under-17 World Cup tournament to be held there later this year.
April 21 - Simon Clegg (pictured), the former chief executive of the British Olympic Association (BOA), is to fill the same position at Championship club Ipswich Town, as first revealed on insidethegames in February.
AUGUST 4 - FIFA PRESIDENT Sepp Blatter (pictured) today announced he planned to launch a review into the Olympic 2012 football tournament as he again urged Britain to field a team of Englishman in the event to avoid the fear of the Home Countries losing their independence.