JULY 23 - COLIN MOYNIHAN (pictured), the chairman of the British Olympic Association (BOA), today reassured the public that they will have a British football team to support a the the 2012 Games.
April 16 - A solution could still be find in the row over a British football team to compete at London 2012, the chief executive of the British Olympic Association Andy Hunt (pictured) claimed today.
JULY 24 - SCOTLAND is refusing to offer any hope that they will co-operate with a British football competing in the 2012 London Olympics.
JULY 27 - A SENIOR member of the Football Association of Wales (FAW) has claimed that they have never been consulted about a united British football team for the 2012 Olympics.
MARCH 2 - CULTURE SECRETARY Andy Burnham (pictured) has sparked a new politicial row after today issuing a warning to the Scottish Football Association not to retaliate against players called up to join a united British football team at the 2012 Olympics.
MARCH 3 - A PETITION against a united British football team competing in the London 2012 Olympics organised by former Scotland manager Craig Brown was today presented to the Scottish Parliament.
Christine Grahame, a member of the Scottish Nationalist Party, presented the petition at Holyrood on behalf of Brown.
She said: "If we were to have a Team GB at the UK Olympics, you can say goodbye to a Scotland team playing internationally.
"It's opening a can of worms or Pandora's box, that would allow many nations - that wanted to undermine this position for many years - it would give them a golden opportunity to do so."
The petition was signed by 2,381 people.
Labour's Bill Butler said he was also against the creation of a Great Britain team - despite Labour politicians at Westminster backing it.
He said: "I do not see the need for a GB football team."
The Glasgow Anniesland MSP said it would create an "unhappy precedent" which could have unintended consequences, despite any assurances from the world's governing body, FIFA.
He said: "One FIOFA executive, like one Parliament, cannot bind another FIFA executive in the future."
MSPs agreed to write to FIFA and the other football governing bodies involved to clarify their position on the issue, including how binding their current position is on future administrations.
MARCH 4 - FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION chairman Lord Triesman (pictured) today announced he will not sit as a Labour peer in the House of Lords until England's 2018 World Cup bid campaign is ove
MARCH 4 - MEMBERS of the Scottish Parliament have been told to stay out of the row over whether there should be a British football team at the 2012 London Olympics by Gordon Smith (pictured), the chief executive of the Scottish Football Association.
MARCH 8 - A PARLIAMENTARY debate into the proposed united British football team for the London 2012 Olympics is to be held on Tuesday and attended by former Scotland manager Craig Brown.
JUNE 3 - UK SPORT and the English Institute of Sport (EIS), together with the major football authorities, today offered over 1,000 released academy footballers the chance to take up the challenge and switch their talents to targeted Olympic sports in time for 2012.
March 10 - Britain could field a football team made up entirely of English players at the 2012 London Olympics, Sports Minister Gerry Sutcliffe said again today during a debate on the subject in the House of Commons.
March 18 - Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond (pictured) today claimed the row over a British football team at the 2012 Olympics showed why his country should be independent.
March 20 - England deserves to host the 2018 World Cup, Mohamed Bin Hammam, the president of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), has said.
JUNE 27 - NORTHERN IRELAND football hero David Healy (pictured) is to join a new group to advise the Province's Government on maximising opportunities presented by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, it was announced today.
MAY 13 - STUART PEARCE (pictured), the former Manchester City and current England under-21 manager, has today been appointed by the Football Association as their chief adviser for the 2012 Olympics.