July 5 – The International Football Association Board unanimously approves the introduction of goal-line technology in a historic day for world football… British FAs on the IFAB hail important decision… Hijabs are also approved for Muslim female footballers. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports.

June 21 – Despite long-running opposition from the football associations of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, the British Olympic Association claims to have reached agreement to field men’s and women’s teams at the London Olympics from all four home nations. Scottish, Welsh and Irish FAs react angrily. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.