May 17 – Sebastian Coe says he is putting no pressure on Team GB’s men’s football coach to pick David Beckham for the Olympics, claiming he should be picked on merit alone – even though his selection is guaranteed to help shift some of the 1.4 million tickets on sale for the football tournaments. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Athens.

Oct. 7 – Arsenal’s CEO has “some concerns” about UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rules… British sports minister Hugh Robertson calls for radical English FA reforms… AS Roma’s US owner outlines club’s ambitions in America. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports from Leaders in Football in London.

Aug. 9 – As rioting continues in the British capital, Olympics minister Hugh Robertson tells INSIDER the cancellation of England’s friendly with the Netherlands is a precaution specific to the sport of football … Reaction from English FA and players as well … INSIDER’s Mark Bisson and Christian Radnedge report.

18/6/2010 England’s 2018 World Cup bid will receive another boost tomorrow when the Football Association stage a reception in Johannesburg attended by Princes William and Harry… FIFA questioned about absent North Korea players. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports from Johannesburg.