Wayne Rooney has been earmarked as one of the three overage players for the Great Britain Olympic team.
Gareth Bale is wanted as a 'must have' player for the 2012 Great Britain Olympic Team, and ESPNsoccernet has learned that discreet enquires have already been made to the Welsh FA about his potential availability.
UEFA has given the green light for Great Britain and Northern Ireland to field an under-23 football team for the first time in the Olympics, ESPNsoccernet can reveal.
Lord Coe has gone public with his backing for Sir Alex Ferguson to manage the Great Britain football team at the 2012 Olympics.
Andy Burnham, the new secretary of state for culture, media and sport, is to throw his weight behind efforts for a Great Britain football team at the London 2012 Olympics.
FIFA disagrees with the World Anti-Doping Agency over automatic two-year bans for first-time doping offenders, referring the dispute to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Lawrie Sanchez revealed his own personal goal as Northern Ireland carved out one of the greatest results in their history.
UEFA president Lennart Johansson today warned against attempts to field a combined Great Britain football team in future Olympics.