Kelly Simmons, the FA's head of national game, hopes to find a way for the British women's team to compete in 2016.
The FA have dealt a blow to Hope Powell's wish for a British women's team to compete at the Rio Olympics.
Brazil's wait for a first ever Olympic gold medal in football goes on after a shock 2-1 defeat to Mexico.
Park Chu-Young inspired South Korea to a 2-0 victory over Japan and a first-ever Olympic football medal.
The United States completed a hat-trick of Olympic gold triumphs after a 2-1 win over Japan.
Canada grabbed a dramatic winner to edge out France 1-0 and claim an Olympic bronze medal.
Mark Clattenburg will be the referee for the Olympic final between Brazil and Mexico on Saturday.
Brazil's dream of a first Olympic title remains on track after a 3-0 victory over South Korea at Old Trafford.
Mexico will compete for a gold medal after seeing off Japan 3-1 at Wembley to make the Olympic final.
USA will meet Japan in the Olympic final of the women's football competition after memorable semi-finals.
Brazilian star Neymar insists he will not change his playing style after he was again booed in the 3-2 win against Honduras on Saturday.
The Brazilian FA says no English club has been in contact about trying to sort out a medical for Lucas Moura during the Olympics.
Ryan Giggs believes Great Britain's youngsters have exciting futures ahead of them despite Olympic defeat to South Korea.
Team GB are a novelty but it was a familiar ending for many British fans as the Olympic team lost on penalties.
Brazil, Japan and Mexico have secured their places in the last four of the Olympic Games football tournament.
Jack Butland believes Team GB have proved they are no 'Mickey Mouse' team and can go further.
Hope Powell hopes GB's women's football team will compete at future Olympics after their medal bid ended.
Team GB's women's bid to contribute to the gold rush ended as they crashed out of the Olympic football to Canada.
Japan's women reached the semi-finals after dumping out Brazil, while the USA and France also progressed.
Hulk is 'completely focused' on winning the gold medal at the Olympic Games, says his agent.