Former Nigerian skipper Segun​ Odegbami to run for FIFA
Former Nigerian skipper Segun​ Odegbami to run for FIFA

 Former Nigeria skipper Segun Odegbami became the latest man to throw his hat into the ring to replace Sepp Blatter as president of football`s world governing boidy FIFA on Tuesday.

FIFA starts new reform process, but critics don't see big changes
FIFA starts new reform process, but critics don't see big changes

Struggling with a major corruption crisis,  FIFA convenes the first meeting of a new reform committee on Wednesday. But few with knowledge of the matter - either inside or outside world football`s governing body - expect it to come up with the robust proposals for structural change that are being sought by prosecutors and sponsors.

Real Madrid blame Manchester United for failed David de Gea transfer deal
Real Madrid blame Manchester United for failed David de Gea transfer deal

Real Madrid have blamed Manchester United for their failure to sign Spain goalkeeper David De Gea before Monday`s midnight transfer deadline and said they did everything needed to complete the transaction.

Qatar to finish work on first World Cup venue by 2016
Qatar to finish work on first World Cup venue by 2016

Controversial football World Cup host Qatar will complete work on the first venue for tournament matches by 2016, six years before the event takes place, officials announced on Tuesday.

Premier League 2015-16: All eyes on Manchester United as deadline day dawns
Premier League 2015-16: All eyes on Manchester United as deadline day dawns

Manchester United were the centre of attention as the Premier League`s transfer deadline day dawned on Tuesday, with moves involving David de Gea and Anthony Martial awaiting completion.

Ronaldinho defends visit to rival dressing room
Ronaldinho defends visit to rival dressing room

 Ronaldinho on Monday defended his decision to pose for photographs in the opposition dressing room after Fluminense's 2-1 defeat to Atletico Mineiro.

India vs Nepal: Seven interesting facts as Blue Tigers take on Gorkhalis
India vs Nepal: Seven interesting facts as Blue Tigers take on Gorkhalis

India take on Nepal on Monday in an international friendly in Pune as part of preparation for their World Cup Qualifier against Iran on September 8.

Michel Platini avoids FIFA talk, says in last term as UEFA chief
Michel Platini avoids FIFA talk, says in last term as UEFA chief

Michel Platini confirmed he was in his final term as UEFA president on Friday, whether he wins next year`s FIFA election or not.

Ex-FIFA official asks to live at home with pool tied to alleged bribe
Ex-FIFA official asks to live at home with pool tied to alleged bribe

A former high-ranking football official charged with soliciting bribes, including $500,000 that allegedly went to build a swimming pool at his house, wants to stay in that house near Atlanta while he awaits trial, his lawyer said on Thursday.

FIFA disowns 'girls in schools' and Sepp Blatter comments by reform chief
FIFA disowns 'girls in schools' and Sepp Blatter comments by reform chief

FIFA on Thursday disowned comments made by the head of its reform committee, who had questioned why American authorities were investigating corruption in soccer, which he described as "just an ethnic sport for girls in schools" in the U.S.

Football must not be overlooked in FIFA race: Michel Platini
Football must not be overlooked in FIFA race: Michel Platini

FIFA presidential candidate Michael Platini will publish his manifesto in the next six to eight weeks and wants to bring football back into the spotlight during the campaign, a source close to the Frenchman said on Wednesday.

Switzerland says will rule on FIFA extraditions next month
Switzerland says will rule on FIFA extraditions next month

The Swiss justice ministry will rule next month on the extradition requests filed by the United States against six FIFA officials who have been accused of corruption, a spokesman said today.

I`m clean and FIFA isn`t corrupt, says Sepp Blatter
I`m clean and FIFA isn`t corrupt, says Sepp Blatter

Sepp Blatter defended FIFA`s battered reputation on Monday as the outgoing president insisted he is clean and there is no systemic corruption at world football`s governing body.

Sepp Blatter "unfairly treated," says FIFA reform chief
Sepp Blatter "unfairly treated," says FIFA reform chief

Swiss lawyer Francois Carrard, appointed by FIFA to carry out reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal, says the federation`s chief Sepp Blatter has been "unfairly treated."

Chung Mong-Joon blasts FIFA, Sepp Blatter `sabotage`
Chung Mong-Joon blasts FIFA, Sepp Blatter `sabotage`

Chung Mong-Joon on Saturday accused FIFA president Sepp Blatter of "interfering" in the race to take control of football`s scandal-hit governing body, claiming his campaign is being sabotaged.

Swiss FIFA inquiry receives more than 100 ''suspicious activity'': Reports
Swiss FIFA inquiry receives more than 100 ''suspicious activity'': Reports

Swiss authorities have received more than 100 reports of suspicious financial activity linked to FIFA`s decisions to let Russia and Qatar host the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments, the Swiss attorney general`s office said on Saturday.

Former FIFA official Nicolas Leoz `under investigation`
Former FIFA official Nicolas Leoz `under investigation`

Swiss investigators are probing Nicolas Leoz, a veteran FIFA official in South America, in their widening inquiry into alleged corruption in world football, a Swiss newspaper said on Saturday.

CONCACAF rescues T&T FA with bail-out loan
CONCACAF rescues T&T FA with bail-out loan

North and Central America's football governing body CONCACAF has rescued the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) with a bail-out loan after world governing body FIFA halted funding to the struggling association.

FIFA team to visit banned Indonesia: Report
FIFA team to visit banned Indonesia: Report

FIFA will send a team to investigate the state of play in Indonesian soccer with the Southeast Asians hopeful the world governing body will overturn a ban administered for government interference.

FIFA hopeful Chung Mong-Joon in 2022 World Cup probe: Media
FIFA hopeful Chung Mong-Joon in 2022 World Cup probe: Media

FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-Joon is suspected of trying to influence the vote for the 2022 World Cup for South Korea and threatened with a lengthy ban, German daily Welt am Sonntag claimed.