Third party owner ban would be bad for Brazil, says club lawyer
Third party owner ban would be bad for Brazil, says club lawyer

A leading Brazilian football lawyer believes FIFA’s move to outlaw third-party ownership (TPO) of players could seriously harm the game in South America.

Michael Garcia criticises FIFA for secrecy in ethics probe
Michael Garcia criticises FIFA for secrecy in ethics probe

Michael Garcia, the lead investigator into alleged corruption surrounding the 2018 and 2022 World Cups bidding process, has criticised soccer`s global governing body FIFA for not conducting its ethics investigations in an open manner.

Away goals rule has become outdated, says Sepp Blatter
Away goals rule has become outdated, says Sepp Blatter

The away goals rule used for settling the outcome of two-legged knockout ties has "fallen behind the times" and needs rethinking according to FIFA president Sepp Blatter.

Franz Beckenbauer `not offered World Cup bribes`
Franz Beckenbauer `not offered World Cup bribes`

 Former FIFA member Franz Beckenbauer declared on Tuesday that his vote on the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids would remain "secret", but said he was not offered any bribes.

Can Indian Super League rejuvinate the Indian football fan?
Can Indian Super League rejuvinate the Indian football fan?

After cricket, kabaddi and badminton, Indians are getting ready for their tryst with franchise football. World football boss, Sepp Blatter, defined Indian football as a 'sleeping giant' during his visit in 2007. Blatter is now preparing to contest his fifth term as FIFA President, while the condition of Indian football remains constant, just as it was seven years ago.

I'm just a servant of football, says Sepp Blatter
I'm just a servant of football, says Sepp Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter is a mere servant at the service of football, he said on Friday as he re-stated his intention to run for a fifth mandate in next May’s election.

Asian boss backs FIFA president Sepp Blatter for re-election
Asian boss backs FIFA president Sepp Blatter for re-election

Asia`s football chief threw his support behind FIFA president Sepp Blatter`s re-election bid Saturday as the 78-year-old looked increasingly certain to win a fifth term.

FIFA to ban third party ownership of players
FIFA to ban third party ownership of players

World football`s governing body FIFA is to ban the practice of investment companies owning stakes in footballers` economic rights, president Sepp Blatter announced Friday.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter confirms he will stand for fifth term
FIFA president Sepp Blatter confirms he will stand for fifth term

FIFA president Sepp Blatter confirmed Friday that he would stand for a fifth term in charge of world football in an election in May next year.

FIFA candidate Jerome Champagne wants World Cup bid report made public
FIFA candidate Jerome Champagne wants World Cup bid report made public

FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne has joined the calls for the report into the turbulent bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to be made public.

CAF back Sepp Blatter to continue as FIFA boss
CAF back Sepp Blatter to continue as FIFA boss

African football body CAF said Saturday that they will back incumbent Sepp Blatter in the 2015 FIFA presidential election.

FIFA faces more calls for transparency
FIFA faces more calls for transparency

FIFA faced more calls for greater transparency on Friday when its own ethics investigator joined the critics and complained of a "disconnect" with the public.

FIFA best in world for ethics, says president Sepp Blatter
FIFA best in world for ethics, says president Sepp Blatter

Soccer`s governing body FIFA has an exemplary ethics set-up unmatched by any other sports organisation, its president Sepp Blatter said on Friday.

FA chief backs video replays for referees
FA chief backs video replays for referees

Video replays to help football referees in key decision-making moments such as awarding penalties received the backing of England`s Football Association chairman Greg Dyke on Wednesday.

Jerome Champagne hopes to bring football's inequality into focus
Jerome Champagne hopes to bring football's inequality into focus

FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne wants to tackle the many problems that lie behind football`s glittering facade and which, until now, have been rarely discussed by football`s governing body.

Jerome Champagne confirms will challenge Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency
Jerome Champagne confirms will challenge Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency

 Jerome Champagne has confirmed that he is planning to challenge reigning FIFA boss Sepp Blatter for the world governing body's presidency.

Champagne to run against FIFA president Sepp​ Blatter
Champagne to run against FIFA president Sepp​ Blatter

Former FIFA official Jerome Champagne formally announced on Monday that he will stand against incumbent Sepp Blatter in next year`s election for president of the world soccer body.

Run against Blatter or shut up, Dortmund CEO says
Run against Blatter or shut up, Dortmund CEO says

Opponents of FIFA president Sepp Blatter should run against him instead of merely criticising his decision to go for another term at the helm of world soccer`s governing body, Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke said on Friday.

European clubs refuse to rule out summer World Cup in 2022
European clubs refuse to rule out summer World Cup in 2022

European soccer clubs have refused to rule out a summer World Cup in Qatar in 2022, saying they want to be given "strong, decisive" reasons before accepting a decision to move it to a different time of year.

Sepp Blatter to seek fifth term as FIFA president
Sepp Blatter to seek fifth term as FIFA president

Sepp Blatter will stand for re-election as FIFA president next year, he confirmed on Monday.