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.
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 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.
UEFA president Michel Platini ruled himself out of the running for the FIFA presidency on Friday, the Frenchman opting not to oppose incumbent president Sepp Blatter as head of soccer`s global governing body.
The death of Albert Ebosse, the Cameroon player killed by a missile thrown from the stands, has sparked widespread revulsion in Algeria where this weekend`s league programme will be cancelled in protest at the fatal attack.