FIFA ethics investigator Michael Garcia resigns in protest
FIFA ethics investigator Michael Garcia resigns in protest

FIFA ethics investigator Michael Garcia resigned on Wednesday in protest at the way his report into allegations of corruption in awarding the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments to Russia and Qatar was handled by the soccer governing body`s ethics judge.

Michel Platini slams new FIFA `failure`
Michel Platini slams new FIFA `failure`

UEFA president Michel Platini said Wednesday that the resignation of FIFA`s top corruption investigator Michael Garcia was a "new failure" by football`s governing body.

Michel Platini hopes third FIFA candidate will emerge
Michel Platini hopes third FIFA candidate will emerge

Michel Platini is refusing to back incumbent Sepp Blatter or challenger Jerome Champagne in next year`s FIFA presidential election with the UEFA boss saying he hopes a third candidate will emerge.

Barcelona full of confidence before PSG clash: Pedro
Barcelona full of confidence before PSG clash: Pedro

Barcelona host Paris St Germain for Wednesday`s Champions League Group F showdown on something of a high after securing a seventh straight victory in all competitions on Sunday, according to forward Pedro.

UEFA to continue investigations into Liverpool finances
UEFA to continue investigations into Liverpool finances

UEFA announced on Friday that investigations into the finances of seven European clubs, notably English Premier League side Liverpool, are to continue after a first round of hearings.

We're fed up with FIFA crisis, says UEFA's Gianni Infantino
We're fed up with FIFA crisis, says UEFA's Gianni Infantino

European soccer`s governing body UEFA are fed up with hearing about the continuing crisis at FIFA, secretary general Gianni Infantino said on Thursday.

UEFA bans Crimea clubs from Russian competitions
UEFA bans Crimea clubs from Russian competitions

Crimean football clubs were Thursday banned by UEFA from taking part in Russian championships starting from January 1, the governing body`s secretary general Gianni Infantino announced.

Manchester City bullish after cutting financial losses
Manchester City bullish after cutting financial losses

Manchester City cut their financial losses en route to the Premier League title last season, leaving the English champions to believe they will not fall foul of UEFA`s Financial Fair Play regulations again.

Levski Sofia fined for racist monkey chants
Levski Sofia fined for racist monkey chants

Levski Sofia, one of Bulgaria`s biggest football clubs, has been fined 19,200 euros ($23,000) for racist chants by its supporters, the Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) said.

2022 World Cup, Olympics must not clash, says Thomas Bach
2022 World Cup, Olympics must not clash, says Thomas Bach

IOC President Thomas Bach says he's convinced FIFA will keep its pledge to prevent the 2022 World Cup from clashing with that year's Winter Olympics, as soccer's governing body considers whether to move the tournament to January-February to avoid Qatar's summer heat.

Financial Fair Play is a contradiction, says Jose Mourinho
Financial Fair Play is a contradiction, says Jose Mourinho

UEFA`s Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules are "a contradiction" and only serve to protect big clubs with a long history of success, according to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.

Tottenham Hotspur charged by UEFA over pitch invasions
Tottenham Hotspur charged by UEFA over pitch invasions

Tottenham Hotspur have been charged by UEFA after their Europa League game against Partizan Belgrade on Thursday was suspended for several minutes following three separate pitch invasions which appeared to be part of an online prank.

Michel Platini backs calls for Luis Garcia report to be published
Michel Platini backs calls for Luis Garcia report to be published

UEFA president Michel Platini has called on American investigator Michael Garcia`s report into the bidding which led to the controversial awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar to be made public.

PSG maintain edge over Barcelona in Champions League
PSG maintain edge over Barcelona in Champions League

 French Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain claimed a comfortable 3-1 victory over Ajax at the Parc des Princes here, keeping atop of Champions League Group F.

Turkish football club boss declares war on beards
Turkish football club boss declares war on beards

The chairman of Turkish football club Genclerbirligi has vowed to fine any of his players who have beards after claiming some looked like students of an Islamic school.

Chelsea announce 18.4 million pounds profit
Chelsea announce 18.4 million pounds profit

Premier League leaders Chelsea have announced a profit of 18.4 million pounds ($28.89 million) for the year ending June 30 2014, the largest since Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich took over the club 11 years ago.

UEFA got Serbia fight ruling wrong, says Albania coach
UEFA got Serbia fight ruling wrong, says Albania coach

Albania coach Gianni De Biasi said UEFA`s reaction to incidents at the Serbia-Albania Euro 2016 qualifier last month were not just severe but also wrong.

Borussia Dortmund aim to use Euro success to fix dire league form
Borussia Dortmund aim to use Euro success to fix dire league form

Borussia Dortmund want to use their high-flying Champions League form to help turn around their dire Bundesliga fortunes when they host Borussia Moenchengladbach on Sunday.

Galatasaray in hot water again over crowd trouble
Galatasaray in hot water again over crowd trouble

Galatasaray, fined 50,000 euros ($62,575) last month over crowd trouble at a Champions League game away to Arsenal, are facing further sanctions after disturbances at Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday, UEFA said on Thursday.

FIFA bars Italian FA chief over ''banana'' comment
FIFA bars Italian FA chief over ''banana'' comment

Italian football federation (FIGC) president Carlo Tavecchio has been barred from holding any position with world governing body FIFA for six months over an alleged racist comment he made in August.