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.

FIFA apologises to Ukraine over World Cup logo error
FIFA apologises to Ukraine over World Cup logo error

FIFA has apologised to Ukraine for an error during last week`s presentation of the 2018 World Cup logo in Moscow which showed the Crimean peninsula as a part of the Russian Federation.

UEFA reduce CSKA Moscow's racism sanction
UEFA reduce CSKA Moscow's racism sanction

CSKA Moscow`s penalty for their fans` racists chants was reduced by UEFA`s appeal commission, the European football governing body said Tuesday.

UEFA investigate Slovan, Sparta over violence
UEFA investigate Slovan, Sparta over violence

European football governing body UEFA on Monday opened disciplinary proceedings against Slovan Bratislava and Sparta Prague over violence between rival fans when the teams met Thursday in the Europa League.

Greg Dyke calls for Sepp Blatter to be challenged for re-election as FIFA president
Greg Dyke calls for Sepp Blatter to be challenged for re-election as FIFA president

Football Association (FA) chairman Greg Dyke has called for Sepp Blatter to be challenged when the Swiss stands for re-election as FIFA president next year.

ISL: We are focussed on next game, says Jose Gonzalez
ISL: We are focussed on next game, says Jose Gonzalez

Atletico de Kolkata star defender Jose Miguel Gonzalez Rey on Saturday said they are focused on the game against Kerala Blasters FC tomorrow and not thinking about the ill-tempered clash against FC Goa in the previous ISL outing.

Italian football in danger of dying, says Juventus president
Italian football in danger of dying, says Juventus president

Italian football will soon be dying if it does not overcome its deep-rooted structural problems, Juventus president Andrea Agnelli said on Friday.

Peace declared between Michel Platini, Issa Hayatou
Peace declared between Michel Platini, Issa Hayatou

Peace has been declared between UEFA president Michel Platini and his African counterpart Issa Hayatou after the Frenchman reacted angrily to suggestions that he had interfered in the affairs of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

Michel Platini tells EU to outlaw third party ownership of players
Michel Platini tells EU to outlaw third party ownership of players

 UEFA boss Michel Platini on Tuesday urged the European Union to outlaw third-party ownership of footballers, casting doubt on whether FIFA would act effectively to stamp out the practice.

Serbia to decide on Albanian PM visit after football mayhem
Serbia to decide on Albanian PM visit after football mayhem

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Friday he was undecided whether his Albanian counterpart should go ahead with a planned historic visit after violence halted a Serbia-Albania football match this week.

Albania say stones, concrete, coins hurled at players
Albania say stones, concrete, coins hurled at players

A chunk of concrete, stones, coins and lighters were hurled at Albania`s players and officials before and during the match against bitter rivals Serbia that was abandoned amid onfield clashes, the Albanian FA said Thursday.

Michel Platini wants to see sin-bin introduced
Michel Platini wants to see sin-bin introduced

UEFA president Michel Platini says he wants to see the sin bin introduced in football, but only to combat back-chat from players.

After soccer row, Serbia says Albania not mature enough for Europe
After soccer row, Serbia says Albania not mature enough for Europe

Serbia`s interior minister said on Thursday that Albania was "not mature enough" to join the European community, stepping up a war of words over a drone stunt that forced a soccer match between the Balkan nations.

Michel Platini backs new Qatar 2022 vote if corruption proved
Michel Platini backs new Qatar 2022 vote if corruption proved

Michel Platini on Wednesday backed a fresh vote on the 2022 World Cup if proof ever emerged of corruption in the awarding of Qatar as the venue.

Levski Sofia fined for mocking UEFA’s anti-racism campaign
Levski Sofia fined for mocking UEFA’s anti-racism campaign

Levski Sofia have been fined 19,000 levs ($12,419) after fans mocked one of the anti-racism campaigns launched by European soccer`s governing body UEFA in a Bulgarian league match last month.