Uefa have distanced themselves from calls to boycott the World Cup. Photo: Getty Images

Protests against Sepp Blatter’s re-election have increased the pressure on the Fifa president, with Uefa considering its options in the knowledge that(...)

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini. His team face CSKA  Moscow behind closed doors,  a restriction imposed  on the  Russian club over fan behaviour last year. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Manuel Pellegrini believes Manchester City have no advantage in playing CSKA Moscow behind closed doors and has warned his defenders they must improv(...)

 The English FA will not rule out a bid to host the European Championship in 2028 and is confident that Wembley will win the right to stage the final of Euro 2020. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire.

England are confident of winning the bid for Wembley to host the final of Euro 2020 and will consider a bid to host the entire Euro 2028 tournament, (...)

Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic in action against the Republic of Ireland’s John O'Shea during the World Cup qualifier in Stockholm. Photograph:  Claudio Bresciani Reuters/Scanpix Sweden

Paris St Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be available for both legs of the Champions League quarter-final meeting with Barcelona after (...)