Louis van Gaal: The Dutchman returned to the Netherlands on Sunday but is due back for first-team training today. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Louis van Gaal offered to resign as the Manchester United manager on Saturday following the dismal home defeat by Southampton but Ed Woodward, the ex(...)

David Moyes has urged Manchester United to stick with under fire manager Louis van Gaal. Photograph: Getty

David Moyes has warned Manchester United against becoming a club that “continuously changes their manager” and said Louis van Gaal should be given mor(...)

Manchester United’s Dutch manager Louis van Gaal (3rd R) leaves after the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Manchester United at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP

Louis van Gaal will speak to the Manchester United board before deciding whether to quit Old Trafford. Van Gaal’s future looks increasingly bleak a(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal dejected after the Norwich defeat. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Progress was the demand of Louis van Gaal when he became the 22nd manager of Manchester United in July 2014. As his second season started he was in cr(...)

Fifa acting president Issa Hayatou: “These reforms are moving Fifa towards improved governance, greater transparency and more accountability.” Photograph:  Alessandro Della Bella/Bloomberg

Fifa will continue to consider the expansion of the World Cup to 40 teams from 2026 – but a final decision has been deferred following Thursday’s exe(...)

FA Chairman Greg Dyke (L) and Michel Platini. The FA have formally suspended their support of Platini’s Fifa presidencey bid. Photograph: PA.

The Football Association has formally suspended its support for Michel Platini’s bid to become Fifa president following a briefing from lawyers repres(...)

Michel Platini Platini says he still intends to stand for the Fifa presidency but opinion towards him is hardening among some on the Uefa executive committee.

Uefa’s members are split going into today’s meeting over the future of Michel Platini in Nyon, with some already considering a plan B that would invo(...)

UEFA president Michel Platini wants to succeed Sepp Blatter (left) as the head of Fifa. Photograph: Marcus Brandt/EPA

Michel Platini has been given the firm backing of the English Football Association after formally declaring he is to run for the Fifa presidency. The(...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter reacts to banknotes thrown at him by a British comedian known as Lee Nelson (unseen) at a news conference in Zurich yesterday . Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Sepp Blatter has begun the race to succeed him as Fifa president, setting the election for February next year as Michel Platini emerged as his most li(...)

A photograph  of  May 29th, 2015 shows Fifa president Sepp Blatter gesturing during the association’s congress in Zurich, Switzerland. Blatter was re-elected to his Fifa position  that day despite international pressure to step down.  Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Here is a timeline of the scandal that has engulfed Fifa in recent years. December 2010 Russia is awarded the 2018 World Cup and Qata(...)