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(...)

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(...)

Sepp Blatter has denied authorising a payment of 10 million US dollars to Jack Warner. Photograph: EPA

Sepp Blatter has insisted he was not the high-ranking Fifa official who authorised a 10million US dollar payment to the disgraced Jack Warner saying: (...)

Sepp Blatter has claimed the arrest of seven FIFA officials on US corruption indictments may have been an attempt to interfere with the congress where he was re-elected for a fifth term as president. Photograph: PA

The re-elected Fifa president, Sepp Blatter, has said he was “shocked” at the way US authorities targeted football’s world body and slammed what he ca(...)

Veteran Fifa president Sepp Blatter shakes hands with Uefa president Michel Platini after being re-elected on Friday. Photograph: Getty Images 2:20

As was to be expected regardless of how many votes Sepp Blatter won by in Zurich, those who championed the cause of his opponent, Prince Ali bin al-Hu(...)

Sepp Blatter delivers his opening speech at Fifa congress in Zurich. Photograph: Reuters 1:37

Sepp Blatter claimed that FIFA’s crisis would not have happened if countries other than Russia and Qatar had won the vote for the 2018 and 2022 World (...)