Liverpool fans leave the stands after 77 minutes during during last week’s Premier League match between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield in protest against the club’s plan to increase ticket prices. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/AFP/Getty Images

Don’t believe in yourself Don’t deceive with belief. It’s probably too late to join the media grief-fest, but here goes. David Bowie wrote those lin(...)

The Liverpool team, back row, left to right, Ron Yeats, Gordon Milne, Willie Stevenson, Ian St John, Chris Lawler and Gerry Byrne, front row, left to right, Tommy Lawrence, Peter Thompson, Geoff Strong, Tommy Smith, Roger Hunt and Ian Callaghan celebrate with the trophy after the Liverpool v Leeds United FA Cup Final held at Wembley Stadium, London on the 1st May 1965. Liverpool won the match 2-1 after extra time. Photograph: Bob Thomas/Getty Images

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke has paid tribute to former Liverpool defender Gerry Byrne, who has died at the age of 77. Byrne, w(...)

Luxury watches gifted to Fifa officials ahead of the Brazil World Cup have been donated to fund a Brazilian charity. Photograph: Reuters

Luxury watches handed out to Fifa officials as gifts are to be redistributed to fund a charity working on football projects in Brazil. The(...)

Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan says he is happy for the World Cup to take place in Qatar and Russia. Photograph: Getty Images

Fifa presidential candidate Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein has said he will support holding the World Cups in Russia and Qatar despite the allegations of m(...)

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko (centre) and former IAAF president Lamine Diack (left), who is alledged to have received €1M in bribes.  Photograph: EPA.

The Russian sports minister, Vitaly Mutko, has lashed out at Britain, saying testing at the London 2012 Olympics must have been worth zero if it fai(...)

Sepp Blatter , the suspended Fifa president, said Platini does not have courage to lead organisation. Photograph:  Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Sepp Blatter has cast further doubt over the legitimacy of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process by claiming there was an agreement in place (...)

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(...)

A file image of Fifa president Sepp Blatter.  Photograph: PA

Four of Fifa’s leading sponsors – Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Visa and Budweiser – have demanded that its embattled president, Sepp Blatter, step down imm(...)

Eva Carneiro: “I wonder whether this might be the only formal investigation in this country where the evidence of the individuals involved in the incident was not considered relevant.” Photo: Mike Egerton/PA

The former Chelsea team doctor Eva Carneiro has broken her silence to criticise the English FA over its investigation into remarks allegedly made by (...)

Former Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro has broken her silence to say she was never requested by the FA to make a statement in the wake of the incident with Jose Mourinho which saw her leave the club. Photograph: PA

Former Chelsea team doctor Eva Carneiro has broken her silence to insist she was never requested by the Football Association to make a statement about(...)