Michel Platini’s appeal has begun. Photograph: Afp

Suspended Uefa president Michel Platini appeared before sport’s highest tribunal on Friday to appeal against his six-year ban from soccer and said he(...)

Spectators wait on  the Stade de France pitch  following the friendly football match between France and Germany  on November 13th, 2015, after a series of  explosions outside the  stadium. Photograph:  Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images

The French organisers insist that everything possible is being done to ensure that players and spectators are safe at Euro2016 but tournament director(...)

 Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France. The French capital is one of the 10 host cities for the Euro 2016 tournament. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Getting Ireland to France next summer is likely to earn Martin O’Neill a significant increase on his current €900,000 a year salary when he and his e(...)

The Aviva Stadium ahead of  Ireland’s second leg play-off against Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a 2-0 win sealing Ireland’s passage to Euro 2016  on a 3-1 aggregate scoreline. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Uefa has confirmed that the 2016 European Championships will take place in France despite the deadly attacks that struck Paris. “The Euro final draw w(...)

France players celebrate scoring the opening goal during the international friendly soccer match against Germany at the Stade de France. Photograph: Ian langsdon/EPA

The full France squad, with the bereaved Lassana Diarra in their number, will travel to London today before the friendly against England at Wembley(...)

Alex Ferguson was today confirmed as Uefa’s new coaching ambassador. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The Republic of Ireland will be among the second seeds for Euro 2016 qualifying after Uefa outlined plans for the preliminary competition in Nyon tod(...)