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 (...)

The eight men looking to replace Sepp Blatter as president of Fifa. Photograph: Afp

If a week is a long time in politics, then the cliche has recently been extended for the febrile, insular, double-dealing, ever-shifting world of its (...)

Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has formally submitted his candidature for the Fifa presidence. Photograph: Reuters

Despite a growing storm of criticism from human rights groups, the Asian Football Confederation president, Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa, has f(...)

Jérôme Champagne has announced he will stabd for the Fifa presidency. Photograph: Afp

There will be at least one Frenchman in the race for the Fifa presidency after Jerome Champagne, a former senior Fifa official, threw his hat into the(...)

Fifa presidential candidate Jerome Champagne has blamed ‘institutions’ for his withdrawl from the race to replace Sepp Blatter. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

Jerome Champagne has announced that he has withdrawn his Fifa president candidacy after failing to secure the minimum five nominations required. Champ(...)

Former Barcelona and Real Mdrdid winger Luis Figo is set to run for the Fifa presidency. (Photograph: EPA/BALLESTEROS)

Luis Figo is to join the field of candidates to rival Sepp Blatter for the role of Fifa President. The 42-year-old former Barcelona and Real Madrid st(...)

Jordanian Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein, FIFA vice-president, could lose his seat on the executive committee in a reorganisation by the Asian Football Confederation. Photograph: Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty

The English Football Association is set to back the nomination of Jordan’s Prince Ali in his battle with Sepp Blatter for the Fifa presidency.Prince A(...)

Affection for Fifa President Joseph S. Blatter stems from the generous financial assistance he has given Africa during his 17-year tenure. Photograph: Dmitry Lovetsky/AP

African countries will vote overwhelmingly for Sepp Blatter in this year’s FIFA elections, senior officials said on Tuesday.“Africa is solidly behind (...)

Dutch FA boss Michael van Praag has announced  he will stand as a candidate for the Fifa presidency. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Dutch FA president Michael van Praag has announced he will stand as a candidate for the Fifa presidency.Van Praag revealed the news to Uefa’s executiv(...)

Former Newcastle and Tottenham winger and French international David Ginola has said he wants to stand against Sepp Blatter for the Fifa presidency. (Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire)

David Ginola is to announce on Friday that he wants to stand against Sepp Blatter for the Fifa presidency.The former France international, who played (...)