Uefa has moved to increase the financial rewards from playing in the Europa League by announcing prize money for the tournament will increase by 65 per cent. Photo: Jon Buckle/PA

Uefa has moved to increase the financial rewards from playing in the Europa League by announcing prize money for the tournament will increase by 65 pe(...)

Fifa have declared a profit on the 2014 World Cup of about €2.2 billion on total revenues of €4.44 billion. Photograph: Ennio Leanza/Keystone

If Fifa officials have seemed unconcerned these past few weeks about the prospect of having to throw cash at the problem of Qatar and the reschedulin(...)

Fifa will make major concessions to clubs after the announcement the 2022 World Cup final will be held on December 18th. Photograph: Afp

The cost to Fifa of having to reschedule the 2022 World Cup in Qatar edged up again this morning with the news that, as expected, the game’s leading c(...)

Fifa Secretary General Jerome Valcke speaks to the press as he arrives for a meeting in Doha - he says there will be no World Cup compensation paid to clubs. Photograph:Getty Images

Fifa’s general secretary Jerome Valcke has claimed Uefa and most of the confederations want December 23rd as the date for the Qatar 2022 World Cup fin(...)

Fifa Secretary General Jerome Valcke arrives for a meeting in Doha  with the Fifa taskforce, including officials from football’s global governing body, top leagues and players’ representatives, to discuss moving the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to winter due to scorching summer temperatures in the Gulf state. Photograph: Getty Images

There have been a few unexpected twists and turns in the whole saga of Qatar’s bid to stage the 2022 World Cup but, to be fair, the announcement th(...)

Bayern head coach Pep Guardiola has not committed to the club past 2016. Photograph: Ahmed Yosri/AP

German champions Bayern Munich have repeatedly signalled their desire for a contract extension with coach Pep Guardiola but the Spaniard seems in no r(...)

  Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini will have to plan for a Champions League meeting with Barcelona.  Photograph:  Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Manchester City’s reward for securing progress from their Champions League group is another meeting with Barcelona, who beat them last season, also i(...)

Edin Dzeko of Manchester City in action against  Stoke City at Etihad Stadium.  Photograph:  Clive Mason/Getty Images

Manchester City’s huge fine for breaching Uefa’s financial fair play rules is to be shared out around the other clubs in the Champions League. City w(...)

Philipp Lahm: “It is the right time for me. I have totally enjoyed my time with the national team.”

Germany captain Philipp Lahm has quit international soccer just days after leading his side to World Cup victory in Brazil.“It is the right time for (...)

Toni Kroos celebrating Germany’s World Cup win. The midfielder is to join Real Madrid from Bayern Munich.  Photograph: Markus Gilliar /  Getty Images

German World Cup winner Toni Kroos has joined Real Madrid on a six-year deal for a fee in the region of €25 million.The club he is leaving, Bayern Mun(...)