Fifa candidate Gianni Infantino unveils his manifesto for the presidential campaign at Wembley Stadium in London. Photograph: EPA

The Fifa presidential candidate Gianni Infantino has admitted that it is “now or never” to restore credibility to world football’s scandal-hit govern(...)

FAI CEO John Delaney has not done a press conference to which any and every soccer reporter could go for more than three years. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

First the good news . . . there is nothing in John Delaney’s introduction to the FAI’s newly released five-year Strategic Plan about the organisation (...)

UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino is  hoping to replace Sepp Blatter as president of Fifa. Photograph: Alain Grosclaude/AFP/Getty Images

Uefa general secretary Gianni Infantino says he is “very confident” of being elected president of Fifa after receiving the unanimous backing of the E(...)

Sepp Blatter will continue to receive his Fifa salary until a new president is elected on February 27th. Photograph: Afp

Fifa’s Sepp Blatter may have been banned for eight years from the game but he is still receiving his president’s salary from world soccer’s governing(...)

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini could face even longer bans after Fifa’s ethics investigatory chamber confirmed it is appealing to increase the eight-(...)

Barcelona’s  Lionel Messi is fully expected to reclaim award he has won four times. Photograph: Alex Caparros/Getty Images

When Michael Owen won the Ballon d’Or in 2001, becoming the first and still the only Englishman to win European football’s player of the year award s(...)

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are set to appeal their Fifa suspensions. Photograph: Getty

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini will be able to proceed with appeals against their eight-year bans after Fifa’s ethics committee provided the two pres(...)

Suspended UEFA chief Michel Platini on January 7, 2015 withdrew from the race to become FIFA president, telling L’Equipe that he will concentrate on clearing his name instead. Photo: Getty Images

Michel Platini has formally withdrawn his candidacy for the FIFA presidency and said he will dedicate himself to overturning his eight-year ban. The (...)

Former  FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke. Photograph: Sebastiao Moreira/EPA

Jerome Valcke, the former right-hand man to the banned Fifa president Sepp Blatter, is facing a possible nine-year suspension from soccer after Fifa’(...)

Fifa’s suspended president Sepp Blatter holds a news conference in Zurich, Switzerland on Monday. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Sepp Blatter has responded to his eight-year ban from football by insisting that he is not guilty of any wrongdoing over a payment to Michel Platini. (...)