Fifa president Sepp Blatter - The split between Uefa and Fifa president Sepp Blatter has widened after reports the world governing body watered down a report into reform proposals. Photograph: Steve Christo/Reuters

The split between Uefa and Fifa president Sepp Blatter has widened after reports the world governing body watered down a report into reform proposals.(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Just over a decade since he carved a dreamlike swathe through defences as the focal point of Arsenal’s “invincibles”, Thierry Henry will this weeke(...)

 Republic of Ireland International Stephanie Roche walks past Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi at the Fifa Ballon d’Or awards in Zurich. Photograph: Valeriano Di Domenico / Inpho 1:47

As Stephanie Roche turns her attention to making something like a living from the game she plays so well, Real Madrid star Ronaldo has signalled hi(...)

Announcing his intention to stand for Fifa presidency, prince Ali Bin Al Hussein said “the message I heard, over and over, was that it is time for a change”. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Jordanian royal prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, a close ally of Uefa president Michel Platini, announced plans on Tuesday to run for the leadership of w(...)

Soldiers of the 5th London Rifle Brigade with German Saxon regimental troops at Ploegsteert Wood during the Christmas Truce of the first World War in  December 1914. Photograph: Popperfoto/Getty Images

Last April, UEFA announced that they had invited the heads of state of Germany, France, Belgium, Britain, Ireland and Italy to a commemorative event t(...)

Michael  Garcia resigned as Fifa ethics investigator  in protest at the way his report into the 2018/2022 World Cup bidding process was handled by Hans-Joachim Eckert, the ethics judge of soccer’s governing body. Photograph: Michael Buholzer/Reuters

Fifa’s executive committee began a two-day meeting amid tight security in the Morocco on Thursday with members expected to vote on whether to release (...)

Platini has confirmed he will not give his backing to either Blatter or fellow candidate Jerome Champagne in FIFA’s May elections. Photograph: Phil Cole/Getty Images

Michel Platini has called on Sepp Blatter to relinquish the FIFA presidency in a bid to solve the “very, very, very bad” image of football’s world gov(...)

Brazilian former soccer player Edson Arantes do Nascimento ‘Pele’ attends a press conference after being released from hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 09 December 2014. Pele has recovered well from an urinal infection after two weeks under treatment. Photograph: Sebastiao Moreira/EPA

Brazilian great Pele is looking forward to enjoying the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics after being discharged from hospital on Tuesday. The 74-ye(...)