Manuel Amoros  is given a marching orders after headbutting Jesper Olsen durin France’s 1-0 win over Denmark at Euro 2000. Photograph: Getty

Euro 1984: France 1 Denmark 0 June 12th, 1984 Zinedine Zidane’s headbutt into the chest of Marco Materazzi in the closing stages of the 2006 World C(...)

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(...)

Michel Platini’s appeal against his six-year ban from football will be heard on April 29th. Photograph: Getty

Michel Platini’s appeal against his six-year ban from football will be heard at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on April 29th, according to reports(...)

The Panama papers leak has dragged president Gianni Infantino into the Fifa corruption scandal. Photograph: Epa

The new head of world football has been caught up in the sport’s corruption scandal because of documents that have been revealed by the Panama Papers (...)

Manchester City were taken over by Sheikh Mansour in 2008. Photograph: Getty

The multi-layered significance of Manchester City lining up against Paris Saint-Germain at a glittering Parc des Princes in the Champions League quart(...)

Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring for Argentina against Bolivia. File photograph: Enrique Marcarian/Reuters

The law firm of a FIFA ethics watchdog had business relationships with three men who have been indicted in the world soccer association’s corruption (...)

Former France manager Raymond Domenech says he was pipped to the Ireland job by Brian Kerr. Photo: Getty Images

No, I was not France’s public enemy No1,” insists Raymond Domenech. “I was No2, behind Sarkozy.” The quip is delivered with good humour because Domen(...)

Michel Platini has taken his appeal against his ban from football to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Photograph: PA

Michel Platini has taken his appeal against his ban from football to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Cas announced on Wednesday morning that the (...)

Gianni Infantino of Switzerland, new FIFA President, during a press conference after being elected as new FIFA President at the Extraordinary FIFA Congress in Zurich, Switzerland. Photo: PA

It is natural to be sceptical about the election of the Uefa general secretary, Gianni Infantino, as president of Fifa – and about the election being (...)

The new Fifa President Gianni Infantino gestures during a press conference after the Extraordinary Fifa Congress at Hallenstadion on Friday night. Phtoograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Uefa general secretary Gianni Infantino vowed on Friday to lead Fifa, the sport’s world governing body, out of years of corruption and scandal after (...)