Michel Platini says that Sepp Blatter was elected on the basis that it was his final term and he would stand down in 2015. Photo: Martin Rose/Getty Images 1:58

Sepp Blatter won backing to stay in power at FIFA four years ago “on the basis of a lie” that he would step down in 2015, UEFA president Michel Platin(...)

Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling in action against Crystal Palace at Anfield stadium last Saturday. The former Liverpool winger John Barnes has given a damning verdict on Sterling’s stand-off with the club. Photograph: Getty Images

Liverpool’s owner, Fenway Sports Group, wants an end-of-season review with Brendan Rodgers over the club’s failure to qualify for the Champions Leagu(...)

Uefa are set to relax the FFP laws which saw Manchester City hit with a €68 million fine. Photograph: Epa

The financial fair play rules that saw Manchester City handed a huge fine by Uefa last season are set to be relaxed.Uefa is expected to announce next (...)

Uefa president Michel Platini has backed Greg Dyke’s proposals to increase the number of home-grown players in club squads. Photograph: Reuters

Michel Platini has backed Football Association chairman Greg Dyke’s plan to increase the minimum number of home-grown players in club squads from eigh(...)

Sepp Blatter: the Fifa president has been accused of abdicating his responsibility by failing to debate the future of the game. Photograph: Jorge Adorno/Reuters

The 2022 World Cup final in Qatar will take place on December 18th, Fifa has confirmed, allowing the English domestic programme to potentially resum(...)

 Journalists gather in front of the Fifa headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, on Thursday.  The Fifa executive committee are expected to announce that the 2022 World Cup final in Qatar will take place on Sunday December 18th. Photograph:  Walter Bieri

Fifa has confirmed the 2022 World Cup final in Qatar will be played on Sunday December 18th.Uefa president Michel Platini said the decision was accept(...)

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(...)