Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko (centre) and former IAAF president Lamine Diack (left), who is alledged to have received €1M in bribes.  Photograph: EPA.

The Russian sports minister, Vitaly Mutko, has lashed out at Britain, saying testing at the London 2012 Olympics must have been worth zero if it fai(...)

José Mourinho: furious about penalty not being awarded in Southampton game. Photograph: Alex Morton/Reuters

Chelsea’s manager, José Mourinho, has been given a suspended one-match stadium ban and fined £50,000 (€68,000) after suggesting that referees are “afr(...)

Jose Mourinho: will face no action after being cleared of making discriminatory comments towards then club doctor Eva Carneiro. Photo: John Walton/PA

The English Football Association chairman, Greg Dyke, has told officials that the Chelsea manager, José Mourinho, committed “a failure of his perso(...)

The Fans’ Forum on the official website of the English Football Association is awash with real footballing issues, such as how and where to spend the golden hour from noon to kick-off at 1pm.   File photograph: Johnny Green/PA Wire

While Irish authorities are on tenterhooks and British authorities have banned 1,300 English football fans from travelling to Dublin for Sunday’s inte(...)

Sepp Blatter rocked the world of soccer on Tuesday by saying he would step down as Fifa president in the wake of a corruption investigation that now includes the 79-year-old chief himself. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

South African Football Association officials did not appear at a scheduled Wednesday press conference to address allegations around a possible brib(...)

Uefa have distanced themselves from calls to boycott the World Cup. Photo: Getty Images

Protests against Sepp Blatter’s re-election have increased the pressure on the Fifa president, with Uefa considering its options in the knowledge that(...)

The French Professional Football League (LFP) will decide on January 20, 2015 if it will approve Ben Arfa’s 18-month contract with OGC Nice. Photograph: Valery Hachevalery/Getty Images

The French Football League (LFP) is yet to decide whether or not former Newcastle playmaker Hatem Ben Arfa can sign for Nice.The 27-year-old is keen t(...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter. Photo: Adam Davy/PA

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has challenged the English FA to waive its right to legal action against them and it will publish Michael Garcia’s conclu(...)

Former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay faces an English FA investigation into his time at the Welsh club.  Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Crystal Palace’s sporting director Iain Moody has resigned after the English Football Association opened an investigation into alleged misconduct rela(...)

The challenges as a result of the rise in social media are arising faster than policy and law-makers can address. Paul Lambert’s new book on the area is a welcome contribution to  a much needed debate. Photo: Getty

The growth of the internet industry in what is described as “Web 2.0” technologies was until recently seen as US-centric, and the law regulating this(...)