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(...)

Wayne Rooney during England’s training session at their pre-World Cup camp on the Algarve in Portugal yesterday.

Roy Hodgson has responded to Roy Keane’s scathing remarks about Phil Jones and Chris Smalling by publicly supporting the two England and Manchester U(...)

Manchester United’s Tom Lawrence (right) and Hull City’s Republic of Ireland international David Meyler battle for the ball. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Hull City’s David Meyler will not be banned for the FA Cup final for his apparent stamp on Manchester United’s Adnan Januzaj after the Football Associ(...)

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been charged by the English Football Association over an alleged gesture made during the fixture with Manchester (...)

  Hugo Lloris receives treatment following the collision. Photograph:  Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

Hugo Lloris has been given the all-clear after undergoing a brain scan following his head injury against Everton, Tottenham have revealed.The club res(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s Roberto Soldado   flicks the ball with his heel as it is saved by Norwich City’s goalkeeper John Ruddy during their recent Premier League   match at White Hart Lane in London – “Visitors  have for many decades been surprised by chants identifying the team and its supporters as ‘the Yids’.” PHOTOGRAPH:   REUTERS/DYLAN MARTINEZ

It will come as no surprise to learn that, from time to time, football fans can be a tad rude to one another. They have even been known to indulge in (...)

Liverpool’s Luis Suarez battles with Chelsea defender  Branislav Ivanovic during their  Premier League  match at Anfield. Photograph:  Phil Noble/Reuters

Liverpool will be without Luis Suarez until late September after their leading goalscorer chose not to appeal against a 10-match ban for biting(...)