Chuck Blazer faces a maximum penalty of 10 years for failing to report foreign bank accounts and five years for tax evasionPhoto: Getty Images

In his room at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell hospital, Chuck Blazer held his smartphone and checked his email on Wednesday morning. He was far fr(...)

Some of the Fifa officials who have been arrested in Switzerland: (left to rigfht from upper row) Rafael Esquivel, Nicolas Leoz, Jeffrey Webb, Jack Warner, Eduardo Li, Eugenio Figueredo and Jose Maria Marin. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

1 Jack Warner The former president of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf), was one of the Fifa (...)

Federal and local investigators carry boxes from the offices of Concacaf, the federation that governs football in North America, Central America and the Caribbean, in Miami Beach, Florida. Photograph: Gaston De Cardenas/Reuters 1:01

Uefa will unite behind Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein’s Fifa presidential bid at Friday’s election in Zurich, ruling out the possibility of a European boyc(...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has been instructed, along with all Fifa’s Swiss employees, not to leave the jurisdiction until told otherwise. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

It’s hard to know quite when the US authorities first decided to directly involve themselves in what might broadly be described as football’s financia(...)

Chuck Blazer A former Fifa executive committee member, Blazer is said to have been closely co-operating with the FBI investigation into corruption in (...)

John Delaney Chief Executive of the FAI is worried about the Fifa presidential election on Friday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley 2:13

FAI chief executive John Delaney still believes that Sepp Blatter will win the Fifa presidential election this Friday, despite the arrests of senio(...)

Some of the Fifa officials who have been arrested in Switzerland:  (left to rigfht from upper row) Rafael Esquivel, Nicolas Leoz, Jeffrey Webb, Jack Warner, Eduardo Li, Eugenio Figueredo and Jose Maria Marin. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

What has happened? Officials at Fifa – the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, the governing body of world football – have been (...)

FAI chief John Delaney was contacted the Irish Congress of Trade Unions general secretary Patricia King over the treatment of labourers in Qatar building the facilities for the 2022 World Cup. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has called on the FAI to take up the cause of immigrant workers in Qatar with its general secretary, Patricia King,(...)

FAI chief John Delaney: “Blatter has had a hell of a run at it. But surely he knows . . . that outside of the voting chambers that the world, the football public, the players and supporters want change.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

FAI chief executive John Delaney has confirmed that the association will follow Uefa’s lead in the Fifa presidential election this weekend in Zurich a(...)

Yaya Toure was the victim of racist abuse during Manchester City’s Champions League game against CSKA Moscow. Photograph: Getty

Fifa is to announce a new system of match observers to monitor incidents of racism and discrimination at World Cup qualifiers in the build up to the 2(...)