FAI chief executive John Delaney has said the saga over when the 2022 Qatar World Cup will be played has been damaging for Fifa. (Photograph: David Maher / SPORTSFILE)

FAI chief executive John Delaney has said the debate over what time of year the 2022 Qatar World Cup will be played has been damaging for Fifa. A Fifa(...)

A Qatari official stands beside the Fifa World Cup trophy as part of trophy’s world tour. The Qatar 2022 World Cup looks set to be shortened by a matter of days and held in November-Decemebr.  Photograph: Karim Jaafar/Getty Images 0:44

A Fifa task force has recommended playing the 2022 World Cup in Qatar in November/December but Britain’s Fifa vice-president Jim Boyce will oppose any(...)

 Fifa president Sepp Blatter holds up the name of Qatar during the official announcement of the 2022 World Cup host country at Fifa headquarters in Zurich in 2010.

Fifa will come under pressure on Tuesday to agree to a shortened World Cup in 2022 in compensation for moving the tournament in Qatar to the winter.Th(...)

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.(...)

Fifa has opened disciplinary proceedings against Diafra Sakho and West Ham for ‘a potential violation of Fifa regulations.’ Photograph:  Richard Sellers/PA

Fifa has opened a disciplinary case against West Ham and Diafra Sakho for a “potential violation” of regulations over the striker playing for his club(...)

Fifa presidential candidate Jerome Champagne has blamed ‘institutions’ for his withdrawl from the race to replace Sepp Blatter. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

Jerome Champagne has announced that he has withdrawn his Fifa president candidacy after failing to secure the minimum five nominations required. Champ(...)

Former Barcelona and Real Mdrdid winger Luis Figo is set to run for the Fifa presidency. (Photograph: EPA/BALLESTEROS)

Luis Figo is to join the field of candidates to rival Sepp Blatter for the role of Fifa President. The 42-year-old former Barcelona and Real Madrid st(...)

English clubs spent $87m on agents’ fees for international transfers in 2014, a $12m increase on 2013.  (Photograph: SEBASTIEN BOZON/Getty Images)

Payments to agents acting on international transfers for clubs rose to €208m ($236m) in 2014 according to Fifa figures, with a booming English transfe(...)

Bin Hammam was banned from football for life in 2011 for offering bribes to Caribbean Football Union officials via former Concacaf president Jack Warner. Photograoh: Karim Jaafar/AFP/Getty

The parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe has called on Fifa to re-run the vote for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, claiming in a new report th(...)

Former Newcastle and Tottenham winger and French international David Ginola has said he wants to stand against Sepp Blatter for the Fifa presidency. (Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire)

David Ginola is to announce on Friday that he wants to stand against Sepp Blatter for the Fifa presidency.The former France international, who played (...)