The departing Fifa president Sepp Blatter’s 16 years as an International Olympic Committee member ended on Monday after he opted against seeking re-election. Photo: Kirill Kudryavtsev/Getty Images

The departing Fifa president Sepp Blatter’s 16 years as an International Olympic Committee member ended on Monday after he opted against seeking re-el(...)

 Chung Moon-Joon:  “Mr Platini enjoys institutional support from the current structure of Fifa. Mr Platini is very much a product of the current system.” Photograph: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty

Chung Mong-joon, one of the most influential figures in Asian football, has ridiculed Sepp Blatter after announcing that he will enter the race to rep(...)

 Aleksandr Kerzhakov draws Ireland in World Cup qualification Group D. Photograph: Reuters

Martin O’Neill will be relieved to have avoided the continent’s biggest guns in the draw for the European section of the World Cup 2018 qualifiers (...)

Head of Fifa sponsor Visa, Charlie Scharf, has launched a stinging attack on Sepp Blatter. Photograph: Getty 1:54

The head of leading Fifa sponsor Visa has delivered a stinging attack on Sepp Blatter claiming there can be no meaningful reforms until he leaves as p(...)

Michel Platini could announce as early as this week that he will stand for Fifa president after receiving backing from four out of the six confederations. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Four out of six continental soccer confederations would back Uefa president Michel Platini if he stands for Fifa president, a source close to European(...)

Fifa will meet on Monday to set a date for voting on Sepp Blatter’s replacement. Photograph: Getty Images

The Fifa presidential election to choose Sepp Blatter’s successor will be held on February 26th next year. The decision was taken by Fifa’s executive (...)

 Fifa official Jeffrey Webb, who faces corruption charges.  File photograph: Szilard Koszticsak/EPA

Jeffrey Webb, one of seven high-ranking Fifa officials who were arrested in Switzerland on corruption charges, pleaded not guilty in US federal court (...)

The US have rquested Switzerland to extradite seven Fifa officials arrested on corruption charges in May 2015 following amajor investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Photograph: EPA

One of the seven Fifa officials arrested in Zurich as part of a corruption probe has been extradited to the United States. Switzerland’s Federal Offic(...)

 “Only those who know the past can understand the present and shape the future. Or in other words: the ball is round – but only those who come from outer space know the actual dimensions of our sport,” Sepp Blatter told a Swiss newspaper.  Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

In what is becoming a regular pattern, Fifa has been forced to insist hurriedly that Sepp Blatter will not stand again for the presidency and will “l(...)

Sepp Blatter has told Swiss newspaper Blick he hasn’t resigned as Fifa president. Photograph: Epa 2:49

Sepp Blatter has told a Swiss newspaper he has not quit as Fifa president, adding to speculation he may try to stay on as head of world soccer’s gover(...)