UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino is  hoping to replace Sepp Blatter as president of Fifa. Photograph: Alain Grosclaude/AFP/Getty Images

Uefa general secretary Gianni Infantino says he is “very confident” of being elected president of Fifa after receiving the unanimous backing of the E(...)

Sepp Blatter will continue to receive his Fifa salary until a new president is elected on February 27th. Photograph: Afp

Fifa’s Sepp Blatter may have been banned for eight years from the game but he is still receiving his president’s salary from world soccer’s governing(...)

Jerome Valcke has been sacked as Fifa general secretary. Photograph: Reuters

Jerome Valcke has been sacked by Fifa as secretary general of the world governing body after ethics charges were brought against him over World Cup ti(...)

Fifa Secretary General Jerome Valcke involved in alleged corruption involving the sale of World Cup tickets, among the dozens of scandals rocking football’s crisis-plagued governing body. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

The possibility of a lengthy ban for suspended Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke has moved a step closer after the world governing body’s ethics co(...)

Fifa Secretary General Jerome Valcke holding a copy of a newspaper article headlined ‘SWC in SA big mistake’ during a press conference in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2010. Photograph: EPA

Fifa’s ethics watchdog on Wednesday extended the suspension of Fifa Secretary General Jerome Valcke, a day after its investigators had recommended an (...)

US attorney-feneral Loretta Lynch: accused two generations of Fifa  officials of “rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted” corruption, “ both abroad and here in the United States”. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

It may have been a German judge who finally banished Sepp Blatter from the world of football, but the longtime Fifa president’s real nemesis was a di(...)

Fifa’s suspended president Sepp Blatter holds a news conference in Zurich, Switzerland on Monday. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Sepp Blatter has responded to his eight-year ban from football by insisting that he is not guilty of any wrongdoing over a payment to Michel Platini. (...)

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter  and Uefa chief Michel Platini have received eight year bans on Monday morning. Photograph: Getty Images

Sepp Blatter and the longtime Fifa president’s one-time heir apparent, Michel Platini, have been banned from football for eight years, ending the care(...)

Eugenio Figueredo  has been indicted by the US Department of Justice on racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering charges. Photograph: Getty Images

Former Fifa vice president Eugenio Figueredo will be extradited to his native Uruguay instead of the United States. Switzerland’s justice ministry sa(...)

MIchel Platini will not attend Friday’s Fifa ethics committee hearing as he believes his fate has already been decided. Photograph: Epa

Uefa president Michel Platini will not attend Friday’s Fifa ethics committee hearing as he believes his fate has already been decided. Platini and ou(...)