West Ham striker Carlton Cole has been charged with posting a comment on social media which was “was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper and/or brings the game into disrepute”, the Football Association has announced. Photograph: Daniel Hambury/PA

West Ham striker Carlton Cole has been charged with posting a comment on social media which was “was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper and/or b(...)

Fifa Secretary General Jerome Valcke speaks to the press as he arrives for a meeting in Doha - he says there will be no World Cup compensation paid to clubs. Photograph:Getty Images

Fifa’s general secretary Jerome Valcke has claimed Uefa and most of the confederations want December 23rd as the date for the Qatar 2022 World Cup fin(...)

Chelsea Football Club said it was prepared to ban self-proclaimed racist fans who were filmed preventing a black man from boarding a Paris subway train. Photograph: Guardian news and media ltd/Getty Images

Three Chelsea supporters could be banned from football for life after being suspended from Stamford Bridge by the club as as part of the ongoing inves(...)

 Chelsea’s Willian (left) celebrates with teammates after scoring the winner against Everton  at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Gerry Penny / EPA

Chelsea 1 Everton 0Every season, there are always the standout moments in the title race, when everything falls into place for the team that will even(...)

Nigel Pearson, manager of Leicester City exchanges words with James McArthur of Crystal Palace as Alan Pardew, manager of Crystal Palace looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Crystal Palace at the King Power Stadium on February 7, 2015 in Leicester. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

The Football Association has decided against charging the Leicester manager Nigel Pearson following an incident involving the Crystal Palace midfielde(...)

 Nigel Pearson, manager of Leicester City exchanges words with James McArthur of Crystal Palace   at the King Power Stadium. Photograph:   Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Leicester have denied manager Nigel Pearson has been sacked by the club. Pearson led the Foxes to the Championship title last season, but his team hav(...)

Chelsea manager José Mourinho had no desire to reflect upon last season’s fractious 1-0 loss at Villa, in which two of his players were dismissed and the manager was sent to the stands. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

José Mourinho has made a prickly comeback to media duties by offering a familiar reminder that Arsene Wenger escaped sanction for appearing to push t(...)

Diego Costa has been banned for three matches by the English FA after being found guilty of violent conduct. (Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire)

Diego Costa has been banned for three matches after the Chelsea striker was found guilty of violent conduct.The Football Association has announced tha(...)

Chelsea’s Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa pressures Liverpool’s German midfielder Emre Can during the English League Cup semi-final second leg football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge . Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP

Diego Costa has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association following his clash with Emre Can in Chelsea’s Capital One Cup semi-fina(...)

Jordanian Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein, FIFA vice-president, could lose his seat on the executive committee in a reorganisation by the Asian Football Confederation. Photograph: Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty

The English Football Association is set to back the nomination of Jordan’s Prince Ali in his battle with Sepp Blatter for the Fifa presidency.Prince A(...)