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.(...)

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(...)

Uefa president Michel Platini: ‘There’s something that’s very surprising to me in the way that this process has played out and I do not like that.’ Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire

Michel Platini has criticised Fifa over its handling of a controversy regarding 65 designer watches, worth over €1m, given to football administrators (...)

The Uefa Europa League Trophy is pictured at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, on May 18th, 2011, before the match between Portuguese teams FC Porto and SC Braga. Photograph: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images

More than a decade after their bid with Scotland to host Euro 2008 went down in flames, the FAI are back in Geneva, rather more hopeful of having some(...)

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny. Photograph: Inpho

Dundalk have been fined €18,000 by Uefa after a section of their fans flew Palestinian flags during their Europa League clash with Hajduk Spli(...)

Locals while away the hours on Rio’s Ipanema Beach before the start of the greatest sports show on earth tomorrow. Photograph: Getty Images

It may still look like being more of a one-horse race than the tournament that gets under way here tomorrow, but Sepp Blatter’s bid for re-election(...)

Uefa president Michel Platini  has come under scrutiny amid renewed corruption claims over  Qatar’s bid for the 2022 World Cup.

The Uefa president, Michel Platini, insisted yesterday that Qatar’s bid to host the 2022 World Cup was never mentioned in a meeting between him and t(...)

The FAI hope Dublin’s  Aviva Stadium will host four games in Euro 2020.   Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Ireland will likely face stiff competition from Wales and Scotland in its bid to host Euro 2020 games. The FAI, supported by the gover(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Uefa has approved the new Nations League tournament which will replace most international friendlies from 2018, the governing body has announced. (...)

Uefa president Michel Platini will today outline the organisation’s plans for a new Nations’ League competition for national teams to delegates at their annual Congress  in Astana,. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Uefa president Michel Platini will outline the organisation’s plans for a new Nations’ League competition for nat(...)