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(...)

Republic of Ireland fans will do well to gets tickets to support their side at Euro 16 in France. Photograph: Eric Luke.

Tickets to see the Republic of Ireland’s games at next summer’s European Championships in France were among the most sought after in the latest round(...)

Republic of Ireland fans can find tickets on the official Uefa website. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

With Uefa accepting applications for its final distribution of tickets and the FAI continuing to work on its end of the process, tickets to all of Ir(...)

 Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France. The French capital is one of the 10 host cities for the Euro 2016 tournament. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Getting Ireland to France next summer is likely to earn Martin O’Neill a significant increase on his current €900,000 a year salary when he and his e(...)

Uefa president Michel Platini: in the eye of the current storm surrounding the world’s football authorities.  He was suspended for 90 days for accepting an improper payment from Sepp Blatter. Photo: Laurent Gillieron/AP)

Uefa president Michel Platini will discover this morning whether he can play an active part in the weekend’s event in Paris where the executive commit(...)

Ulster Bank’s new chief executive Gerry Mallon told the “Belfast Telegraph” in September: “I need the buzz: the livelier the city, the better.” Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Ulster Bank’s new chief executive Gerry Mallon will be a busy man next June. That’s when he takes up the reins at Ulster Bank’s business in the Republ(...)

Uefa president Michel Platini has been suspended for 90 days by the Fifa ethics committee. Photograph: Getty Images.

Michel Platini has been given the unanimous backing of all 54 nations in Uefa as he seeks to justify a payment of €1.85 million made to him by Sepp B(...)

Wes Hoolahan: has become an increasingly influential figure in the Republic of Ireland squad. Photo: Adam Holt/Action

The Irish team’s qualification for the playoffs will provide a late boost to the €5 million-plus profit that the FAI was already predicting it will ma(...)

File photo of Uefa president Michel Platini Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/ AFP

Suspended Uefa president Michel Platini lodged an appeal with Fifa against his 90-day ban from the game on Saturday while French soccer’s governing bo(...)

Richie Towell and Brian Gartland of Dundalk in action against Aliaksandr Karnitski of BATE Borisov in the  Champions League second qualifying round, second leg at Oriel Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

FAI competitions director Fran Gavin has described as “interesting” a proposal discussed at a Uefa meeting in Malta on Wednesday for a third European (...)