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Clubs are not permitted to sign players under the age of 18 from other countries unless their parents have emigrated for reasons not connected to football. Above, Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Chelsea have been accused after an initial Fifa investigation of breaking the rules on the signing of 25 foreign players under the age of 18. The num(...)

Construction workers on Khalifa International Stadium ahead of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

While Fifa’s football family enjoyed the hospitality of Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin over the weekend, construction continued on the futuristic facil(...)

 Martin O’Neill: victory over Denmark for his Republic of Ireland side could prove  very lucrative for the FAI. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Fifa has confirmed a 12 per cent increase in the prize money for next summer’s World Cup with the FAI standing to gain a minimum of around €7 million (...)

Mali supporters during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Photograph: Getty Images

Mali has been suspended from international football after the West African country’s sports minister sacked the executive committee of its football f(...)

Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin has suggested Donald Trump’s travel restrictions could hinder the USA’s chances of hosting the 2026 World Cup. Photograph: Oleg Nikishin/Getty

There were probably some cornflakes spluttered across Fifa breakfast tables as the game’s top ranked blazers read the New York Times interview on Mond(...)

Sepp Blatter’s appeal against his six-year ban began on Thursday. Photograph: Reuters

Disgraced former Fifa president Sepp Blatter appeared before sport’s highest tribunal, the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS), on Thursday to appeal(...)

In his latest two-fingers to Europe, Nigel Farage combines a voting session at the European Parliament, where he is an MEP, with a telephone call, which is very basic back-of-the-class behaviour
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In Numbers: Football bloody hell $1,100 The top price for a ticket to the 2018 World Cup final in Moscow, not from a tout or a “reseller” but from w(...)

Sepp Blatter claims that he watched a draw for a European competition be rigged. Photograph: Getty Images

Sepp Blatter, the disgraced former Fifa president, has claimed he witnessed the fixing of a draw for a European football competition. Blatter, in an (...)

 An England supporter lies unconscious on the ground after clashing with Russian fans in Marseille. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Uefa has opened disciplinary proceedings against Russia over the disturbing scenes inside the Stade Velodrome on Saturday night, while also warning En(...)

Swiss authorities have searched Fifa HQ as corruption probe continues. Photograph: Getty Images

Three former Fifa officials, including ex-president Sepp Blatter, conducted a “co-ordinated effort to enrich themselves” which cost the organisation m(...)

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