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 Netherlands striker Sontje Hansen celebrates after scoring during the 2019 Uefa U17 European Championship final against Italy at Tallaght Stadium on May 19th, 2019 in Tallaght. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Manchester City are scouting Sontje Hansen, the 17-year-old Ajax forward who was the Golden Boot winner at last year’s Under-17 World Cup in Brazil. (...)

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been named as Fifa’s new chief of global football development.

Arsène Wenger has taken up a new role with Fifa as its chief of global football development, the game’s world governing body has announced. Wenger, 70(...)

The Swiss financial watchdog demanded remedial steps at Credit Suisse to improve procedures, which would be monitored by a independent third party. Photograph: Reuters

Credit Suisse has been censured by the Swiss financial watchdog for failings in anti-money laundering, in the latest slapdown of a European bank over (...)

The illuminated Majlis Qatar pavilion, installed in Moscow’s Gorky Park during the 2018 World Cup. Photograph: Maxim Zmeyev/AFP/Getty

The Qatar 2022 World Cup bid team broke Fifa rules by running a secret campaign to sabotage their rivals for the tournament, it has been claimed. The(...)

The big screen inside the stadium displays a VAR penalty review during the  Group A match between Saudia Arabia and Egypt at Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Never mind whether Serbia should have had a penalty when Stephan Lichsteiner and Fabian Schaer wrestled Aleksandar Mitrovic to the ground in Kaliningr(...)

 Messi  after scoring his team’s first goal against  Nigeria  at Saint Petersburg Stadium. Photograph:   Alex Livesey/Getty Images

It was only 24 degrees in Moscow when day 13 got under way with France v Denmark, leaving us all wondering what it must be like to live in a temperate(...)

Real Madrid versus Juventu in the UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg on Wednesday.

Japan’s SoftBank is part of an international consortium behind a radical $25 billion (€20 billion) plan to create global football tournaments for Fifa(...)

The World Cup draw will take place in the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow on Friday. Gary Lineker will co-host alongside the Russian TV presenter Maria Komandnaya

England fans at the World Cup finals in Russia next summer have been told to restrict their alcohol intake to one pint of beer before or after the gam(...)

 Fireworks over Khalifa International Stadium during its  official opening ceremony in May. It’s the  the first completed 2022 Fifa World Cup venue, five years before the tournament begins. Photograph: Qatar/Getty

The prospects of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups being hosted by Russia and Qatar have been strengthened after Fifa dramatically published in full the i(...)

Fifa president  Gianni Infantino: “Teams who qualify for a World Cup need to have access to the country, otherwise there is no World Cup.” Photograph: Dennis adrian/AFP/Getty

Donald Trump’s travel ban could prevent the US from hosting the World Cup in 2026, Fifa has warned. Gianni Infantino, the president of world football(...)

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