Gianni Infantino has the backing of Uefa for Fifa presidency election. Photograph: Marko Djurica/Reuters.

More than half of soccer fans worldwide do not believe Fifa can restore its tattered reputation, according to a poll commissioned by Transparency Int(...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter promised in 2011 that his fourth term as president would be his last before performing a U-turn. Photograph: Ennio Leanza/EPA

Fifa has moved to head off speculation that Sepp Blatter could stay on as president by pointedly making it clear the adviser responsible for suggestin(...)

Luis Figo says that he has received support from African federations. Photo: Leonhard Foeger/Reuters

Fifa presidential candidate Luis Figo on Wednesday disputed the Confederation of African Football’s claim that all 54 votes from the continent will go(...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter: “In my opinion the World Cup in Russia will be able to stabilise the situation in this region of Europe that is suffering now.” Photograph: Michael Buholzer/AFP/Getty Images

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has rounded on those calling for a boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia and claimed holding the tournament there will (...)

Affection for Fifa President Joseph S. Blatter stems from the generous financial assistance he has given Africa during his 17-year tenure. Photograph: Dmitry Lovetsky/AP

African countries will vote overwhelmingly for Sepp Blatter in this year’s FIFA elections, senior officials said on Tuesday.“Africa is solidly behind (...)

Bin Hammam was banned from football for life in 2011 for offering bribes to Caribbean Football Union officials via former Concacaf president Jack Warner. Photograoh: Karim Jaafar/AFP/Getty

The parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe has called on Fifa to re-run the vote for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, claiming in a new report th(...)

The Moroccan team have been stripped of the right to host the finals with the north African country also now disqualified from taking part. Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

Equatorial Guinea will host the 2015 African Nations Cup after Morocco was stripped of the event having asked for it to be postponed over fears of the(...)