Arsène Wenger, Fifa’s head of global development, has suggested that a biennial World Cup could begin in 2028. Photograph:    Valeriano Di Domenico/Getty Images

Fifa’s radical plans to stage a biennial World Cup came under sustained attack hours after they were officially unveiled on Thursday – with the World (...)

Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin, told representatives of more than 100 clubs: “We think that the jewel of the World Cup has value precisely because of its rarity. Holding it every two years will lead to less legitimacy, and it will unfortunately dilute the World Cup itself.” Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images

Two of the most senior figures in European football have attacked Fifa’s plans to reform the international calendar and implement a biennial World Cup(...)

Neymar of Paris Saint-Germain is challenged by Lucas Hernandez of Bayern Munich  during the Champions League quarter-final, second leg, a game decided on away goals in the French club’s favour. Photograph:  Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

Uefa has abolished the away goals rule for all of its club competitions from next season. European football’s governing body said all ties level on a(...)

Gareth Southgate: the England manager remains lucid and likeable in front of the post-match cameras although with a sense of something a little stuck in his talk of the future. Photograph: Neil Hall/AFP/via Getty Images

More than this. There must be – don’t you think? – a little more than this. As England’s footballers exited the Wembley turf, as the tinny, triumpha(...)

Whatever happens over the next month - however many goals are scored, however many thrilling matches are played - there is certain to be only one overriding sensation for Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin when the final whistle blows on July 11th: relief. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA

If Aleksander Ceferin has any say on the matter, there will never be another European soccer championship like the one that starts this week. And that(...)

A social media post by Chelsea and Man City fan groups featured an image of Uefa chairman Aleksander Ceferin mocked up to look like Vito Corleone in the Godfather, under the banner ‘The Greedfather’. Photograph: Rafal Oleksiewicz/PA

Chelsea and Manchester City supporters have joined together to condemn what they describe as Uefa’s “greed” over the staging of the Champions League f(...)

The Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea will moved from Istanbul to the Dragao Stadium in Porto. File photograph: EPA

Porto has been confirmed as the venue for the Champions League final after a deal to move the game from Istanbul to Wembley proved out of reach. Ista(...)

Uefa said that “in a spirit of reconciliation” the nine clubs had agreed to a “club commitment declaration” and accepted a five per cent cut in their European revenue for one season. File photograph: Getty Images

Nine of the original 12 European Super League clubs – including the Premier League’s big six – have submitted a “club commitment declaration” to Uefa (...)

 Manchester United Executives Joel Glazer (2nd L) and Avram Glazer (C) and Ed Woodward at the New York Stock Exchange in 2012. Photograph:  Dario Cantatore/Getty Images

In 2005, a generation ago now, when supporters were first protesting against the pending takeover of Manchester United by the Glazer family, the appro(...)

With cautious lockdown easing by the health authorities Ireland have lost their Euro 2020 hosting rights due to their inability to guarantee a minimum 25 per cent attendance at their matches. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Uefa have officially stripped Dublin of its hosting of four Euro 2020 matches with the games being moved to St Petersburg and Wembley. Following a me(...)

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