Gianni Infantino

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 Fifa’s headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland has been its home for nearly 90 years. Photograph:   Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

Senior executives at Fifa, world soccer’s governing body, are giving serious consideration to leaving Switzerland, the organisation’s home for nearly(...)

Tobin Heath and her USA team-mates celebrate after winning the 2019 Women’s World Cup final against  the Netherlands in Lyon. Photograph:  Maja Hitij/Getty Images

The 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup will be expanded to a 32-team tournament. The Fifa Council unanimously agreed on Wednesday to a proposal to expand the(...)

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has hinted that World Cup hosting rules may be changed. Photo: Amin Mohammad Jamali/Getty Images

FAI president Donal Conway has suggested that a final decision on whether to mount a joint British and Irish bid to host the 2030 World Cup may not be(...)

 Netherlands’ Danielle van de Donk, right, in action with Sweden’s Hanna Glas during the semi-final clash in Lyon. “We are European champions, not just anyone.” Photograph: Benoit Tessier/Reuters

Fifa president Gianni Infantino wants to expand the women’s World Cup to 32 teams from 24 for the next edition in 2023, he said on Friday. Ahead of(...)

Then French president Nicolas Sarkozy with Uefa boss Michel Platini in Geneva on May 28th, 2010, after France was named host of the Euro 2016 football championships. Photograph: Laurent Gillieron/EPA

On November 23rd, 2010, French football icon Michel Platini arrived at the Elysée Palace for lunch with president Nicolas Sarkozy and found he was not(...)

 Chile fans  before the Women’s World Cup match against Sweden in Rennes. Photograph:   Reuters/Gonzalo Fuentes

World soccer’s governing body Fifa has defended its ticketing policy at the 2019 Women’s World Cup despite seeing average attendances at the first nin(...)

CAF president Ahmad Ahmad has been detained and questioned by French authorities in Paris. File photograph: Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images

The Fifa vice-president Ahmad Ahmad has been detained and questioned by French authorities in Paris, a day before the start of the Women’s World Cup. (...)

Fifa president Gianni Infantino delivers a speech at the 69th Fifa Congress in Paris. Photograph: Getty Images

British and Irish hopes of hosting the 2030 World Cup were plunged into doubt on Wednesday when Fifa president Gianni Infantino said he hoped the rule(...)

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter. Photograph: Inpho/Getty

Sepp Blatter, the former boss of football’s world governing body Fifa who was ousted during a corruption scandal, has said money risks ruining the spo(...)

The 2022 World Cup could consist of 48 teams. Photograph: Reuters

The chances of Fifa increasing the number of teams at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from 32 to 48 is 50/50, the president of soccer’s governing body Gi(...)

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