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(...)

Real Madrid won the Club World Cup last year. Photo: Getty Images

The sheer size of the number stunned the room. Fifa President Gianni Infantino told his top board last month that a fund of investors from the Middle(...)

Video assistant referees will be used at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Photo: Getty Images

Video assistant referees will be used at the World Cup this summer after a meeting of football’s lawmakers unanimously approved the most monumental ch(...)

Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United. His agent, Fernando Felicevich, declined to comment when asked if he was asking for a £15m   fee himself for the forward to agree a move. Photograph: Getty Images

The January transfer window closed with a blizzard of late moves, delivering £50 million as the new normal fee for players – £142 million for one of t(...)

Lowest-ranked team Saudi Arabia are drawn against Russia in the 2018 World Cup. The second- and third-lowest ranked teams were also, coincidentally, drawn against Russia. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

I can’t put the feeling into words, but I’ll never forget it. Niall Quinn had just equalised against Holland and I was jumping around ecstatically in (...)

Russia’s deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko, who is also heading up the World Cup organising committee, pictured with Fifa president  Gianni Infantino during last week’s draw in Moscow. Photograph:  Sergei Chirikov/EPA

Cornel Borbely, Fifa’s ethics committee chairman, was investigating the alleged role of Russia’s deputy prime minister for sport, tourism and youth po(...)

Fifa president Gianni Infantino (right) and Russian deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko give a press conference prior to the  World Cup draw  in Moscow. Photograph: Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images

How awkward it has been for Fifa and its president, Gianni Infantino, ruthlessly plotting a course towards next year’s World Cup in Russia, that the I(...)

 Gary Lineker will front Friday’s World Cup draw. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

As the days ticked down you kept thinking he might still have something up his sleeve. Maybe this is a brilliantly orchestrated inside job. Maybe half(...)

Fifa handed out three lifetime bans for corruption on Tuesday. Photograph: Valeriano Di Domenico/Getty Images

Fifa has dished out life bans to the former presidents of the Guam, Nicaraguan and Venezuelan football associations for corruption, its ethics committ(...)

 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 (...)

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