Gianni Infantino

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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(...)

FIFA president Gianni Infantino:  ‘We still face challenges to tackle this problem in our sport, as we do in society.’ Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has demanded “new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football” in the wake of the abuse suffered(...)

 A handout photo made available by the Korea Football Association shows players from South Korea (white) and North Korea (red) in action during the Fifa World Cup qualifying game in Pyongang. Photograph: EPA

Long-time foes North and South Korea played a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday, their first football match in the North in 30 years, but no fans were al(...)

Female police officers observe as Iranian women cheer and wave their country’s national flags at  the World Cup qualifier  between Iran and Cambodia at the Azadi stadium in the capital Tehran, the first time women have been admitted in 40 years. Photograph:  Atta Kenare/AFP via Getty Images

Iranian women watched the country’s national soccer team for the first time in 40 years on Thursday, celebrating their long-awaited access to the nati(...)

 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(...)

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