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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(...)

Neymar confronts the assistant referee after his goal was disallowed during the Champions League final between Juventus and Barcelona in 2015. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

Goals will be disallowed for accidental handball from next season after the game’s lawmakers reworded the rules. Previously, goals would have been al(...)

Fifa president Gianni Infantino is set to serve a second term. Photograph: Getty Images

Fifa president Gianni Infantino will not face a challenger in June’s elections to the head of world soccer’s governing body, the organisation said on(...)

 Conmebol president   Alejandro Dominguez speaks during a press conference in Buenos Aires. Photograph:   Agustin Marcarian/Getty Images

Fifa is exploring the possibility of staging the World Cup every two years, rather than every four, the president of South American soccer’s governin(...)

Gianni Infantino holds the World Cup trophy after France’s final victory over Croatia in Russia. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty

The Fifa president Gianni Infantino has said that he hopes the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be expanded to 48 teams, saying such an expansion is “poss(...)

Fifa president  Gianni Infantino  during a press conference on Friday, after a Fifa council meeting  in Kigali. Photograph: Cyril Ndegeya/AFP/Getty Images

The plans of Fifa’s president, Gianni Infantino, to launch a lucrative new Club World Cup and Nations League have been delayed by intense European opp(...)

Fifa president Gianni Infantino is pressing forward with a plan for two new global tournaments that could reshape soccer’s international calendar but Uefa are fiercely opposed. Photo: Marco Rosi/Getty Images

Gianni Infantino, the president of Fifa, is pressing forward with a plan for two new global tournaments that could reshape soccer’s international cale(...)

Lazio fans at the Stadio Olimpico during a fixture against Internazionale. Photograph: Paulo Bruno/Getty

It was the best of times, it was arguably not really the worst of times. Either way we once again have football public relations to thank for a tale o(...)

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