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 Gareth Southgate’s England team play Croatia in the World Cup semi-final on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters

Pick a moment. There have been so many from which to choose in this unexpectedly joyous World Cup for England. Harry Kane’s stoppage-time winner again(...)

 Fireworks over Khalifa International Stadium during its  official opening ceremony in May. It’s the  the first completed 2022 Fifa World Cup venue, five years before the tournament begins. Photograph: Qatar/Getty

The prospects of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups being hosted by Russia and Qatar have been strengthened after Fifa dramatically published in full the i(...)

Niamh O’Donoghue, right, chairperson of the Women’s FAI, is due to join the FAI’s board under the terms of a merger agreement between the two football bodies. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

While the FAI has apparently modelled its new coaching structures on established practice in Belgium, it seems a key aspect of the association’s corp(...)

The gamble on Eddie Jones has certainly paid off for the English RFU. Photograph: Andrew Fosker/Inpho

The pronouncements have echoed down the years. Tournament on tournament, underachievement after depressing underachievement. This time they have insis(...)

A Russian football supporter lobs a chair towards Slovakian fans sitting in a cafe in the northern city of Lille on June 14th. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

Russia will be disqualified from Euro 2016 if there is a repeat of the crowd trouble seen at the Stade Vélodrome that marred their opening match with (...)

‘Great British Bake Off’ winner Nadiya Hussain: dismal treatment  by certain parts of the media

Everyone’s a little bit racist, the Avenue Q song goes, though after the last week in the news – and the last month, the last year, the last forever –(...)

Tottenham look set to be playing home games at Wembley stadium while their new stadium is under construction. Photograph: Getty Images

Tottenham are close to a deal to play home games at Wembley in the 2017-18 season while their new stadium is being built, Football Association chairma(...)

Gianni Infantino of Switzerland, new FIFA President, during a press conference after being elected as new FIFA President at the Extraordinary FIFA Congress in Zurich, Switzerland. Photo: PA

It is natural to be sceptical about the election of the Uefa general secretary, Gianni Infantino, as president of Fifa – and about the election being (...)

Fifa have voted in favour of reforms at congress in Zurich. Photograph: Reuters

Fifa has voted in favour of reforms designed to repair its image and guard against future misdemeanours after the worst crisis in its near-112 history(...)

Liverpool fans leave the stands after 77 minutes during during last week’s Premier League match between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield in protest against the club’s plan to increase ticket prices. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/AFP/Getty Images

Don’t believe in yourself Don’t deceive with belief. It’s probably too late to join the media grief-fest, but here goes. David Bowie wrote those lin(...)

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