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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(...)

FAI executive vice-president John Delaney arrives at Leinster House, Dublin, as representatives of the FAI   give evidence to an Oireachtas committee hearing. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

When you sit at an Ireland match at the Aviva Stadium and hear the crowd belting out anti-John Delaney songs, or listen to exasperated TDs criticising(...)

Former FAI chief executive John Delaney (centre) leaves Leinster House on Wednesday after appearing at the Oireachtas Sports Committee. Photo : Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

John Delaney’s future within the FAI remains under intense scrutiny and if, as is widely expected, he finally leaves the organisation, it will amount (...)

John Delaney in the stand at the Gibraltar versus Republic of Ireland game. Many questions remain about details of the former FAI CEO’s long stewardship of the association. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

John Delaney will still attend the hearing to be held next month by the Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport, it seems, but the politi(...)

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(...)

On an October night in 1979, a navy man named John Collins rode his Triumph motorcycle over to the offices of a Honolulu health club. He brought nothi(...)

Only Andrea Riseborough – playing Thatcher long before she was famous – has managed to make a personality of the character

Nobody has moral qualms about Gillian Anderson playing Margaret Thatcher. Fans of stuff are stupid, but they are rarely that stupid. At least two arti(...)

 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(...)

The Aviva Stadium in  Dublin could host World Cup games in 2030. Photograph: Stephen Heaney/Inpho

Even from in his political grave, it seems, Sepp Blatter knows which way the football winds are blowing. Back in June the former Fifa president predic(...)

 Minister for Transport Shane Ross. Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has said the Government must learn from the David Drumm case and ensure no bonuses are paid to bankers working in ba(...)

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