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(...)

Marta of Brazil won the best Fifa Women’s Player at last year’s awards. Photograph: Buda Mendes/Getty Images

The rapid growth of the women’s game will be recognised at this year’s The Best Fifa Football Awards with two new categories, a prize for the best fem(...)

 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(...)

 Marco Van Basten, who has been appointed as Fifa’s chief officer for technical development. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

Former Dutch striker Marco van Basten has been appointed as Fifa’s chief officer for technical development. The world’s governing body said the three(...)