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Gianni Infantino answers questions  in Doha, Qatar, on Thursday. Photograph: Naseem Zeitoon/Reuters

The 2026 World Cup could be split between up to four countries, Fifa president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday, announcing that the organisation wou(...)

Jurgen Klopp: the Liverpool manager disclosed that Fifa had informed Liverpool they will review the Joël Matip  situation on Friday. Photograph: PA

Jürgen Klopp will consult Liverpool’s lawyers over whether to select Joël Matip at Plymouth Argyle amid concern the defender’s inclusion could result (...)

Fifa president  Gianni Infantino: wants to increase the number of teams at the World Cup to 48.  Photograph: Michael Buholzer/AFP/Getty

Fifa president Gianni Infantino’s plans to expand the World Cup have run into serious opposition from the organisation which represents Europe’s bigge(...)

Jamie Vardy: who scored 24 goals in a historic Premier League-winning season for Leicester City. Photograph: Reuters

Jamie Vardy has been nominated for the Ballon d’Or award alongside the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Gareth Bale after helping Leiceste(...)

  Lionel Messi waves holding his trophy after receiving the 2015 Fifa Ballon d’Or award  at the Kongresshaus in Zurich. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Lionel Messi carries home another Ballon d’Or, as if we needed another reminder about his majesty. Great is a word that can be overused in sport but i(...)

The draw for the 2018 World Cup groups will take place in St Petersburg on Saturday. Photograph: Afp

Q: When is the draw? A: It’s due to start at 4pm on Saturday and is taking place at the Konstantin Palace in St Petersburg, with Russia the host count(...)

Abby Wambach of USA was one of the players involved in the lawsuit against Fifa. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

A group of elite players has withdrawn a lawsuit that accused Fifa of gender discrimination over its decision to play this summer’s Women’s World Cup (...)

Republic of Ireland’s Stephanie Roche: will be up against some of the top stars in the game for Fifa’s Goal of the Year award. Photograph: Inpho

As you browsed through the list of nominees announced this week for Fifa’s Puskas Award, granted to the scorer of world football’s finest goal in t(...)

Stephanie Roche: “It’s great for women’s football”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

So, how did Stephanie Roche find out she was one of the 10 nominees for Fifa’s Puskas Award, the gong granted to the player deemed to have scored t(...)

Undated handout photo provided by Synergy of England players wearing the new England rugby home kit.  Photograph: PA Wire.

England will wear symbols of the Victoria Cross for the first time this autumn after rubber grip areas inspired by the military medal were added to t(...)

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