Russian World Cup head Vitaly Mutko was barred from seeking re-election to Fifa’s top decision-making body yesterday after failing an eligibility check.
Fifa’s review committee has ruled that Mutko can no longer sit on the Fifa council because of his role as a deputy prime...
Saturday 11th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport
Israel ‘has dictated terms’ to football’s governing body
Friday 10th Mar 2017
posted by Kadeem Simmonds in Sport
Red Card Israeli Racism slam Infantino over lack of action
Saturday 11th Feb 2017
Diego Maradona said he will be delighted to work with a “clean and transparent” Fifa after yesterday agreeing to assume a role with football’s world governing body.
The Argentinian great’s career peaked as he led his country to victory at the 1986 World Cup...
ASIF BURHAN was in Zurich for Fifa’s 48-team World Cup announcement, which has not been well-received by fans and the media
Wednesday 11th Jan 2017
ENGLISH football chiefs are resigned to being forced to accept Fifa’s plans to expand the World Cup to 48 teams from 2026.
Chief executive Martin Glenn admitted on BBC Radio 5 Live yesterday that the FA won’t be able to stop the expansion, despite its reservations over Fifa...
Monday 9th Jan 2017
ITUC dismayed at Swiss court judgement on migrant workers
Saturday 7th Jan 2017
FIFA president Gianni Infantino claimed yesterday that world football’s federations are “overwhelmingly in favour” of expanding the World Cup to a potential 48 teams.
Infantino is a strong advocate of opening the doors of the game’s premier competition to more...
Thursday 29th Dec 2016
Sepp Blatter lost his appeal against a six-year ban by Fifa yesterday and now has more serious legal cases lined up against him.
Blatter said in a statement it was “difficult” to accept the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s verdict but that “the way the case...
Tuesday 6th Dec 2016
The verdict in former Fifa president Sepp Blatter’s appeal against a six-year ban for unethical conduct will be announced on Monday.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said yesterday that it will publish the ruling in the early afternoon.
Blatter has repeatedly...
Saturday 3rd Dec 2016