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  • Michel Platini enters FIFA race

    Michel Platini has formally announced he will run for the FIFA presidency.

    Wednesday July 29 2015, 13:31 BST
    Michel Platini: Wants the top job at FIFA
  • Putin: Blatter deserves Nobel Prize

    Sepp Blatter deserves a Nobel Prize for his work with FIFA, according to Russia president Vladimir Putin.

    Tuesday July 28 2015, 09:31 BST
    Sepp Blatter shakes hands with Vladimir Putin
  • Old rivals set for showdown

    England and Scotland will clash in the qualifying competition for the 2018 World Cup after being drawn in the same group.

    Saturday July 25 2015, 21:20 BST
    Former German striker Oliver Bierhoff shows the name of England
  • Valcke to step down in February

    Jerome Valcke will step down as FIFA secretary general in February when Sepp Blatter hands over the presidency.

    Friday July 24 2015, 15:41 BST
    Jerome Valcke: On the way out of FIFA
  • Strachan: Draw is great for fans

    Gordon Strachan spoke of a moment of intervention as Scotland were drawn against England in their World Cup qualifying group.

    Saturday July 25 2015, 20:05 BST
    Gordon Strachan: Can't wait to face England
  • Chuck Blazer banned for life

    Chuck Blazer, the ex-FIFA executive committee member who turned whistleblower for the FBI, has been banned from football for life.

    Thursday July 9 2015, 09:57 BST
    Chuck Blazer: Ban announced by FIFA's ethics committee
  • Blatter backs integrity checks

    Sepp Blatter has backed a proposal that FIFA's senior officials should pass integrity checks.

    Friday June 19 2015, 14:51 BST
    Sepp Blatter: Standing down as FIFA president
  • FIFA could withdraw hosting rights

    FIFA's audit and compliance committee has reportedly claimed Russia and Qatar could lose the right to host the World Cup.

    Sunday June 7 2015, 15:02 BST
    Qatar were surprise winner of the World Cup 2022 bidding process
  • Warner vows to release documents

    Jack Warner has promised to release documents relating to the financial transactions of Sepp Blatter.

    Thursday June 4 2015, 13:41 BST
    Jack Warner: Indicted former FIFA vice-president
  • England 'ready to host World Cup'

    England is ready to host the 2022 World Cup if it is stripped from Qatar, Culture Secretary John Whittingdale has said.

    Thursday June 4 2015, 10:36 BST
    Could the World Cup come to England?
  • Qatar stands firm amid FIFA crisis

    Qatar World Cup organisers insist the crisis at FIFA will not affect their preparations for the tournament in 2022.

    Wednesday June 3 2015, 19:51 BST
    The FIFA crisis continues
  • UEFA wants extra World Cup spot

    UEFA has announced it wants an extra place to be given to a European country at World Cup finals.

    Monday March 23 2015, 13:20 GMT
    Germany won the 2014 World Cup
  • FIFA rules out compensation

    FIFA's Jerome Valcke has claimed UEFA are one of many wanting December 23 as the date for the 2022 World Cup final.

    Wednesday February 25 2015, 10:40 GMT
    Jerome Valcke: Dismissed talk of compensation
  • Dyke keen to protect festive games

    English football's chiefs have lined up to vow they will fight to protect the traditional festive period for club matches in 2022.

    Tuesday February 24 2015, 16:42 GMT
    Greg Dyke: Warned about a congested football calendar
  • Boyce opposes festive final date

    Jim Boyce will oppose any move to hold the final as late as December 23 after a FIFA task force recommendation.

    Tuesday February 24 2015, 14:23 GMT
    FIFA vice-president Jim Boyce against a World Cup played two days before Christmas
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