FIFA

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

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Pierluigi Collina feels additional assistant referees will still be required if goal-line technology is made available in UEFA competitions.

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Ahead of February's presidential vote, the Italian candidate and UEFA general secretary has pledged a 40-team World Cup and greater transparency within the governing body.

Saturday, January 16, 2016

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Prince Ali bin al-Hussein has written to FIFA over concerns relating to bloc voting between the Asian and African football confederations.

Friday, January 15, 2016

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Jose Angel Sanchez has claimed FIFA has "opened files on many European clubs" and initiated disciplinary proceedings against English teams for transfer irregularities.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

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Homophobic chanting during 2018 World Cup qualifying has led to FIFA fining six football associations, including Argentina and Mexico.

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FIFA firing of the secretary general, who already was suspended from all soccer-related activities, takes effect immediately.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

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Lionel Messi has shown off his own unique pair of platinum Adidas Messi 15 boots to commemorate winning his fifth Ballon d'Or award on Monday.

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Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will doubtless be in the running again, but who could end their dominance of the game's most prestigious individual prize next year?

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Tactical voting, bad jokes, a cringe-worthy ceremony and strange selections saw FIFA's famous gala endure an embarrassing edition Monday - and it's nothing new, writes Ben Hayward.

Monday, January 11, 2016

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Paul Pogba is determined to win the FIFA Ballon d'Or at some stage in the future and pip Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to the trophy.

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Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo remains hungry for success and wants to score 500 more goals in the remainder of his career.

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Lionel Messi has won the 2015 Ballon d'Or, but who did the likes of Robert Lewandowski, Wayne Rooney, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Zlatan Ibrahimovic name in their top three?

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Iran manager and former Manchester United assistant Carlos Queiroz snubbed Cristiano Ronaldo in favor of Barcelona forward Messi while Joachim Low opted for Manuel Neuer