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Corruption scandal: Swiss authorities seize computer data from FIFA

FIFA, the world soccer governing body, has handed over computer data to police in Switzerland investigating the 2018 and 2022…

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Brazil: Eight people killed at Sao Paulo football fan club

At least eight men were killed at a football fan club in Brazil’s

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Egyptian football league suspended after clashes kill 22

Egypt has indefinitely suspended football league matches following deadly clashes at a Cairo stadium that killed at…

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Jacob Zuma expresses shock at Meyiwa's death

Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s president, paid tribute to national football team captain Senzo Meyiwa, who was killed by robbers in…

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Football hooligans, neo-Nazis clash with police in Germany

Neo-Nazis and football fans clashed with the police in Cologne, Gemany, on Sunday, October 26, in a protest targeting Islamic…

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Overpass collapse in Brazil kills two

An under-construction overpass collapsed in Belo Horizonte, a city which is hosting the Brazilian World Cup, killing two people and…

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Manchester United reports £2.9mn loss as broadcasting, matchday revenues fall

Manchester United has posted a loss of £2.9 million in the first quarter of this year compared to a profit…

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Nike, Manchester United football kit deal ends

American sportswear firm Nike is ending its 13-year-deal with Manchester United to manufacture football kits for the sports club. The…

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Guy plays fantasy football for a living

Drew Dinkmeyer quit his job as an investment analyst to make money by betting on fantasy games. He said after…

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Warning labels on football helmets combat injury and liability

Schutt Sports has put serious warnings on its helmet for a long time. The warning, which reads: "No helmet system…

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Jimmy Hill, iconic figure of English football, dies aged 87

Jimmy Hill, one of the most influential figures of English football, has died, aged 87. The former Match of the…

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Joshua King scores winner as Bournemouth defeat Manchester United 2-1

Bournemouth humbled Manchester United 2-1 in the Premier League, with former United striker Joshua King scoring the winner. Junior Stanislas…

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New Valencia hold La Liga leaders Barcelona to a 1-1 draw

New Valencia held La Liga leaders Barcelona to a 1-1 draw as Santi Mina scored a late equalizer. Luis Suarez…

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Spanish Cup: Real Madrid expelled for fielding ineligible player

Real Madrid have been thrown out of the Copa del Rey for fielding Russian winger Denis Cheryshev, an ineligible player,…

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La Liga: Barcelona defeat Real Sociedad 4-0

Neymar stuck twice and Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored a goal each as Barcelona continued their brilliant run in…

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Messi, Suarez score two each as Barcelona crush Roma 6-1

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored two goals each as Barcelona overwhelmed Roma 6-1 in a Champions League game.  Suarez…

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La Liga: Luis Suarez scores twice as Barcelona outclass Real Madrid

Luis Suarez scored twice as Barcelona defeated Real Madrid 4-0 at the Bernabeu to stay at the top of the…

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Putin praises Fifa president Sepp Blatter, says he deserves Nobel Prize

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has said that Sepp Blatter, the beleaguered president of world football’s governing…

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Liverpool sign Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke for £32.5mn

Liverpool has completed the £32.5 million signing of Christian Benteke, the Aston Villa striker. The 24-year-old Belgium international has struck…

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Fifa president Sepp Blatter set to announce reform plans

Sepp Blatter, the president of football’s world governing body Fifa, is set to announce his plans to reform the scandal-hit…

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