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World Cup in Asean’s sights in 15 years, says Thailand’s foreign...

The only Asian hosts of the World Cup so far have been Japan and South Korea, in 2002.

FIFA pushes Iran to allow female football fans back into stadiums

Women have been barred from attending matches since the 1979 Islamic revolution.

Swiss AG forced off Fifa corruption case after secret meetings

The Attorney General and two deputies violated key procedural rules when they failed to report and document three meetings with Fifa boss Gianni Infantino.

Michel Platini arrested over awarding of 2022 World Cup to Qatar

French football legend arrested amid probe into irregularities in the selection of Doha as the World Cup host.

England edge out old rivals as Japan get set for World...

England will face 2011 world champions Japan in their last group game in Nice.

Chelsea appeal FIFA transfer ban to CAS

English Premier League side Chelsea files an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against a transfer ban imposed by world soccer governing body FIFA.

Infantino re-elected for second term as FIFA president

Gianni Infantino believes he has turned FIFA into a 'credible' organisation. He is re-elected as the body's president for the second-term.

Australia players union demands World Cup prize-money parity

Professional Footballers Australia chief executives demand an immediate doubling in prize-money for the women's World Cup tournament.

Qatar will host next two Club World Cups before expansion

FIFA awards Qatar hosting rights for the next two editions of the Club World Cup before the seven-team tournament is expanded in 2021.

Ex-Oceania football official banned for bribery, corruption

Nicholas for his involvement in misappropriating funds from Fifa, receives a US$50,000 fine and is ban from football for eight years.

Disgraced Blatter takes aim at successor, FIFA

Sepp Blatter accuses Gianni Infantino and FIFA of failing to return personal items and of unfairly implicating him in financial misconduct.

FIFA confirms life ban for Brazil’s Del Nero

Marco Polo Del Nero denies all wrongdoing.

5 fakta menarik mengenai Barcelona

Gelaran ‘si punggung’ dan ‘La Masia’ membawa identiti sebenar Barcelona

Fifa to stick with 32 teams for Qatar World Cup

A joint analysis concludes there is not enough time to for Qatar to handle the logistics of an expanded tournament.

Qatar officials say 48-team World Cup will not be imposed

Anticipation is mounting ahead of the final decision, due to be announced in Paris at the beginning of June.

Qatar brings first new World Cup stadium to life as FIFA...

Qatar inaugurated the Al Janoub Stadium, the first of seven new World Cup 2022 arenas, weeks before a FIFA summit will decide whether the tournament should expand beyond the Gulf state's borders.

Chile primed for baptism of fire in France

Chile head to their first women's World Cup after a dismal run but the Chilenas, who face Sweden and the United States in their first two games, are adamant they are not going to France just to make up the numbers.

FIFA seeks a billion World Cup viewers to boost women’s game

The 2019 World Cup represents a chance for the governing body to show the world it is taking women seriously.

Former FIFA boss Blatter says money risks ruining the sport

Sepp Blatter who was found guilty in a corruption scandal in 2015 is now saying that money risks is ruining the sport.

FIFA: Chelsea lose transfer ban appeal but can register minor players

Chelsea has been given the go to register youth players although FIFA has upheld the club's one-year transfer ban.

FIFA ensures gender parity with two new women’s honours at annual...

The move ensures both men and women will now claim awards in the same categories.

Fifa ready to discuss concussion substitutions

In addition to a concussion substitute Fifa will also discuss having doctors who are concussion experts pitch side.

Seven players banned for life over match-manipulation

The investigation of the seven current and former football players are centred around convicted Singapore-based match fixer Wilson Raj Perumal.

FIFA bans disgraced ex-Brazil football chief Jose Marin for life

FIFA's independent ethics judges confirms Marin's football has ended after being convicted of graft.