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FIFA Council Unanimously Approves World Cup Expansion to 48 Teams After 2026

FIFA have unanimously decided on a 48-team World Cup from 2026 onward during their Council meeting here today, it has been announced. The format will...
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko

Mutko Confirmed As Candidate for Place on FIFA Council Despite Russian Doping Allegations

Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko is among five confirmed candidates for the vacant European member seats on the FIFA Council. Mutko, who has been...

Putin welcomes Infantino’s election as FIFA President

Gianni Infantino's election as the new FIFA President has been welcomed by Vladimir Putin. The Swiss was elected to replace disgraced compatriot Sepp Blatter at...

Infantino Defends FIFA Finances Despite $369 Million Loss in 2016

FIFA President Gianni Infantino defended the organization's financial position after it announced a loss of $369 million for 2016 in April. Speaking in an address...

FIFA problems harder to solve than IOC’s after Salt Lake City Scandal, predicts Carrard

FIFA Reform Committee chair François Carrard has claimed solving problems within football's world governing body will be harder than addressing similar issues within the...

Russians Pan BBC Documentary on Soccer Hooliganism

A recent BBC documentary about Russian soccer hooligans allegedly preparing to stage a brutal reception for England football fans at the 2018 FIFA World...

FIFA reforms blasted by world players’ union FIFPro

Governance reforms to help rebuild the reputation of corruption plagued FIFA could make the situation surrounding world football’s governing body worse, the world players’...

Bolivian Officials Blame Airline and Pilot for Chapecoense Plane Crash

The plane crash that killed 71 people last month, including 19 players of Brazilian football club Chapecoense, was the fault of the pilot and...

USA, Canada, and Mexico Announce Joint Bid for 2026 FIFA World Cup

Canada, Mexico and the United States have officially announced a joint bid for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. The Confederation of North, Central American and...

Infantino elected ninth FIFA President

Gianni Infantino of Switzerland has been elected as the ninth President of FIFA after he claimed the simple majority required in the second round...

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