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Theresa May backs joint UK and Ireland bid to host 2030...

The government has joined the Labour party in offering to support a joint bid from the UK and Ireland to host the 2030 World...

Pep Guardiola’s yellow ribbon ties football up in knots over true...

This summer it will be 30 years since an event that helped inspire what is still one of the most deliciously moreish football books...

Said & Done: ‘It’s as if you’re supposed to be penniless’...

Man of the week Gordon Taylor: taking his 10-year PFA income to £16.2m. Among his best work in 2017 - calling out the “disrespectful” FA...

Said & Done: Martin Glenn, Phil Neville and the Lingerie Football...

Said & Done The week in football – also featuring: Carlo Tavecchio, Chuck Blazer and delays at the contract stage <!--><!--> <!--><!--> Phil Neville:...

Never managed and didn’t apply: how the FA made Phil Neville...

England women's football team Surprising frontrunner for the job of England women’s manager sums up the FA’s continuing bumbling approach Contact author Wed 17...

Said & Done: ‘What women will put up with is a...

Said & Done The week in football – also featuring: Coutinho, Fifa and Onésimo <!--><!--><!--><!--> Martin Glenn: equality relaunch. Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters Quote of the week Martin...

That Rhian Brewster issued a wake-up call is both worrying and...

It isn’t easy knowing whether the people occupying football’s ivory towers have actually noted what Rhian Brewster has had to say in the past...

The alternative 2017 sports awards: the year’s best quotes, gaffes and...

Personality of the year José Mourinho: keeping press conferences interesting since 2004. His 2017 highlights: • Bemoaning United’s injuries in April: “At the moment, we...

Said & Done: ‘There’s zero tolerance on doping. We always expect...

Quote of the week Alexei Sorokin, Russia’s Fifa executive, on 2018 World Cup head Vitaly Mutko’s IOC life ban for “an unprecedented attack on...

Fifa’s new broom Gianni Infantino exhibiting signs of limited shelf life...

Good news and bad news once more for Fifa’s president, Gianni Infantino, who refuses to abandon his delusions of adequacy. The good news is...

Fifa corruption trial hears allegations officials took millions in bribes

Inside a packed New York City courtroom, and under heightened security on Monday, US prosecutors accused three former South American football administrators of taking...

Said & Done: ‘People think we’re asset-stripping. It’s absolutely ridiculous’

Quote of the week Karl Oyston: found to have “illegitimately stripped” Blackpool of £26.77m. The ruling came 10 months after he called fans protesting...

Said & Done: ‘He’s a little bit of a Peter Pan....

Quote of the week Gianni Infantino on this month’s Fifa trials in the US: “These are cases of the past. These things couldn’t happen...

Said & Done: ‘It’s grotesque. A wave of politically correct McCarthyism’

Quote of the week Lazio director of communications Arturo Diaconale – upset by media “discrediting the club” after fans mocked the Holocaust: “It’s been...

Said & Done: ‘He has difficulty judging boundaries when engaging in...

Quote of the week Martin Glenn – happy with the FA’s last 17 months. “I believe we handled this case with decency and openness...

How can we trust Greg Clarke and the Football Association on...

In ordinary circumstances it might have been a pleasant surprise that someone in a high position has finally found the voice to float the...

FA needs urgent change at the top after damning day at...

Greg Clarke got his handshake from Eni Aluko in the end. After a devastating four‑hour parliamentary hearing that fully illuminated the Football Association’s shambolic...

Said & Done: ‘It takes years to create your reputation. It...

Quote of the week Jérôme Valcke – disputing his 10-year ban for corruption and private jet abuse at Fifa. “It takes years to create your...

Young fans have the power to redefine sport with virtual league...

A curious factor occurred in our nook of south east London final month. Normally quiet facet streets have been rammed with double parked vehicles,...

Hashtag United, Wimbly Womblys and the virtual gamers striking it rich

In a scruffy prefab at West Ham United’s coaching floor a bunch of unlikely lads are being primped and primed for a glamorous picture...

Coronavirus breaks into China prisons as global markets, U.S. business take...

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - The coronavirus has infected hundreds of people in Chinese prisons, authorities said on Friday, contributing to a jump in reported cases...
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