Football politics

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Threat of Fifa ban looms over India and Chhetri’s hopes of passing Messi | John Duerden
Turmoil at India’s FA could lead to ban and the national coach, Igor Stimac, has warned those in charge to ‘wake up’

John Duerden

20, Jun, 2022 @10:13 AM

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How Euro 2005 offered England a glimpse of women’s football’s future
Hope Powell’s side bowed out early but England’s last home women’s Euros was an ‘inspiring watershed moment’

Louise Taylor

19, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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For safety’s sake Champions League final chaos still needs a full investigation | David Conn
Reference to Hillsborough in pre-match intelligence points to negligence of French police in dealing with Liverpool fans

David Conn

17, Jun, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Canadian, US and Mexican host cities named for 2026 World Cup
Fifa has announced the host cities for the 2026 World Cup, which will be co-hosted by the US, Canada and Mexico

Guardian sport and agencies

16, Jun, 2022 @9:40 PM

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La Liga files complaint to Uefa, alleging Manchester City and PSG breach FFP
The Spanish league has claimed Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are in ‘continuous breach’ of financial fair play rules

Paul MacInnes

15, Jun, 2022 @3:07 PM

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Barcelona president Joan Laporta calls for stricter rules on state-owned clubs
The Barcelona president, Joan Laporta, has accused state-run clubs of causing ‘instability’ in football, and is calling on Uefa to ‘harmonise’ rules over club ownership

Paul MacInnes

14, Jun, 2022 @3:18 PM

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Southgate warns England players and families against Netflix documentary
Gareth Southgate urged England players and their families not to get involved in any fly-on-the-wall documentary films around the World Cup

Nick Ames

13, Jun, 2022 @9:30 PM

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Gareth Bale calls for more player protection in face of ‘crazy’ schedule
Gareth Bale, in training camp with Wales, said: ‘Kevin De Bruyne could play 79 games next season,’ and the ex-Real Madrid forward discussed his future: ‘I’m not going to Getafe’

Ben Fisher

10, Jun, 2022 @3:44 PM

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Top two Uefa executives went to playoff final day after Champions League chaos
Uefa has defended the decision of its two most senior executives to leave Paris early the day after the Champions League final descended into horror

Exclusive by David Conn

10, Jun, 2022 @12:06 PM

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Premier League to issue football-wide bans for pitch invaders next season
The Premier League is to take further action to prevent crowd trouble next season, while enshrining the right to fairly priced tickets for away supporters

Paul MacInnes

09, Jun, 2022 @5:54 PM

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Trial of Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini will make for electric theatre
After a seven-year investigation, the two football powerbrokers are in court this week to face fraud, embezzlement and corruption charges

Sean Ingle

05, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Saint-Denis convention undermined by chaos at Champions League final
The irony of France’s public commitment to safety through the Saint-Denis convention will not be lost on anyone affected by the shambolic organisation in Paris at the Champions League final

Andy Hunter

04, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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