FIFA is coming under growing pressure from some of Europe's leading football federations to take "urgent action" and restore confidence in the world governing body.
Crowd disorder caused a top of the table Euro 2016 qualifier between Italy and Croatia Sunday to be delayed as flares were thrown on the pitch.
Claudio Ranieri paid the price for Greece's humiliating defeat to the Faroe Islands when it was confirmed Saturday that he had been sacked as national team coach.
Wayne Rooney celebrated his 100th cap for England by scoring the equalizer in a 3-1 victory over Slovenia in an Euro 2016 qualifier at Wembley Saturday.
It was the first win in three Euro 2016 qualifying games for the mighty Die Mannschaft but another unconvincing performance by Germany against the minnows of Gibraltar Friday.
It's all out civil war at the top of world football.
U.S. investigators are stepping up the pace of a corruption investigation into senior leaders of FIFA, even as the world soccer body cleared itself.
Another day, another FIFA farce.
Orange is the new snack -- that's the case in Ukraine anyway after one of the country's top football players donated 20 tons of tangerines to local children.
The 'Chosen One' is back in football.
Morocco should be just two months away from hosting Africa's biggest sporting event. Instead, the country has been barred from taking part in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.
"Good luck to Clapton Orient FC, no football club had paid a greater price to patriotism" (King George V)
Chelsea came from a goal down to beat Liverpool 2-1 at Anfield and open up a commanding lead at the top of the English Premier League Saturday.
The Moroccan government has urged African soccer's governing body to delay its flagship bi-annual continental competition over fears that it could help to spread Ebola.
Real Madrid smashed five goals past Rayo Vallecano to return to the top of the Spanish league after briefly being deposed by rivals Barcelona.
It is another landmark in the career of one of football's greatest ever players.
A new invasion of pyrotechnics and full-body costumes will assault London this weekend, as the 2014 NFL International Series signs off with a third sell-out date at Wembley Stadium.
No team has ever retained the Champions League title since the competition was revamped in 1992 -- but perhaps, finally, this will be the year.
He puts the gun to the woman's head, pulls the trigger and watches as her body hits the floor.
Manchester City defeat Manchester United 1-0 thanks to a solitary Sergio Aguero strike.
Bayern Munich beat Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in Saturday's Der Klassiker clash thanks to goals from Arjen Robben and Robert Lewandowski.
Derbies often provide the highlight of any football season -- whether that be Boca Juniors vs. River Plate, AC Milan vs. Inter or Arsenal vs. Spurs -- and Major League Soccer (MLS) is now hoping that Los Angeles can join that illustrious list.
Western Sydney Wanderers defeat Al Hilal to become the first Australian club to win the Asian Champions League.
The president of world soccer's governing body is used to being admonished.
He's not a household name, but Rogerio Ceni is a footballer without equal.
Has the world of football bitten back?
The world of football is mourning the loss of Senzo Meyiwa after the South Africa captain was shot and killed Sunday during a botched robbery, according to authorities.
Robin van Persie salvaged a point for Manchester United against English Premier League leader Chelsea with an injury-time equalizer in a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford Sunday.
Real Madrid ended Barcelona's unbeaten start to the La Liga season with an emphatic 3-1 victory at the Bernabeu in the first El Clasico of the season on Saturday.
Manchester City's misfiring start to the English Premier League season continued on Saturday with a 2-1 loss to West Ham United at Upton Park.
It was a night which evoked hatred of years past -- now both Serbia and Albania have been punished for their part in dramatic night of violence in Belgrade.
Although he's vowed to keep his famous chops to himself, the world will soon find out if Luis Suarez can keep bagging goals without literally leaving his mark on defenders.
Booed and jeered upon his entrance, cheered upon his exit -- perhaps even the most bitter of rivals are finally ready to submit to the mercurial talents of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Have English Premier League club Sunderland's players set a dangerous precedent for under-performing sports teams?
The message will have been heard loud and clear across Europe.
Kreshnik Berisha was once part of Germany's largest Jewish sports club -- but now he's the first suspected member of ISIS to stand trial in Germany,
Santiago Vergini's 12th minute volley flashed past the goalkeeper to open the scoring in the English Premier League match at St Mary's between Southampton and Sunderland.
He might be fighting it out with Lionel Messi for the title of the world's top soccer player, but Cristiano Ronaldo is in a league of his very own when it comes to social media followers.
One goal in eight matches for new club Liverpool, and dumped by the Italian national team.
In a city where style is king, a Milanese football giant is in urgent need of a makeover, according to the Indonesian tycoon who has taken on the challenge.
Ethnic tensions in the Balkans and an incident involving a drone led to the abandonment of a major European international football game Tuesday.
It's a plot twist that even a thriller writer might have struggled to come up with during Serbia's European qualifying clash with Albania in Belgrade.
Few 15-year-olds can claim to make history, but Martin Odegaard is fast accumulating a clutch of firsts in football.
Lionel Messi missed a penalty as Brazil defeated Argentina 2-0 in the Superclasico de Las Americas friendly fixture in Beijing Saturday.
Poland defeated Germany for the first time in it's footballing history Saturday thanks to goals from Arkadiusz Milik and Sebastian Mila.
It's a problem which is there in black and white.
Guinea star Lass Bangoura pulled out of a key African Cup of Nations match against Ghana Saturday because his club teammates feared he could contract Ebola.
On Sunday, about 100,000 Indian spectators -- including a bevy of India's top celebrities and corporate bigwigs -- will pack into a stadium to watch two teams go at each other with everything they've got.
James Pallotta has already begun a revolution at Roma -- now he wants Italian football to take over the world with overseas Serie A matches.
Everyone loves a sporting feud.
Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho's managerial spat overshadowed Chelsea's 2-0 win over Arsenal Sunday to extend its lead at the top of the EPL.
Barcelona are known for scoring truckloads of goals, but the Catalan side were celebrating their miserliness on Saturday as goalkeeper Claudio Bravo set a new La Liga record for time spent on the pitch without conceding.
Get ruthless. That is Rio Ferdinand's message to soccer's authorities in the fight to tackle the scourge of racism.
Rio Ferdinand was one of the world's top defenders -- now he's turned his hand to defending the reputation of his former manager Alex Ferguson.
Michel Platini has broken his silence over FIFA's refusal to publish the long-awaited report into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
Ludogorets Razgrad may only have been founded 13 years ago but on Wednesday it stood on the brink of the biggest result in its brief history.
Sepp Blatter once suggested women footballers should wear tighter shorts -- now his organization, FIFA, has been accused of blatant sexism in its selection of the person to lead an investigation into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
They're three of the world's biggest superstars -- but few would have expected to see them together taking in a football match in Paris.
Meet football's answer to Tintin.
It's a landmark that most players can only dream of, but for Lionel Messi it was just a matter of time.
Given their woeful defending of late you'd think Manchester United fans would want a decent center back to come to the club not another star forward -- albeit one of the world's best.
Jerome Champagne, the only candidate currently standing against FIFA president Sepp Blatter, is resolutely refusing to take the gloves off against his rival in the race to decide who will lead football's world governing body.
American lawyer Michael Garcia breaks ranks with FIFA by insisting his report on soccer World Cup bidding process should be made public.
Liverpool and Middlesbrough contested a marathon penalty shootout which was won 14-13 by the Premier League side after both teams had taken 15 spot kicks.
When it comes to curing soccer injuries all you need is cheese, according to coach Felix Magath.
Racist abuse on social media shows no sign of diminishing in European football after British police launched an investigation into abusive tweets sent to Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli.
Last weekend Louis Van Gaal was hailing the beginning of a "new era" at Manchester United after a rout of QPR.
Cristiano Ronaldo nets a hat-trick as Real Madrid scores eight goals against Deportivo la Coruna.
Liverpool beaten 3-1 by West Ham in English Premier League, while Arsenal bounces back with 3-0 win at Aston Villa.
Brazilian-born striker Brandao had been handed a six-month ban for headbutting Paris St Germain midfielder Thiago Motta at Parc des Princes on August 16.
Just like a Rolling Stone ... It's football's answer to rock and roll's arena tours.
The world of football has rallied around Jonas Gutierrez as the Argentine fights testicular cancer.
Bayern Munich defeats Manchester City in the Champions League.
The Champions League is back -- but do you know who the rising stars of this year's competition are likely to be?
Drama and Liverpool go hand to hand in the European Champions League.
The Champions League is back and we can't wait to get started.
"This is the start of the new Manchester United," trumpeted Louis Van Gaal after his expensively rebuilt side kick started its Premier League campaign.
They have long played second fiddle to their more illustrious city rivals, but Atletico Madrid took another giant step out of Real Madrid's shadow on Saturday with a 2-1 win at the Bernabeu.
A late Martin Demichelis header salvaged a point for Manchester City against Arsenal in an entertaining 2-2 draw at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.
He's just 15 and the world is seemingly already at his feet.
No one in the Netherlands will be panicking just yet but this isn't how the Dutch wanted to start their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.
Could England be the team which comes from nowhere to win the European Championship finals in 2016?
A new look Germany got their European Championship qualification campaign off to a winning start by beating Scotland 2-1 in Dortmund.
After the inquisition, the exhibition -- or an exhibition game at the very least.
The human rights record of 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar is under the spotlight again after two Nepalese-British workers "disappeared in Doha following harassment by the police," according to a non-governmental organization.
Look out Russia -- Team USA is coming.
They may be winless in competitive fixtures so far this season, but Manchester United scored a victory of sorts on European football's transfer deadline day.
Who is #Falcao?
Mario Balotelli didn't score but, once again, it was still all about him.
Others may already be faltering, but Chelsea march on.
Real Madrid, the kings of Europe, will take on a team living one of the greatest fairytale stories in Bulgarian football history.
Who'd be a referee? When the crowd aren't getting on your back you've got the players acting up or giving you an earful.
It is a football fairytale even Hollywood scriptwriters might view as stretching the bounds of credibility.
Football clubs spend big money on big players to deliver on the biggest stage.
A group of current and former soccer players has filed a lawsuit against FIFA, claiming football's world governing body isn't doing enough to manage the issue of concussion in the game.
Recent revelations in print and now on television by convicted match fixer Wilson Raj Perumal are once again throwing the spotlight onto match-fixing in football.