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    1. November 12, 2013

      Libel case threatens free speech in Westminster

      John Bercow, the Speaker of the Commons, has voiced “grave concerns” about a libel case being brought by an international...

    2. March 21, 2013

      Greg Dyke to chair Football Association

      Former BBC director-general Greg Dyke has been appointed to one of the toughest jobs in British sport, the chairmanship of...

    1. March 9, 2012

      Football bodies unite over money

      Controlling the amount of money swirling around football is not the responsibility of the Football Association, its chairman...

    2. beyondbrics

      October 18, 2011

      Brazil: football chief under fire again

      Brazilian soccer boss Ricardo Teixeira is under the microscope again amid reports that the country’s federal police have...

    3. July 19, 2011

      Reform pressure builds on Premier League

      The Premier League is set to come under pressure from the government to appoint an independent chairman, one of a series of...

    4. July 5, 2011

      MPs accuse Fifa over bribery scandal

      Fifa has shown near contempt over its handling of allegations made in parliament of unethical behaviour by four senior...

    5. June 1, 2011

      England shows the way for members to tackle Fifa crisis

      From Prof Roger Pielke, Jr. Sir, Fifa, the international body that governs football, finds itself spiralling towards a...

    6. May 25, 2011

      Fifa faces fresh corruption crisis

      Fifa was plunged into a fresh corruption crisis that threatened to spark an internecine feud in football’s governing body...

    7. May 20, 2011

      Fifa to meet whistleblower over Qatar bid

      Fifa is to interview a whistleblower behind claims by a British newspaper that Qatar paid two members of the executive...

    8. May 13, 2011

      Trophies and trinkets

      In committee room 15 of the House of Commons on Tuesday sat a tall, bespectacled grey-haired man who looked rather like a...

    9. May 12, 2011

      FA calls in judge to probe bribery claims

      The Fifa bribery allegations made by Lord Triesman are to be examined by a High Court judge who will also seek to root out...

    10. May 11, 2011

      FA seeks testimony of Triesman’s team

      The Football Association spent Wednesday trying to contact members of England’s failed 2018 World Cup bid to establish...

    11. May 11, 2011

      Fifa asks English FA for bribery evidence

      Fifa has requested evidence from England’s Football Association to support the bribery allegations made on Tuesday in the UK...

    12. May 10, 2011

      Fifa executives in focus on bribery allegations

      Fifa is once more engulfed in scandal after a dramatic session in parliament witnessed the former chairman of England’s...

    13. May 10, 2011

      Bid team kept quiet to avoid wrecking chances

      The England 2018 bid team decided not to report allegations of wrongdoing by Fifa members to the governing body because it...

    14. May 10, 2011

      Fifa set to probe fresh bribery claims

      Sepp Blatter, president of Fifa, is expected to launch an official investigation into bribery allegations made against six...

    15. April 5, 2011

      Scudamore admits Premier League failings

      The Premier League’s success has created financial problems as well as opportunity for its 20 clubs, and the spending...

    16. February 19, 2011

      English FA takes step towards opening up board

      England’s beleaguered Football Association has taken its first tentative steps towards meeting government demands for reform...

    17. February 8, 2011

      Clubs snubbed FA reform, panel told

      Plans by English football’s governing body to monitor club finances, including a licensing regime to regulate their debt...

    18. December 22, 2010

      Bernstein to lead FA out of disastrous year

      The Football Association sought to draw a line under a miserable year by announcing it had chosen David Bernstein, a...

    19. May 29, 2010

      Fifa dismisses Triesman claims of bribery

      Fifa, the international governing body of football, yesterday dismissed allegations reported by Lord Triesman , former...

    20. May 28, 2010

      Fifa dismisses Triesman claims of bribery

      Fifa, the international governing body of football, has dismissed allegations reported by Lord Triesman, former chairman of...

    21. May 22, 2010

      England bid team tackle porous defence

      Having attracted publicity for all the wrong reasons, the bid team hoping to bring the World Cup to England in 2018 will be...

    22. May 22, 2010

      England bid team tackles porous defence

      Having attracted publicity for all the wrong reasons, the bid team hoping to bring the World Cup to England in 2018 will be...

    23. May 18, 2010

      Goal of reform

      Lord Triesman's resignation as Football Association chairman offers the coalition government a golden opportunity to drive...

    24. May 18, 2010

      Fifa tackles bid team on Triesman gaffe

      England's badly holed 2018 World Cup bid suffered a fresh blow yesterday when Fifa demanded an explanation from the Football...

    25. May 17, 2010

      Fifa tackles bid team on Triesman gaffe

      England’s badly holed 2018 World Cup bid suffered a fresh blow on Monday when Fifa demanded an explanation from the Football...

    26. May 17, 2010

      England's World Cup bid hit as chairman quits

      England's campaign to stage the 2018 Fifa World Cup was seriously damaged yesterday by the resignation of its bid chairman...

    27. May 17, 2010

      Brusque manager

      Controversy has never been far from Lord Triesman's two-and-a-half-year tenure as Football Association chairman, writes...

    28. May 17, 2010

      England's World Cup bid chairman quits

      England's campaign to stage the 2018 Fifa World Cup was seriously damaged yesterday by the resignation of its bid chairman...

    29. May 17, 2010

      An own goal that risks harsh penalty

      When David Beckham strode on stage at Fifa's headquarters last Friday to present his country's 2018 World Cup bid, the world...

    30. May 16, 2010

      England’s own goal risks harsh penalty

      When David Beckham strode on stage at Fifa’s headquarters last Friday to present his country’s 2018 World Cup bid, the world...

    31. May 16, 2010

      Brusque manager fails to keep team united

      Controversy has never been far from David Triesman’s two-and-a-half year tenure as Football Association chairman. Appointed...

    32. March 23, 2010

      FA chief quits after less than a year

      English football is entering another period of upheaval following the surprise resignation of Ian Watmore as chief executive...

    33. March 22, 2010

      FA chief resigns after less than a year

      English football is entering another period of upheaval following the surprise resignation of Ian Watmore as chief executive...

    34. November 13, 2009

      Head of World Cup bid keeps job as new board set up

      Lord Triesman, chairman of England's troubled bid to host the 2018 World Cup, yesterday held on to his job following an...

    35. November 12, 2009

      Head of World Cup bid keeps job

      Lord Triesman, chairman of England’s troubled bid to host the 2018 World Cup, on Thursday held on to his job following an...

    36. October 9, 2009

      FA chief resolute after World Cup attack

      England’s bid to host the 2018 World Cup will not be deflected by outspoken criticism from within football’s world governing...

    37. October 9, 2009

      FA chief resolute after World Cup attack

      England's bid to host the 2018 World Cup will not be deflected by outspoken criticism from within football's world...

    38. September 25, 2009

      FA pressed to speed up modernisation

      The Football Association was squarely in the sights of the government yesterday when Gerry Sutcliffe, the sports minister,...

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