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China Set Sights on Hosting 2030 World Cup

A top Chinese football official has urged FIFA to realize the "dream" of China's fans by bringing the World Cup to the giant Asian nation in 2030 -- or even sooner.

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Football: British Minister Calls for Corruption Probe

Britain's sports minister has called for the latest allegations of corruption in English football to be "investigated fully" following Sam Allardyce's sacking as England manager.

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Ex-England Manager Allardyce Admits 'Error of Judgment'

Sam Allardyce admitted an "error of judgment" on Wednesday after his career as England manager came to a humiliating end following controversial comments made to undercover reporters.

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Football: Allardyce Leaves England Job by Mutual Consent

Sam Allardyce has left his role as England manager by mutual consent, the Football Association (FA) announced on Tuesday.

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No Fear for Gladbach against Messi-less Barca

Borussia Monchengladbach coach Andre Schubert says his side have nothing to fear against a Barcelona team missing the injured Lionel Messi for Wednesday's Champions League clash.

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2018 World Cup 'Dream' Alive, Says New Qatar Coach

Jorge Fossati was officially unveiled as Qatar's new coach on Tuesday and insisted that the 2022 host country's "big dream" of reaching the 2018 World Cup finals was still possible.

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Protest Vote Closes AFC Congress in Just 20 Minutes

An Asian football congress to elect representatives to the FIFA Council closed after just 20 minutes on Tuesday after members rejected the agenda in protest at a Qatari official being barred from the poll.

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FIFA Bans Qatari Official from Asian Vote

World football body FIFA has banned a senior Qatari official from running in elections for a seat on its new-look council over an investigation.

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Israel Risks FIFA Offside with Small-Time Settlement Clubs

At an average match, Ariel City attract fewer than 100 spectators at home in a West Bank settlement -- yet they have been called one of Israel's "most important" football clubs.

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Disgruntled Ronaldo Eyes More Records at Dortmund

Disgruntled Cristiano Ronaldo could make more Champions League history on Tuesday as his Real Madrid side look to end their losing streak at high-flying Borussia Dortmund.

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