FIFA’s head of Global Football Development Arsene Wenger saw support for the idea among former players and coaches, but UEFA and World Leagues Forum oppose his plans.
The money was seized from the bank accounts of former officials who were involved in, and then prosecuted for, years of corruption schemes in football, world football's governing body said in a statement.
Football teams have a larger roaster to chose players from during matches in upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games.
Group A favourites Italy face off against tournament's youngest team Turkey as Euro 2020 finally gets underway a year behind schedule and with the coronavirus continuing to cast a shadow over the tournament.
Fifa President Gianni Infantino says he looks forward to the first edition of the already agreed new 24-team men's Club World Cup but a women's version is in the pipeline too.
"As soon as possible they [the clubs] and the players have to be banned from all our competitions," says UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin, describing breakaway Super League plan as a "spit in the face" of all football lovers.
Serving human rights and social justice is a noble cause. However, falling prey to sensationalism and psy-ops while vilifying Qatar is counterproductive.
European football's governing body UEFA says players from the 12 major clubs could face international exile while calling splinter league "a cynical project... founded on the self-interest of a few clubs".
Amnesty International calls on Fifa President Gianni Infantino to implement “independent and regular” monitoring of all 2022 sites to detect and prevent rights abuses as Qatar says “progress is being made.”
Coach Zoran Mamic quits days before a Europa League clash with Tottenham as Croatian Supreme Court confirms prison sentence.
Patrice Motsepe, ranked by Forbes among the richest men in Africa, has been chosen as the new Confederation of African Football (CAF) president after a deal brokered by FIFA President Gianni Infantino.
Trial of ex-sports minister Ngaissona and militia chief Yekatom is taking place against a backdrop of unrest in Central African Republic where rebels are waging an offensive against President Faustin Archange Touadera’s government.
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