Technology will eventually be rolled out across all major competitions
Fifa president Sepp Blatter said yesterday that racism in football does not exist, and that any altercations on the pitch where racist language is used could be resolved by a handshake.
Fifa has climbed down over its decision to ban the England football team from wearing remembrance poppies and will now allow players to display them.
England will not be allowed to wear poppies on their shirts for Saturday's friendly against Spain after Fifa rejected a second request from the Football Association for what the world governing body termed "embroidery on the match shirt".
Sepp Blatter yesterday gave a commitment to disclose court papers that give details of alleged bribes paid to Fifa officials as he unveiled his long-awaited reforms that are designed to clean up world football's troubled governing body within two years.
Fifa president will disclose details of alleged bribery involving senior figures as part of clean-up campaign
Europe's most powerful clubs will this week mount their biggest ever challenge to Fifa as they seek more power in the way football is run and greater control over their own players. In the latest club-versus-country showdown, the European Club Association – led by Karl-Heinz Rummenigge – will issue a strongly-worded warning on Tuesday threatening possible revolt if Fifa and Uefa fail to include them when sorting out the international calendar.
Former FIFA executive Mohamed Bin Hammam has called the decision to ban him for life "deeply flawed" but believes trying to clear his name may prove difficult in the face of "tactical games" from the governing body as he launched his formal appeal.
Six match officials have been banned for life over match-fixing in two friendly internationals last February that produced a total of seven penalties, Fifa said yesterday.
It was about 20 minutes into The Preliminary Draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ that it became clear you would need a passion for consuming large amounts of mostly meaningless data or an in-depth knowledge of Brazilian music to get much out of it.
Poland and Ukraine stand in their way in 2014 World Cup qualifying group as Scotland and Wales are drawn together
The 2014 World Cup finals will start on June 12 and finish on July 13, FIFA announced today.
Copa America winners Uruguay have moved up to fifth in the new FIFA World Rankings, their highest ever position and a move of 13 places from the last published list.
England face the possibility that they might have to play France in the qualifying groups for the 2014 World Cup finals, which are drawn on Saturday night in Brazil.
FIFA have given all 25 Caribbean associations 48 hours to provide statements about the events at the meeting in Trinidad which led to Mohamed Bin Hammam being banned for life for bribery.