Megan Levy FIFA president Sepp Blatter has called Australia's candidate for a new woman's place on the executive committee "good and good looking" in an address to the Asian Football Confederation.
Michael Lynch The first Australian appointed to the FIFA executive committee, Moya Dodd, has pledged to work for inclusiveness in the world game, says the much criticised organisation is working towards cleaning...
Spain broke the record for the biggest margin of victory at the final phase of a FIFA tournament by crushing minnows Tahiti 10-0 at the Confederations Cup in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday.
Michael Lynch FFA chief Frank Lowy has demanded that FIFA pay back the $43 million worth of Australian taxpayer dollars wasted in the futile World Cup bid.
FIFA has rebuffed Football Federation Australia's call for compensation over its failed $43 million World Cup bid, amid speculation the 2022 event will be moved to winter in Qatar.
Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker THE $10 million in taxpayer dollars that Australia's soccer federation spent on its World Cup bid book's creation and promotion was paid without an open tender process and was more than twice the...
Soccer chiefs edged closer to bringing in goal-line technology after the idea was approved in principle by the sport's law-makers yesterday.
Craig Foster Football has the global leadership it deserves and, as such, it is little use wailing if FIFA ultimately leaves Australia without compensation and having to watch the 2022 World Cup between trips to...
The Matildas have been outclassed 4-0 by the United States in a women's soccer friendly international in Texas.
Kristian Silva Can Brisbane return to the top of the ladder with a win over Melbourne Heart? Join us live from Suncorp Stadium.
David Sygall Australia's World Cup broadcast rights holder, SBS, says it has not yet held negotiations with FIFA over possible compensation if the schedule for the 2022 tournament is changed.
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi says he is not a ball hog in an interview published Tuesday, a day after he picked up a Golden Boot award for scoring 50 goals last season.
You've seen one of the best goals in the world. Now, watch one of the worst penalty misses of all time.
Henry Winter Those of a cynical persuasion claim that there is no room for sentiment in the modern game, that Roman Abramovich simply applies usual rules of owner-manager engagement in so callously dismissing...
Sao Paulo Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta have been shortlisted for this year's Ballon d'Or.
Richard Nieuwenhuizen was doing what he loved: watching his son play football and helping out his local club by running the touchline as a volunteer linesman.
Michael Lynch The Socceroos will be working overtime between March and July next year when they play four World Cup qualifiers and four matches in the East Asian Cup finals in South Korea.
Paolo Guerrero gets the only goal of final as Brazil team records second win in competition.
Paul Hayward Lionel Messi is monopolising the world-player-of-the-year title the way his feet dominate the ball. The little maestro's magnetism has kept the prize in his possession for a fourth consecutive year.
Star striker Didier Drogba's Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua have expressed outrage over his move to Turkish side Galatasaray, saying it breaches his current contract and he is still their player.