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FIFA president Blatter resigns amid scandal

In a press conference on Tuesday, Blatter announced he will be stepping down from football's ruling body and that his position will be put up for a special election in the coming weeks.


FIFA: Timeline of latest events

FIFA are in crisis amid corruption charges levelled at them by both the US Department of Justice and the Swiss government. Here's a timeline of events

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Candidates praise resignation

UEFA president Michel Platini praised Sepp Blatter's decision to resign as FIFA president on Tuesday.

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Blatter among FBI targets - report

The FBI, U.S. prosecutors were investigating Sepp Blatter, the just-resigned FIFA president, as part of the probe that led to last week's indictments.

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Liverpool could draw Dortmund

Liverpool could face a tough test against Borussia Dortmund, Fiorentina, Napoli or Schalke in next season's Europa League group stage draw.

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Fowler could take up European Tour spot

American star hints he could follow in close friend Rory McIlroy's footsteps in his bid to land elusive first major.

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Vieira not set for Newcastle job - sources

Patrick Vieira is out of the running for the Newcastle manager's job with an alternative appointment expected this week, sources have told ESPN FC.

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Yarmolenko eyes big club move

Andriy Yarmolenko has his sights set on a move to a major European club after helping Dynamo Kiev to the league title this season.


Ancelotti turns down Milan offer

Carlo Ancelotti has turned down the opportunity to return to coach AC Milan next season, the Serie A club have announced on Tuesday.


$10M payment letter IDs Valcke

FIFA defended its second-in-command on Tuesday by distancing him from claims he helped authorise $10 million in bribes for World Cup bidding votes.


Barcelona peaking at just the right time

When a front-three of Suarez, Neymar and Messi are playing at this level, what goes on behind them only matters so much, writes Gab Marcotti.