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Chris Sutton: Time is right for openly gay Premier League players

Ex-Premier League striker Chris Sutton says there has not been a better time for a footballer to come out as gay. Football Association chairman Greg...

Manchester United to play gay football team

By Neil Wilkes Manchester United have announced that they will play a friendly game against gay football team Stonewall FC. The match is being organised to...

Prince Ali Formally Submits Candidature for FIFA Presidency

Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan has announced his candidacy for the upcoming FIFA presidential election, vying to become the head of the embattled...

Fifa Caribbean media rights deal to be probed by Swiss

Swiss prosecutors will investigate a Fifa contract for media rights to the 2010 and 2014 World Cups, officials have said. The probe follows a news...

Africa Cup: Ivory Coast a draw with Mali

By Ian Hughes Max Gradel struck late to earn Ivory Coast a draw with Mali and keep alive their hopes of reaching the Africa Cup...

Genoveva Anonma: ‘I had to strip naked to prove I was a woman’

By Sam Sheringham Genoveva Anonma was used to the insults. For years, she had shrugged off the suspicions, ignored the accusations. But what she was not...

Junior Malanda: Wolfsburg’s Belgian midfielder dies, aged 20

The Belgium Under-21 midfielder had made 15 appearances for the German Bundesliga side this season, including against Everton in the Europa League. Wolfsburg sporting director...

Football: Henry bids au revoir

Former Arsenal and France striker Thierry Henry has announced his retirement from football after a trophy-laden 20-year career. The 1998 World Cup winner, and Arsenal's...

Women’s Football Struggles for Equal Rights In Uganda

Growing up with five brothers, soccer-mad Majidah Nantanda had half a team to compete against at home in Makindye, a suburb in Uganda’s capital, Kampala. But at her school, in the 1990s, there were two sports rules: “Netball for the girls and football for the boys,” recalls the 32-year-old, as she stands on the sidelines of a boy’s game in Makindye.

Star soccer player dies in Algeria after being hit by object from crowd

Algeria has suspended football indefinitely following the death of Cameroonian player Albert Ebosse, who was hit by a stone thrown by fans. The...