South Africa denies paying a $10m bribe to secure the 2010 World Cup, a day after Fifa chief Sepp Blatter resigned amid a Fifa corruption scandal.
A football referee who sent an “offensive” tweet to a relative of a Hillsborough victim is suspended for eight weeks and fined by the FA.
Ex-Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez is presented as Real Madrid manager – and says he “admires” Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling.
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie says he can continue performing at the highest level for “several years” more.
Fifa sponsors welcome Sepp Blatter’s resignation but repeat warnings that they expect a swift overhaul of the football governing body.
Outgoing Fifa president Sepp Blatter is being investigated by US officials as part of their inquiry into corruption, US media reports say.
Blatter’s resignation is a seismic shock – Tom Fordyce.