FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Thursday that a majority of national football federations were in favour of expanding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams.
Infantino said a decision would be made by March, although it was still not clear whether an enlarged tournament would be feasible as it would be "difficult" to stage in Qatar alone.
Qatar has been locked in a bitter dispute with Gulf neighbours Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain that has complicated the prospect of...
English champions Manchester City are the biggest beneficiaries from the $209 million handed out by FIFA to clubs who released players for the 2018 World Cup, the global football body said on Tuesday.
City will receive $5 million, ahead of Real Madrid ($4.81m), Tottenham Hotspur ($4.38m), Barcelona ($4.14m) and Paris St Germain ($3.89m), FIFA said.
They are followed by Chelsea, Manchester United, Atletico Madrid, Juventus and AS Monaco.
In all, English clubs -- including those from the lower tiers...