As tensions in the Middle East continue to rise, there may well be further calls from Palestine for Israel to be expelled from FIFA.
A German club has decided to end a commercial deal with Saudi Arabia's state-owned airline after it was reported that Saudia refused to carry passengers with an Israeli passport.
Defending the decision to stage a major tournament in Israel, UEFA president Michel Platini argues that football should transcend political issues.
Barcelona’s trip to the Middle East is back on again despite cancellation of the original ‘peace match’.
UEFA president Michel Platini has shown himself to be an adept political operator, but even he will struggle to find a solution to the seemingly intractable problems of the Middle…