Category Archives: FIFA

Tuesday Kickoff: Platini champions Financial Fair Play; Chilean official makes WC proposal; and more

UEFA president Michel Platini has claimed that Financial Fair Play is a success so far in a speech made to sports ministers from European Union nations. Continue reading »

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USWNT ekes out win in sloppy opening World Cup qualifier

The USWNT survived a surprisingly tough match from Trinidad & Tobago to open up 2015 World Cup qualifying. Continue reading »

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Midday Ticker: Ozil to miss 10-12 weeks; CONCACAF president calls for Rooney Rule in England; and more

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil is set to miss 10-12 weeks with a partial lateral collateral ligament tear in his left knee after being diagnosed by the doctor for the German National Team. Continue reading »

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Wednesday Kickoff: Premier League considering games abroad; Official may challenge Blatter; and more

The Premier League is considering playing games abroad, with Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins insisting that the process could be done in “12 months or two years”. Continue reading »

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Women’s World Cup discriminatory lawsuit filed against CSA and FIFA

The women’s group threatening to sue FIFA and CSA have finally done it, alleging gender discrimination for hosting the World Cup on artificial turf. Continue reading »

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Evening Ticker: FIFA report to remain private; Mourinho tracking Costa fitness; and more

FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced Friday that FIFA will not be releasing reports surrounding the bidding process that awarded the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar. Continue reading »

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