Category Archives: FIFA

Wambach, Morgan on FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year shortlist

U.S. Women’s National Team forwards Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan have been nominated for the FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year award. Wambach is looking to win the award for the second straight year. Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: Valencia, Tottenham continue Europa League runs; UEFA opens racism investigation; and more

Valencia and Tottenham continued their strong runs through the Europa League with respective wins against St. Gallen (5-1 to Valencia) and FC Sheriff (2-0 to Tottenham). Continue reading »

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USMNT remain at No. 13 in FIFA Rankings, will not receive World Cup seed

The U.S. Men’s National Team remained at No. 13 in the October FIFA Rankings despite two wins this month, meaning that they won’t receive a World Cup seed. Continue reading »

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Monday Ticker: FIFA extends lifetime bans of Salvadorean players; Egypt FA guarantees Ghana safety; and more

FIFA announced that they have extended the lifetime bans to 14 El Salvador National Team players worldwide, while Egypt has pledged to FIFA that Ghana will have safety and security when they arrive in Cairo in November. Continue reading »

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CONMEBOL Qualifying Preview: Uruguay, Ecuador fight for fourth; Chile, Colombia try to qualify; and more

The upcoming round of CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers hold plenty of intrigue, as Ecuador and Uruguay face off in a battle of teams trying to avoid the playoff while Colombia and Chile look to book their places in Brazil 2014. Continue reading »

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Gulati against bidding for 2026 World Cup unless FIFA rules are “clearer and tighter”

U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati has revealed that he won’t lead a U.S. bid for the World Cup in 2026 unless FIFA changes their rules and becomes more transparent. Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: 2022 World Cup to remain in Qatar; Tottenham, Sevilla continue strong UEL starts; and more

FIFA President Sepp Blatter confirmed on Friday in a press conference that the 2022 World Cup is staying in Qatar and that the organization has set up a task force to determine whether they should move the tournament to the winter or not. Continue reading »

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Thursday Evening Ticker: Rossi scores again for Fiorentina; Apple TV adds MLS; and more

Fiorentina forward Guiseppe Rossi scored his sixth goal in seven matches in a losing effort, falling 2-1 to Inter Milan at the San Siro. Continue reading »

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