Panaji (India) (AFP) – A top Chinese football official has urged FIFA to realise the “dream” of China’s fans by bringing the World Cup to the giant Asian nation in 2030 — or even sooner. Chinese Football Association vice-president Zhang...Show More Summary
The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup kicks off in Jordan featuring many of the best women’s teams from around the world including USA, Germany, Mexico, Spain and Brazil. Here’s the TV/streaming schedule for viewers in the United States. All times Eastern USA Friday, September 30 Venezuela vs. Show More Summary
Panaji (India) (AFP) – Asia’s football chief on Tuesday said he was against expanding the World Cup from 32 to 40 teams when Qatar hosts the tournament in 2022, adding that any growth should be put on hold for a decade. FIFA president...Show More Summary
FIFA have decided to disband an anti-racism task force looking at problems in Russia ahead of the 2018 World Cup, suggesting the initiative has "completely fulfilled its temporary mission." As reported by Rob Harris of the Associated...Show More Summary
Following the Fifa Interactive World Cup, EA Sports franchise finds new ways to tap in to expanding, and highly valuable, online market This year, a Fifa football tournament took place that included no superstar players or teams from the global sport; in fact, there was no pitch and no ball. Show More Summary
Brazil have moved back into the top five in the latest FIFA world rankings after making a big jump up from ninth spot, while Gibraltar and Kosovo made history with their first World Cup qualifying matches. Wales are back into the top...Show More Summary
Argentina and Solomon Islands will face each other during their FIFA Futsal 2016 World Cup match on September 15, at 20:00 Local time.
Portugal’s captain lines up a shot By Roland Kesler Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 16:48 Portugal thrash Panama Portugal’s greatest ever futsal player was on fine form on Tuesday as Portugal demolished Panama 9-0 at the FIFA Fustsal World Cup in Colombia. 24 teams from 6 confederations are taking part in the three-week showpiece in South […]
Saint Petersburg (AFP) – FIFA have received “guarantees” from Russia that the stadium which will host the 2018 World Cup semi-final will be ready by the end of this year, world football’s governing body said Saturday. Construction of...Show More Summary
A top official from football's governing body says he is satisfied with progress in the construction of a 2018 World Cup stadium in St. Petersburg, which is years behind schedule and vastly over its original budget. … Click to Continue »
Fifa ethics body to investigate Helmut Sandrock after a report alleges he broke conduct rules during Germany's 2006 World Cup bid.
Zurich (AFP) – FIFA’s ethics committee has recommended former German FA secretary general Helmut Sandrock be fined 50,000 Swiss francs (45,800 euros, $51,700) following an investigation into the awarding of the 2006 World Cup to Germany, world football’s governing body said Thursday. Show More Summary
While a FIFA fan fest raged in Rio de Janeiro’s ritzy Copacabana neighborhood last week, a few blocks away Brazilian sex workers were having their own party.
Moscow (AFP) – FIFA on Wednesday said work on Moscow’s flagship Luzhniki stadium for the 2018 World Cup appeared to be on course, ahead of a visit to the delay-hit arena in Saint Petersburg. “We’re very pleased with the progress here...Show More Summary
Greg Clarke, the new chairman of the Football Association, has scrapped a goal for England to win the 2022 FIFA World Cup set by his predecessor Greg Dyke. The statement was made by former chairman, Dyke, in 2013. He also suggested the Three Lions should make the semi-final at the 2020 UEFA European Championship as part of their development. Show More Summary
Barcelona and Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta has spoken candidly about the mental struggles he faced ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup following the death of his friend Dani Jarque. Jarque, the captain of Espanyol, died of a heart attack...Show More Summary
Belgium started their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign with a win on Tuesday, as Romelu Lukaku led the Red Devils to a 3-0 triumph over Cyprus with a brace. Lukaku gave the visitors an early lead with a close-range header,Show More Summary
El Salvador have reportedly revealed they turned down the offer of a bribe to lose to Canada in their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier on Tuesday. According to BBC Sport, a number of players " played an audio recording of a person allegedly...Show More Summary
Slovakia defender Jan Durica believes England’s 1-0 win over Slovakia on Sunday was fixed by the match officials. Adam Lallana netted a 95th-minute winner for the Three Lions in Trnava in the FIFA World Cup qualifier, with Slovakia skipper Martin Skrtel sent off with 33 minutes remaining for two bookable offences. Show More Summary
Just one point separates South American powerhouses Colombia and Brazil in the CONMEBOL qualifying group for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, with the pair set to meet in Manaus on Tuesday. The Selecao are sitting precariously in fifth spot—which...Show More Summary