Following a FIFA Women's World Cup marred by a lawsuit over artificial turf, unequal prize money, and a corruption scandal, 2015 was on track to leave us with more questions than answers about what will come next to bridge these gaps. Show More Summary
Hong Kong fans held up signs reading “Hong Kong is not part of China” during the World Cup qualifier
The Final Draw of the 2018 FIFA World Cup hosted by Russia will be carried out on December 1, 2017, in Moscow, according to a press release from the Russia 2018 Local Organizing Committee (LOC) published Tuesday.
"I really feel it's now or never," Julie Foudy, two-time World Cup champion and 17-year veteran of the U.S. Women's National Team, told ThinkProgress. The post FIFA Has A Sexism Problem. Here’s How They Can Fix It. appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Live Updates: 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying CONMEBOL Region: Brazil vs. Peru Join Bleacher Report for live updates as Brazil hosts Peru in South American qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET, and our updates will begin about 30 minutes beforehand. Follow @ MiguelCominguez Read more World Football news on BleacherReport.com
Arsene Wenger has gazed into his crystal ball to predict the future of the world game. Wenger has spoken to Arsenal TV about the current situation at FIFA, and the Gunners boss has warned that “it’s now or never” for football’s governing body to get things right. Show More Summary
Japanese drummer Senri Kawaguchi is absolutely phenomenal in her latest video. In it, she's wearing the Japan national football team's new uniform, and says the video is dedicated to the team ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Just 18,...Show More Summary
Argentina face a must-win situation when they travel to Colombia for Matchday 4 of CONMEBOL 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification, as the South American giants are desperate for a result. The Albiceleste haven taken just two points from their first three matches and currently sit ninth in the group standings, just one spot above last place. Show More Summary
Paris Saint-Germain defender David Luiz is currently in South America for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches with the Brazilian national team, but the 28-year-old is reportedly rethinking a return to his French club following Friday's...Show More Summary
Spain put an end to England's 15-match unbeaten run with a 2-0 home victory at Estadio Jose Rico Perez in Alicante. A pair of second-half goals handed Roy Hodgson's England their first loss since the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Both...Show More Summary
A few hours before the U.S. World Cup qualifying opener in St. Louis on Friday, U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati met with a group of reporters to discuss Jurgen Klinsmann, the national team, the broader program, FIFA and other matters, including everyone’s favorite, promotion and relegation. Excerpts … Is there a performance metric Jurgen […]
Germany legend Franz Beckenbauer will reportedly not serve a ban after allegedly refusing to aid the investigation into the voting process that awarded the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar. The Telegraph's Ben Rumsby reported...Show More Summary
Belgium, currently the top-ranked team in the world by FIFA, take on four-time World Cup winners Italy in an intriguing friendly in Brussels on Friday. Both teams have qualified for the 2016 European Championship, so the pair will be...Show More Summary
On the way to winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Joachim Low’s Germany beat France 1-0 at the quarter-final stage. It may be a much changed side that Les Bleus face, but that doesn ’t mean Didier Deschamps will be any less determined to...Show More Summary
Argentina and Brazil play one of the most anticipated fixtures in world football on Thursday as they do battle in CONMEBOL 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying, reprising their Superclasico de las Americas rivalry. Both sides sit outside of...Show More Summary
Gianni Infantino supplied football fans with a reason to hope he doesn’t become the next FIFA president after he revealed his plans of expanding the World Cup to 40 teams if he’s elected. Known for his stint as the UEFA bingo man atShow More Summary
This is a Man’s World. That is the opening line from the latest Visa commercial in partnership with Under Armour. Told through the narrative of FIFA World Cup champion and Olympic soccer gold medalist, Kelley O’Hara, the spot encourages...Show More Summary
Suspended FIFA president Blatter had revealed that Russia was chosen as hosts before the bidding process begun.
That's one way to win votes. Want Backheel Breakfast in your inbox? Sign up for the email version here. Let's say you're running for FIFA president as part of a very large field. It's going to be tough to distinguish yourself and win...Show More Summary
The United States Men’s National Team sets to play its first home match of 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying in St. Louis this Friday. Held at Busch Stadium, the USMNT will take on St. Vincent & The Grenadines in one of six qualifying matches scheduled through September of 2016. And [...]