Soccer’s biggest event is 16 months away and FIFA is finding that corporate sponsors are not flocking to sign up for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Bloomberg reports that thus far, FIFA has only signed one new sponsor, Wanda Group from China. Show More Summary
Real Madrid 2 – Espanyol 0 Real Madrid opened up a four point lead on Barcelona on Saturday night in La Liga following a 2-0 home win over Espanyol. Real, who won the FIFA Club World Cup at the end of 2016, still have a game in hand over Barcelona. The Catalans take on Leganes on […]
Yangon (AFP) – ASEAN on Friday held talks on launching a joint bid for the World Cup in 2034 during a visit by FIFA chief Gianni Infantino to Yangon, the head of Myanmar’s football federation said. Football officials from the 10-member...Show More Summary
London (AFP) – Russian hooligans have warned of a “festival of violence” at next year’s World Cup, in a BBC documentary aired on Thursday in which the fans celebrate street fights at Euro 2016. Hours after FIFA president Gianni Infantino...Show More Summary
Soccer leaders in the United States, Mexico and Canada already were talking about a joint bid for the 2026 World Cup, so they likely were well prepared for FIFA President Gianni Infantino’s announcement Thursday that FIFA will encourage bidders for soccer’s biggest tournament to partner up. “We will encourage co-hosting for the World Cup because […]
UEFA Euro 2016 was marked by violence.
Doha (AFP) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Thursday he was not worried about hooliganism at next year’s Russia World Cup, amid growing fears the tournament could be blighted by fan violence. Speaking in Qatar following a FIFAShow More Summary
Fifa president Gianni Infantino says he is "not at all concerned" about the threat of hooliganism at next year's World Cup in Russia.
Doha (AFP) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Thursday he did not fear hooligan troubles at the World Cup in Russia next year despite reported threats against foreign fans. “I am not concerned about trouble in 2018, I have fullShow More Summary
World Cup winner and Fifa World Player of the Year Carli Lloyd signs for Manchester City Women on a short-term deal.
The Football Association of Wales will appeal against sanctions imposed by Fifa for displaying poppies during a World Cup qualifier.
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin says Europe will formally ask FIFA for at least 16 places in the expanded 48-team World Cup
Mexico have a good chance to get key players time on the pitch together before World Cup qualifiers resume. We’re not in an official FIFA international window, but that doesn’t always stop national teams from playing friendlies, and that’s certainly no exception for Mexico. Show More Summary
At least three of the six teams remaining have a chance to punch a ticket to Russia in 2018
FIFA has rejected the Bolivian soccer federation's appeal against forfeiting two World Cup qualifying matches for fielding an ineligible player
As Qatar has continued to invest in construction of roads, stadia and accommodation for World Cup 2022, a horror story of inhumane working conditions has grown wildly.
Though critical of offside rule plans, the former FIFA president praised the controversial World Cup expansion.
Mexico's soccer federation has given evidence at sport's highest court to challenge FIFA fines for fans yelling a gay slur at World Cup qualifying matches. The Court of Arbitration for … Click to Continue »
FIFA says it will stage the 2018 World Cup draw on Dec. 1 at a Kremlin concert hall in Moscow
FIFA says it will stage the 2018 World Cup draw on Dec. 1 at a Kremlin concert hall in Moscow. Russian President Vladimir Putin has been allowing FIFA to use … Click to Continue »