Category Archives: FIFA

Tuesday Kickoff: Warner hires lawyer to fight extradition; Man United bid for Ramos; and more

Jack Warner has hired one of the United Kingdom’s top lawyers to fight his extradition, while Manchester United has made a major bid for Sergio Ramos. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, FIFA, South American Soccer | 6 Comments

Monday Kickoff: Spanish federation challenges 2022 winter World Cup; Jara suspended from Copa America; and more

The Spanish federation has challenged FIFA’s ruling of a winter World Cup, while Chile’s Gonzalo Jara has earned a three-game suspension as details of his incident with Edinson Cavani have come to light. Continue reading »

Posted in Copa America 2015, European Soccer, Featured, FIFA, FIFA World Cup, International Soccer | 16 Comments

Friday Kickoff: Blatter states he did not resign; Mainz to sell Chile’s Jara after Copa America incident; and more

Sepp Blatter has quizzically denied his resignation, while Mainz is looking to sell Gonzalo Jara after the Chile defender’s incident at the Copa America. Continue reading »

Posted in Copa America 2015, European Soccer, Featured, FIFA, International Soccer | 33 Comments

Monday Kickoff: Russia cuts $500 million from WC budget; Maradona to reportedly run for FIFA presidency; and more

Russia has cut the nation’s World Cup budget by $500 million, while Diego Maradona will reportedly run for FIFA’s presidency. Continue reading »

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Blatter: FIFA needs integrity checks and more Ethics Committees

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has called for “integrity checks” and more confederations to create their own Ethics Committee. Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: Sanchez demands more of Vidal; Peru tops Venezuela in Copa America; and more

Alexis Sanchez says he demands more effort from Arturo Vidal, while Peru topped Venezuela in the Copa America. Continue reading »

Posted in Copa America 2016, European Soccer, Featured, FIFA, International Soccer, Mexican Soccer | 2 Comments

Swiss investigators looking into 53 cases of potential money laundering from FIFA

Swiss investigators are looking into 53 potential cases of money laundering and 104 incidents of suspicious activity regarding FIFA’s awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
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First FIFA16 trailer hints at CenturyLink Field addition

The first trailer of EA Sports’ FIFA16 has hinted at the possible inclusion of CenturyLink Field, the home stadium of the Seattle Sounders. Continue reading »

Posted in FIFA, Gaming | 9 Comments