Category Archives: FIFA

Friday Kickoff: Prince Ali confirms World Cup expansion plan; Queretaro drops first leg to Pachuca; and more

Prince Ali bin Al Hussein is hoping to add more berths into the World Cup, while Queretaro was undone by Pachuca in the opening leg of the Liga MX Liguilla semifinals. Continue reading »

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Pair of FIFA sponsors express concern over Qatar’s Human Rights issues

A pair of long-time FIFA sponsors have come out and expressed concerns over the ongoing Human Rights issues in Qatar. Continue reading »

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Wednesday Kickoff: Figo, van Praag withdraw from FIFA race; CONMEBOL dismisses Boca Juniors appeal; and more

Luis Figo and Michael van Praag will reportedly withdraw from the FIFA presidential race, while CONMEBOL has upheld the punishment levied to Boca Juniors. Continue reading »

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Wednesday Kickoff: Court delays vote on La Liga strike; Former FIFA VP bannned for accepting money; and more

The Spanish High Court will decide on the legality of a La Liga strike on Thursday, while a former FIFA VP has been banned for accepting money. Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: Sturridge out until next season; River tops Boca in Copa Libertadores; and more

Daniel Sturridge will miss the start of next season, while the trio of FIFA presidential candidates will meet to discuss how to oppose the incumbent Sepp Blatter. Continue reading »

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USMNT drops one place to No. 28 in latest FIFA Rankings

The U.S. Men’s National Team fell one place to No. 28 in the May FIFA World Rankings. Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: European politicians want a re-do for 2022 bidding process; Mourinho warns Real to stay away from Hazard; and more

European politicians are still fighting the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, Mourinho has told Real Madrid to forget about any approach for Eden Hazard, and more to kick-off your Friday. Continue reading »

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USMNT jumps 5 places to No. 27 in latest FIFA Rankings

The U.S. Men’s National Team advanced five places in FIFA’s latest world rankings, jumping up to No. 27 on the charts. Continue reading »

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