Category Archives: FIFA World Cup

Friday Kickoff: Diego Costa suspension upheld; Ronaldinho on special training program; and more

The FA has upheld a three-match ban for Diego Costa, while Ronaldinho has been placed on a special training regiment with Queretaro due to the Brazilian’s disdain for running. Continue reading »

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Rogers still hoping to hear from Klinsmann; criticizes FIFA’s choice of Russia, Qatar

Robbie Rogers is still hoping to hear from Jurgen Klinsman, as the two have yet to speak since Rogers came out in 2013. Continue reading »

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Saturday Ticker: Winter World Cup would disrupt 50 leagues; Ronaldinho benched after late arrival; and more

According to one of FIFA’s experts, there is actually no good solution on the table for holding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Continue reading »

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Monday Kickoff: FIFA official ‘shocked’ by failed England WC bid; Ronaldinho, Queretaro in crisis; and more

FIFA official Harold Mayne-Nicholls was shocked that England was not named host of the 2018 World Cup. Continue reading »

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FIFA to release reports in ‘appropriate form;’ will not revisit World Cup vote

FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced that the organization will release the findings of the report surrounding the 2018/22 World Cups, although the bidding process will not be revisited. Continue reading »

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Garcia resigns from FIFA due to ‘lack of leadership’

American lawyer Michael Garcia has resigned from FIFA’s ethic committee following the rejection of his appeal regarding his report concerning the bidding processes of the upcoming World Cups. Continue reading »

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