Category Archives: FIFA World Cup

Evening Ticker: CONCACAF backs winter World Cup; top FIFA official cleared of wrongdoing; and more

CONCACAF has backed the FIFA task force’s proposal to move the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to November-December of that year. Continue reading »

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Midday Ticker: European clubs want compensation for winter World Cup; Matic ban reduced to two games; and more

European clubs are seeking additional compensation for losses that come as a result of the scheduling changes for the 2022 World Cup. Continue reading »

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Report: Qatar World Cup to be moved to winter

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be held during November and December as FIFA closes in on approving the plan, according to a new report. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, FIFA World Cup | 92 Comments

Midday Ticker: FIFA extends FOX’s World Cup TV deal; Ivanovic cleared following altercation; and more

FOX Sports has been given an extension by FIFA for broadcast rights to another World Cup cycle; and much more. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, FIFA World Cup | 18 Comments

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 »

Posted in Featured, FIFA, FIFA World Cup, MLS- LA Galaxy, U.S. Men's National Team | 76 Comments

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 »

Posted in CONCACAF, FIFA, FIFA World Cup, Mexican Soccer | 19 Comments

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 »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, FIFA, FIFA World Cup, Mexican Soccer, Uncategorized | 17 Comments