Category Archives: FIFA World Cup

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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Mexico set to rival USA, Canada for 2026 World Cup bid

The United States and Canada might have some competition, as Mexican federation president Justino Compe├ín believes that his country should host the 2026 World Cup. Continue reading »

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Monday Kickoff: Spanish officials speak out following fan death; BVB ‘stuck’ in relegation fight; and more

Representatives from Atletico Madrid and Deportivo have spoken out following the death of a fan in a pre-arranged clash between ultras. Continue reading »

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Tuesday Kickoff: Sony pulls World Cup sponsorship; German league pres calls for Blatter to resign; and more

Sony is reportedly set to pull its sponsorship of FIFA in response to the controversy that surrounds the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Continue reading »

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FIFA files criminal complaint regarding 2018, 2022 World Cups

FIFA has submitted a criminal complaint regarding the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Continue reading »

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Monday Kickoff: Former England exec calls for WC boycott; De Rossi criticizes security following stoppage; and more

Former English FA chairman David Bernstein has called on UEFA’s national teams to boycott the upcoming World Cups if there is no reform within FIFA. Continue reading »

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FBI set to intensify FIFA corruption investigation

The FBI is set to continue with an investigation into alleged corruption within FIFA. Continue reading »

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Monday Kickoff: FIFA to issue statement on 2022 World Cup this week; Beckham’s son signs with Arsenal; and more

FIFA are expected to issue a statement this week regarding a report investigating corruption at the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Continue reading »

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