Category Archives: FIFA

USMNT drops seven places to No. 34 in latest FIFA Rankings

Due to FIFA’s complicated ranking system, the U.S. Men’s National Team fell seven places to No. 34 in FIFA’s latest World Rankings. Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: UEFA lifts spending restrictions on Man City, PSG; Orozco replaces Chicharito on Mexico roster; and more

UEFA has lifted spending restrictions on Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain, while Mexico has added Javier “Chuleta” Orozco to the club’s Gold Cup roster. Continue reading »

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Thursday Kickoff: U.S. requests extradition of 7 FIFA officials; Bacca headed to Milan; and more

The U.S. Department of Justice has formally submitted extradition requests to Switzerland for the seven jailed former FIFA officials wanted in a 47-count indictment. Continue reading »

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Wednesday Kickoff: Blatter has ‘clear conscience’ over corruption charges; Barca eye long-term Pogba deal; and more

Sepp Blatter maintains a “clear conscience” despite the corruption charges against him, while Barcelona are eying the signing of Paul Pogba for the 2016-17 season. Continue reading »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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