Category Archives: FIFA

Wednesday Kickoff: Mexico tops Paraguay; Hiddink blasts ‘shameless’ booing of Iniesta; and more

Mexico topped Paraguay due to an early finish from Eduardo Herrera, while Netherlands manager Guus Hiddink has bashed his fans for their treatment of Andres Iniesta. Continue reading »

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Midday Ticker: FIFA announces 2016 Olympic venues; Sunderland fires Gus Poyet; and more

Less than a year after helping Sunderland perform the fabled “Great Escape,” Gus Poyet won’t be given the chance to try and save the club again. Continue reading »

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Monday Kickoff: Blatter tells Qatar to improve work conditions; Ukraine pres calls for boycott of Russian World Cup; and more

Sepp Blatter has called on Qatar to continue to improve work conditions, while Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has stated his belief in a boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Continue reading »

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USMNT drops again in March’s FIFA Rankings

FIFA released its March FIFA Rankings on Thursday, and the U.S. Men’s National Team dropped yet again. Continue reading »

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Evening Ticker: Young strike seals Man United win; PSG reaches Coupe de France semis; and more

Both Manchester teams, Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea all seal EPL wins, PSG and Barcelona advance in domestic cups, and Blatter has a stern solution for racism. Continue reading »

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Wednesday Kickoff: CONMEBOL backing Blatter; Inzaghi on the hot seat; and more

CONMEBOL are set to back Sepp Blatter in the upcoming FIFA presidential elections, while AC Milan manager Filippo Inzaghi could be fired as soon as this weekend. Continue reading »

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Midday Ticker: Sunderland’s Johnson arrested; Figo open to FIFA presidential debate; and more

Adam Johnson been suspended by Sunderland after being arrested by local police on suspicion of having sex with a 15-year-old girl. Continue reading »

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Monday Kickoff: Blatter concerned by racism in Russia; Pedro considering future with Barca; and more

Sepp Blatter is “concerned” by recent reports regarding racism in Russia, who are set to host the World Cup in 2018. Continue reading »

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