Category Archives: FIFA

Monday Kickoff: Champagne out of FIFA president race; Vela to undergo surgery; and more

Jerome Champagne has pulled out of the race for FIFA’s presidency while Carlos Vela is set to undergo surgery for a torn meniscus. Continue reading »

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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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Wednesday Kickoff: Luis Figo running for FIFA president; Cristiano Ronaldo gets two-game suspension; and more

Portuguese legend Luis Figo announced his candidacy for FIFA president, while current Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo has earned a two game suspension. Continue reading »

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Evening Ticker: KNVB president to challenge Blatter; Barcelona set for tour in U.S., Mexico; and more

Dutch FA president Michael van Praag is set to run in the upcoming elections for FIFA president. Continue reading »

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Monday Kickoff: Blatter criticizes UEFA; Riquelme announces retirement; and more

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has dared a candidate from UEFA to challenge him in the upcoming elections. Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: FIFA loses 3 major sponsors; Mexico announces two U.S.-based friendlies; and more

FIFA has lost the support of three major sponsors, while Mexico have announced a pair of U.S.-based March friendlies. Continue reading »

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