Category Archives: FIFA

FIFA releases statement on handling of Ebola

FIFA have issued a statement regarding precautions taken due to the recent outbreak of Ebola in Africa. Continue reading »

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NWSL stars Wambach, Angerer, Boquete named to 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or shortlist

Abby Wambach, Nadine Angerer, and Veronica Boquete have all been named to the FIFA 2014 women’s Ballon d’Or shortlist. Continue reading »

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USMNT fall six places to No. 23 in latest FIFA rankings

Due to qualification matches elsewhere in the world and a pair of 1-1 draws in October, the USMNT fell six places to No. 23 in the latest FIFA World Rankings. Continue reading »

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Tuesday Kickoff: Platini champions Financial Fair Play; Chilean official makes WC proposal; and more

UEFA president Michel Platini has claimed that Financial Fair Play is a success so far in a speech made to sports ministers from European Union nations. Continue reading »

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USWNT ekes out win in sloppy opening World Cup qualifier

The USWNT survived a surprisingly tough match from Trinidad & Tobago to open up 2015 World Cup qualifying. Continue reading »

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Midday Ticker: Ozil to miss 10-12 weeks; CONCACAF president calls for Rooney Rule in England; and more

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil is set to miss 10-12 weeks with a partial lateral collateral ligament tear in his left knee after being diagnosed by the doctor for the German National Team. Continue reading »

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