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FIFA Is Backing a Social Media Boycott By U.K. Soccer Players Protesting Against Racism

"FIFA is fully engaged in combating racism and any form of discrimination," global soccer's governing body said
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Soccer, Fifa, Overnight, Onetime


Women's World Cup 2019: More than 720,000 tickets sold, says Fifa

More than 720,000 tickets have been sold for the Women's World Cup in France, according to Fifa.
Tags: France, Football, Fifa


Joint Korean bid stays in 2023 Women’s World Cup host race

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA says a potential joint bid from North and South Korea remains in the race for the 2023 Women’s World Cup. All nine soccer federations which showed interest last month met Tuesday’s deadline to register. FIFA says they include South Korea “expressing interest in a joint bid” with neighboring North Korea. FIFA […]
Tags: South Korea, News, North Korea, Sports, Ap, Fifa, North, Zurich


Queiroz takes wage claims against Iran to FIFA

Lisbon (AFP) – Carloz Queiroz has lodged a complaint to FIFA against the Iranian Football Federation (FFIRI) for unpaid wages when working as their head coach, a spokesperson for the Portugese boss said on Tuesday.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Iran, Soccer, Fifa, Lisbon, Afp, Queiroz, Carloz Queiroz, Iranian Football Federation FFIRI


Barcelona provide update on Umtiti future amid Arsenal links

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu has this afternoon spoken out over the future of Samuel Umtiti, amid mounting claims that the Frenchman could be on the move this summer. Barcelona switch Umtiti, a 25-year-old central defender, made the move to the Camp Nou from Lyon in the summer of 2016 for a fee of 25 million Euro. The powerful stopper arrived in Catalunya with hefty expectations on his young shoulders, with Barca having long been on the lookout for a dependable central-defensive partner ...
Tags: France, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, La Liga, Arsenal, Fifa, Real Madrid, Belgium, Gerard Pique, Barca, Lyon, Camp Nou, Luis Enrique


Carlos Queiroz goes to FIFA to get salary owed by Iran

LONDON (AP) — Former Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has filed a complaint to FIFA saying the Iranian federation still owes him salary from his spell in charge of the national team. The Portuguese coach led Iran for eight years until January when the team was eliminated from the Asian Cup in the semifinals. He has […]
Tags: London, News, Sports, Iran, Ap, Fifa, Carlos Queiroz


Emiliano Sala: Cardiff City submit evidence to Fifa over Nantes dispute

Cardiff City submit their evidence to Fifa in the dispute with Nantes over the £15m transfer fee for Emiliano Sala.
Tags: News, Fifa, Cardiff City, Nantes, Emiliano Sala


Jose Maria Marin: Former Brazilian FA boss banned from football for life

Fifa bans former Brazilian Football Confederation president Jose Maria Marin from all football-related activities for life.
Tags: Sport, Fifa, Jose Maria Marin, Brazilian Football Confederation


FIFA bans convicted Brazilian soccer official Marin for life

Brazilian soccer official Jose Maria Marin has been banned for life by FIFA, 16 months after he was convicted of corruption charges in the United States            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, United States, Fifa, Jose Maria Marin


Infantino holds Kuwait talks on staging 2022 World Cup games

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has held talks with Kuwaiti politicians and soccer leaders about the country staging games at the 2022 World Cup if the Qatar tournament is enlarged from 32 to 48 teams. Infantino was flying to Qatar on Sunday night to talk to the World Cup leadership about his plans to add 16 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Qatar, Soccer, Fifa, Kuwait, Gianni Infantino, Infantino


Microsoft Xbox Canada Spring Sale: Save up to 65% on Digital Games. Xbox Live Gold Members Save an Extra 10%

Microsoft Xbox Canada has an awesome Spring Sale available now where you can save up to 65% off Digital Games for Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Also, Xbox Live Gold Members Save an extra 10% off sale price Xbox One Batman: Arkham Collection, for $32.00, was $79.99 NBA 2K19, for $32.00, was $79.99 FIFA 19, for $32.00, was $79.99 Far Cry New Dawn, for $25.00, was $49.99 Red Dead Redemption 2, for $53.59, was $79.99 Star Wars Battlefront: Hoth Bundle, for $13.20, was $39.99 Tom Clancy’s The Division 2, ...
Tags: Shopping, Microsoft, Canada, Fifa, Nba, Tom Clancy, Max Payne, Canadian Deals & Coupons, Canadian Daily Deals, Microsoft Canada, Microsoft Canada Click, Microsoft Xbox Canada


Swiss special counsel clears friend of FIFA head Infantino

NIDWALDEN, Switzerland (AP) — A special counsel’s office in Switzerland says it has closed an investigation into a regional prosecutor’s links with FIFA president Gianni Infantino. After reports in the “Football Leaks” series last November, a criminal proceeding for possible passive corruption was opened against Rinaldo Arnold, a childhood friend of Infantino. Arnold accepted invitations […]
Tags: News, Sports, Fifa, Switzerland, Gianni Infantino, Infantino, Rinaldo Arnold, NIDWALDEN Switzerland, Infantino Arnold


Prince Ali fights for women’s rights in football

Paris (AFP) – Since forcing a second ballot in the 2015 election that ushered in the scandal-plagued Sepp Blatter’s brief final term as FIFA president, Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan has focused on a different... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Paris, Fifa, Sepp Blatter, Jordan, Afp, Prince Ali, Prince Ali bin al Hussein


Chelsea fights FIFA transfer ban; verdict likely next week

ZURICH (AP) — Chelsea’s lawyers are at FIFA headquarters challenging the club’s one-year transfer ban for breaking youth transfer rules, with a verdict likely next week. FIFA says its appeal committee is hearing the case Thursday. Whatever the verdict, either side can make a further appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The case […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Chelsea, Fifa, Zurich, Court of Arbitration for Sport


U.S. to face old foe Trinidad & Tobago in CONCACAF Gold Cup

LOS ANGELES — The last time the U.S. men’s national soccer team played a competitive match, Trinidad & Tobago stunned the Americans on an October night in the West Indies. The 2-1 defeat on Oct. 10, 2017, ensured that for the first time in 24 years the U.S. would not qualify for the FIFA World Cup, prompting head coach Bruce Arena to resign ahead of a 14-month search to find his replacement. Another meaningful match between the U.S. and the island nation will be on the docket in June after the 1...
Tags: Mexico, France, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Canada, Soccer, Fifa, FIFA World Cup, Nashville, Venezuela, Philadelphia, Jamaica, El Salvador, Honduras, Houston


Budweiser Recycled 50,000 Plastic Beer Cups to Make a Soccer Field in Russia

Last summer, one of the world's greatest sporting events came to a close in Sochi, Russia when French phenom Kylian Mbapp? scorched the grass with a goal that put France up 4-1 in the 65th minute of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final. At that moment, cups were raised. The French fans were celebrating a...
Tags: General, France, Russia, Advertising, Fifa, Sochi Russia, Kylian Mbapp


Former German FA boss Grindel steps down from UEFA and FIFA

Berlin (AFP) – The disgraced former president of the German Football Association Reinhard Grindel said Wednesday he had stepped down from his roles at the European and world football governing bodies UEFA and FIFA. Eight... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Fifa, Uefa, Afp, German Football Association, Reinhard Grindel, Grindel


New Brazilian soccer president set to take office

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The next president of the Brazilian soccer confederation will take office Tuesday with allies hoping he can clean up the image of the scandal-tainted body. Rogerio Caboclo was elected a year ago to run the federation, following a group of previous presidents who have been discredited, investigated, suspended from FIFA […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Fifa, Rio De Janeiro, Rogerio Caboclo


Lloyd nets two as USA clobber Belgium 6-0 in friendly

Los Angeles (AFP) – Carli Lloyd headed in two goals as the US women’s national team routed Belgium 6-0 in a FIFA Women’s World Cup tune-up match on Sunday. Coming off a 5-3 shootout win... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Usa, US, Sport, Soccer, Fifa, Belgium, Afp, Lloyd, Los Angeles AFP Carli Lloyd


U.S. women’s national soccer team blanks Belgium

On a night when the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup championship team was honored in Los Angeles, the current version of the U.S. women’s national team put on a showcase at Banc of California Stadium. Facing Belgium for the first time, the U.S. dismantled the 20th ranked team in the world 6-0 in front of an announced crowd of 20,941, which showed up as much for a 2019 team preparing for June’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in France as the one that inspired a nation — and a generation of female athletes — ...
Tags: Australia, France, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Canada, Soccer, Fifa, Belgium, Denver, Carli Lloyd, Mia Hamm, Alex Morgan, Lindsey Horan, FIFA Women 's World Cup, Banc


Ajax’s Edwin van der Sar on returning to Manchester United

Edwin van der Sar & Manchester United The Sunday Times have an exclusive interview with Edwin van der Sar. Now 48, Van der Sar is the chief executive at Ajax. Van der Sar joined Man United in 2005 from Fulham. The Dutch goalie spent six seasons at Old Trafford, and he was hugely successful at the Red Devils. Van der Sar won the Premier League four times, the Champions League and FIFA Club World Cup once each, plus the League Cup. Could Van der Sar return to Man United? Man United are on the l...
Tags: Sport, Ajax, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Manchester, Old Trafford, Fifa, Champions League, Juventus, Fulham, Sunday Times, Man United, United, Vitesse, Edwin Van Der Sar


U.S. women’s national soccer team host Belgium at Banc of California Stadium

The U.S. women’s national team has come a long way from roach motels, $10 per diems and subsisting on warm Pepsi and Mars bars. In 1991, when the U.S. entered a squad into the first FIFA Women’s World Cup in China, chowing down on sponsor-provided snacks was a necessity for the athletes who were called on to represent America. After several generations of women fought for an expansion of opportunities on and off the soccer pitch, the current iteration of the USWNT will lean on those hard-won bat...
Tags: Sweden, Australia, California, Mexico, France, China, Sports, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Thailand, Brandi Chastain, Soccer, Chile, Fifa, Belgium


Asian football chief’s new term triggers complaints from campaigners

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Asia’s football chief and FIFA’s second-in-command Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa received a fresh, four-year term on Saturday, drawing criticism from campaigners who said regional soccer was in “crisis” over... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Asia, Sport, Soccer, Fifa, Kuala Lumpur, Afp, Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa


‘Asian football crisis’ as controversial chief gets new term

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Asia’s football chief and FIFA’s second-in-command Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa received a fresh, four-year term on Saturday, triggering complaints from campaigners who said regional soccer was in “crisis” over... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Asia, Sport, Soccer, Fifa, Kuala Lumpur, Afp, Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa


FIFA chief hails re-election of Asian football chief

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino has hailed the re-election of Asian football chief Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, saying it will help the region move forward in stability. Bahrain’s Sheikh Salman returned unopposed in the Asian Football Confederation’s presidential election Saturday after two candidates withdrew last month. Infantino told the […]
Tags: News, Sports, Fifa, Bahrain, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Gianni Infantino, Infantino, Salman, Asian Football Confederation, Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa


Asian football chief skips re-election over mother’s death

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Asia’s football chief and FIFA’s second-in-command Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa skipped his re-election to a fresh four year term on Saturday after the death of his mother. The Bahraini... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Asia, Sport, Soccer, Fifa, Kuala Lumpur, Afp, Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa


Chelsea eyeing Athletico Paranaense midfielder Bruno Guimaraes

As per a report from Liam Twomey of ESPN, Chelsea are keen on the signature of Athletico Paranaense star Bruno Guimaraes. Brazilian prodigy Guimaraes, a 21-year-old deep-lying midfielder, is regarded as one of the finest young talents in his home country of Brazil. After coming up through the youth ranks of Sao Paulo-based Audax during the early years of his fledgling career, Guimaraes secured a permanent move to Athletico Paranaense last year, on the back of a season on loan at the Estádio Jo...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Fifa, Brazil, Atletico Paranaense, Sao Paulo, Guimaraes, Liam Twomey, Ruben Loftus, Paranaense, Audax, Athletico Paranaense, Bruno Guimaraes, ESPN Chelsea


Morgan notches 100th goal as US outgun Australia 5-3

Los Angeles (AFP) – Alex Morgan blasted home the 100th goal of her career as the US women’s national team posted a 5-3 win over Australia in a FIFA Women’s World Cup tune-up on Thursday.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Australia, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Fifa, Morgan, Afp, Alex Morgan


Neville says England women footballers must earn equal pay on the pitch

Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – England women’s manager Phil Neville believes his players must earn the right to be paid as much as their male counterparts by raising their standards on the pitch. FIFA has... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Fifa, Phil Neville, Afp, Burton, Neville, Trent United Kingdom


Neville says England women must earn equal pay on the pitch

Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – England women’s manager Phil Neville believes his players must earn the right to be paid as much as their male counterparts by raising their standards on the pitch. FIFA has... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Fifa, Phil Neville, Afp, Burton, Neville, Trent United Kingdom