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Women's rights group calls on FIFA to kick Iran out of World Cup

Fri, 30 Sep 2022 - 12:40 GMT

Rights group Open Stadiums have called on FIFA to throw Iran out of the World Cup finals in Qatar in November because of the country's treatment of women.

World Cup players to get FIFA data analysis app

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 - 12:09 GMT

When the World Cup kicks off in Qatar on Nov. 20 fans can expect a flurry of stats and match footage on social media and FIFA is hoping that includes data and content from a new player app.

Ecuador keep World Cup spot after FIFA dismiss Chile's appeal

Sat, 17 Sep 2022 - 10:21 GMT

Ecuador will play at the 2022 World Cup after FIFA dismissed an appeal in the case of Ecuadorean player Byron Castillo whom Chile claimed was ineligible for the qualifiers, world soccer's governing body said on Friday.

Bosnia criticised for playing Russia in November friendly

Sat, 10 Sep 2022 - 11:14 GMT

Bosnia and Herzegovina will play Russia in a friendly match in November, the Bosnia Football Association announced on its official website on Friday, sparking criticism from Bosnia midfielder Miralem Pjanic and the mayor of Sarajevo.

“One of the biggest changes in the history of football” – Collina reflects on six years of VAR

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 04:14 GMT

1 September marks six years since VAR was first used during international match

FIFA set date for Chile appeal over Ecuador World Cup player

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 12:18 GMT

The Chilean Football Association has appealed FIFA’s June 10th decision to dismiss their complaint that Ecuador’s Byron Castillo was born in Tumaco, Colombia in 1995 and not in the Ecuadorean city of General Villamil Playas in 1998 as stated on his official documents.

FIFA lifts Indian federation ban, U-17 World Cup to go ahead as planned

Sat, 27 Aug 2022 - 11:08 GMT

The lifting of the ban also means that the Under-17 women's World Cup, which was scheduled to take place in India from Oct. 11-30, will be held in the country as planned.

FIFA sells 2.45 million tickets for Qatar World Cup

Fri, 19 Aug 2022 - 11:38 GMT

FIFA said the biggest number of allocated tickets were for group stage matches like Cameroon v Brazil, Brazil v Serbia, Portugal v Uruguay, Costa Rica v Germany and Australia v Denmark.

Qatar to kick off World Cup as finals brought forward by one day.

Fri, 12 Aug 2022 - 12:14 GMT

The change is in line with the long-standing tradition of opening matches involving hosts or holders.

Talent Development Scheme gains new ground in Morocco

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 - 02:47 GMT

More than 50 development specialists and regional technical advisers attended the Mohammed VI Football Academy.

CAS dismisses appeals by Russian FA and clubs against FIFA, UEFA bans

Fri, 15 Jul 2022 - 04:50 GMT

CAS dismissed appeals filed by the Russian soccer federation and four Russian clubs against FIFA and UEFA's decision to ban them from all competitions.

Semi-automated offside technology to be used at FIFA World Cup 2022™️

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 - 03:34 GMT

System provides an automated offside alert to the video match officials team.

Bureau of FIFA Council approves increase of FIFA World Cup™️ squads to 26 players

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 06:53 GMT

Size of final squad lists for FIFA World Cup 2022™️ increased to at least 23 and maximum of 26 players

FIFA President shows Green Card for the Planet

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 01:23 GMT

The FIFA President calls everyone to support the campaign by preparing their own “Green Card for the Planet” video message where they mention an action that they will undertake to protect the environment while also requesting others to follow suit.

Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau to host the Draw for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™️ in October

Fri, 13 May 2022 - 05:30 GMT

Taking place in Aotea Centre, the Draw will reveal the match fixtures for the 32 teams competing in the ninth edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

AFC’s President welcomes Infantino’s re-election Bid

Sat, 07 May 2022 - 03:21 GMT

Gianni Infantino recently announced his intention to stand for re-election in 2023.

Ukraine to play World Cup qualifier against Scotland in June

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 05:34 GMT

UEFA has rescheduled Nations League fixtures involving Scotland, Wales and Ukraine in June and September, with venues and kickoff times to be confirmed later.

FIFA launches FIFA+ to bring free football entertainment to fans everywhere

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 01:26 GMT

FIFA is excited to announce the launch of FIFA+, a world-class digital platform created to connect football fans across the globe more deeply with the game they love, for free.

FIFA boss steps sharply back from contested biennial World Cup plan

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 01:39 GMT

The FIFA president has been under fire for the past year, particularly in Europe, for proposals to increase the frequency of the global extravaganza from every four years, to every two.

COVID-19 Relief Plan Report 2021 highlights efforts across the globe to ensure football’s future

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 - 08:59 GMT

These funds have been distributed across the world, as each MA faces unique challenges during the pandemic that require tailored solutions.

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