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1 day ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Choosing a Team GB men's XI for the 2024 Olympics

Britain's Olympic football absence is due to historical struggles and FIFA membership concerns, despite past successes and potential strength. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa warned players could go on strike

Players may go on strike due to overworking, with concerns over a congested football calendar and the expansion of the Club World Cup. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Brazil picked to host 2027 Women's World Cup at FIFA Congress

Brazil wins bid to host 2027 Women's World Cup, beating joint bid by Belgium, Netherlands, and Germany. [ more ]
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA urges leagues to punish racist abuse offences

FIFA will urge federations to make racist abuse a disciplinary offense, propose a global gesture for racist incidents, and implement match forfeits for racism. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa proposes five-pillar plan to combat racism

FIFA proposes a five-pillar plan to combat racist abuse in football, including implementing a standard crossed-hands gesture for players to report incidents. [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA's revamped Club World Cup in tatters after Liverpool, Manchester United and Barcelona omissions

The positive impact of the revitalized Club World Cup tournament by FIFA in 2025 will be significant. [ more ]
www.90min.com
1 day ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Choosing a Team GB men's XI for the 2024 Olympics

Britain's Olympic football absence is due to historical struggles and FIFA membership concerns, despite past successes and potential strength. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa warned players could go on strike

Players may go on strike due to overworking, with concerns over a congested football calendar and the expansion of the Club World Cup. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Brazil picked to host 2027 Women's World Cup at FIFA Congress

Brazil wins bid to host 2027 Women's World Cup, beating joint bid by Belgium, Netherlands, and Germany. [ more ]
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA urges leagues to punish racist abuse offences

FIFA will urge federations to make racist abuse a disciplinary offense, propose a global gesture for racist incidents, and implement match forfeits for racism. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa proposes five-pillar plan to combat racism

FIFA proposes a five-pillar plan to combat racist abuse in football, including implementing a standard crossed-hands gesture for players to report incidents. [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA's revamped Club World Cup in tatters after Liverpool, Manchester United and Barcelona omissions

The positive impact of the revitalized Club World Cup tournament by FIFA in 2025 will be significant. [ more ]
morefootball
#european-leagues
Soccer News
1 day ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Top European leagues and FIFPRO launch legal complaint against FIFA - Soccer News

European Leagues and FIFPRO have launched legal action against FIFA for abusing dominant position and harming player welfare through oversaturated calendar. [ more ]
www.90min.com
1 day ago
Soccer (FIFA)

European leagues and players' union sue FIFA over international calendar

FIFA accused of neglecting responsibilities for scheduling international matches [ more ]
101GREATGOALS.COM
1 day ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA slam claims of an "abuse of dominance"

FIFA accused European leagues of prioritizing commercial interests over football's well-being. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Calendar getting to tipping point' with bigger Club World Cup, Masters warns

Fifa needs to consult domestic leagues over tournament expansions and calendar changes. [ more ]
Soccer News
1 day ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Top European leagues and FIFPRO launch legal complaint against FIFA - Soccer News

European Leagues and FIFPRO have launched legal action against FIFA for abusing dominant position and harming player welfare through oversaturated calendar. [ more ]
www.90min.com
1 day ago
Soccer (FIFA)

European leagues and players' union sue FIFA over international calendar

FIFA accused of neglecting responsibilities for scheduling international matches [ more ]
101GREATGOALS.COM
1 day ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA slam claims of an "abuse of dominance"

FIFA accused European leagues of prioritizing commercial interests over football's well-being. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Calendar getting to tipping point' with bigger Club World Cup, Masters warns

Fifa needs to consult domestic leagues over tournament expansions and calendar changes. [ more ]
moreeuropean-leagues
ESPN.com
2 days ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Euro leagues file EU complaint over FIFA schedule

European football leagues and player unions are complaining to the European Commission about FIFA's decision-making process regarding fixture schedules. [ more ]
#maternity-leave
ESPN.com
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Ex-US coach Ellis hails new FIFA maternity rules

FIFA's new pay regulations support female players and coaches with maternity leave, adoption, and family leave. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa unveils new maternity protocols in football

FIFA introduced extended maternity leave and support for female footballers and coaches, including provisions for non-biological motherhood. [ more ]
ESPN.com
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Ex-US coach Ellis hails new FIFA maternity rules

FIFA's new pay regulations support female players and coaches with maternity leave, adoption, and family leave. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa unveils new maternity protocols in football

FIFA introduced extended maternity leave and support for female footballers and coaches, including provisions for non-biological motherhood. [ more ]
morematernity-leave
#legal-action
ESPN.com
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Players' unions threaten strike over Club World Cup

Players threaten to strike over overloaded soccer calendar. [ more ]
www.101greatgoals.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA Club World Cup: FIFA Threatened With Legal over New Men's Competition in the US

FIFA facing legal action over proposed Club World Cup due to concerns for player welfare and event schedule. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa must postpone Club World Cup or face legal action, warns players' union

Fifpro and World Leagues urge Fifa to postpone Club World Cup, citing disruption to football industry and player well-being. [ more ]
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA warned of legal action over playing calendar

FIFA faces legal action over congested football calendar if it continues to add new competitions without consultation. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa faces legal threat over congested calendar

Fifa is facing legal action for its plans of hosting a 32-team Club World Cup, impacting player welfare and congesting the football calendar. [ more ]
www.90min.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Barcelona & Real Madrid consider legal action against UEFA & FIFA after latest Super League ruling

Barcelona and Real Madrid are considering taking legal action against UEFA and FIFA over the failure to launch the Super League and potential damages.
The collapse of the Super League has altered the available funds and market terms for any new loan, making compensation claims more difficult. [ more ]
ESPN.com
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Players' unions threaten strike over Club World Cup

Players threaten to strike over overloaded soccer calendar. [ more ]
www.101greatgoals.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA Club World Cup: FIFA Threatened With Legal over New Men's Competition in the US

FIFA facing legal action over proposed Club World Cup due to concerns for player welfare and event schedule. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa must postpone Club World Cup or face legal action, warns players' union

Fifpro and World Leagues urge Fifa to postpone Club World Cup, citing disruption to football industry and player well-being. [ more ]
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA warned of legal action over playing calendar

FIFA faces legal action over congested football calendar if it continues to add new competitions without consultation. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa faces legal threat over congested calendar

Fifa is facing legal action for its plans of hosting a 32-team Club World Cup, impacting player welfare and congesting the football calendar. [ more ]
www.90min.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Barcelona & Real Madrid consider legal action against UEFA & FIFA after latest Super League ruling

Barcelona and Real Madrid are considering taking legal action against UEFA and FIFA over the failure to launch the Super League and potential damages.
The collapse of the Super League has altered the available funds and market terms for any new loan, making compensation claims more difficult. [ more ]
morelegal-action
#competition
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

If Fifa is about to make an EA Sports FC competitor, that's great news for gamers

Fifa may have a new developer for its game, possibly 2K Games, after ending its relationship with EA Sports. [ more ]
Soccer News
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Brazil to host 2027 Womens World Cup - Soccer News

Brazil will host the 2027 Women's World Cup, defeating a joint European bid. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Brazil named 2027 Women's World Cup hosts

Brazil to host 2027 Women's World Cup after winning bid against BNG nations. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
2 months ago
Chelsea

Fifa transfer rules may breach EU regulations, says adviser

Fifa's player transfer rules may breach EU regulations by hindering player contracts and club competition. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

If Fifa is about to make an EA Sports FC competitor, that's great news for gamers

Fifa may have a new developer for its game, possibly 2K Games, after ending its relationship with EA Sports. [ more ]
Soccer News
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Brazil to host 2027 Womens World Cup - Soccer News

Brazil will host the 2027 Women's World Cup, defeating a joint European bid. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Brazil named 2027 Women's World Cup hosts

Brazil to host 2027 Women's World Cup after winning bid against BNG nations. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
2 months ago
Chelsea

Fifa transfer rules may breach EU regulations, says adviser

Fifa's player transfer rules may breach EU regulations by hindering player contracts and club competition. [ more ]
morecompetition
#european-super-league
Soccer News
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

UEFA and FIFA warned to halt Super League opposition by Spanish court - Soccer News

Spanish court rules against FIFA & UEFA, citing anti-competitive behavior over ESL, pushing for more competitive club football landscape in Europe. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Spanish court rules in favour of Super League creators

A Spanish court ruled UEFA and FIFA wrong to ban clubs from the European Super League, citing anti-competitive behavior. [ more ]
ESPN.com
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA, UEFA ordered to halt Super League hostility

A Spanish judge ordered FIFA and UEFA to stop opposing the European Super League due to anticompetitive behavior. [ more ]
Soccer News
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

UEFA and FIFA warned to halt Super League opposition by Spanish court - Soccer News

Spanish court rules against FIFA & UEFA, citing anti-competitive behavior over ESL, pushing for more competitive club football landscape in Europe. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Spanish court rules in favour of Super League creators

A Spanish court ruled UEFA and FIFA wrong to ban clubs from the European Super League, citing anti-competitive behavior. [ more ]
ESPN.com
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA, UEFA ordered to halt Super League hostility

A Spanish judge ordered FIFA and UEFA to stop opposing the European Super League due to anticompetitive behavior. [ more ]
moreeuropean-super-league
#2027-womens-world-cup
www.90min.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Brazil named as hosts for 2027 Women's World Cup

Brazil to host 2027 Women's World Cup. [ more ]
101greatgoals.com
2 months ago
Chelsea

Women's football round-up: Brazil to host World Cup, Hayes' final press conference and Skinner handed extension

Brazil to host 2027 Women's World Cup - first in South America. [ more ]
www.90min.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Brazil named as hosts for 2027 Women's World Cup

Brazil to host 2027 Women's World Cup. [ more ]
101greatgoals.com
2 months ago
Chelsea

Women's football round-up: Brazil to host World Cup, Hayes' final press conference and Skinner handed extension

Brazil to host 2027 Women's World Cup - first in South America. [ more ]
more2027-womens-world-cup
#israel
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Soccer's Governing Body Delays Vote on Palestinian Call to Bar Israel

FIFA postponed decision to suspend Israel over Gaza conflict pending legal advice. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Palestinians call for FIFA to ban Israel's football team amid war on Gaza

FIFA criticized for inaction on Israel issue amid Gaza conflict
Iceland's coach expresses concerns over playing Israel during conflict [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Soccer's Governing Body Delays Vote on Palestinian Call to Bar Israel

FIFA postponed decision to suspend Israel over Gaza conflict pending legal advice. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Palestinians call for FIFA to ban Israel's football team amid war on Gaza

FIFA criticized for inaction on Israel issue amid Gaza conflict
Iceland's coach expresses concerns over playing Israel during conflict [ more ]
moreisrael
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA to seek legal advice over Israel suspension

FIFA to seek legal advice before making a decision on Palestinian proposal to suspend Israel from international football due to conflict with Hamas. [ more ]
#womens-world-cup
time.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Brazil to Host 2027 FIFA Women's World Cup for Tournament's First Staging in South America

Brazil to host 2027 Women's World Cup. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Brazil to host 2027 Women's World Cup DW 05/17/2024

Brazil chosen to host 2027 Women's World Cup over joint bid from Germany, the Netherlands, and Belgium. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Brazil to host 2027 Women's World Cup after seeing off European bid

Brazil won the bid to host the 2027 Women's World Cup, becoming the first South American country to hold the tournament. [ more ]
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA: Brazil bid leads Europe for '27 Women's WC

Brazil is in the lead to host the 2027 Women's World Cup over the joint bid from Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa set to vote for 2027 Women's World Cup hosts

Brazil scored higher than BNG in technical evaluation for hosting the 2027 Women's World Cup. [ more ]
time.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

U.S. and Mexico Drop Bid to Host 2027 FIFA Women's World Cup

The U.S. Soccer Federation and Mexican counterpart withdrew joint bid to host 2027 Women's World Cup, focusing on 2031 to seek equal FIFA investment in men's and women's tournaments. [ more ]
time.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Brazil to Host 2027 FIFA Women's World Cup for Tournament's First Staging in South America

Brazil to host 2027 Women's World Cup. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Brazil to host 2027 Women's World Cup DW 05/17/2024

Brazil chosen to host 2027 Women's World Cup over joint bid from Germany, the Netherlands, and Belgium. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Brazil to host 2027 Women's World Cup after seeing off European bid

Brazil won the bid to host the 2027 Women's World Cup, becoming the first South American country to hold the tournament. [ more ]
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA: Brazil bid leads Europe for '27 Women's WC

Brazil is in the lead to host the 2027 Women's World Cup over the joint bid from Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa set to vote for 2027 Women's World Cup hosts

Brazil scored higher than BNG in technical evaluation for hosting the 2027 Women's World Cup. [ more ]
time.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

U.S. and Mexico Drop Bid to Host 2027 FIFA Women's World Cup

The U.S. Soccer Federation and Mexican counterpart withdrew joint bid to host 2027 Women's World Cup, focusing on 2031 to seek equal FIFA investment in men's and women's tournaments. [ more ]
morewomens-world-cup
The Ringer
2 months ago
English Premier League

Penultimate Premier League Games and Juventus's Coppa Italia

Discussion of Premier League midweek games: Manchester United, Chelsea, and Manchester City victories, followed by Juventus's Coppa Italia win and FIFA's consideration of overseas domestic matches. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

The Premier League's fight for Europe and Celtic's title Football Weekly Extra

Support The Guardian for open and accessible journalism. [ more ]
#zambia
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fresh allegation made against Zambia women's football team head coach

Zambia's coach Bruce Mwape facing accusations of inappropriate touching, under investigation by FIFA. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Zambia's women could be barred from football at Olympics after Fifa steps in

Fifa threatened Zambia's football association with suspension due to money-laundering accusations against its president, potentially impacting women's Olympic participation. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fresh allegation made against Zambia women's football team head coach

Zambia's coach Bruce Mwape facing accusations of inappropriate touching, under investigation by FIFA. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Zambia's women could be barred from football at Olympics after Fifa steps in

Fifa threatened Zambia's football association with suspension due to money-laundering accusations against its president, potentially impacting women's Olympic participation. [ more ]
morezambia
#domestic-leagues
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa criticised for lack of mandatory rest periods in new women's calendar

The new four-year women's international match calendar lacks mandatory rest periods, raising concerns about player welfare and domestic league disruption. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa begins process to allow league matches to be played overseas

FIFA forms a working group to consider allowing domestic leagues to play competitive matches abroad. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa criticised for lack of mandatory rest periods in new women's calendar

The new four-year women's international match calendar lacks mandatory rest periods, raising concerns about player welfare and domestic league disruption. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa begins process to allow league matches to be played overseas

FIFA forms a working group to consider allowing domestic leagues to play competitive matches abroad. [ more ]
moredomestic-leagues
www.bbc.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa to explore impact of moving domestic matches abroad

FIFA to establish working group to assess impact of playing domestic matches overseas. [ more ]
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA to clear path for LaLiga, PL games in U.S.

FIFA is considering allowing domestic league games to be played in other countries, potentially starting from the 2025-26 season. [ more ]
#international-match-calendar
www.bbc.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

First Women's Club World Cup to take place in 2026

The inaugural Women's Club World Cup will be held every four years during the domestic season for European leagues. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa defends Club World Cup schedule

Fifa rejects claims of lack of consultation over 32-team Club World Cup plans. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

First Women's Club World Cup to take place in 2026

The inaugural Women's Club World Cup will be held every four years during the domestic season for European leagues. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa defends Club World Cup schedule

Fifa rejects claims of lack of consultation over 32-team Club World Cup plans. [ more ]
moreinternational-match-calendar
#transparency
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Scandal Brought Reforms to Soccer. Its Leaders Are Rolling Them Back.

FIFA's reform report led by Gianni Infantino aimed to restore trust post-corruption, with proposals for transparency, term limits, and institutional changes. [ more ]
ESPN.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Infantino: Let computers decide transfer fees

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has suggested using an algorithm to set football transfer fees.
The idea is aimed at increasing transparency and helping stakeholders in the transfer system. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Scandal Brought Reforms to Soccer. Its Leaders Are Rolling Them Back.

FIFA's reform report led by Gianni Infantino aimed to restore trust post-corruption, with proposals for transparency, term limits, and institutional changes. [ more ]
ESPN.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Infantino: Let computers decide transfer fees

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has suggested using an algorithm to set football transfer fees.
The idea is aimed at increasing transparency and helping stakeholders in the transfer system. [ more ]
moretransparency
#world-cup
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Azteca box owners protest FIFA World Cup plans

Luxury box owners at Azteca Stadium expect FIFA to respect a 60-year-old deal giving unlimited access for 99 years. [ more ]
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA seals closer Saudi ties with Aramco deal

FIFA confirmed a sponsorship deal with Saudi Arabia's Aramco, strengthening ties from their selection as the 2034 World Cup host. [ more ]
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA gives Infantino 33% pay rise worth $4.6m

FIFA raised Gianni Infantino's salary by 33% to over $4.67 million, including a $1.87 million bonus.
Infantino was re-elected unopposed for an extended presidency and continues preparations for upcoming World Cups. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

2026 World Cup final will be played at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey

The 2026 World Cup final will be held at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on July 19.
Mexico City's Estadio Azteca will host the tournament opener on June 11. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

World Cups bring scrutiny on hosts' human rights and that includes the US

Fifa's human rights strategy for World Cups will be tested with the choice of host city for the 2026 final.
AT&T Stadium in Texas and MetLife Stadium in New Jersey are the two venues being considered for the final. [ more ]
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Azteca box owners protest FIFA World Cup plans

Luxury box owners at Azteca Stadium expect FIFA to respect a 60-year-old deal giving unlimited access for 99 years. [ more ]
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA seals closer Saudi ties with Aramco deal

FIFA confirmed a sponsorship deal with Saudi Arabia's Aramco, strengthening ties from their selection as the 2034 World Cup host. [ more ]
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA gives Infantino 33% pay rise worth $4.6m

FIFA raised Gianni Infantino's salary by 33% to over $4.67 million, including a $1.87 million bonus.
Infantino was re-elected unopposed for an extended presidency and continues preparations for upcoming World Cups. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

2026 World Cup final will be played at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey

The 2026 World Cup final will be held at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on July 19.
Mexico City's Estadio Azteca will host the tournament opener on June 11. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

World Cups bring scrutiny on hosts' human rights and that includes the US

Fifa's human rights strategy for World Cups will be tested with the choice of host city for the 2026 final.
AT&T Stadium in Texas and MetLife Stadium in New Jersey are the two venues being considered for the final. [ more ]
moreworld-cup
#human-rights-abuses
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Amnesty Int'l wants FIFA '22 WC review published

Amnesty International challenges FIFA to publish review on migrant workers' treatment for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Amnesty urges Fifa to publish report on Qatar migrant worker compensation

Fifa is urged to publish an independent report on migrant worker responsibilities in Qatar and provide financial compensation. [ more ]
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Amnesty Int'l wants FIFA '22 WC review published

Amnesty International challenges FIFA to publish review on migrant workers' treatment for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Amnesty urges Fifa to publish report on Qatar migrant worker compensation

Fifa is urged to publish an independent report on migrant worker responsibilities in Qatar and provide financial compensation. [ more ]
morehuman-rights-abuses
#apple
www.fourfourtwo.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

What Apple's reported move for FIFA's Club World Cup streaming rights means for the new tournament and beyond

Apple is close to securing worldwide television rights for the FIFA Club World Cup, a significant move into live sports with a deal potentially worth over $1 billion. [ more ]
The Verge
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Apple might be the streaming home of soccer's next big tournament

Apple is close to securing worldwide rights for an expanded Club World Cup in 2025, worth over $1 billion, adding to their sports streaming portfolio. [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

What Apple's reported move for FIFA's Club World Cup streaming rights means for the new tournament and beyond

Apple is close to securing worldwide television rights for the FIFA Club World Cup, a significant move into live sports with a deal potentially worth over $1 billion. [ more ]
The Verge
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Apple might be the streaming home of soccer's next big tournament

Apple is close to securing worldwide rights for an expanded Club World Cup in 2025, worth over $1 billion, adding to their sports streaming portfolio. [ more ]
moreapple
#uefa
www.caughtoffside.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

"Push back - against UEFA and FIFA" - Former Premier League CEO urges revolt

Player welfare is a hot topic among top-level coaches, like Guardiola, who feel the scheduling demands are excessive. [ more ]
ESPN.com
3 months ago
FC Barcelona

Barca fined for fans' Nazi salutes, racist gestures

Barcelona fined for Nazi salutes and racist gestures by fans at a Champions League game. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA has a history of banning countries for human rights violations. It's stayed silent on Israel

The Israeli men's national soccer team is on the verge of qualifying for the Euro 2024 tournament.
Advocacy campaigns are calling for FIFA and UEFA to suspend Israel from competitions due to allegations of human rights violations. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Europe news

They Run the World's Biggest Sports, and They Don't Want to Leave

Aleksander Ceferin, president of European soccer's governing body, UEFA, is seeking to extend his term in office beyond what he initially promised.
Ceferin and FIFA president Gianni Infantino are both pushing for rule changes that would allow them to stay in their positions for longer periods of time. [ more ]
www.caughtoffside.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

"Push back - against UEFA and FIFA" - Former Premier League CEO urges revolt

Player welfare is a hot topic among top-level coaches, like Guardiola, who feel the scheduling demands are excessive. [ more ]
ESPN.com
3 months ago
FC Barcelona

Barca fined for fans' Nazi salutes, racist gestures

Barcelona fined for Nazi salutes and racist gestures by fans at a Champions League game. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA has a history of banning countries for human rights violations. It's stayed silent on Israel

The Israeli men's national soccer team is on the verge of qualifying for the Euro 2024 tournament.
Advocacy campaigns are calling for FIFA and UEFA to suspend Israel from competitions due to allegations of human rights violations. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Europe news

They Run the World's Biggest Sports, and They Don't Want to Leave

Aleksander Ceferin, president of European soccer's governing body, UEFA, is seeking to extend his term in office beyond what he initially promised.
Ceferin and FIFA president Gianni Infantino are both pushing for rule changes that would allow them to stay in their positions for longer periods of time. [ more ]
moreuefa
#relevent-sports
ESPN.com
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Supreme Court allows Relevent antitrust suit

The U.S. Supreme Court allowed a soccer promoter's antitrust lawsuit against FIFA and the U.S. Soccer Federation to proceed. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa court deal could open way for European league matches in US

FIFA considering changes to policy on league matches in other countries.
Agreement between FIFA and promoter Relevent Sports to dismiss lawsuit, pending policy considerations. [ more ]
ESPN.com
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Relevent settles with FIFA on antitrust lawsuit

Relevent Sports settled antitrust lawsuit with FIFA regarding holding matches outside home territory, now allowed to bring European matches to the US.
The settlement does not affect Relevent's claims against the US Soccer Federation, Inc. (USSF). [ more ]
ESPN.com
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Supreme Court allows Relevent antitrust suit

The U.S. Supreme Court allowed a soccer promoter's antitrust lawsuit against FIFA and the U.S. Soccer Federation to proceed. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa court deal could open way for European league matches in US

FIFA considering changes to policy on league matches in other countries.
Agreement between FIFA and promoter Relevent Sports to dismiss lawsuit, pending policy considerations. [ more ]
ESPN.com
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Relevent settles with FIFA on antitrust lawsuit

Relevent Sports settled antitrust lawsuit with FIFA regarding holding matches outside home territory, now allowed to bring European matches to the US.
The settlement does not affect Relevent's claims against the US Soccer Federation, Inc. (USSF). [ more ]
morerelevent-sports
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA Said to Be Close to TV Deal With Apple for New Tournament

FIFA is close to an agreement with Apple for worldwide TV rights for a new tournament in the US, potentially only accessible through Apple TV+. [ more ]
ESPN.com
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Barca's Champions League exit sends Atletico to Club World Cup

Atletico Madrid secures Club World Cup spot after Barcelona's Champions League exit. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Samuel Eto'o claims he is victim of Caf campaign before match-fixing hearing

Samuel Eto'o accuses CAF general secretary of breaching FIFA's code of ethics in match-fixing investigation. [ more ]
#soccer
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

CNL final stopped twice due to anti-gay chants

Anti-gay chants led to the suspension of the United States-Mexico Concacaf Nations League final match for the second consecutive year.
Concacaf and FIFA have taken disciplinary actions against discriminatory behavior from fans during matches. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Law

FIFA Convictions Are Imperiled by Questions of U.S. Overreach

The corruption case involving FIFA officials is at risk of falling apart due to questions about whether U.S. prosecutors overreached their authority.
Former soccer officials are arguing that the bribery schemes they were convicted for are no longer considered a crime in the United States.
The vacated convictions have emboldened the defendants to ask for their records to be cleared and their money returned. [ more ]
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

CNL final stopped twice due to anti-gay chants

Anti-gay chants led to the suspension of the United States-Mexico Concacaf Nations League final match for the second consecutive year.
Concacaf and FIFA have taken disciplinary actions against discriminatory behavior from fans during matches. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Law

FIFA Convictions Are Imperiled by Questions of U.S. Overreach

The corruption case involving FIFA officials is at risk of falling apart due to questions about whether U.S. prosecutors overreached their authority.
Former soccer officials are arguing that the bribery schemes they were convicted for are no longer considered a crime in the United States.
The vacated convictions have emboldened the defendants to ask for their records to be cleared and their money returned. [ more ]
moresoccer
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Ten years to go: key questions facing Saudi Arabia's 2034 World Cup

Host country uncertainty despite Fifa's bidding process
Human rights challenges in Saudi Arabia as the World Cup host [ more ]
#2026-world-cup
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

North Korea cancels World Cup qualifier against Japan

North Korea abruptly cancels 2026 World Cup qualifying match with Japan, prompting search for alternative venue.
AFC informed of match cancellation by North Korea due to unforeseen circumstances, leaving fate of fixture to Fifa committees. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA Doesn't Seem to Know the Difference Between New York and New Jersey Where It's About to Host a World Cup Final

FIFA is facing issues acknowledging that the 2026 World Cup final will be in New Jersey, not New York City.
MetLife Stadium, which is in East Rutherford, New Jersey, is still considered part of the New York metropolitan area. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

The 2026 World Cup final will take place at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium

The 2026 World Cup final will be played at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on July 19.
The tournament will expand to include 48 teams and will be hosted across three countries: the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Why SoFi might be odd stadium out for 2026 World Cup final

Southern California will find out which games it will host for the 2026 World Cup this weekend.
Reports suggest that the final may be held in AT&T Stadium in Texas instead of SoFi Stadium in Inglewood. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

North Korea cancels World Cup qualifier against Japan

North Korea abruptly cancels 2026 World Cup qualifying match with Japan, prompting search for alternative venue.
AFC informed of match cancellation by North Korea due to unforeseen circumstances, leaving fate of fixture to Fifa committees. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA Doesn't Seem to Know the Difference Between New York and New Jersey Where It's About to Host a World Cup Final

FIFA is facing issues acknowledging that the 2026 World Cup final will be in New Jersey, not New York City.
MetLife Stadium, which is in East Rutherford, New Jersey, is still considered part of the New York metropolitan area. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

The 2026 World Cup final will take place at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium

The 2026 World Cup final will be played at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on July 19.
The tournament will expand to include 48 teams and will be hosted across three countries: the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Why SoFi might be odd stadium out for 2026 World Cup final

Southern California will find out which games it will host for the 2026 World Cup this weekend.
Reports suggest that the final may be held in AT&T Stadium in Texas instead of SoFi Stadium in Inglewood. [ more ]
more2026-world-cup
#biden-administration
english.elpais.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Biden administration sides with promoter, says lawsuit over FIFA policy should go to trial

The Biden administration supports an antitrust suit against FIFA and USSF regarding hosting league matches in the US.
Relevent Sports' legal battle against FIFA and USSF sheds light on the strict policies governing league matches. [ more ]
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Biden admin backs antitrust trial for FIFA, USSF

The Biden administration sided with a promoter in the antitrust suit against FIFA and USSF, urging the Supreme Court to allow the case to proceed to trial.
The U.S. government's brief emphasized that the USSF was not acting independently but was a participating member in adopting and enforcing the policy regarding hosting league matches. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Biden administration sides with promoter, says lawsuit over FIFA policy should go to trial

The Biden administration supports an antitrust suit against FIFA and USSF regarding hosting league matches in the US.
Relevent Sports' legal battle against FIFA and USSF sheds light on the strict policies governing league matches. [ more ]
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Biden admin backs antitrust trial for FIFA, USSF

The Biden administration sided with a promoter in the antitrust suit against FIFA and USSF, urging the Supreme Court to allow the case to proceed to trial.
The U.S. government's brief emphasized that the USSF was not acting independently but was a participating member in adopting and enforcing the policy regarding hosting league matches. [ more ]
morebiden-administration
#gianni-infantino
The Nation
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Palestine Shows Up for FIFA. FIFA Turns Its Back on Palestine.

Infantino's contradictory statements on inclusivity
FIFA's selective response to conflicts [ more ]
Soccer News
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA president Gianni Infantino shows the red card to blue cards - Soccer News

FIFA president rejects blue card for sin bin trial at elite level
IFAB postponed sin bin trial due to negative reaction to blue card announcement [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA president says teams should forfeit if fans are racist after incidents on Saturday

FIFA president Gianni Infantino calls for teams with racist fans to automatically forfeit games.
Infantino advocates for stricter measures including stadium bans and criminal charges for racists. [ more ]
The Nation
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Palestine Shows Up for FIFA. FIFA Turns Its Back on Palestine.

Infantino's contradictory statements on inclusivity
FIFA's selective response to conflicts [ more ]
Soccer News
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA president Gianni Infantino shows the red card to blue cards - Soccer News

FIFA president rejects blue card for sin bin trial at elite level
IFAB postponed sin bin trial due to negative reaction to blue card announcement [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA president says teams should forfeit if fans are racist after incidents on Saturday

FIFA president Gianni Infantino calls for teams with racist fans to automatically forfeit games.
Infantino advocates for stricter measures including stadium bans and criminal charges for racists. [ more ]
moregianni-infantino
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA: U17 WC to be held annually, 1st 5 in Qatar

The FIFA Under-17 World Cup will be held annually with an expanded 48-team format.
The decision reflects the growing influence of the Middle East and North Africa region in soccer. [ more ]
BBC Sport
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Referee Welch to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Rebecca Welch to be inducted into National Football Museum's Hall of Fame.
Welch's groundbreaking achievements as a referee in the football league. [ more ]
#ifab
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

IFAB drops blue cards for sin-bin trials

IFAB decided not to introduce a new blue card for sin bins after backlash.
FIFA was frustrated with IFAB for planning an announcement about the blue card before AGM. [ more ]
BBC Sport
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Sin-bin trials set to be approved without blue cards

Idea of using blue cards likely to be ditched
Sin-bin trials to be discussed at the meeting [ more ]
ESPN.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Sources: Referees' body calls off blue card trial

The introduction of a new blue card as part of trials of sin bins in professional football has been postponed by the International Football Association Board (IFAB).
FIFA has distanced itself from the reports of a blue card, stating that any such trials should be limited to testing at lower levels. [ more ]
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

IFAB drops blue cards for sin-bin trials

IFAB decided not to introduce a new blue card for sin bins after backlash.
FIFA was frustrated with IFAB for planning an announcement about the blue card before AGM. [ more ]
BBC Sport
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Sin-bin trials set to be approved without blue cards

Idea of using blue cards likely to be ditched
Sin-bin trials to be discussed at the meeting [ more ]
ESPN.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Sources: Referees' body calls off blue card trial

The introduction of a new blue card as part of trials of sin bins in professional football has been postponed by the International Football Association Board (IFAB).
FIFA has distanced itself from the reports of a blue card, stating that any such trials should be limited to testing at lower levels. [ more ]
moreifab
#womens-football
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Hermoso on Rubiales case: It made me stronger

Jenni Hermoso shares her journey of strength after being dropped from the national team post-World Cup win.
Hermoso expressed her emotions on being left out but emphasized the importance of moving forward and playing in finals. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Mead and Miedema to consult Fifa on ACL injuries

England forward Beth Mead and her Arsenal team-mate Vivianne Miedema are collaborating with Fifa to share insights on ACL injuries.
Injuries like ACL tears are a significant concern in women's football with high-profile players like Mead, Miedema, Sam Kerr, and Mia Fishel affected. [ more ]
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Hermoso on Rubiales case: It made me stronger

Jenni Hermoso shares her journey of strength after being dropped from the national team post-World Cup win.
Hermoso expressed her emotions on being left out but emphasized the importance of moving forward and playing in finals. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Mead and Miedema to consult Fifa on ACL injuries

England forward Beth Mead and her Arsenal team-mate Vivianne Miedema are collaborating with Fifa to share insights on ACL injuries.
Injuries like ACL tears are a significant concern in women's football with high-profile players like Mead, Miedema, Sam Kerr, and Mia Fishel affected. [ more ]
morewomens-football
sportslens.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

The 5 Most Famous FIFA YouTubers | The Best Content Creators

FIFA YouTubers have become online stars with huge subscriber numbers and fan following.
Success in FIFA YouTube is based on talent, humor, and engagement with fans. [ more ]
Axios
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA 2026 World Cup final goes to New York-New Jersey

New York-New Jersey to host final match of 2026 Men's World Cup
Matches can deliver a super-sized economic boost to host cities [ more ]
Soccer News
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Computer says no - but Lyon claim FIFA says yes to Said Benrahma move - Soccer News

Lyon are confident that FIFA will authorize the loan signing of West Ham's Said Benrahma despite a deadline-day setback.
Lyon has provided proof to FIFA that they entered the necessary information in the transfer portal, and FIFA is reviewing the transfer requests for both Benrahma and Pablo Fornals. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Rubiales loses Fifa appeal against three-year ban

Former Spanish football federation president, Luis Rubiales, has lost his appeal against a three-year ban from football-related activities by Fifa.
Rubiales stepped down from his role in September after kissing Jenni Hermoso on the lips after Spain's Women's World Cup final win against England. [ more ]
#racism
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

No significant consequences for racism - PFA chair

Football players believe the authorities are not taking sufficient action to address racism in the game.
There is a call for real, consistent, and significant consequences for racist abuse, for both individuals and clubs. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA's Infantino calls for automatic forfeits for teams over racist abuse

FIFA President Gianni Infantino calls for worldwide stadium bans and automatic forfeits for teams whose supporters engage in racist behavior.
Infantino emphasizes the need for education in schools to combat racism and discrimination. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

No significant consequences for racism - PFA chair

Football players believe the authorities are not taking sufficient action to address racism in the game.
There is a call for real, consistent, and significant consequences for racist abuse, for both individuals and clubs. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA's Infantino calls for automatic forfeits for teams over racist abuse

FIFA President Gianni Infantino calls for worldwide stadium bans and automatic forfeits for teams whose supporters engage in racist behavior.
Infantino emphasizes the need for education in schools to combat racism and discrimination. [ more ]
moreracism
BBC Sport
6 months ago
AC Milan

Infantino wants tougher action on racism

FIFA president calls for automatic forfeit of games for teams whose fans commit racist abuse
Infantino also calls for worldwide stadium bans and criminal charges for racists [ more ]
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