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Fifa’s president, Sepp Blatter, likens himself to a mountain goat – The Guardian


The Guardian

Fifa's president, Sepp Blatter, likens himself to a mountain goat
The Guardian
Blatter will face a challenge for the presidency from the Jordanian Prince Ali bin Al Hussein at the Fifa Congress on Friday after two other contenders, Michael van Praag of the Netherlands and Luis Figo of Portugal, pulled out of the contest on Thursday.
Diego Maradona: Fifa is a playground for the corrupt and if Sepp Blatter is Telegraph.co.uk
FIFA president Sepp Blatter confident of re-election as he compares himself to Daily Mail
FIFA presidency: Will we get fooled again?Scotsman
Sport24 -Al-Bawaba -Yahoo Canada Sports
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Posted on 24 May 2015 | 10:15 pm

WATCH: Israel players appeal to FIFA over possible ban – Ynetnews


Ynetnews

WATCH: Israel players appeal to FIFA over possible ban
Ynetnews
'We leave the politics aside to play football,' say soccer players ahead of vote that could push Israel out of FIFA. i24news, AFP. Published: 05.24.15, 12:51 / Israel Culture. Israeli soccer players published a video Thursday appealing to FIFA to
The Tower Magazine: Inside the Palestinian Campaign to Suspend Israel from TheTower.org
Israel appeals to Platini to sway FIFA from Palestinian suspension bidYahoo Sports
Israeli athletes appeal to FIFA in new videoi24news
Al-Bawaba -ESPN FC
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Posted on 24 May 2015 | 1:05 pm

FIFA insist Rangers ARE the same football club despite liquidation woes – Scottish Daily Record


Scottish Daily Record

FIFA insist Rangers ARE the same football club despite liquidation woes
Scottish Daily Record
FIFA have stepped into the Rangers argument by announcing the Ibrox side ARE the same club. Following the reign of Craig Whyte, Rangers were relegated to the bottom tier of Scottish football following the operating company's liquidation with many
FIFA step into new row over Rangers 'old or new club' statusHerald Scotland

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Posted on 24 May 2015 | 12:28 pm

Newcastle vs West Ham on FIFA 15 – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Newcastle vs West Ham on FIFA 15
Telegraph.co.uk
Taking charge of Newcastle in this game is Tom Edwards, a vastly improved FIFA 15 player from the man who started on this journy all those months ago. His opponent is JJ Bull (me) who used to be a lot better than he (I) was (am) now. We already know
West Ham part company with boss AllardyceFIFA.com

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Posted on 24 May 2015 | 10:39 am

FIFA 15 Team of the Season Line-Up Revealed; Danny Rose Gets Silver IF After … – Venture Capital Post


Venture Capital Post

FIFA 15 Team of the Season Line-Up Revealed; Danny Rose Gets Silver IF After
Venture Capital Post
Danny Rose got a newly-minted special card — fleet-of-foot silver inform — in the FIFA 15 Ultimate team, the most played mode in the game, after being named EA Sports' FIFA 15's Team of the Week. The Tottenham left back made a goal and a clean sheet
FUT 15 Upgrades Danny RoseFull FIFA

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Posted on 24 May 2015 | 10:22 am

Nepali Minister Blasts Qatar, FIFA, Over Treatment Of World Cup Migrant Workers – International Business Times


International Business Times

Nepali Minister Blasts Qatar, FIFA, Over Treatment Of World Cup Migrant Workers
International Business Times
Migrant labourers work on a construction site on October 3, 2013 in Doha in Qatar. Qatar, the 2022 World Cup host is under fire over claims of using forced labour. Global football's governing body FIFA kicked off a crunch meeting behind closed doors
Qatar refuses to let Nepalese workers return to attend funerals after quakeThe Guardian
Why We Need to Save FIFA from a Qatar 2022 DisasterAFL-CIO (blog)
Activists Pressure FIFA Sponsors Over 'Horrific' Working Conditions in QatarAdweek
USA TODAY -NBCSports.com -TheTower.org
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Posted on 24 May 2015 | 4:44 am

Hull vs Manchester United on FIFA 15 – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Hull vs Manchester United on FIFA 15
Telegraph.co.uk
To find out if Steve Bruce can secure the Premier League status of his side we've simulated the match on FIFA 15, pitting JJ Bull as Hull against Tom Edwards, as Man United. What follows is a match of epic proportions, full of stunning digital skill
Fireworks on final weekend as Hull go downFIFA.com

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Posted on 23 May 2015 | 10:50 am

Island of Eriskay chosen by FIFA as one of eight "remarkable places to play … – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Island of Eriskay chosen by FIFA as one of eight "remarkable places to play
Telegraph.co.uk
A bumpy football pitch on the Scottish island of Eriskay has rather unexpectedly been recognised by Fifa as one of "eight remarkable places to play football in the world". The uneven surface in the Outer Hebrides will feature in a documentary film as
Eriskay's bumpy football pitch wows FifaBBC News
Eriskay football pitch recognised by FIFAScotsman
Fifa names Scottish island football pitch as one world's top eightAberdeen Press and Journal
ESPN FC (blog) -Who Ate All The Pies -Stornoway Gazette
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Posted on 22 May 2015 | 8:33 am

Luis Figo pulls out of Fifa presidential race to leave two-horse race – The Guardian


The Guardian

Luis Figo pulls out of Fifa presidential race to leave two-horse race
The Guardian
Figo said: “For my part, I will abide by the ideas I leave written and have circulated, I am firm in my desire to take an active part in the regeneration of Fifa and I will be available for it whenever it is proven to me that we are not living under a
Luis Figo withdraws from FIFA presidency 'election' in disgustSkySports
Luis Figo pulls out of FIFA presidential election race as Portugal legend Daily Mail
Figo: Sepp Blatter's rival pulls out of Fifa electionBBC Sport
Sky News -Wall Street Journal
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Posted on 21 May 2015 | 6:16 pm

Fifa should strip Russia of hosting 2018 World Cup, says Zbigniew Boniek – The Guardian


The Guardian

Fifa should strip Russia of hosting 2018 World Cup, says Zbigniew Boniek
The Guardian
“In 2010 when Fifa chose Russia to host the World Cup the situation was totally different. But now when Russia is at war with Ukraine? There should be a clause in the contract between Fifa and the host country that enables the executive committee to

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Posted on 21 May 2015 | 1:14 pm

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FIFA President Blatter welcomes members of the German Bundestag

FIFA President Blatter today welcomed a delegation from the Sports Committee of the German  Bundestag  (parliament), led by its deputy chair Reinhard Grindel, to the Home of FIFA.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 4:30 pm

FIFA presidential hopeful Luis Figo to tempt CONCACAF voters with cash boost

FIFA presidential hopeful Luis Figo will travel to the Caribbean this week hoping to tempt voters in the CONCACAF region with a plan to distribute more funds, $2.5 billion over four years, to national associations.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 1:33 am

Fifa World Cup: Rufer joins Cup campaign

Our greatest ever footballer says a Fifa World Cup Down Under would be "unbelievable", and would do wonders for the game in New Zealand.Legendary All White Wynton Rufer, Oceania's Player of the 20th Century, said the proposed bid…

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 5:24 pm

Soccer-Figo to tempt CONCACAF voters with cash boost plan

By Simon Evans MIAMI, April 13 (Reuters) – FIFA presidential hopeful Luis Figo will travel to the Caribbean this week hoping to tempt voters in the CONCACAF region with a plan to distribute more funds, $2.5 billion over four years, to national associations. CONCACAF hold their congress on Thursday in the Bahamas and the former Portugal international will be working the corridors as he looks to …

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 4:03 pm

Indonesia refuses to buckle under FIFA threats

An arm of the Indonesian government has accused FIFA of insulting the country's sovereignty after soccer's world governing body threatened to ban the Asians over a dispute that has halted the local league. The Indonesia Super League was suspended by the local football association (PSSI) following Saturday's matches after a row about the eligibility of two clubs with the Indonesian Professional …

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 7:53 am

Soccer-Indonesia refuses to buckle under FIFA threats

An arm of the Indonesian government has accused FIFA of insulting the country's sovereignty after soccer's world governing body threatened to ban the Asians over a dispute that has halted the local league. The Indonesia Super League was suspended by the local football association (PSSI) following Saturday's matches after a row about the eligibility of two clubs with the Indonesian Professional …

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 7:39 am

FIFA warns Indonesia govt not to meddle in domestic league

FIFA has warned the Indonesian government not to interfere in the running of the country's domestic league, the sports ministry said Sunday as it rejected the accusation. FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke told sports minister Imam Nahrawi to allow the Indonesian Football Association, known by its Indonesian acronym PSSI, to manage its affairs "independently and without influence of any third …

Posted on 12 April 2015 | 2:40 pm

FIFA warns Indonesia over meddling in football

Soccer's world governing body FIFA has written to the Indonesian government, asking the Minister of Youth and Sports to stop meddling in the running of the local football league. A FIFA spokesperson told Reuters that if the Indonesian government did not comply with the request, FIFA could impose possible sanctions. "In the said letter, FIFA informed the Minister of Youth and Sports that FIFA …

Posted on 11 April 2015 | 11:26 am

Soccer-FIFA warns Indonesia over meddling in football

Soccer's world governing body FIFA has written to the Indonesian government, asking the Minister of Youth and Sports to stop meddling in the running of the local football league. A FIFA spokesperson told Reuters that if the Indonesian government did not comply with the request, FIFA could impose possible sanctions. "In the said letter, FIFA informed the Minister of Youth and Sports that FIFA …

Posted on 11 April 2015 | 10:56 am

Prince Ali expects sponsors to snub FIFA if Blatter stays

FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin al-Hussein believes the scandal-hit organization will struggle to replace sponsors and be damaged financially if Sepp Blatter remains in charge. Five of FIFA's top 14 sponsors decided in recent months not to extend their deals, leaving a void ahead of the high-profile qualifying draw event for the 2018 World Cup in Russia in July. ''The damage which is …

Posted on 6 April 2015 | 1:31 pm