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FIFA opens talks on 2022 World Cup dates in Qatar – Fresno Bee


FIFA opens talks on 2022 World Cup dates in Qatar
Fresno Bee
ZURICH — FIFA will host its first consultation meeting next week to agree dates for playing the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. FIFA says its six confederations plus clubs, leagues and players' unions from around the world will be represented at talks led by

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Posted on 1 September 2014 | 12:17 pm

FIFA 15 Release Date, Player Ratings Predictions: Details Round Up for PS4 … – The Epoch Times


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FIFA 15 Release Date, Player Ratings Predictions: Details Round Up for PS4
The Epoch Times
Earlier in the year, EA announced FIFA 15 for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Windows PC. The popular soccer simulator will go on sale in North America on September 23, 2014, and in Europe on September 26, 2014. Argentina …
FIFA 15 Release Date & Player Ratings: EA Sports Demo Rumored for PS4 Latin Post
FIFA 15 Release Date for PS4, Xbox One: Price Slashed by 40 Percent At DellGospel Herald

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Posted on 1 September 2014 | 12:00 pm

Messi to miss Final rematch – Fifa.com


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Messi to miss Final rematch
Fifa.com
Argentina captain Lionel Messi will miss his side's friendly against world champions Germany on Wednesday due to a groin strain, his club side Barcelona have confirmed. The match offers Argentina an immediate chance for revenge for their agonising 1-0 …
Lionel Messi to Miss FIFA World Cup Final RematchNDTVSports.com

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Posted on 1 September 2014 | 11:21 am

Brazil draft Robinho for friendlies – Fifa.com


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Brazil draft Robinho for friendlies
Fifa.com
Dunga, who unveiled his first squad since embarking on a second spell in charge after succeeding Luiz Felipe Scolari following the FIFA World Cup™, brought in the 30-year-old who has won 92 caps for the Selecao but whom Scolari left off his World Cup …

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Posted on 1 September 2014 | 10:34 am

Kagawa rejoins Dortmund – Fifa.com


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Kagawa rejoins Dortmund
Fifa.com
Shinji Kagawa's time with Manchester United has come to an end after Borussia Dortmund signed their former player on a four-year deal. The Bundesliga club announced that the Japan international midfielder had rejoined them on Sunday afternoon, ending …

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Posted on 1 September 2014 | 6:52 am

FIFA Refutes Claims on U-17 World Cup Trophy – THISDAY Live


THISDAY Live

FIFA Refutes Claims on U-17 World Cup Trophy
THISDAY Live
World football governing body, FIFA, has categorically denied reports that the FIFA U-17 World Cup was in the custody of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) when a fire gutted the Glass House in Abuja on August 20. NFF officials had claimed that the
Fifa Sacks GiwaAllAfrica.com
Fifa fit show Naija red card todaySuperSport (blog)
Giwa dismisses ban threat from FIFAThe Guardian Nigeria
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Posted on 1 September 2014 | 5:42 am

California concussion lawsuit could be a heavy blow for Fifa and US Soccer – The Guardian


The Guardian

California concussion lawsuit could be a heavy blow for Fifa and US Soccer
The Guardian
On Wednesday in California, a class-action lawsuit was filed against against Fifa, US Soccer and the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO), regarding the three governing bodies' monitoring and handling of head injuries sustained in the game.
US 'soccer moms' sue Fifa over concussion from headersTelegraph.co.uk
US 'soccer moms' sue Fifa over concussionsBBC News
Class Action Concussion Lawsuit Filed Against FIFA And US Soccer AssociationsForbes
Financial Times -Bleacher Report
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Posted on 30 August 2014 | 12:30 pm

David Cameron wants FIFA to strip Russia of 2018 World Cup in political … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

David Cameron wants FIFA to strip Russia of 2018 World Cup in political
Daily Mail
David Cameron will push for Russia to be stripped of its right to host the 2018 World Cup as part of a sanctions threat against Vladmir Putin's deployment of troops in Ukraine. Alongside various officials from across the EU, the British Prime Minister
British PM Pushes For FIFA To Revoke Russia's Hosting Of 2018 World Cup As International Business Times AU
Putin opposed to FIFA venue adviceThe Japan Times
Putin still hopes to host 2018 FIFA WCEyewitness News
Sportskeeda -Ya Libnan -The Inquisitr
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Posted on 30 August 2014 | 11:42 am

Fifa rejects the Nigeria Football Federation elections – BBC Sport


BBC Sport

Fifa rejects the Nigeria Football Federation elections
BBC Sport
"We will not recognise the outcome of the above mentioned elections and should there still be persons claiming to have been elected and occupying the NFF offices at midnight on Monday 1 September 2014, we will bring the case to the appropriate Fifa
FIFA threatens to ban NigeriaProthom Alo (English)
Our position will change FIFA's mind – Chris GiwaGoal.com
FIFA Threatens To Ban Nigeria On MondayThe Guardian Nigeria
Premium Times
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Posted on 30 August 2014 | 10:47 am

Michel Platini will not stand against Sepp Blatter for Fifa presidency – The Guardian


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Michel Platini will not stand against Sepp Blatter for Fifa presidency
The Guardian
The Fifa executive committee member Michel D'Hooghe welcomed Platini's decision not to oppose Blatter. He said: “It was a very positive message. He said he would like to continue as Uefa president and I am pleased that it means that this time there
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Platini Will Not Take On Blatter For Fifa JobSky News
Platini rules out running for FIFA presidencyReuters UK
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Posted on 28 August 2014 | 11:10 am

FIFA – Yahoo News Search Results

Rosenmeier: It was my time

New FIFA Interactive World Cup champion August Rosenmeier spoke exclusively to FIFA.com about the path that lead him to his first interactive world title at FIWC 2014 in Rio de Janeiro.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 12:47 pm

FIFA opens talks on 2022 World Cup dates in Qatar

FIFA will step up the search for new dates to play the 2022 World Cup in Qatar at talks with football officials next Monday. Consultation was promised last year after FIFA President Sepp Blatter insisted the tournament cannot be played in the summer desert heat. FIFA said Monday the six continental confederations plus clubs, leagues and players' unions from around the world will be represented …

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 12:20 pm

Fifa rejects Nigeria football elections

Fifa reject the election of Chris Giwa as the Nigeria Football Federation's new president and warn Nigeria could face a ban.

Posted on 30 August 2014 | 10:58 am

FIFA threaten to ban Nigeria over disputed elections

World football governing body FIFA has warned Nigeria could be banned by Tuesday if an "elected" executive committee led by Chris Giwa does not vacate the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) office by midnight Monday. In a letter dated Friday, August 29 and signed by FIFA secretary general Jerome Valke, FIFA warned Giwa and his executives to stop parading themselves as NFF officials.

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 6:53 pm

UEFA president Michel Platini will not challenge FIFA head Sepp Blatter

Aileen Graef MONTE CARLO, Monaco, Aug. 28 (UPI) — UEFA President Michel Platini said he has no plans to challenge FIFA President Sepp Blatter during a press conference in Monaco Thursday.

Posted on 28 August 2014 | 10:02 pm

Russian football union to meet with UEFA, FIFA

The Russian Football Union plans to attend UEFA and FIFA-mediated talks next month aimed at resolving a dispute with Ukraine over the clubs in Crimea. Three clubs from Crimea, a region in Ukraine annexed by Russia in March, debuted in Russian league and cup competitions this month. UEFA has refused to recognize any matches they play, but stopped short of issuing sanctions against Russia, the …

Posted on 28 August 2014 | 3:29 pm

Soccer-Platini rules out running for FIFA presidency

(Refiles to clarify quote in para 20, UEFA not FIFA) * Platini will not stand against Blatter * Frenchman says he still believes change needed at FIFA * Blatter set to seek fifth term By Mike Collett MONACO, Aug 28 (Reuters) – UEFA president Michel Platini ruled himself out of the running for the most powerful job in football on Thursday, saying he "could not convince himself" that opposing …

Posted on 28 August 2014 | 1:44 pm

Parents Sue FIFA Over Soccer Concussions

A group of American parents have filed a class action lawsuit against the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) and other U.S. FIFA presides over this epidemic, and is one of its primary causes. By this lawsuit, Plaintiffs seek to require FIFA to become part of the cure." The plaintiffs accuse FIFA of failing to enact rules to mediate the number of concussions, despite years of …

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 8:58 pm

Platini prepares to announce FIFA election plan

Michel Platini is set to announce Thursday if he will challenge former mentor Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency. The UEFA president will meet the leaders of his 54 member federations at the Champions League draw in Monaco before holding a news conference to explain his decision. ''He will present his plan and they will give him their feedback,'' UEFA spokesman Pedro Pinto told the Associated …

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 4:18 pm

FIFA, Russia relations hit rough spot

Relations between FIFA and its next World Cup host, Russia, are under strain. Two major issues have flared since July 13, when Russian state President Vladimir Putin sat next to FIFA President Sepp Blatter at the World Cup final in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Control of Crimean football clubs and expensive new stadiums for FIFA's flagship tournament. Attempts by the Russian football authorities to …

Posted on 19 August 2014 | 5:56 pm