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Neymar suffers metatarsal injury – Fifa.com


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Neymar suffers metatarsal injury
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Barcelona, third in La Liga heading into the weekend, host Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. The news will also be a worry for the respective national teams, with hosts Brazil kicking off the FIFA World Cup™ against Croatia on 12 June and defending champions …

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Posted on 18 April 2014 | 10:19 am

Should Israel be kicked out of FIFA? – Aljazeera.com


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Should Israel be kicked out of FIFA?
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FIFA recognises the problem and set up a task force last year with the aim of signing an agreement by both and getting the issue resolved ahead of this June's FIFA Congress in Sao Paolo. But if the deal does not meet expectations, the PFA plans to

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 9:14 am

Dickenmann: Qualifying would be a dream – Fifa.com


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Dickenmann: Qualifying would be a dream
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And were this not beyond the realm of possibility, the midfielder's first port of call would probably be this time next year, to see whether her country had qualified for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™. The Swiss are not currently in danger

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 8:04 am

Hodgson: Pirlo is a big threat – Fifa.com


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Hodgson: Pirlo is a big threat
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Roy Hodgson believes that veteran Italy midfielder Andrea Pirlo could pose the biggest threat when England begin their FIFA World Cup™ campaign in Brazil against the Azzurri. The England manager remembers Pirlo during his time as a coach in Italy and …
FIFA World Cup 2014: Italy is England's greatest threat-Hodgsonnation.lk – The Nation Newspaper

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Posted on 18 April 2014 | 6:32 am

FIFA World Cup trophy replicas seized in China – Daily Mail


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FIFA World Cup trophy replicas seized in China
Daily Mail
Chinese customs seize more than 1,000 unauthorised replicas of FIFA World Cup (and perhaps England's best chance of a trophy). 1,020 fake trophies were found in a warehouse in Yiwu, Zhejiang province; Customs officers seized them before they could be …
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil review: Samba spin-off brings summer fun forward Evening Standard
A guide to 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ticketsFifa.com
12 FIFA World Cup 2014 images that make you wish you were going to Brazil Mirror.co.uk
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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 10:57 pm

FIFA Secretary General visits Sao Paulo, Curitiba, Cuiaba and Fortaleza next week – Fifa.com


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FIFA Secretary General visits Sao Paulo, Curitiba, Cuiaba and Fortaleza next week
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As preparations for the FIFA World Cup continue, FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke returns to Brazil next week to visit four Host Cities – Sao Paulo, Curitiba, Cuiaba and Fortaleza – from 22 to 24 April 2014. Alongside Brazil's Minister of Sport
FIFA's Valcke back in BrazilSBS
Football: FIFA's Valcke back in Brazil for Cup visitsGlobalPost

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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 10:10 pm

FIFA’s Blatter wants football racism punished by points deductions not stadium … – Mirror.co.uk


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FIFA's Blatter wants football racism punished by points deductions not stadium
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The FIFA president believes points deductions are a far better deterrent because they “cause real hurt” to clubs. FIFA has ordered games to be played behind closed doors before. Ukraine were made to play a World Cup qualifier against Poland in an empty …
FIFA president Blatter blames clubs for fans' racist behaviour and calls for Daily Mail
FIFA: Sepp Blatter thinks point deductions an effective punishment for racism FanSided
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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 9:32 pm

56 days to go – Fifa.com


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56 days to go
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56 players have appeared in the Final of two FIFA World Cups™. Only four, however, have achieved the admirable feat of scoring in both. Vava and Pele, who hit braces apiece in Brazil's 5-2 victory over the hosts in the conclusion to Sweden 1958, were

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 1:09 pm

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Video Game Review – Soccerlens


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2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Video Game Review
Soccerlens
Yes, the 2014 World Cup video game is not on next-generation consoles. And that's too bad. But on the XBOX360 and PS3, there are few games finer than this one. When EA Sports announced that they were not making their World Cup game for the Xbox …
Brazil's Anti-FIFA Protests: Not Little, But Definitely LateForbes
FIFA 2014 World Cup Dates, Schedule, Groups and Ticket Purchase Information Latin Post
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Video Game Review Roundup, Top Features and Bleacher Report
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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 6:52 am

2014 Fifa World Cup Game Review (VIDEO) – Huffington Post UK


2014 Fifa World Cup Game Review (VIDEO)
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Fifa World Cup games have an even shorter shelf life than football shirts, but their appeal is enduring. Think back to the seminal FIFA: Road to World Cup 98, when Blur's "Song 2" blared out during a jaw-droppingly mesmerising intro. Gameplay, never

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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 2:02 am

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FIFA's Valcke back in Brazil for Cup visits

FIFA on Thursday announced that its secretary general Jerome Valcke will return to Brazil next week to visit World Cup host cities Sao Paulo, Curitiba, Cuiaba and Fortaleza from Tuesday to Thursday. Valcke, making his monthly visit to the host nation, will accompany Minister of Sport Aldo Rebelo, and Local Organising Committee (LOC) members Ronaldo and Bebeto as he visits the stadiums in the …

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 7:21 pm

FIFA's Valcke back in Brazil

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke to inspect four cities on his monthly visit to Brazil to geeup World Cup preparations.

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 6:46 pm

Blatter wants new racism penalties

Fifa president Sepp Blatter says points deductions instead of stadium closures should be used in the fight against racism.

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 5:24 pm

FIFA vice-president savages plans to merge Asia's top posts

Prince Ali bin Al Hussein has savaged plans to hand his current role as FIFA vice-president to Asia's football boss in a row which threatens to plunge regional soccer into a fresh round of infighting. Four of football's six global confederations combine the role of regional president and FIFA vice-president, with the AFC and South America's CONMEBOL the two exceptions. Bahrain's Shaikh Salman …

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 3:43 pm

FIFA U20 World Cup kick off times announced

An array of kick-off times to suit football fans of all ages has been confirmed for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015. To ensure New Zealand’s ‘Football Family’ is at the heart of this supreme football global event, the seven football federations will all host games in their region and registered footballers get first access to the tickets during an exclusive three week window, beginning …

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 1:46 am

FIFA says no request to switch Crimean clubs to Russia

World football's governing body FIFA on Wednesday said it had received no request to shift Crimean clubs from the Ukrainian to the Russian league, despite Moscow's annexation of the Ukrainian province. "FIFA has not received any request for any change of the Crimean clubs to the Russian League," a FIFA spokesman told AFP. Moscow took over Crimea last month after a referendum there organised by …

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 5:18 pm

FIFA puts nearly 200,000 World Cup tickets on sale

FIFA says nearly 200,000 tickets will be available in the last online sales phase for the World Cup in Brazil. Soccer's international governing body says fans will be able to purchase tickets for 54 of …

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 1:34 pm

Fifa World Cup 2014: Where to Buy Last-Minute Tickets

The final sales phase for Fifa World Cup tickets have opened. A total of 199,519 tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for the June 12 – July 13 tournament, Fifa said. "With less than two months to go, this is the last chance for fans to secure their tickets for football's flagship event," said Thierry Weil, Fifa marketing director in charge of ticketing. Tickets will be …

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 11:17 am

Fifa 'powerless over Qatar conditions'

German member of Fifa executive tells EU parliament that decision to hold 2022 World Cup in Qatar cannot be reversed The world footballing authority conceded on Thursday that there was little it could do to remedy the ordeal for migrant workers in Qatar reduced to slave labour conditions in creating the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup. But a Fifa board member dismissed all talk of …

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 7:08 am

FIFA medical chief 'hates' Brazil drug test doubts

MONACO (AP) — FIFA's medical chief is "really not happy" with drug-testing plans for the World Cup in Brazil because samples taken from players must be flown across the Atlantic for analysis at a laboratory in Switzerland, which could slow results.

Posted on 11 April 2014 | 2:00 pm