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FIFA 17 trailer, release date, gameplay, and everything you need to know – GamesRadar


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FIFA 17 trailer, release date, gameplay, and everything you need to know
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EA's newest annual football game, FIFA 17, has been confirmed for a release date of 27/29 September, and this year it's packing something the series has often lacked: an element of surprise. In addition to staples such as Ultimate Team, EA Canada is …
The new penalty system in FIFA 17 will save you a few broken …JOE.co.uk

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Posted on 26 July 2016 | 3:04 pm

Edinburgh’s festival audiences are ‘on a par’ with FIFA World Cup – The Stage


Edinburgh's festival audiences are 'on a par' with FIFA World Cup
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Edinburgh's festivals generated £280 million for the city in 2015, a 19% increase from the £235 million raised in 2010. According to independent research conducted on behalf of the city's 12 festivals – including the Edinburgh International Festival

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Posted on 26 July 2016 | 11:00 am

Former Equatorial Guinea official given global ban by Fifa – BBC Sport – BBC Sport


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Former Equatorial Guinea official given global ban by Fifa – BBC Sport
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Former vice-president of Equatorial Guinea's FA Gustavo N'dong Edu has his two-year ban from African football for bribery made global by Fifa.
Equatorial Guinea FA Vice President banned by CAF, FIFAKing Fut
Equatorial Guinea: FIFA Extends Match-Manipulation Sanction …AllAfrica.com

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Posted on 26 July 2016 | 9:20 am

Dan Jones: Just what is the point of the gutless IOC and Fifa? – Evening Standard


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Dan Jones: Just what is the point of the gutless IOC and Fifa?
Evening Standard
According to legend, the demon Belphegor, summoned by a sacrificial offering of excrement, allows lazy men to profit by clever inventions. Tradition links him with the deadly sin of Sloth, and he is occasionally represented as a monk falling asleep on

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Posted on 26 July 2016 | 9:13 am

Fifa World Cup: Africa will get two extra places if tournament expands – Infantino – BBC Sport


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Fifa World Cup: Africa will get two extra places if tournament expands – Infantino
BBC Sport
Africa will get an additional two World Cup finals places should the tournament be expanded to 40 teams from 2026, says Fifa president Gianni Infantino. Infantino proposed the expansion from 32 teams before he was elected by world football's governing …
All smiles as FIFA president suggests two more African slots at the World CupAfricanews
FIFA chief wants two more Africa slots in expanded World CupReuters UK
Fifa president hopes Africa gets two more World Cup slotsNamibian
Daily Mail –Hindustan Times –AllAfrica.com
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Posted on 26 July 2016 | 8:33 am

S. Korean football chief withdraws from election for FIFA body – Korea Times


S. Korean football chief withdraws from election for FIFA body
Korea Times
South Korean football chief Chung Mong-gyu has pulled out of the election for a seat on FIFA's main decision-making body, the sport's national federation said Tuesday. Korea Football Association (KFA) President Chung has informed the international

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Posted on 26 July 2016 | 8:11 am

Wu Lei: China is making rapid improvement – FIFA.com


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Wu Lei: China is making rapid improvement
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Prodigy-turned-star of football in China PR, Wu Lei believes that his nation will not only qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™, but will put together a fighting display in the second-ever edition of the tournament to be held in Asia. Wu's 88th

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Posted on 26 July 2016 | 1:37 am

Fifa hands one-year ban to former DFB president Wolfgang Niersbach – The Guardian


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Fifa hands one-year ban to former DFB president Wolfgang Niersbach
The Guardian
Wolfgang Niersbach, a member of Fifa's ruling council, was banned from football for one year on Monday in the first sanction arising from the investigation into Germany's 2006 World Cup bid. Fifa's ethics committee found Niersbach guilty of failing to
Fifa council member Wolfgang Niersbach handed one-year ban following 2006 World Cup investigationEvening Standard
FIFA bans council member Niersbach in World Cup bids probePhilippine Star
FIFA ethics panel bans ex-head of German FA for one yearReuters UK
The Indian Express –Inside World Football
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Posted on 25 July 2016 | 4:43 pm

Russian volunteers ready for the World Cup after EURO experience – FIFA.com


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Russian volunteers ready for the World Cup after EURO experience
FIFA.com
20 Russian volunteers from 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Volunteer Centres spent over a month helping out organisers at the recently concluded UEFA EURO 2016 in France. They tested themselves and picked up vital experience ahead of the FIFA …

Posted on 25 July 2016 | 1:44 pm

Neymar among galaxy of stars at Rio 2016 – FIFA.com


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Neymar among galaxy of stars at Rio 2016
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A total of 288 players have been chosen by the 16 men's sides, with 216 players selected for the 12 women's sides. A tournament steeped in history – the men's edition predates the FIFA World Cup™ by two decades – the class of 2016 will look to follow

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Posted on 25 July 2016 | 12:24 pm

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Infantino: FIFA Can’t Pressure Euro Clubs to Release Players for Olympics

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, has declared that the international governing body could not prevail on the football clubs to allow players join their national teams for the football event of the Olympic Games. The touching point for African countries …

Posted on 26 July 2016 | 5:12 pm

Fifa hands one-year ban to former DFB president Wolfgang Niersbach

• Niersbach was also vice-president of 2006 World Cup organising committee • Fifa investigators had sought two-year ban Wolfgang Niersbach, a member of Fifa’s ruling council, was banned from football for one year on Monday in the first sanction …

Posted on 26 July 2016 | 3:51 pm

FIFA extends match-manipulation sanction against vice-president of Equatorial Guinea FA

CAF: July 26, 2016 – FIFA can today confirm the worldwide extension of the two-year ban, starting on 10 July 2016, that was imposed on the vice-president of the Equatorial Guinea FA, Mr Gustavo Ndong Edu, by the CAF Disciplinary Board on 9 July 2016 for …

Posted on 26 July 2016 | 3:37 pm

FIFA bans ex-German soccer boss

GENEVA — FIFA’s ethics committee Monday banned Wolfgang Niersbach, former president of the German Football Association (DFB), for one year over misconduct surrounding the country’s successful 2006 World Cup bid. ”Mr. Niersbach has been banned …

Posted on 26 July 2016 | 2:44 pm

FIFA 17 Won’t Include Barcelona’s Camp Nou as PES 2017 Gets Exclusivity Rights

FIFA 17 won’t feature Barcelona’s Camp Nou in-game as Konami has announced a “top-level” partnership with FC Barcelona which will see the Catalan club’s stadium only appear in PES 2017 as part of an exclusivity deal. The move can be considered …

Posted on 26 July 2016 | 2:27 pm

FIFA president promises two more World Cup slots for Africa

President of world football governing body ‎(FIFA), Gianni Infantino, has said that he will‎ propose two more teams to come from Africa whenever the world football decides to increase the number of countries to participate in future World Cup tournaments.

Posted on 26 July 2016 | 9:36 am

FIFA 16 MLS All-Star player list in packs

Today is a very exciting day, as we are just about to be given new blue cards in FIFA 16, in honor of the MLS All-Star FIFA event – otherwise known as the last TOTS cards for the game before FIFA 17 is out. The MLS All-Star match doesn’t kick off until …

Posted on 26 July 2016 | 8:09 am

Fifa World Cup: Africa will get two extra places if tournament expands – Infantino

Gianni Infantino was elected president of football’s world governing body in February, replacing the disgraced Sepp Blatter Africa will get an additional two World Cup finals places should the tournament be expanded to 40 teams from 2026, says Fifa …

Posted on 26 July 2016 | 7:17 am

Fifa president Gianni Infantino hopes Africa will get two more World Cup slots

Fifa president Gianni Infantino said on Monday he hopes Africa gets two more spots at the World Cup if his proposal for the tournament to be expanded to 40 teams goes through. There are presently 32 finalists for the World Cup with Africa represented by …

Posted on 26 July 2016 | 7:15 am

FIFA chief wants two more Africa slots in expanded World Cup

“I believe for the World Cup 2026 — because the 2018 and 2022 finals are already decided — there should be 40 teams… and out of the eight more there should be at least two slots for African teams,” he told reporters. “This is what I declared during my …

Posted on 25 July 2016 | 1:41 pm