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# fifa - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Fifa president Infantino predicts best ever World Cup in Qatar

FIFA’s decision to award Qatar the 2022 World Cup has been heavily criticised.

# fifa - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Players in breakaway European Super League could be banned from World Cup

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has warned teams of the consequences of stepping away from the organisation.

# fifa - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Wolves reach €18 million agreement for Portugal's number one

After the Portuguese side went to Fifa to demand compensation for the goalkeeper, the two teams have now worked out an agreement.

# fifa - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Northern Ireland block Kyle Lafferty from playing for Rangers on Sunday following international no-show

The Fermanagh-born striker ruled himself out of Northern Ireland’s Nations League games this week.

# fifa - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Fifa seek to double number of women footballers by 2026

Fifa is aiming for 60 million women footballers worldwide, while professionalising clubs and national leagues.

# fifa - Friday 5 October, 2018

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FIFA maker EA Sports issues statement to describe Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegations as 'concerning'

The footballer’s relationship with his sponsors could be in jeopardy over the allegations.

# fifa - Thursday 27 September, 2018

VAR given green light for Champions League use from next season Var

VAR given green light for Champions League use from next season

The technology will also be used at the 2020 European Championships.

# fifa - Monday 24 September, 2018

Surprise as Salah's Merseyside derby strike wins Fifa Puskas award Puskas Award This post contains videos

Surprise as Salah's Merseyside derby strike wins Fifa Puskas award

The Liverpool forward beat competition from the likes of Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

World Cup-winning boss Deschamps beats Zidane to Fifa's best coach award

Croatia’s Zlatko Dalic was also in the running at Monday’s Fifa Best Awards in London.

# fifa - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Two nations share Fifa rankings top spot for the first time ever as Ireland drop one place

World Cup winners France and third-placed Belgium both sit at the summit.

# fifa - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Welsh FA hold talks over 'Home Nations' bid for 2030 World Cup

A ‘Home Nations’ tournament held across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland is a possibility, with discussions being held.

# fifa - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Trump gives media red card after meeting Fifa boss Infantino

The head of football’s governing body met the US president on Tuesday to discuss the 2026 World Cup.

# fifa - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

'Wantonly greedy' former Brazil federation president Marin given four-year jail term

He’s the first person to be imprisoned as the result of the U.S. investigation into Fifa corruption.

# fifa - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

England preparing bid to host 2030 Fifa World Cup

Having missed out in 2006 and 2018, the FA are looking into the possibility of securing the finals in 12 years’ time.

# fifa - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Qatar World Cup organisers deny 'black operations' claim

Allegations of nefarious schemes by the successful bid team for the 2022 World Cup have been strongly denied.

# fifa - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

No room for Neymar as Fifa name 10 Player of the Year contenders

Don’t worry, Kylian Mbappe, Mo Salah and Raphael Varane all made the cut this time.

# fifa - Friday 13 July, 2018

Fifa wants TV cameras to avoid any 'suggestions of sexual connotations'

Football’s world governing body sent AFP a statement about its policy.

Fifa confirms no positive World Cup doping tests, starts investigation into England chants

The governing body has confirmed that all doping tests from the tournament have come back negative.

# fifa - Monday 9 July, 2018

Croatia sack former international over Vida's 'pro-Ukraine' video

The pair came under scrutiny after releasing what was construed as a politically motivated message across social media

# fifa - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Croatia star Vida could be in hot water over allegations of anti-Russian comments

The defender appeared in a social media video after last night’s World Cup quarter-final win over Russia.

# fifa - Friday 6 July, 2018

Fifa president Infantino invites trapped Thai soccer team to World Cup final

Gianni Infantino is hopeful the children and their coach can be rescued and taken to the showpiece event.

Maradona apologises to Fifa over England 'monumental theft' claim

Referee Mark Geiger was slammed by the outspoken Argentina legend, who has now admitted he went too far in his criticisms.

# fifa - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Fifa rebukes Maradona's 'inappropriate' referee claims

The Argentina great said Colombia were victims of a “monumental theft” against England.

# fifa - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Senegal complain to Fifa over fair play rule

‘Japan literally refused to play when it learned that Colombia had just scored a goal against Senegal… which is contrary to the principles governing football.’

# fifa - Sunday 24 June, 2018

'He said in football there were 2 types of people - those who pay bribes and those who accept them'

Buzzfeed investigative reporter Ken Bensinger chats about his acclaimed new book on the Fifa corruption scandal.

# fifa - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Former Fifa President Sepp Blatter would back a UK and Ireland World Cup bid Claim This post contains videos

Former Fifa President Sepp Blatter would back a UK and Ireland World Cup bid

The controversial figure also believes a 48-team tournament is a bad idea.

# fifa - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Fifa to take action over Palestinan FA chief's Messi comment

Jibril Rajoub had demanded that the Barcelona star not take part in the pre-World Cup friendly against Israel.

# fifa - Monday 11 June, 2018

Tomorrow Fifa will choose between North America and Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

On the eve of the World Cup in Russia, 207 Fifa member nations will cast their vote in a congress of world football’s governing body.

Talks for 48-team World Cup put on hold - Infantino

Plans for the 2022 Qatar tournament to feature 48 teams have been shelved according to the Fifa president.

# fifa - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Fifa files criminal complaint against Viagogo over World Cup ticket sales

World football’s governing body says it is attempting ‘to protect the fans and prevent unauthorised ticket resales’ at this month’s tournament in Russia.

# fifa - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Almost 23 years after Bosman rule, Belgian court to hear appeal on third-party ownership

Fifa has banned third-party ownership of players, but a Belgian club has received backing to challenge the rule.

# fifa - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Fifa dismiss Brewster racism complaint from U17 World Cup final

An investigation into alleged racial discrimination of Morgan Gibbs-White has been dropped.

# fifa - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Fifa plans to scrap the Confederations Cup and replace it with a bigger Club World Cup

The expanded competition will take place every four years instead of the current World Cup warm-up tournament.

# fifa - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Fifa open disciplinary proceedings against Russia over alleged monkey chants

Paul Pogba and Ousmane Dembele were targeted by racist taunts while playing for France against the World Cup hosts last month.

# fifa - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Ibrahimovic: Fifa can't stop me playing in the World Cup

Zlatan makes the rules.

# fifa - Thursday 29 March, 2018

World Cup referees selected - Two from MLS, none from Premier League

FIFA has announced its referees for the 2018 World Cup, and none are English.

# fifa - Monday 1 January, 2018

Fifa say they attempted to contact whistleblower amid doping in football claims

In an interview to the Associated Press, Grigory Rodchenkov’s lawyer said his client had information that could be of interest.

# fifa - Friday 15 December, 2017

Fifa threatens to boot Spain out of World Cup over political interference

The issue centres on the Spanish football federation presidency.

# fifa - Thursday 14 December, 2017

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A Dublin games giant has bought the firm that helps develop the FIFA series

Keywords Studios is splashing out €23 million to acquire US-based Sperasoft Studio.

# fifa - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Kevin Jonas, of Jonas Brothers fame, just testified in the Fifa trial for some reason

Jonas testified that a Paul McCartney concert did indeed take place on a certain date in 2010.

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