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#FIFA

# fifa - Friday 18 September, 2020

Fifa vote to change rules around players' international eligibility

The new rules would, in theory, allow players in a similar situation to Michael Obafemi change their allegiance.

# fifa - Monday 24 August, 2020

Fifa relaxes rules on release of players for internationals

Clubs are usually obliged to release players to national teams during those parts of the calendar.

# fifa - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Fifa ethics committee drops violation case against president

It was determined that there was insufficient evidence to warrant further pursuing the case.

# fifa - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Criminal proceedings brought against Fifa president Infantino

Swiss federal prosecutor Stefan Keller says there are ‘indications of criminal conduct’.

# fifa - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

10am kick-offs and four group matches a day as 2022 World Cup schedule announced

The tournament’s final will take place in Doha on Sunday, 18 December – a week before Christmas Day.

# fifa - Friday 8 May, 2020

Football's lawmakers approve use of five substitutions per match

The International Football Association Board have also given the green light to any competition that wishes to scrap VAR.

# fifa - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Players who spit should receive yellow card due to Covid-19 risk, recommends Fifa doctor

Medical committee chairman Michel D’Hooghe believes bookings should be handed out to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

# fifa - Monday 27 April, 2020

Inter-county stars to face off in Fifa tournament to raise funds for frontline workers

One player from each county will participate in the All-Ireland Fifa 20 tournament this weekend.

Teams will be allowed to make up to five substitutes when football resumes

Changes will be permitted in a maximum of three slots, plus half-time.

# fifa - Friday 24 April, 2020

FAI given advance of €460,000 as Fifa help out all members amid Covid-19 shutdown

The governing body have granted an advance to all 211 of their member associations.

# fifa - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Fifa allows transfer window movement and extension to contracts amid football shutdown

Contracts covering the 2019/20 season in England are set to expire on 30 June.

More FIFA bribe claims tabled in US court

The updated indictment in the US investigation into football corruption alleges multi-million dollar bribes for World Cup votes and broadcast rights.

# fifa - Thursday 20 February, 2020

PSG boss and ex-Fifa number two charged in bribery case

Nasser Al-Khelaifi and disgraced former secretary general Jerome Valcke are accused of corruption.

# fifa - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Wenger proposes new offside rule for Euro 2020 which would benefit attackers

Football’s offside rule is expected to be discussed by its lawmaking body in Belfast on 29 February.

# fifa - Friday 13 December, 2019

Fifa confirms final four bidders for Women's World Cup

Brazil, Colombia and Japan will rival Australia and New Zealand for the right to host the event.

# fifa - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Blatter insists he has a 'clear conscience' and that he's willing to testify about Qatar World Cup vote

Qatar beat Australia, Japan, South Korea and the United States to win the vote. However, the result has been consistently questioned.

# fifa - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Arsene Wenger has a new job

The former Arsenal boss has been confirmed as Fifa’s new chief of global football development.

# fifa - Monday 4 November, 2019

Cardiff City threatened with three-window transfer ban over Sala payment

Fifa say the Championship club must hand over €6 million to Nantes for the deceased Argentine striker.

# fifa - Thursday 24 October, 2019

China to host expanded Club World Cup in 2021, featuring 8 European teams

The revamped Fifa Club World Cup will include 24 teams, taking place every four years and replacing the Confederations Cup.

# fifa - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Fifa president calls for stronger fight against racism as Southgate hails his side's reaction to abuse in Bulgaria

‘Join us and think together of new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football,’ Gianna Infantino said.

# fifa - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

For the first time in decades, women will be freely permitted to attend football matches in Iran

The Islamic republic has barred female spectators from football and other stadiums for around 40 years.

# fifa - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Cardiff City refuse to believe they should pay €6m for plane crash victim Sala

The Championship club say they will appeal this week’s Fifa decision to the Court of Arbitration in Sport.

# fifa - Monday 30 September, 2019

Cardiff City ordered to pay €6m transfer fee to Nantes for plane crash victim Sala

Fifa stepped in after the two clubs failed to agree a settling payment for the Argentine striker, who died tragically in January.

# fifa - Friday 27 September, 2019

Fifa hit out at 'unfair and misleading' reports over voting for The Best awards

Mohamed Salah appeared to be upset when the full list of voting was released without his country’s selections.

# fifa - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Pogba, Salah and Sterling join Messi and Ronaldo on FIFPro World 11 list

Premier League clubs boast the most players on the 55-man shortlist.

# fifa - Monday 2 September, 2019

Liverpool stars nominated for Fifa awards

Virgil van Dijk, Alisson and Jurgen Klopp are among those to have been recognised.

# fifa - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Manchester City avoid transfer ban for breaching Fifa regulations around signing minors

Instead, football’s governing body has fined the Premier League side €340,000.

# fifa - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Man United sign highly-rated Monaco teenager

16-year-old Hannibal Mejbri is on his way to Old Trafford.

# fifa - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Fifa confirm Women's World Cup expansion to 32 teams from 2023

The Fifa Council this evening unanimously voted in favour of adding an additional eight teams.

Guardiola and Klopp lead nominees for Fifa coach awards

Jill Ellis and Phil Neville are among the contenders for the Women’s accolade.

# fifa - Friday 19 July, 2019

Fifa and Uefa 'seriously concerned' over government interference on FAI

The FAI announced that they received a joint letter from the governing bodies today.

# fifa - Thursday 11 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie It's time for women's sport to take the prime time stage following the success of the World Cup Insights And Opinion

It's time for women's sport to take the prime time stage following the success of the World Cup

The curtain may be falling on this inspiring episode in women’s sport, but it can’t be the end of the story.

# fifa - Sunday 7 July, 2019

USA star Rapinoe tells Fifa president she wants action on equal pay

Gianni Infantino congratulated the player, and she had a message for him.

# fifa - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Collina 'surprised' by furore over refereeing at Women's World Cup

There have been several controversial refereeing decisions at the Women’s World Cup, but Pierluigi Collina has defended the new laws.

# fifa - Friday 21 June, 2019

Fifa reduces encroachment punishment after World Cup controversy

The rule change comes ahead of the knockout stages in France.

# fifa - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

# fifa - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

'I want to sue him' - Sepp Blatter hits out at Infantino and Fifa

The current president is running unopposed in his bid for a second term as the head of world football’s governing body

# fifa - Saturday 11 May, 2019

FAI 'welcome visit' from Fifa delegation to Dublin having met with Uefa president Ceferin

An FAI delegation met with the Uefa president on Tuesday and will welcome Fifa to Dublin next week.

# fifa - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

RTÉ and TG4 join forces to show every game of this year's Fifa Women's World Cup

The two networks have reached an agreement to broadcast the tournament to Irish viewers.

# fifa - Friday 5 April, 2019

Phil Neville says England women must earn equal pay

The former Manchester United defender, who took charge of the Lionesses last year, praised Fifa’s increase in prize money.

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