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#FIFA

# fifa - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Fifa chief threatens World Cup ban for players involved in potential European Super League
# Battle Lines Drawn
# Battle Lines Drawn

Fifa chief threatens World Cup ban for players involved in potential European Super League

Jan 21st 2021, 12:06 PM 4,922 Views 8 Comments

Reports of a breakaway league made of Europe’s top clubs resurfaced last year.

# fifa - Monday 18 January, 2021

Fifa dismisses appeal against Kieran Trippier betting ban
# Development
# Development

Fifa dismisses appeal against Kieran Trippier betting ban

Jan 18th 2021, 12:38 PM 2,697 Views 1 Comment

The 30-year-old Atletico Madrid and defender was hit with a 10-week suspension last month.

# fifa - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Fifa temporarily lifts 10-week ban of England international Kieran Trippier
# Latest
# Latest

Fifa temporarily lifts 10-week ban of England international Kieran Trippier

Jan 3rd 2021, 1:08 PM 8,189 Views 6 Comments

The Atletico Madrid player was barred from football activity last week for breaching betting rules.

# fifa - Friday 25 December, 2020

Covid forces FIFA to postpone U20, U17 World Cups
# Called Off
# Called Off

Covid forces FIFA to postpone U20, U17 World Cups

Dec 25th 2020, 11:25 AM 3,783 Views 1 Comment

‘The global situation has failed to normalise to a sufficient level to address the challenges associated with hosting both tournaments.’

# fifa - Friday 4 December, 2020

Fifa reportedly close Brexit transfer loophole in potential game-changer for Irish football
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Fifa reportedly close Brexit transfer loophole in potential game-changer for Irish football

Dec 4th 2020, 10:25 PM 46,839 Views 34 Comments

The days of Irish minors moving to UK clubs may be about to end.

# fifa - Friday 18 September, 2020

Fifa vote to change rules around players' international eligibility
# More Change
# More Change

Fifa vote to change rules around players' international eligibility

Sep 18th 2020, 9:17 PM 9,434 Views 11 Comments

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
# Changes
# Changes

Fifa relaxes rules on release of players for internationals

Aug 24th 2020, 11:59 PM 5,911 Views 2 Comments

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
# Case Closed
# Case Closed

Fifa ethics committee drops violation case against president

Aug 19th 2020, 6:14 PM 3,619 Views 2 Comments

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
# FIFA
# FIFA

Criminal proceedings brought against Fifa president Infantino

Jul 30th 2020, 2:47 PM 24,200 Views 18 Comments

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
# Qatar
# Qatar

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

Jul 15th 2020, 2:26 PM 20,360 Views 28 Comments

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
# Changes
# Changes

Football's lawmakers approve use of five substitutions per match

May 8th 2020, 7:29 PM 4,576 Views 4 Comments

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
# Unhygienic
# Unhygienic

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

Apr 28th 2020, 11:18 AM 4,299 Views 11 Comments

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
# For A Good Cause
# For A Good Cause

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

Apr 27th 2020, 8:40 PM 9,726 Views 1 Comment

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
# Empty The Bench
# Empty The Bench

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

Apr 27th 2020, 2:56 PM 9,112 Views 22 Comments

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
# Relief
# Relief

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

Apr 24th 2020, 3:54 PM 2,728 Views 5 Comments

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
# Adjustments
# Adjustments

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

Apr 7th 2020, 9:00 PM 2,758 Views 0 Comments

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

More FIFA bribe claims tabled in US court
# Probe
# Probe

More FIFA bribe claims tabled in US court

Apr 7th 2020, 7:57 AM 13,057 Views 11 Comments

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
# Problems
# Problems

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

Feb 20th 2020, 12:22 PM 4,381 Views 4 Comments

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
# Forward Thinking
# Forward Thinking

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

Feb 19th 2020, 10:54 AM 5,932 Views 11 Comments

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
# Candidates
# Candidates

Fifa confirms final four bidders for Women's World Cup

Dec 13th 2019, 10:21 PM 4,131 Views 0 Comments

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
# Testify
# Testify

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

Dec 11th 2019, 4:51 PM 2,970 Views 6 Comments

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
# OFFICIAL
# OFFICIAL

Arsene Wenger has a new job

Nov 13th 2019, 3:47 PM 11,728 Views 5 Comments

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
# Refusal
# Refusal

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

Nov 4th 2019, 1:22 PM 7,251 Views 7 Comments

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
# Changes
# Changes

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

Oct 24th 2019, 9:26 AM 3,916 Views 4 Comments

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
# Kick It Out
# Kick It Out

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

Oct 16th 2019, 8:39 AM 1,849 Views 3 Comments

‘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
# Progress
# Progress

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

Oct 9th 2019, 10:44 AM 2,163 Views 5 Comments

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
# TRANSFER FEE
# TRANSFER FEE

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

Oct 2nd 2019, 10:37 AM 5,155 Views 10 Comments

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
# Dispute
# Dispute

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

Updated Sep 30th 2019, 4:26 PM 13,451 Views 5 Comments

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
# Controversy
# Controversy

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

Sep 27th 2019, 7:01 PM 3,889 Views 4 Comments

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
# Stars
# Stars

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

Sep 5th 2019, 8:17 PM 6,246 Views 8 Comments

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

# fifa - Monday 2 September, 2019

Liverpool stars nominated for Fifa awards
# Take A Bow
# Take A Bow

Liverpool stars nominated for Fifa awards

Sep 2nd 2019, 2:59 PM 5,296 Views 3 Comments

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
# Ruling
# Ruling

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

Aug 13th 2019, 5:37 PM 4,765 Views 26 Comments

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
# Potential
# Potential

Man United sign highly-rated Monaco teenager

Aug 11th 2019, 3:26 PM 17,624 Views 11 Comments

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
# Global Game
# Global Game

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

Jul 31st 2019, 7:30 PM 2,673 Views 5 Comments

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

Guardiola and Klopp lead nominees for Fifa coach awards
# Top Bosses
# Top Bosses

Guardiola and Klopp lead nominees for Fifa coach awards

Jul 31st 2019, 3:01 PM 2,801 Views 19 Comments

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
# Letter
# Letter

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

Jul 19th 2019, 8:23 PM 26,757 Views 53 Comments

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

# fifa - Thursday 11 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 11th 2019, 10:55 AM 247 Views 0 Comments

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
# Demand
# Demand

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

Jul 7th 2019, 9:54 PM 57,731 Views 149 Comments

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
# Claim
# Claim

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

Jun 26th 2019, 10:19 PM 7,782 Views 10 Comments

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
# Rule Change
# Rule Change

Fifa reduces encroachment punishment after World Cup controversy

Jun 21st 2019, 5:24 PM 6,910 Views 2 Comments

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

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