Fifa

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

FIFA will remain ‘unmoved’ by Saudi journalist death because it is ‘financially driven’, says sports author

'Financially driven' FIFA will remain ‘unmoved’ by Saudi journalist death, says sports author

FIFA will remain ‘unmoved’ by Saudi journalist death, says sports author

Sports author Ed Warner has said that FIFA’s President will remain “unmoved” by the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi because it is driven “by financial gain”.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Lionel Messi appeared in a prison jumpsuit in a mocked-up image published by Isis

Lionel Messi Isis threat: Argentine officials meet Russian ambassador to discuss World Cup terror risk

Argentine officials demand reassurance after Lionel Messi terror threat

Head of Argentine football association has met Russian diplomats to discuss security for Messi and his teammates

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Isis has threatened attacks on the 2018 World Cup

Isis release picture of Lionel Messi in jail as they threaten 2018 World Cup

Isis release picture of Lionel Messi in jail as they threaten 2018 World Cup

Terror group also releases poster apparently showing World Cup stadium

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter claims he's been invited to World Cup by Vladimir Putin

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter claims he's been invited to World Cup by Vladimir Putin

Sepp Blatter claims he's been invited to World Cup by Vladimir Putin

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter also claims former Uefa president Michel Platini has been invited to the event

Friday, September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

Tottenham star Dele Alli facing Fifa probe for obscene gesture after England match

Spurs star Dele Alli facing Fifa probe for obscene gesture after England match

Alli was seen raising his finger in the direction of referee Clement Turpin

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

T-Shirts apparently referencing Nazi invasion of Soviet Union go on sale ahead of 2018 world cup

'Nazi invasion T-shirts' on sale ahead of Russia 2018 World Cup

'Nazi invasion T-shirts' on sale ahead of Russia 2018 World Cup

Shirtzshop.de is selling the shirts which depict male profiles in helmets resembling those of the Wehrmacht

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Carlos Tevez is among the footballers accused of using banned substances

Former Manchester United and Liverpool stars named in Fancy Bears drug leak

Former Manchester United and Liverpool stars named in Fancy Bears drug leak

Carlos Tevez, Dirk Kuyt and Gabriel Heinze were all given permission to use banned substances for medical reasons in 2010 World Cup, according to newly released documents

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

Morocco is bidding for the 2026 World Cup

Russia, Qatar... Morocco? African country submits 2026 World Cup hosting bid

Russia, Qatar... Morocco? African country submits 2026 World Cup hosting bid

Country bidding to become only the second African state to win the hosting rights to the tournament

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

'He did more than anyone to grow the game in the US' - Twitter pays tribute to Chuck Blazer

'He did more than anyone to grow the game in the US' - Twitter pays tribute to Chuck Blazer

Twitter pays tribute to Chuck Blazer

The former Fifa official, who became a government informant about corruption in the organised, lost his battle with cancer on Thursday morning

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Qatar was awarded the World Cup in 2010

Qatar crisis: Fifa refuses to be drawn on whether country will be stripped of 2022 World Cup

Fifa refuses to be drawn on whether Qatar will be stripped of 2022 World Cup

Fifa only says it is 'in contact' with crisis-riddled Gulf kingdom

Monday, June 5, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

"Tickets should be easy to get, right" - Twitter users react to Qatar row after countries cut ties, speculating about the 2022 World Cup

Fifa urged to strip Qatar of 2022 World Cup after Isis terror claims

Fifa urged to strip Qatar of 2022 World Cup after Isis terror claims

The competition was awarded to Qatar amid huge controversy in 2010, and the Twitterati are now urging football's governing body to reverse its decision

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Roberto Firmino Liverpool transfer: Hoffenheim reject Football Leaks claims

Hoffenheim reject Football Leaks claims regarding Roberto Firmino transfer

Hoffenheim say they received £20 million from the deal

It is claimed Firmino's former club, Hoffenheim, received only a tiny portion of the fee from his transfer to Liverpool

Fifa to probe Roberto Firmino Liverpool transfer - report

Fifa to probe Roberto Firmino Liverpool transfer - report

Reports come after Football Leaks claimed Hoffenheim received just £5.8 million from Firmino's transfer in 2014

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

German journalist claims he wasn't granted Bahrain visa due to his previous reports on royals

Journalist claims he was barred from Fifa Congress in Bahrain due to royal family coverage

Journalist claims he was barred from Bahrain Fifa Congress

The Committee to Protect Journalists has called for all journalists to have the ability to provide coverage of international events in Bahrain

FA boss defends Manchester United over Paul Pogba transfer

FA boss defends Manchester United over Paul Pogba transfer

Greg Clarke says United are within their rights to pay huge agent fees - but says debate is needed

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Vitaly Mutko applauded Russia's fans after their clash with England last summer

Russian minister who cheered hooligans after England violence 'barred from Fifa re-election'

Russian minister who cheered hooligans after England attacks 'rejected by Fifa'

Vitaly Mutko has been forbidden from standing for re-election to the Fifa Council due to a conflict of interest, sources claim

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Donald Trump's new travel ban could prevent America from holding World Cup

Fifa boss says Donald Trump travel ban could stop America from holding World Cup again

Donald Trump's new travel ban could prevent America from holding World Cup

Rights for the 2026 World Cup are currently up for grabs and America is the favourite to win, but Fifa president Gianni Infantino has warned that they may be discounted from the race

Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

Christopher Steele: former spy helped FBI compile info for 2010 FIFA investigation

'Trump Dossier spy' Christopher Steele played key role in downing Fifa boss Sepp Blatter - reports

'Trump Dossier spy' played key role in downing Sepp Blatter

The former British Intelligence operative who allegedly compiled dossier about President-elect Donald Trump helped the FBI in their probe into Fifa officials

Monday, December 19, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

Revealed: England poppy fine higher than Fifa's penalties for racist, homophobic chanting

England poppy fine higher than recent Fifa penalties for racist chants

Critics will suggest Fifa's recent tariff makes the fine meted out to England appear harsh in the extreme

The English FA was fined after Fifa took issue with several poppy displays during the Scotland match

England fined £35,000 for Armistice Day poppy display against Scotland

England fined £35,000 for Armistice Day poppy display against Scotland

Welsh and Northern Irish FAs also fined for 'political gesture'

Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

Russian MPs accuse FIFA 17 video game developer of supporting 'gay propaganda'

Russian MPs accuse FIFA 17 videogame developer of 'gay propaganda'

Russian MPs accuse FIFA 17 video game developer of 'gay propaganda'

They're claiming the game EA Sports developed supports Stonewall's Rainbow Laces campaign, which aims to combat homophobia in sport

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Swiss authorities search houses over awarding the 2006 world cup to Germany

Swiss authorities launch house searches over Fifa Germany World Cup award

Swiss authorities launch house searches over Fifa Germany World Cup award

Authorities in Switzerland have started seraching more houses as part of their investigation into corruption in world football

Friday, November 4, 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

Fifa poppy ban has 'no political, religious or commercial meaning' says Royal British Legion

Fifa poppy ban condemned by Royal British Legion

Military charity adds to growing weight of criticism for Fifa's stance

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

'Football players should wear poppies and accept the sanctions', says former sports minister

England footballers should wear poppies and take the sanctions, says former sports minister

'England footballers should wear poppies and take the sanctions'

Fifa have ruled that football players will not be allowed to wear poppies in the England vs Scotland match on Armistice Day, causing much controversy

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

'I'd like to give individuals at Fifa who banned poppies a tiny slap round the head', says Godfrey Bloom

Former UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom says he'd like to slap FIFA poppy-banners

Godfrey Bloom says he'd like to slap Fifa poppy-banners

FIFA has refused to allow England and Scotland football players to wear poppies on the pitch, despite their match being on Armistice Day