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Protests by South Africa and Benin dismissed by FIFA

December 03, 2021 10:08 pm

Current FIFA rules allow teams to use five substitutes but to make those changes in a maximum of three stoppages, plus the halftime break.

FIFA sets Club World Cup dates at Feb 3-12 in the UAE

November 29, 2021 9:52 pm

Chelsea, the Champions League winner, and Palmeiras enter at the semifinals stage and then go on to play the final or a third-place game.

World Cup host Qatar used ex-CIA officer to spy on FIFA

November 23, 2021 4:56 pm

Qatar sought an edge in securing hosting rights from rivals like the United States and Australia by hiring former CIA officer turned private contractor Kevin Chalker to spy on other bid teams and key soccer officials who picked the winner in 2010, the AP's investigation found.

FIFA publishes shortlists for annual best player awards

November 22, 2021 11:03 pm

Jorginho, a double European champion with Chelsea and Italy, was joined by club teammate N’Golo Kanté among 11 candidates to be voted FIFA’s best player in the 2020-21 season.

FIFA sets January date for best player award ceremony

November 09, 2021 9:51 pm

A virtual ceremony, held remotely for the second straight year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will be hosted from FIFA headquarters in Zurich.

Football risks losing its appeal, we must rethink the way it is structured: Infantino

October 21, 2021 8:51 pm

Infantino made it clear that his organisation -- a behemoth in the world of sports -- is not solely guided by revenue.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino explains outcomes of FIFA Council meeting

October 20, 2021 11:20 pm

The FIFA Council confirmed that the 72nd FIFA Congress will be held on 31st March 2022 in Doha, Qatar, in conjunction with the Final Draw for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

Ceferin warns Infantino of 'terrible consequences' in pushing for WC vote

October 20, 2021 7:26 pm

The FIFA Council is meeting later on Wednesday and the plans for a new international match calendar, including a World Cup every two years, are on the agenda.

India coach Stimac supports FIFA's biennial WC plan but wants to know if there's financial reasons

October 19, 2021 4:39 pm

FIFA revealed its detailed plan last month, after meeting with retired players, to redraft the calendar of international football competitions with biennial World Cups for men and women at the heart.

Evacuated over 100 football family members from Afghanistan after complex negotiations: FIFA

October 15, 2021 4:29 pm

The evacuation, especially of women footballers, was necessitated by Taliban's takeover of the strife-torn country in August this year.

FIFA PHOTOS

Lionel Messi wins FIFA Player of the Year for record-sixth time

September 25, 2019 1:33 pm

Lionel Messi beat Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk and five-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo to win the best FIFA Player of the Year award for a record-sixth time.

France vs Croatia FIFA World Cup 2018 Final: France kiss World Cup in Moscow rain

July 16, 2018 6:36 am

France won their second World Cup title after beating Croatia 4-2 in the 2018 edition final in Moscow on Sunday

FIFA World Cup 2018: Samuel Umtiti header against Belgium puts France in final

July 11, 2018 9:31 am

France beat Belgium 1-0 to enter FIFA World Cup 2018 final where they will play either England or Croatia.

FIFA World Cup 2018: England, Croatia end long wait for semi-final spot

July 08, 2018 5:10 am

England and Croatia set up a semi-final date by recording victories in their quarter final fixtures against Sweden and Russia respectively

FIFA World Cup 2018: Sun sets on Brazil; France and Belgium set up semi-final date

July 07, 2018 3:22 am

Brazil were beaten 2-1 by Belgium while Uruguay lost 2-0 to France, thus ending the South American challenge in Russia.

FIFA World Cup 2018: England break the penalty shootout jinx, Sweden's Russian adventure continues

July 04, 2018 6:07 am

England and Sweden prevailed in their Round of 16 matches against Colombia and Switzerland respectively.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil, Belgium earn quarterfinals berth

July 03, 2018 2:02 am

FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil beat Mexico and Belgium beat Japan to book their quarterfinals spot.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Star-studded Spain fall, Croatia soldier on

July 02, 2018 5:53 am

Spain were stunned by hosts Russia while Croatia beat Denmark on penalties.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo depart as young star Kylian Mbappe shines

July 01, 2018 3:34 am

The first day of knockouts saw Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo crash out of the World Cup while teenager Kylian Mbappe scored two goals to grab all the attention.

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