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#FIFA

# fifa - Yesterday’s News

From The42 'He said in football there were 2 types of people - those who pay bribes and those who accept them' Red Card

'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

From The42 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

From The42 Fifa to take action over Palestinan FA chief's Messi comment RETORT

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

From The42 Tomorrow Fifa will choose between North America and Morocco to host 2026 World Cup Decisions Decisions

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.

From The42 Talks for 48-team World Cup put on hold - Infantino Qatar 2022

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

From The42 Fifa files criminal complaint against Viagogo over World Cup ticket sales Russia 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

From The42 Almost 23 years after Bosman rule, Belgian court to hear appeal on third-party ownership Transfer Rules

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

From The42 Fifa dismiss Brewster racism complaint from U17 World Cup final FIFA

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

From The42 Fifa plans to scrap the Confederations Cup and replace it with a bigger Club World Cup New Plans

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

From The42 Fifa open disciplinary proceedings against Russia over alleged monkey chants Probe

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

From The42 Ibrahimovic: Fifa can't stop me playing in the World Cup Defiant

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

Zlatan makes the rules.

# fifa - Thursday 29 March, 2018

From The42 World Cup referees selected - Two from MLS, none from Premier League Russia 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

From The42 Fifa say they attempted to contact whistleblower amid doping in football claims Controversy

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

From The42 Fifa threatens to boot Spain out of World Cup over political interference Russia 2018

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

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

From The42 Kevin Jonas, of Jonas Brothers fame, just testified in the Fifa trial for some reason Trying Times

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.

# fifa - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

From The42 2018 World Cup tainted as chair Vitaly Mutko gets lifetime Olympics ban but Fifa say little Damning

2018 World Cup tainted as chair Vitaly Mutko gets lifetime Olympics ban but Fifa say little

Mutko is the country’s deputy Prime Minister and president of the Russian Football Union.

# fifa - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

From The42 Disgraced trio banned for life by Fifa Corruption

Disgraced trio banned for life by Fifa

Rafael Esquivel, Julio Rocha and Richard Lai have been found guilty of taking bribes by a US court.

# fifa - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

From The42 Ex-Argentine football official takes his own life hours after corruption accusations in Fifa trial Bribery

Ex-Argentine football official takes his own life hours after corruption accusations in Fifa trial

Jorge Delhon allegedly received millions of dollars in bribes in exchange for TV rights to broadcast matches.

# fifa - Saturday 11 November, 2017

From The42 'I had Sepp Blatter grab my ass': Hope Solo accuses ex-Fifa boss of sexual assault Allegation

'I had Sepp Blatter grab my ass': Hope Solo accuses ex-Fifa boss of sexual assault

The former United States goalkeeper alleges the incident took place at the Ballon d’Or award in January 2013.

# fifa - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

From The42 England warned over paper planes in latest Fifa clamp-down And Take Your Money

England warned over paper planes in latest Fifa clamp-down

FIFA has punished five nations in Central and South America following homophobic chants in recent World Cup qualifiers.

# fifa - Monday 30 October, 2017

From The42 Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales request permission to wear poppies FIFA

Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales request permission to wear poppies

The four nations were fined by Fifa in 2016 for displaying poppies on their shirts.

# fifa - Monday 23 October, 2017

From The42 Who should be crowned the world's best footballer at the Fifa Awards ceremony tonight? Poll This post contains a poll

Who should be crowned the world's best footballer at the Fifa Awards ceremony tonight?

Cristiano Ronaldo is favourite to beat Lionel Messi and Neymar to the prize.

# fifa - Friday 13 October, 2017

From The42 How a €7m Italian mansion is at the centre of bribery scandal involving PSG's owner Corruption

How a €7m Italian mansion is at the centre of bribery scandal involving PSG's owner

Nasser al-Khelaifi and Jerome Valcke are under investigation by Swiss prosecutors.

From The42 Good news for Ireland as no action will be taken against Robbie Brady for alleged 'headbutt' Relief This post contains videos

Good news for Ireland as no action will be taken against Robbie Brady for alleged 'headbutt'

The Burnley winger is now free to play for the Boys in Green in next month’s play-offs.

# fifa - Thursday 12 October, 2017

From The42 Criminal proceedings opened against PSG president Al-Khelaifi in World Cup bribery case FIFA

Criminal proceedings opened against PSG president Al-Khelaifi in World Cup bribery case

Nasser Al-Khelaifi will be investigated as part of criminal proceedings brought by the Swiss attorney general’s office.

# fifa - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From The42 Fifa investigating Robbie Brady's alleged 'headbutt' on Wales captain Ashley Williams Innocuous This post contains videos

Fifa investigating Robbie Brady's alleged 'headbutt' on Wales captain Ashley Williams

The Ireland wide man was involved in an incident during last night’s qualifier and could potentially miss the play-off if found guilty.

# fifa - Monday 25 September, 2017

From The42 Fifa scraps ban of poppies on football shirts

Fifa scraps ban of poppies on football shirts

The organisation’s initial stance was based on a strict interpretation of its laws.

# fifa - Friday 22 September, 2017

From The42 The usual suspects: Messi, Neymar and Ronaldo to battle it out for Fifa award The Three Amigos

The usual suspects: Messi, Neymar and Ronaldo to battle it out for Fifa award

The Portuguese claimed the prize in 2016 and is the favourite again this year.

# fifa - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

From The42 Chelsea are being investigated by Fifa over their recruitment of young players Probe

Chelsea are being investigated by Fifa over their recruitment of young players

World football’s governing body has opened an inquiry into the Blues’ youth transfer policy.

# fifa - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Chelsea striker Batshuayi unhappy with Fifa 18 rating

The Blues forward is less than pleased with his new score.

# fifa - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

From The42 England players urged not to use public Wi-Fi at Russia 2018 due to fears tactics will be hacked Wiffy

England players urged not to use public Wi-Fi at Russia 2018 due to fears tactics will be hacked

Fifa are aware of The FA’s concerns, but insist they cannot offer computer advice.

# fifa - Friday 8 September, 2017

From The42 Fifa opens proceedings against Dele Alli over middle finger gesture In Hot Water

Fifa opens proceedings against Dele Alli over middle finger gesture

TV pictures show the England player making the gesture in a World Cup qualifier on Monday night.

# fifa - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

From The42 Ireland's task of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup just got even more difficult OBSTACLES

Ireland's task of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup just got even more difficult

Fifa have confirmed in a statement that the rankings for the play-offs will be seeded.

# fifa - Thursday 27 July, 2017

From The42 Good news for O'Neill and McClean as Fifa decide against handing out bans Slap On The Wrist

Good news for O'Neill and McClean as Fifa decide against handing out bans

World football’s governing body will not punish the Ireland pair for their comments made about referee David Fernández Borbalán.

From The42 Suspended Spanish football president resigns as vice president of Fifa and Uefa amid corruption investigation Controversy

Suspended Spanish football president resigns as vice president of Fifa and Uefa amid corruption investigation

Angel Maria Villar had been head of the Spanish football federation for almost three decades before he was suspended following his arrest last Tuesday.

# fifa - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

From The42 Fifa discloses damaging Qatar World Cup bid report Developing Story

Fifa discloses damaging Qatar World Cup bid report

The decision comes after German publication Bild obtained what it said was a leaked copy of the findings.

From The42 $2m sent to child of Fifa member before 2022 World Cup awarded - report Claim

$2m sent to child of Fifa member before 2022 World Cup awarded - report

The German daily Bild is publishing allegations from American independent investigator Michael Garcia.

# fifa - Sunday 25 June, 2017

From The42 Russia slams report of doping probe into World Cup squad Refute

Russia slams report of doping probe into World Cup squad

The Mail on Sunday reports that a number of players are under investigation from FIFA.

# fifa - Thursday 22 June, 2017

From The42 World Cup in Russia will be safe vows sports minister Safety First

World Cup in Russia will be safe vows sports minister

The man in charge of sport for Russia’s Tatarstan region says there is no sign that the 2018 World Cup will be met with major problems.

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