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#FIFA

# fifa - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

From The42 Fifa president calls for stronger fight against racism as Southgate hails his side's reaction to abuse in Bulgaria Kick It Out

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

From The42 For the first time in decades, women will be freely permitted to attend football matches in Iran Progress

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

From The42 Cardiff City refuse to believe they should pay €6m for plane crash victim Sala TRANSFER FEE

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

From The42 Cardiff City ordered to pay €6m transfer fee to Nantes for plane crash victim Sala Dispute

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

From The42 Fifa hit out at 'unfair and misleading' reports over voting for The Best awards Controversy

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

From The42 Pogba, Salah and Sterling join Messi and Ronaldo on FIFPro World 11 list Stars

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

From The42 Liverpool stars nominated for Fifa awards Take A Bow

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

From The42 Manchester City avoid transfer ban for breaching Fifa regulations around signing minors Ruling

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

From The42 Man United sign highly-rated Monaco teenager Potential

Man United sign highly-rated Monaco teenager

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

# fifa - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

From The42 Fifa confirm Women's World Cup expansion to 32 teams from 2023 Global Game

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.

From The42 Guardiola and Klopp lead nominees for Fifa coach awards Top Bosses

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

From The42 Fifa and Uefa 'seriously concerned' over government interference on FAI Letter

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

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

From The42 USA star Rapinoe tells Fifa president she wants action on equal pay Demand

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

From The42 Collina 'surprised' by furore over refereeing at Women's World Cup Claim

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

From The42 Fifa reduces encroachment punishment after World Cup controversy Rule Change

Fifa reduces encroachment punishment after World Cup controversy

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

# fifa - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

From The42 'This organisation went from being toxic, almost criminal, to being what it should be' - 4 more years for Infantino Staying On

# fifa - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

From The42 'I want to sue him' - Sepp Blatter hits out at Infantino and Fifa Animosity

'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

From The42 FAI 'welcome visit' from Fifa delegation to Dublin having met with Uefa president Ceferin Governance

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

From The42 RTÉ and TG4 join forces to show every game of this year's Fifa Women's World Cup Free-to-air

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

From The42 Phil Neville says England women must earn equal pay Claim

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.

# fifa - Thursday 4 April, 2019

From The42 Pele 'doing well' after treatment in Paris hospital On The Mend

Pele 'doing well' after treatment in Paris hospital

The 78-year-old was receiving antibiotics prior to the long flight back to his home country.

# fifa - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

From The42 German FA president resigns over payment and gift scandals Stepping Down

German FA president resigns over payment and gift scandals

Reinhard Grindel apologised for accepting a €6,000 watch from Hryhoriy Surkis, a UEFA vice-president and honorary president of the Ukrainian football federation.

# fifa - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

From The42 Spain legend Xavi says 48-team World Cup in Qatar 'will not be good' Claim

Spain legend Xavi says 48-team World Cup in Qatar 'will not be good'

‘It’s good for football to have 32. That’s more than enough,’ he added.

# fifa - Thursday 14 March, 2019

From The42 Southgate rules out England exit before Euro 2020 Staying Put

Southgate rules out England exit before Euro 2020

After guiding the Three Lions to a World Cup semi-final, the 48-year-old says he is unfazed by links to Premier League clubs.

# fifa - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

From The42 Chelsea appeal Fifa's two-window transfer ban and could still make summer signings Transfer Policy

Chelsea appeal Fifa's two-window transfer ban and could still make summer signings

World football’s governing body confirmed ‘any decision on the sanction remaining in place during the appeal process’ is still to be taken.

# fifa - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

From The42 Nantes make formal complaint to Fifa as Cardiff miss first Sala payment Dispute

Nantes make formal complaint to Fifa as Cardiff miss first Sala payment

The clubs are wrangling over payment of the transfer fee following the tragic death of the striker last month.

# fifa - Friday 22 February, 2019

From The42 Chelsea placed under transfer ban for next two windows Punishment

Chelsea placed under transfer ban for next two windows

The club have been punished for breaching rules on the international transfer and registration of players under the age of 18.

# fifa - Monday 18 February, 2019

From The42 'You can avoid all this questioning if they change the rule on it' - O'Shea on Declan Rice controversy Unimpressed This post contains videos

'You can avoid all this questioning if they change the rule on it' - O'Shea on Declan Rice controversy

The West Ham youngster switched international allegiance from Ireland to England last week.

# fifa - Sunday 10 February, 2019

'Like an episode of Winning Streak': Video game loot boxes exposing children to gambling, Dáil hears

Future gambling legislation could include provisions on loot boxes in video games.

# fifa - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

From The42 Fifa exploring possibility of 48-team 2022 World Cup - Infantino Qatar

Fifa exploring possibility of 48-team 2022 World Cup - Infantino

The tournament takes place in Qatar in three years.

# fifa - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

From The42 Fifa president Infantino predicts best ever World Cup in Qatar Bold Claim

Fifa president Infantino predicts best ever World Cup in Qatar

FIFA’s decision to award Qatar the 2022 World Cup has been heavily criticised.

# fifa - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

From The42 Players in breakaway European Super League could be banned from World Cup Threat

Players in breakaway European Super League could be banned from World Cup

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has warned teams of the consequences of stepping away from the organisation.

# fifa - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

From The42 Wolves reach €18 million agreement for Portugal's number one Compromise

Wolves reach €18 million agreement for Portugal's number one

After the Portuguese side went to Fifa to demand compensation for the goalkeeper, the two teams have now worked out an agreement.

# fifa - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

From The42 Northern Ireland block Kyle Lafferty from playing for Rangers on Sunday following international no-show Blocked

Northern Ireland block Kyle Lafferty from playing for Rangers on Sunday following international no-show

The Fermanagh-born striker ruled himself out of Northern Ireland’s Nations League games this week.

# fifa - Thursday 11 October, 2018

From The42 Fifa seek to double number of women footballers by 2026 Growing The Game

Fifa seek to double number of women footballers by 2026

Fifa is aiming for 60 million women footballers worldwide, while professionalising clubs and national leagues.

# fifa - Friday 5 October, 2018

FIFA maker EA Sports issues statement to describe Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegations as 'concerning'

The footballer’s relationship with his sponsors could be in jeopardy over the allegations.

# fifa - Thursday 27 September, 2018

From The42 VAR given green light for Champions League use from next season Var

VAR given green light for Champions League use from next season

The technology will also be used at the 2020 European Championships.

# fifa - Monday 24 September, 2018

From The42 Surprise as Salah's Merseyside derby strike wins Fifa Puskas award Puskas Award This post contains videos

Surprise as Salah's Merseyside derby strike wins Fifa Puskas award

The Liverpool forward beat competition from the likes of Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

From The42 World Cup-winning boss Deschamps beats Zidane to Fifa's best coach award Top Boss

World Cup-winning boss Deschamps beats Zidane to Fifa's best coach award

Croatia’s Zlatko Dalic was also in the running at Monday’s Fifa Best Awards in London.

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