FIFA bans Chelsea from signing players

FIFA bans Chelsea from signing players

London: The governing body of world football FIFA on Friday confirmed that English Premier League club Chelsea have been banned from making any signings for the next two transfer windows after breaching rules over signing minors. Chelsea were found guilty of 29 cases of breaching Article 19 of FIFA’s rules,[Read More…]

Real Madrid end 2018 with special session for fans

Madrid, Real Madrid on Monday finished 2018 with a special training session at the club’s sports city in Valdebebas cheered on by fans and supporters. The 2018 UEFA Champions League and 2018 FIFA Club World Cup champions sailed through the last practice of the year at the Alfredo Di Stéfano[Read More…]

FIFA probing empty seats for Uruguay-Egypt World Cup duel

Moscow: World football’s governing body FIFA has launched an investigation to determine why there were thousands of empty seats for the World Cup match between Egypt and Uruguay in Yekaterinburg on Friday. More than 6,000 seats — around 20 per cent of the venue’s capacity — were unoccupied during the[Read More…]

FIFA World Cup 2018: With only France left in Russia, it might be a repeat of Euro 2016

FIFA announces 2018 World Cup national slogans

Moscow: The worlds governing football body, FIFA, published on Thursday a list of official logos for each of 32 participating teams in the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup and the logo of hosts Russia is Play With an Open Heart. The votes have been counted. The fans have spoken, FIFA[Read More…]

FIFA bans Lionel Messi for 4 World Cup qualifying games

Lionel Messi has been banned from Argentina’s next four World Cup qualifiers, starting with Tuesday’s game in Bolivia. FIFA says Messi was banned for verbally abusing an assistant referee during a home qualifier against Chile on Thursday. FIFA intervened when the incident was not initially reported by the Brazilian referee[Read More…]

Siddhartha Upadhyay appointed on SAI governing body

Siddhartha Upadhyay, founder of the Society for Transformation, Inclusion and Recognition through Sports (STAIRS), has been appointed on the governing body of Sports Authority of India. “Mr. Upadhyay has been recognised for his efforts to build grassroots football and he will be an asset for the Ministry. He is now[Read More…]

FIFA decides to expand World Cup to 48 teams from 2026

Come 2026 and football fanatics will get to witness a bigger football world cup. The World Cup will expand to 48 teams from its current 32, starting with the 2026 edition of soccer’s showpiece tournament, the game’s governing body FIFA decided on Tuesday. FIFA’s decision making body, the FIFA Council,[Read More…]

Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA best player award for 4th time

Cristiano Ronaldo won his fourth FIFA best player award on Monday. He began his speech by exclaiming “Wow, wow, wow.” and went on,”it was a year that was magnificent at a personal level and at a sporting level,” the 31-year-old Ronaldo said in Portuguese his acceptance speech. Ronaldo’s 34.54 percent[Read More…]

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