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An introduction to FIFA’s new Professional Football Department

FIWC Day 1 Highlights - The Draw with Frank Lampard

The best FIFA16 players are READY!

Wanda Group becomes new FIFA Partner

Iranian clubs told to play CL games against Saudis at neutral venues

March 16 – Despite warning it may withdraw its teams, Iran has been ordered to play its home regional Champions League matches against Saudi Arabian …

Saudi Arabia

FIFA and UEFA tell Greek government to end Cup ban and threaten suspension

By Andrew Warshaw<p>March 21 – FIFA and UEFA have joined forces to warn Greece to reinstate the national cup competition, scrapped by the government …

Europe

Messi rings up more sponsorship cash with Huawei deal

March 21 – While Barcelona teammate Neymar is contemplating his €45.9 million fine for tax evasion in Brazil, Lionel Messi – no stranger to multiple …

Soccer

A football agent explains the inner workings of a complicated industry

Though the 2015 summer transfer window officially opens on July 1, clubs have been planning their moves in advance. They can announce signings now, …

Buffon breaks Serie A clean sheet record

Sebastiano Rossi's record, which stood for over 20 years, has been broken by the veteran Bianconeri custodian, who was last beaten domestically in January<p>Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has broken the clean sheet record in Serie A.<p>The 38-year-old shot-stopper successfully negotiated the first …

Soccer-Teixeira vows to sue FIFA over misappropriation claim

SAO PAULO, March 16 (Reuters) - The former head of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), Ricardo Teixeira, has promised to sue FIFA for damages …

Corruption

Copa Libertadores Review: Corinthians go top, Mineiro stay undefeated

Corinthians leapfrogged Cerro Porteno into top spot in Group 8 with an impressive 2-0 win on Wednesday.<p>The Brazilian giants were beaten 3-2 by Cerro …

Soccer

Milan: Alex exit, Balo mystery | Football Italia

Alex could reportedly reject a Milan renewal and return to Brazil, while there are conflicting reports about if Mario Balotelli will return to …

Copa Libertadores Review: Pumas move clear, Nacional stay top

Ismael Sosa scored twice as Pumas UNAM moved clear in Group 7 of the Copa Libertadores with a 4-1 rout at home to Deportivo Tachira.<p>It was a …

Dutch dreaming of Futsal World Cup return

Ask anyone to think about the Dutch game and the concept of Total Football will immediately spring to mind. In the 1970s, the playing philosophy was …

Rehgar still viable while Xul gets no love at COPA America Spring Championship

Heroes 3/20/16, 3:15 PM Matthew “GLPhoenix” Hunter<p><b>Four teams have fought their way to the top of their region, but only one will earn the chance to</b> …

Soccer
Soccer

Baroness Brady: British football teams could find it harder to sign top European stars if the UK votes for Brexit

As a leading member of the pro-EU campaign, Britain Stronger in Europe, the Baroness said Brexit could force European footballers playing in England to leave the country<p>British football teams could find it harder to sign top European stars if the UK votes to sever ties with Brussels, Baroness Brady …

United Kingdom
Europe
Soccer

Meet David Bytheway, the virtual footballer who signed for a real-world club

Most people who play video games do so to relax or socialise with friends. But, for David Bytheway, gaming is a full-time job.<p>The 22-year old from Wolverhampton has become the first Briton to be signed up as an official eSports player by a top level football club. VfL Wolfsburg, a club from Lower …

It’s not just the money: quality of signings suggest China could become a major power in club football

<i>John Burn-Murdoch</i><p>The frenzy around winter football transfers tends to die down with the closing of the window for major European clubs in the opening …

Soccer

We Spoke to the Chairman of Britain’s First Vegan Football Club

Last October, after removing all meat and dairy items from its match day menu, Forest Green Rovers in Gloucestershire became the first vegan football club in the UK.<p>Forest Green Rovers Football Club are the longest-serving members of the National League. They also happen to be pioneers when it …

Soccer

Newcastle are no longer a football club in the conventional sense but a mutation of Sports Direct

Nobody who believes the soul of a football club is un-killable could attach that claim to Newcastle. In this age of red-hot globalisation at the top of the English game, there is no guarantee of eternal life for a tradition that still just about glows on the map.<p>Who could be the next Newcastle …

Soccer

Los Angeles Football Club, which joins MLS in 2018, looks to develop players at its youth academy

When the owners of the<p>Los Angeles Football ClubgaveJohn Thorringtonthe keys to their soccer team three months ago, he had little more than an idea and his own enthusiasm with which to work.<p>"There's an excitement to that," said Thorrington, an executive vice president for Major League Soccer's …

Africa may host Premier League Trophy

<b>Africa could host a Premier League friendly tournament, says the league's executive chairman Richard Scudamore.</b><p>A biennial four-team pre-season event, the Premier League Asia Trophy, has been held in Asia since 2003.<p>Scudamore envisages a similar event being staged on the African continent.<p>"Maybe we …

Soccer

Africa: 7 Key Sporting Events That Caught Our Attention

Nasarawa United.<p>column<p><b>Nasarawa and Wolves crash out in African competitions</b><p>Nasarawa United and Warri Wolves were sent crashing out of the CAF …

CONCACAF