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FIFA allows temporary five substitutes for competition organisers!

As football begins to consider resumption of competitions across the world following the COVID-19 pandemic, The International Football Association Board (The IFAB) has agreed to make a temporary amendment to the Laws of the Game based on a proposal received from FIFA seeking to protect player welfare. For competitions which …

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FIFA disappointed by ending of 2006 FIFA World Cup trial!

FIFA is deeply disappointed that the trial related to the FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 will not take place because it has now become time barred. For its part, FIFA fully cooperated with this investigation over the years, responding to many requests made by the Office of the Attorney General …

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FIFA starts immediate financial support to member associations in response to COVID-19 impact!

FIFA will release all operational funding due to member associations for the years 2019 and 2020 in the coming days as the first step of a relief plan to assist the football community impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This measure will mean that a total of around USD 150 million …

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Bhaichung Bhutia joins FIFA and football legends to thank #HumanitysHeroes!

Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia featured in a special video by FIFA, where footballing greats from around the world got together to applaud the people who are putting their own lives at risk, in order to help others during the COVID-19 pandemic. While most of the known world is currently …

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Football family supports humanity’s heroes!

in the face of the coronavirus, football stars both past and present have come together to pay tribute to humanity’s heroes. Across the globe, staff and volunteers at medical facilities have been risking their lives on a daily basis to support humankind. Some have, sadly, paid the ultimate price. People …

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AIFF’s Praful Patel: Working to choose earliest possible timeline for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup!

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel stated that the AIFF is working in “close collaboration” with FIFA to choose the “earliest possible timeline” for hosting the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. The AIFF President’s tweeted from his official Twitter account: “I am happy to share that we …

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FIFA president Infantino outlines three immediate priorities for football!

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has outlined his three immediate priorities for FIFA to support football during and beyond the coronavirus in a video message specifically addressed to the 211 FIFA member associations and shared with members of the FIFA Council. The FIFA President reiterated, in order of priority, that health …

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Mohun Bagan & East Bengal selected to be part of #BeActive campaign by FIFA!

Newly crowned I-League champions Mohun Bagan and fellow Kolkata giants East Bengal Club have been selected by the collaborated forces of FIFA, the United Nations (UN) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) to be a part of the #BeActive campaign, which encourages the fans to maintain their fitness at home. …

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FIFA World Rankings: India stay 108th, Belgium stay No. 1!

Earlier in the day, the latest FIFA ‘Coca Cola’ Men’s World Ranking were released by the world football governing body and in the April rankings, India stay in 108th position behind Kenya, but ahead of Central African Republic; while 2018 FIFA World Cup semifinalists Belgium stays No. 1. India have …

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FIFA guidelines to address legal consequences of COVID-19!

Following the unprecedented disruption caused by COVID-19 at all levels of football, FIFA has worked on a series of recommendations and guidelines to address some of the key practical issues arising from the pandemic, especially with regard to player contracts and the transfer system generally. This has been done in …

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