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Indian football stars celebrate International Women’s Day as excitement builds for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup!

In a unique moment in the history of Indian football, three generations of Indian women footballers gathered at the Benaulim Grounds in Goa today to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8. In an event organised by the Local Organising Committee for the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup – …

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FIFA & AFC considering postponing 2022 FIFA World Cup/2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers!

FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) met at the Home of FIFA in Zurich to discuss football activities in Asia. For both FIFA and the AFC, the well-being and health of all individuals involved in football matches remains the highest priority, and as such, a formal proposal to postpone …

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FIFA takes note of European Court of Human Rights’ decision concerning Michel Platini!

FIFA has taken note of the decision of the European Court of Human Rights to reject the appeal of Michel Platini, which the Court considered to be manifestly ill-founded. This judgment is in line with the decision of FIFA’s Ethics Committee, which was confirmed by the Court of Arbitration for …

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AFC & FIFA to decide on upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup/2023 AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) officials will meet with FIFA this week to discuss the status of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2023 AFC Asian Cup – Asian Qualifiers scheduled for March and June 2020. Due to the heightened health concerns and ever extending travel restrictions around the spreading …

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The IFAB agrees to implement substitution trials to address concussion incidents!

The International Football Association Board (The IFAB) at its 134th Annual General Meeting (AGM), held in Belfast, Northern Ireland agreed to draw up protocols to be used in trials for substitutions in cases of concussion. Following feedback from the recent meeting of the Concussion Expert Group (CEG), The IFAB also …

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Football stakeholders agree further steps in the reform of the transfer system!

Meeting today in Zurich, the FIFA Football Stakeholders Committee took further steps to reform the transfer system with the establishment of a new system for training rewards and with the confirmation that, as of July 2020, limits on player loans will be introduced. The committee, which includes representatives from clubs, …

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FIFA President announces his vision for the period up to 2023!

On the day of the fourth anniversary of his election as FIFA President, Gianni Infantino published The Vision 2020-2023: Making Football Truly Global, his proposed action plan for the organisation over the course of the coming years. “This document lays out a plan to further modernise the football world, make …

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FIFA’s Adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee sanctions Wilmar Valdez!

The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has found Wilmar Valdez, former President of the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) and a former member of both the FIFA Council and the CONMEBOL Executive Committee, guilty of having infringed his duty of loyalty, in violation of the FIFA Code of Ethics. …

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Qatar on track to welcome the world with just 1,000 days to go until the 2022 FIFA World Cup!

In exactly 1,000 days, the world will gather again for the biggest football show on Earth – in the most unique setting yet. The compact nature of the first FIFA World Cup in the Middle East and Arab world will ensure that fans of all 32 teams are always within …

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