Monday , June 14 2021

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Five-substitute option extended until December 2022 in response to ongoing COVID-19 impact!

During an ordinary meeting of The IFAB Board of Directors held by videoconference today, the members agreed to extend the temporary amendment to Law 3 – The Players, which affords competition organisers the option of allowing teams to use up to five substitutes per match, for all top-level competitions scheduled to be …

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FIFA Disciplinary Committee sanctions Cayman Islands FA & president Alfredo Whittaker!

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) and its President, Alfredo Whittaker, for breaches of articles 16 (Order and security at matches) 12 (Misconduct of players and officials) and 11 (Offensive behaviour and violations of the principles of fair play) of the FIFA Disciplinary Code …

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After North Korea withdraw, changes to 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers announced!

Following the recent withdrawal of North Korea from the preliminary competition for the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar, the Bureau for the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers has taken a decision in order to ensure the fairness of the competition for the remaining teams. In accordance with this decision, the …

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FIFPRO & FIFA to provide health support to recently retired football players!

FIFPRO and FIFA have signed a three-year cooperation agreement to provide health support to hundreds of recently retired professional footballers facing the challenges that come with career transition. Developed by FIFPRO, FIFA and Amsterdam University Medical Center, the After-Career Consultation Programme will include a free initial medical examination and additional …

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FIFA kicks-off consultation process on the future of global football!

Beginning today, FIFA has launched a consultation process among stakeholders to reflect on the future of global football, with particular attention on: Planning and shaping the football of tomorrow with the ambition to improve the quality of football globally; Organising meaningful competitions for fans without adding dates to the current …

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FIFA publishes first-ever comprehensive analysis of the elite women’s football landscape!

As part of its overall vision to globalise football and accelerate the growth of women’s football, FIFA has today published a landmark report on the development and professionalisation of elite women’s football landscape around the world. Speaking on the report, Gianni Infantino, FIFA President said, “Boosting the development and growth of …

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adidas introduce SHOWPIECE: A striking new boot design inspired by winning culture!

adidas are revealing SHOWPIECE, a new pack update inspired by winning culture and the celebratory moments that are synonymous with the end of the season and international championships. Launching in a stylish silver colourway, designed to mirror that of end of season trophies, SHOWPIECE enables players to own the pitch …

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2022 FIFA World Cup media rights awarded in Greece!

Following the tender process in Greece to acquire the media rights to the2022 FIFA World Cup, FIFA has awarded them to Antenna TV. Antenna TV will provide daily free-to-air coverage of the tournament, with at least 32 matches, including the opening match, quarter-finals, semi-finals and final, to be shown via …

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