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Premier League clubs not to release players for FIFA matches in red-list countries!

Premier League clubs have today reluctantly but unanimously decided not to release players for international matches played in red-list countries next month. The clubs’ decision, which is strongly supported by the Premier League, will apply to nearly 60 players from 19 Premier League clubs who are due to travel to …

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US DoJ awards FIFA Foundation USD 201 million as compensation for criminal activities of former football officials!

The United States Department of Justice has awarded the sum of USD 201 million to the FIFA Foundation as compensation for the losses suffered by FIFA, CONCACAF and CONMEBOL as victims of decades of football corruption schemes. This money was seized from the bank accounts of former officials who were …

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FIFA Guardians Safeguarding in Sport Diploma reaches milestone!

Following its launch in January 2021, the FIFA Guardians Safeguarding in Sport Diploma has reached a major milestone recently with nearly 2,000 learners having taken part in the first online course – Essentials in Safeguarding. In line with FIFA’s long-term commitment to professionalise and embed child and adult safeguarding and …

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FIFA opens call for research for upcoming Women’s Football medicine journal!

In line with its commitment to accelerating professionalisation in women’s football, FIFA has opened a call for research submissions for a forthcoming journal on sports science and medicine in women’s football. To further drive scientific and medical advances and understanding within the women’s game, FIFA and adidas have teamed up …

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VISA ticket presale opens for 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Lithuania!

Visa cardholders will have the opportunity to snap up tickets for the thrilling 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup – Lithuania on FIFA.com/tickets during an exclusive sales phase from 09:00 CET/10:00 local time on August 18 until 08:59 CET/09:59 local time on August 20. After the Visa Presale phase, tickets will …

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FIFA Forward supports Mexico’s High-Performance centre!

When Mexico’s national teams were sidelined by the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, the Mexican Football Association (FMF) took the opportunity to renovate its High-Performance Centre (CAR). With the support of the FIFA Forward Development Programme, some of the CAR’s facilities have undergone a ground-breaking transformation that has focused in particular …

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AIFF organises FIFA MA Course for referees, assistant referees, & referee assessors in India!

The AIFF, in collaboration with FIFA, is conducting five FIFA MA Course for the Referees, Assistant Referees, and the referee assessors across India, the first of which got underway from Saturday (August 14, 2021). The courses, which are being held online, are classified into four different parts, catering to the …

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FIFA confirms no away fans at international fixtures in September 2021!

The world football association FIFA have decided not to allow away fans to attend 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in September because of high Covid-19 infection rates in Europe. Germany fans will not be able to travel to their two away games – the first being on September 2 in …

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Amendments made to the Beach Soccer Laws of the Game!

The FIFA Council approved the amendments to the Beach Soccer Laws of the Game proposed by the FIFA Referees Committee. The majority of the proposed amendments seek a clearer alignment with the Football and the Futsal Laws of the Game. Indeed, the FIFA administration has also taken into account some …

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FIFA president condoles ex-India goalkeeper SS Narayan’s death!

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has condoled the death of Shankar Subramaniam Narayan who passed away in Mumbai last week on August 5, 2021. In a letter to AIFF President Praful Patel, who is also a FIFA Council Member, Mr. Infantino wrote, “I would like to express my sincerest and heartfelt …

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