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Proposals for additional substitution trials in cases of suspected concussion supported by The IFAB’s advisory panels!

The IFAB’s Football and Technical Advisory Panels (FAP-TAP) have agreed that the main proposed principles of an additional permanent substitution submitted by the Concussion Expert Group be explored further and that more clarification on the handball Law be requested. Convening by videoconference chaired by IFAB Director and Football Association of Wales Chief …

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Concussion Expert Group recommends trials of additional permanent substitutions!

Constructive discussions and recommendations concluded today’s second meeting of the Concussion Expert Group (CEG), consisting of medical concussion experts, team doctors, player representatives, coaches, competition organisers and refereeing and Laws of the Game experts. The meeting was chaired by Jonathan Ford, the Chief Executive of the Football Association of Wales …

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First meet of Germany’s Working groups of the task force for the future of professional football!

The “Taskforce Zukunft Profifußball” (task force for the future of German professional football) is commencing its operations. The Executive Committee of the DFL appointed the 36 experts from sport, society, politics and business in September, and their first meeting will take place this week. In the coming months, the participants …

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I-League qualifiers: When Football conquered a deadly Pandemic!

The Saltlake Stadium is well known around the world for providing an electric atmosphere to the ‘Beautiful game’. Having hosted innumerable Kolkata Derbies, the stadium has even played host to the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup final three years back. But even as Bhawanipore FC and FC Bengaluru United walked …

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COVID-19 measures high on Council’s agenda on eve of first online FIFA Congress!

The FIFA Council met by videoconference today to determine a number of issues related to measures helping football adapt to the global coronavirus situation. More specifically, the body ratified, as per standard practice, the decisions taken by the Bureau of the FIFA Council since the last Council meeting on June …

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Children across Europe help design the 2020 UEFA Super Cup match ball!

When FC Bayern Munich and Sevilla FC contest the 2020 UEFA Super Cup match on September 24 at the Puskás Aréna in Budapest, they will use a football covered with 18 different childrens’ drawings. Children from across the continent were encouraged to submit drawings showing what football meant to them …

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CONCACAF raises awareness about Safeguarding of Children in Sports!

CONCACAF’s Safeguarding Children in Sports program has moved into higher gear with more initiatives to bring greater awareness and education across its Member Associations. On August 13, the Confederation hosted a Global Safeguarding Webinar jointly with the International Safeguarding Children in Sport Working Group, a UNICEF-led international initiative that provides …

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World Football Summit Report: COVID-19 challenges will remain in play until 2024!

Recovering from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic will be a long and tough match for the football industry. Leading experts estimate that some of the challenges posed by this unprecedented health crisis will remain until 2024, although the worst will be over by 2022. In the meantime, new opportunities …

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