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Jihadist Holds Knife To Cristiano Ronaldo In Latest Sick ISIS Poster Threatening 2018 World...

ISIS is back with another shocking poster, showing World Footballer of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo kneeling bloodied and bruised with a jihadist holding a knife behind him. The latest propaganda poster shows Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo...

Twitterati Congratulate England For Winning FIFA U17 World Cup By Hammering Spain 5-2

England football fans have been starving for a silverware for a long time that you they will forgive them for getting a bit carried away after their U-17 side won the World Cup by...

Buffon, Ramos, Neymar, Ronaldo And Messi: FIFA Awards Team Of The Year

THE FIFA World XI for 2017 was announced at the Fifa Best Football Awards, with the usual names on the list. Around 24,000 players from all around the world voted on their best eleven from...

Glamour d’Or: Ronaldo, Messi, Kane And Their Glamorous Other-Halves At The FIFA Best Awards

The planet's s elite players gathered in England for the red carpet of FIFA Best Awards event. Real Madrid legend Cristiano Ronaldo was named Men's Player of the Year after inspiring his club to third...

Neymar Fined 1.2 million US Dollars Over Tax Case Delays

Brazilian sensation Neymar signed for FC Barcelona in 2013 with the fee at the time believed to be €57.3m. Neymar's deal seemed like a bargain of the century, however the inside story turned out to be something...

Nigeria Dream Big, FA Chief Confident Of Winning 2018 FIFA World Cup

Nigeria's Football Association chief Amaju Pinnick was confident that the West African country will win the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia in the light of the preparations the football administrators are putting in...

T For TROUBLE: FIFA Investigates Socceroos Star Tim Cahill’s “Sponsored” Celebration

FIFA is investigating Australian forward Tim Cahill for a "sponsored" goal celebration following his match-winning header against Syria on Tuesday

Ballon d’Or Winner George Weah Leads Race To Become Liberian President

Legendary African footballer turned politician, George Manneh Weah, maintained his lead over Vice President Joseph Boakai as more provisional results from Liberia's presidential election were announced on Friday. If current results hold, they would contest a run-off...

Ex-Brazil Star Adriano Eyes Comeback At Age 35, Aims To Play In 2018 Domestic...

Former Brazil international striker Adriano has announced plans to return to football as he seeks to end his career on his own terms. The 35-year-old is aiming to resume training in January in a bid...

Nigeria Celebrate World Cup Qualification, Coach Rohr Aims To Reach Knockout Stages At Russia...

Nigerian national football coach Gernot Rohr is dreaming of surviving the group stage at the 2018 World Cup in Russia while celebration doesn't seem to end in Nigeria after the "Super Eagles'" recent success....

FIFA Issues Red Card To Pakistan, Bans From International Football

FIFA banned the Pakistan Football Federation on Wednesday with an immediate effect due to undue third-party interference.

South American Trio Announce Joint World Cup Bid

Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay have reaffirmed their interest in co-hosting the 2030 World Cup, which will mark the centenary of football's showpiece tournament. The presidents of the South American countries met at the Casa Rosada...

Kenya To Bid For Junior FIFA World Cup Events

Kenya will now bid to host either the FIFA Under 17 or Under 20 World Cup after being stripped of the right to stage the 2018 Africa Home Nations Championships (CHAN).

Juventus Full-Back Sandro Earns Brazil Call-Up

Juventus full-back Alex Sandro has been drafted into Brazil's national squad for World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Chile, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Friday.

Ronaldo, Messi And Neymar Up For 2017 Best FIFA Men’s Player Award

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar were Friday named as the finalists for the Best FIFA Men's Player award.

Chelsea And Atletico Madrid Reach Agreement For Diego Costa Transfer

Atletico Madrid and Chelsea on Thursday announced they have reached the "basis of an agreement" for Atletico to buy back Brazilian born Spanish international striker Diego Costa.

Uganda Remains Top In Eastern Region In Latest FIFA Ranking

Uganda has remained the top ranked football team in Africa's eastern region in the latest rankings released by the sports' world governing body in Zurich, Switzerland on Thursday.

Sport Eligibility Rules Need A Rethink To Allow Migrants To Play

After footballer Ben Woodburn scored the winner in his debut for Wales, radio station TalkSPORT ran a poll asking people what nationality the 17-year-old really was.

Argentina Cleared To Play World Cup Qualifier At Bombonera

World football governing body FIFA has given permission to Argentina to stage their World Cup qualifier against Peru on October 5 at the Bombonera stadium, according to widespread media reports.

South Africa v Senegal World Cup Qualifier To Be Replayed After Referee Ban

FIFA on Wednesday ordered that the World Cup African zone qualifier between South Africa and Senegal to be replayed this November.

Nigeria Beat Cameroon 4-0 In World Cup Qualifier

Nigeria's Super Eagles Friday defeated Indomitable Lions of Cameroon 4-0 in a 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier in southern city of Uyo.

EA Sports Release New Trailer For FIFA 18, The Game Looks Better Than Ever

EA have given football fans reason to be excited by dropping the brand new and official trailer for FIFA 18.

Barcelona In High Spirits As They Look To Overturn Deficit Against Real Madrid

Barcelona players looked focused on Monday as they prepare to face Real Madrid in the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup.

Grumbles Over Governance Threaten To Disrupt Football’s Growth In Australia

Football in Australia should be on a high. The Matildas achieved stunning success at the Tournament of Nations, the Socceroos are about to embark on the final stage of qualifying for their fourth World Cup in succession, and data show participation in the sport to be at an all-time high.

FIFA Warns Uganda Over Court Cases

The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has warned that Uganda could face suspension because of the many football-related matters which have been taken to courts of law.
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Kaka Hints At Retirement

Bundesliga, Brazil's former FIFA world player of the year Kaka has revealed plans to take a year off in 2018 as he considers his future beyond football.

Neymar: Time To Forget 2014 World Cup Heartache

Neymar has urged his Brazil teammates to bury the harrowing memory of the last FIFA World Cup and write a new chapter

FIFA U-17 World Cup Draw: India To Take On USA In The Opening Match

The official draw of FIFA U-17 World Cup was held in Mumbai and 24 teams got placed in six groups.

San Lorenzo, Botafogo Win In Copa Libertadores Round Of 16

Argentina's San Lorenzo took a step towards the Copa Libertadores quarterfinals with a 1-0 away victory over Ecuador's Emelec on Thursday.

15 Things You Should Know About The U-17 FIFA World Cup To Be Held...

It’s just months before football takes over India as they host the U-17 World Cup. It's the first major football tournament India will host

10 Amazing Facts About Messi You’ve Probably Never Heard

Lionel Andres “Leo” Messi Cuccittini is believed by some to be the ultimate footballer in the world.Give Messi a football and watch the magic

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Unlikely Link Of European Stars To India’s World Cup Campaign

The FIFA Under-17 World Cup is just about three months away and preparations are underway and in full swing in Europe for the Indian team.

Ghanaian Inkoom Risks One-Year FIFA Ban

The Federation International of Football Association (FIFA) on Friday ordered Ghanaian international Samuel Inkoom to pay outstanding amount of money to his former agent or to face a ban on any football-related activity.

FIFA U-17 World Cup: All You Need To Know About The Group Stage Draw

The biggest sporting event, FIFA U-17 World Cup, is set to take place in India in the month of October from 6th to 28th.

Your Ticketing Guide To The FIFA U-17 World Cup To Be Held In India

The ticket pricing for the upcoming FIFA Under-17 World Cup has been set a lower limit of Rs 40 during the first phase of ticket sales.

Football: Radically Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Commercial And Anti-Bourgeois

Like a lot of kids the great Martinican/Algerian revolutionary Frantz Fanon loved playing soccer as a youngster. Returning to Martinique in 1945 after fighting in Europe and North Africa in World War II.

FIFA U-17 World Cup: India Will See A Brand Of Football It Has Not...

FIFA U-17 World Cup's tournament director Javier Ceppi says India will see a brand of football it has not witnessed so far.

Will Confederations Cup Be Laid To Rest After FIFA World Cup Russia 2018?

The Confederations Cup is underway in Russia, one year before the 2018 World Cup Finals kick off. It is a tournament with a short and largely unglamorous history. The genesis was a tournament promoted by...

Sunil Chhetri Overtakes Wayne Rooney In Active International Goal Scorers List

Sunil Chhetri surpassed Wayne Rooney as the current leading goal scorers in the world after his goal against Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday.

Putin Thanks FIFA For Trust And Cooperation As Confederations Cup Kicks Off

The FIFA Confederations Cup kicked off on Saturday in St. Petersburg.

Why 48 Teams In The Expanded FIFA World Cup Could Be A Win For...

Football is all about numbers. It’s a game of two halves, 4-4-2 formations, 11 players and as many goals scored as possible.

Five Things To Look Out For At FIFA Confederations Cup

There is still a year to go until a ball is kicked in anger at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, but the competition's official warm-up event is already upon us.

Just 365 Days To Go: 10 Things That Could Happen In FIFA World Cup...

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is The 2018 FIFA World Cup, scheduled to take place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018.

Man City Chief Executive Soriano Urges Patience In China’s Football Push

Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano has urged China to be patient in developing its football culture and vowed to offer help in that effort.

Chinese President Xi Jinping Meets FIFA President Infantino

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Wednesday at the Great Hall of the People in the heart of Beijing.

Front And Center! Cristiano Ronaldo Named Cover Athlete For EA Sports’ FIFA 18

Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the cover athlete for EA Sports’ biggest release of the year, FIFA18. This will be the first time that the Real Madrid star will feature. The world’s game fueled by...

Griezmann Rejects Man Utd Transfer Rumour, Commits Future To Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid's 26-year-old French international striker, Antoine Griezmann on Sunday ruled out leaving the Spanish club.

VIVO To Sponsor FIFA World Cup 2018 And 2022

Chinese smartphone and software maker Vivo announced on Wednesday that they have agreed with FIFA to sponsor 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments.

Zambia U-20 Soccer Team Upbeat On Germany Encounter

Head coach of the Zambia Under-20 national soccer team Beston Chambeshi said on Tuesday that his team was ready to face Germany in the round of 16 at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in South Korea.

Prison Without Bail For Former Barcelona President Sandro Rosell

The Judge considered Rosell had formed part of an organization "dedicated to laundering money which had come from illegal commissions".