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FIFA devising plans to remake football’s transfer market

September 13, 2018

Reports suggest that FIFA and its president Gianni Infantino are making plans to push for major reforms in football’s player transfer industry. The change would limit the amount of money that teams will be able to pay to acquire the services of players, as well as reduce the increasing power that agents are wielding in […]

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Madrid report Inter to FIFA for illegal Modric approach

August 17, 2018

Real Madrid have reported Inter Milan to FIFA for what they consider as an illegal approach for Luka Modric. Florentino Perez had revealed earlier this month that Modric had a €750 million release clause in his contract, with two years remaining. This didn’t deter the Serie A side from pursuing after the Croatia international. However, […]

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Russia 2018 – VAR replays to be displayed on big screens

April 19, 2018

  Recent developments confirm that replays of incidents reviewed by video assistant referees (VAR) will be displayed on big screens, as the technology is set to be deployed in the upcoming Russia 2018 world cup later this year. This is to afford spectators the chance to see what moments in a game are being reviewed […]

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Russian fans alleged racially abuse France players during friendly

March 28, 2018

Anti-racism campaigners have demanded that FIFA investigates the alleged racist abuses aimed at France’s players, including Pual Pogba by Russian fans during the international friendly game. According to reports from a pitch-side photographer, monkey chants could be heard from the crowd in St. Petersburg as France romped to 3:1 victory over Russia. The abuse was […]

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Sacked FIFA ethics bosses launch own sports business

November 20, 2017

  According to reports, two former heads of FIFA’s ethics departments have started their own company to offer advice on good governance in sports. The two officials are Cornel Borbely of Swiss descent, who was the chairman of the investigatory chamber for FIFA, and a German judge, Hans Joachim Eckert who presided over the adjudicatory […]

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FIFA to implement HDR and VDR technologies in Russia 2018

October 26, 2017

  The world’s football governing body FIFA has announced its plans to produce all the 64 matches to be played in Russia 2018 in Ultra High Definition (UHD) and High Dynamic Range (HDR). This will be the first time the technology will be used in the competition. READ: BALOTELLI NOT HAPPY WITH NEYMAR ABSENCE WHEN PSG […]

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Neymar reportedly asked for Barcelona’s expulsion from the UCL

October 7, 2017

  PSG star and former Barcelona forward, Neymar, reportedly made a request that Barcelona should be expelled from the Champions League by UEFA. The Brazil international, who left the Catalan club for the Ligue 1 giants in a world record transfer fee in the summer requested that Barcelona should be omitted from Europe’s elite club […]

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Equatorial Guinea banned from 2019 Women’s World Cup by FIFA

October 5, 2017

  According to reports, FIFA has expelled Equatorial Guinea from the 2019 Women’s World Cup for the usage of fake documents and the inclusion of at least 10 ineligible players in their Olympic team. FIFA also disclosed that two more players from the nation’s women’s team will serve 10 match international bans for using documents […]

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