Category Archives: Football

24Feb/15

European clubs will want compensation if the 2022 world cup is rescheduled

Chairman of the European Club Association Karl-Heinze Rummenigge says they will ask for compensation if FIFA reschedules the 2022 Qatar world cup for November and December.
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24Feb/15

Winter World Cup makes sesnse – Wenger

LONDON COLNEY NEAR LONDON, UK (FEBRUARY 24, 2015) (REUTERS) – Holding the 2022 World Cup in the northern hemisphere autumn and winter makes sense, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Tuesday (February 24).
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24Feb/15

FIFA task force recommends shorter world cup in Qatari Winter

DOHA, QATAR (FEBRUARY 24, 2015) (REUTERS) – A FIFA task force examining dates for the Qatar World Cup has recommended the Gulf state hosts a shorter tournament, staged in November and December 2022.
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21Feb/15

Chelsea fans condemn racism

Football fans arriving for Chelsea’s match against Burnley condemn the racist incident that took place in Paris on Tuesday.
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17Feb/15

Brazilian soccer legend, Zico, marches in Carnival parade in Sao Paulo

Brazilian soccer legend, Zico, takes part in a massive Carnival parade as one of Sao Paulo’s best samba schools honours Japan. Zico is a former coach of the Japanese national soccer team.
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14Feb/15

Clear bias against Qatar says Gulf state’s 2022 World Cup Committee chief

There has been a “clear bias” against Qatar in the wake of Michael Garcia’s FIFA report into the bidding process for the next two World Cups, says 2022 Committee chief Hassan Al Thawadi

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10Feb/15

Soccer players from team aboard plane that crashed 53 years ago reflect on rediscovery

Former team members of Green Cross soccer club react to discovery of doomed flight that killed eight of their players over 50 years ago.

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