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  • Monday, August 14th 2017 - 17:13 UTC

    Champions Feyenoord open with a win

    Feyenoord player Jean-Paul Boetius

    The new season in Holland opened with a major shock as 32 times champions Ajax lost 2-1 at lowly Heracles a team from Almelo on the far east side of the country. After taking the lead in the 58th minute through Hakim Ziyech it seemed as if it was then just a matter of how many goals Ajax would wish to score, but Heracles stunned the Amsterdam side by scoring twice, through Paul Gladon and Brandley Kuwas to secure a memorable victory.

  • Saturday, August 5th 2017 - 07:37 UTC

    The political motive behind football’s biggest transfer

    Neymar’s new club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) are owned by Qatari Sports Investment (QSI), a closed shareholding organisation founded in 2005

    by Luke Blackstock -The change of employer for 25-year-old, Brazilian footballer Neymar da Silva Santos Jr and a diplomatic crisis halfway around the world apparently have no link. Neymar has become the world’s most expensive footballer after signing for Paris Saint-Germain, and priced away from one of its biggest clubs.

  • Thursday, July 27th 2017 - 16:58 UTC

    Argentina and Uruguay plan to make a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup

    Carlos Mac Allister said the presidents of both countries and leaders of the two national football federations had agreed to move ahead.

    Argentina and Uruguay are going ahead with plans to make a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup despite expected competition from China and others .The South American neighbors are counting on sentimental support with Uruguay hosting the first World Cup in 1930.

  • Saturday, July 1st 2017 - 13:11 UTC

    Lionel Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo tie the knot at last in red carpet event

    Messi and Roccuzzo made a short red carpet appearance and swiftly returned to the party.

    Barcelona football star and Argentine international Lionel Messi (30) and his life-long partner Antonella Roccuzzo (29), were married Friday evening in their native Rosario, some 200 miles northwest of Buenos Aires amid large-scale international press coverage. The couple already has two sons - Thiago (4) and Mateo (1).

  • Thursday, June 22nd 2017 - 22:19 UTC

    Falklands Islands: Games 2017 Gotland Sweden

    Island Games begins and two new events for the Falklands

    INTERNATIONAL Sporting endeavour will take centre stage on June 24-30 when the Falkland Islands athletes will join their counterparts from many small Islands around the world to compete in the 17th NatWest Island Games in Gotland.

  • Friday, May 12th 2017 - 08:49 UTC

    Gibraltar's Attorney General appointed to FIFA's Ethics Committee

    ”It is sweet irony for all of Gibraltar that Michael (Llamas) now represents Europe (UEFA) on this important and prestigious FIFA Ethics Committee” said Picardo

    The Government of Gibraltar has warmly congratulated Michael Llamas QC upon his appointment as Europe's representative in the highly prestigious and important Ethics Committee of FIFA. Llamas joins other highly distinguished lawyers and judges who will form part of the Ethics Committee. These include a former President of the Court of Justice of the European Union.

  • Wednesday, May 10th 2017 - 05:28 UTC

    Qatar Airways, the FIFA official airline through the year 2022

    Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker and FIFA Secretary General, Fatma Samoura at the official signing ceremony of the new sponsorship

    A new partnership between FIFA and the Qatar state-run airlines was announced. As part of the agreement Qatar Airways will be an Official Partner and the Official Airline for the world soccer body. The 2017 and 2021 Confederation Cups and the 2018 and 2022 World Cups are included in the partnership. The 2022 World Cup will be hosted by Qatar.

  • Saturday, May 6th 2017 - 08:56 UTC

    FIFA's magic ways: Messi's four-game ban lifted, helping Argentina to reach Moscow

    Superstar Lionel Messi discussing with the referees and assistants

    Argentina's hopes of reaching next year’s World Cup were given a huge boost on Friday after FIFA overturned Lionel Messi’s four-game ban for swearing at an assistant referee, but is not good news for Uruguay and Ecuador, Argentina's next rivals and with chances of qualifying.

  • Wednesday, April 19th 2017 - 04:36 UTC

    Gibraltar's football upbeat: FIFA will finance an UEFA category 4 stadium

    GFA will pay £16.5m for the stadium and invest a further £15m in revamping the facility to accommodate 8,000 people and meet UEFA Category 4 standards.

    The Gibraltar Football Association is to buy the Victoria Stadium from the Gibraltar Government, in a move that paves the way for local football teams to play international games at home and, in parallel, will trigger a £16.5m investment in new sport infrastructure around the Rock, reports the Gibraltar Chronicle.

  • Tuesday, April 11th 2017 - 15:04 UTC

    CONCACAF joint bid launched for 2026 World Cup

    Sunil Gulati revealed that the initial plan calls for the United States to host 60 of the 80 scheduled matches. Canada and Mexico would each host 10.

    The United States, Canada and Mexico are teaming up in a bid to host the 2026 World Cup. The official announcement came on Monday at a media event in New York, with the heads of all three federations signing a Memorandum of Understanding.