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  1. FA chairman Greg Dyke wants more technology in soccer, but no one’s listening to him

    Feb 28, 2015, 7:45 PM EST

    Newcastle United v Stoke City - Premier League

    Dyke’s frustrated at the resistance to even explore and experiment with technological aids, and he’s 100% right to be.

  2. FIFA exec: 2021 Confederations Cup won’t be held in Qatar

    Feb 25, 2015, 11:48 AM EST

    Sepp Blatter, FIFA president

    The 2022 World Cup is messing up, well, everything in the soccer world.

  3. FIFA want winter World Cup in 2022; propose November/December tournament

    Feb 24, 2015, 7:10 AM EST

    Qatar

    Winter World Cup in Qatar. That’s the proposal from FIFA’s Task Force which was set up to deal with the issue.

  4. Luis Figo details FIFA manifesto, wants bigger World Cup, more money spent

    Feb 19, 2015, 10:40 AM EST

    Luis Figo Launches FIFA Presidential Campaign Manifesto

    Figo has laid out his presidential manifesto at Wembley Stadium.

  5. Report: Decision to move 2022 World Cup to November, December “a done deal”

    Feb 18, 2015, 5:42 PM EST

    Sepp Blatter, FIFA

    Qatar will host, and yes, it will be played in the winter.

  6. US falls four more spots to below 30 in latest FIFA world rankings

    Feb 12, 2015, 8:36 AM EST

    Klinsmann

    Nobody truly uses the FIFA rankings as a real way of judging the team, but it may be a slightly fair – if not somewhat insulting – way of reflecting the recent run of poor form.

  7. FIFA survey shows investment problems for international women’s soccer

    Feb 11, 2015, 9:36 PM EST

    NWSL Championship - Portland Thorns FC v Western New York Flash

    The USWNT ranks No. 2 in the world before their Sunday loss to France, Canada is 9th and Mexico is 25th.

  8. FIFA meeting to discuss extra time subs, changes in stoppage time, more

    Feb 3, 2015, 8:00 PM EST

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    All four ideas sound reasonable enough, though it’s hard to believe the ‘orange card’ would ever move any higher than youth levels.

  9. FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali of Jordan gets backing from U.S. Soccer

    Feb 3, 2015, 7:20 AM EST

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    Prince Ali launches campaign to become FIFA president in London and revealed the U.S. Soccer Federation backed him to beat out Blatter.

  10. Could MLS rescue Hatem Ben Arfa from his inescapable FIFA prison?

    Feb 2, 2015, 5:00 PM EST

    BenArfa

    With the Newcastle man frozen out of options by a FIFA rule, could a loophole with MLS save his career?

  11. Luis Figo the latest to challenge Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency

    Jan 28, 2015, 10:10 AM EST

    Draws for UEFA Champions League

    Is Figo the man to take charge of world’s soccer’s governing body?

  12. Report: Arsenal midfielder Zelalem’s U.S. eligibility far from a done deal

    Jan 27, 2015, 8:32 PM EST

    Galatasaray AS v Arsenal FC - UEFA Champions League

    An ESPN FC report regarding Gedion Zelalem’s U.S. eligibility looks alarming, but is it a cause for concern?

  13. Head of Dutch FA, Michael van Praag, will challenge Blatter for FIFA presidency

    Jan 26, 2015, 1:57 PM EST

    UEFA Europa League Handover In Amsterdam

    Van Praag announces his intentions to run against Blatter, says he has the backing of five federations.

  14. Sepp Blatter keeps talking trash at UEFA regarding FIFA election

    Jan 25, 2015, 8:31 PM EST

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    Sepp Blatter: Kind of like “The Godfather”. But let’s be clear, we’re talking “The Godfather: Part III”.

  15. Superagent Mino Raiola pondering a run at the FIFA presidency

    Jan 23, 2015, 7:47 AM EST

    Raiola

    The thought of Sepp Blatter winning reelection makes Raiola “violently sick” so he’s thinking about providing voters with another option.

  16. Former Premier League forward David Ginola to run for FIFA presidency

    Jan 15, 2015, 7:19 PM EST

    Ginola

    There’s still much to do for him to be eligible, but a popular former player has put his name in the pot.

  17. FIFA “discovers” lost base of original Jules Rimet Trophy in its basement

    Jan 13, 2015, 3:15 PM EST

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    The base has the names of the tournaments first four winners, Uruguay and Italy each took it home twice, and became history when FIFA put a new base on it in 1954.

  18. Germany sweeps coach of the year awards, as Low and Kellermann earn honors

    Jan 12, 2015, 1:21 PM EST

    FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2014

    Carlo Ancelotti, Diego Simeone and Joachim Low went toe-to-toe for the honor of being named FIFA men’s coach of the year.

  19. The FIFA FIFPro World XI revealed; Germany leads the way with three

    Jan 12, 2015, 12:57 PM EST

    Switzerland Soccer Ballon d'Or

    Notable snubs include Manchester City’s Yaya Toure and Chelsea’s Eden Hazard, as well as Juventus’ Andrea Pirlo.

  20. Wambach talks to FIFA about Women’s World Cup’s “TurfGate”; says players shouldn’t protest

    Jan 12, 2015, 11:20 AM EST

    Abby Wambach

    She has more goals than any US player in the history of international competition, but this is one battle that won’t be won.

  21. How much did FIFA pay MLS clubs for having players at 2014 World Cup?

    Jan 8, 2015, 10:48 AM EST

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    FIFA paid club teams across the globe to release their players for the World Cup. Find out how much money each MLS club earned, here.

  22. Oceania confederation endorses Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency

    Jan 7, 2015, 8:29 AM EST

    Chung

    The fight to unseat Sepp Blatter after 17 years at the helm took its first blow today.

  23. Prince Ali will challenge Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency

    Jan 6, 2015, 7:58 AM EST

    Sepp Blatter, Ali Bin al-Hussein

    Jordanian Prince to challenge Blatter in 2015 FIFA elections.

  24. Angry Barcelona lose appeal against transfer ban, will sign no new players until 2016

    Dec 30, 2014, 8:05 AM EST

    FC Barcelona v Sevilla FC - La Liga

    Barca furious after losing appeal, won’t be allowed to sign new players in 2016.

  25. Report: Garcia’s World Cup ethics report to be released after all

    Dec 19, 2014, 8:05 AM EST

    "I've done what?" — Getty Images

    And to think, all it took was months and months of continuous anger and frustration from nearly everyone who wasn’t a part of FIFA itself.