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Indo-AsianNews Service | Friday March 27, 2015
Two lapses, first in the 87th minute and then in the 92nd minute, nullified India's strong resistance against a far superior opponent, ranked 72nd in the FIFA rankings. India are currently at the 173rd spot.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday March 21, 2015
At a meeting in Barcelona on Saturday, the European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL) adopted a resolution slamming the decision to move the FIFA World Cup from its traditional dates in June and July to November and December in order to combat the...
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday March 20, 2015
FIFA president Sepp Blatter faces three challengers in an election to be held on May 28-29 at a congress in Zurich. While favourite to win, Blatter refused to say what he would do if returned for a fifth term.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Joyous supporters banged drums and chanted "Now we're not the worst team!" after Bhutan, rock-bottom at 209th in the FIFA rankings, stunned Sri Lanka 3-1 on aggregate to reach the second round of World Cup 2018 qualifiers.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 17, 2015
India, who had beaten Nepal 2-0 in Guwahati on March 12 in first leg, were clearly the inferior side at the Dashrath Rangasala Stadium. They were put under severe pressure by the Nepalese, especially in the second half, but came out unscathed at the ...
Press Trust of India | Monday March 16, 2015
India won the home leg 2-0 with goals from Sunil Chhetri, who struck twice in the second half in a dominating display at Guwahati last week.
Press Trust of India | Friday March 13, 2015
India slipped two places to their worst-ever ranking of 173. World champions Germany remained at the top spot.
Press Trust of India | Thursday March 12, 2015
Sunil Chhetri scored in the 53rd and 69th minutes though he failed to complete a hat-trick as he muffed a spot-kick in the 80th minute. A 3-0 verdict would have put India in an even better position when they play the second leg in Kathmandu on March ...
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday March 12, 2015
The Zimbabwe federation (ZIFA) owe an "exceptional debt" to Brazilian former national coach Valinhos and were ordered by FIFA in 2012 to pay the money owed since 2008.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 11, 2015
India are currently ranked a lowly 171 in the FIFA rankings, while Nepal are placed nine places below at 180 in the FIFA rankings.
Wednesday February 25, 2015
FIFA task force made a provisional recommendation for the Qatar World Cup to start on November 26 and end on December 23, 2022, ensuring an enforced break on the domestic European leagues.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday February 24, 2015
A shift to November-December faces resistance from European clubs who fear major disruption to the Champions League and championships in England, Germany and Spain.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday February 19, 2015
Unveiling his manifesto at Wembley Stadium in London, 42-year-old Luis Figo said the expansion of the quadrennial tournament from its current 32-team format would be "weighted towards non-European teams."
Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 10, 2015
The matches would be held on a home and away format with India first playing their home match at the Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium at Sajusarai in Guwahati on March 12. The return leg is slated for March 17.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday February 9, 2015
India will play their home match of the Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 1 for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The draw for the same will take place February 10.
AssociatedPress | Tuesday February 3, 2015
FIFA has confirmed four candidates contesting for its president's post. Michael van Praag of the Netherlands and Portugal great Luis Figo are also vying for the presidency.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday February 2, 2015
The 25-year-old pulled out of the squad citing a back injury, but later scored for West Ham United in their 1-0 FA Cup triumph over Bristol City on January 25.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday February 2, 2015
Four candidates are bidding to become FIFA president, including long-time incumbent Sepp Blatter. The three others who have thrown their hat into the ring are Asian Football Confederation vice-president Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan, former Por...
Indo-AsianNews Service | Saturday January 31, 2015
FIFA boss Sepp Blatter will now face opposition in his bid from former Portugal and Real Madrid winger Luis Figo, Asian Football Confederation vice-president Prince Ali bin Al Hussein, Dutch football boss Michael Van Praag and ex-FIFA executive Jerom...
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday January 30, 2015
Luis Figo, is now in the running along with Asian Football Confederation vice-president Prince Ali bin Al Hussein, Dutch football chief Michael van Praag, ex-FIFA executive Jerome Champagne and former French winger David Ginola.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday January 29, 2015
Sepp Blatter, who has held the post since 1998, had already indicated his intention to seek another term, and has wide support in Asia, Africa and Oceania.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday January 28, 2015
The former Sporting Lisbon, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Inter Milan forward joins former French star David Ginola in the race to replace Sepp Blatter as boss of world football's governing body.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday January 28, 2015
Sakho climbed off the bench to bag the winner in the FA Cup fourth round clash against the League One side, but Senegal officials were not expecting him to play.
AssociatedPress | Wednesday January 28, 2015
The Global Transfer Market report shows English clubs spent $1.2 billion on players from outside the country in 2014.