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newsfootball23 days ago

Saudi Arabia football federation formally asks FIFA for World Cups every two years

According to ESPN, and others, Saudi Arabia’s football federation has officially and formally asked FIFA to look into staging World Cups biennially for both men and women. The World Cup takes place every four years but FIFA president Gianni Infantino believes that one could be held every two years.
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newsfootball2 months ago

European Super League | Super League clubs need to reflect and assume responsibility, proclaims Gianni Infantino

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has warned the 12 teams involved in the Super League to reflect and think about their decisions now especially with FIFA and UFEA looking to stop them. The proposal to deliver a ‘closed shop’ football league broke yesterday and sent European football into turmoil.
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newsfootball3 months ago

100% sure that 2022 World Cup will be best ever with full stadiums, proclaims Gianni Infantino

FIFA President Gianni Infantino believes that the 2022 World Cup will be the best ever taken place and further added that he’s 100% sure that the stadiums will be full. The postponed Euro 2020 takes place at the end of this season and could have full-stadiums, which gives the World Cup hope.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Reports | Proposals for European Super League being discussed after COVID-19 impact

According to the Guardian, the impact of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has forced Europe’s top clubs to look into the proposals for a potential European Super League with more seriousness. This comes despite FIFA’s, and the six confederations, statement that where they publicly rejected the move.
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newsfootball5 months ago

FIFA threatens competitions ban for players taking part in European Super League

World football’s governing organisation FIFA have threatened to ban players from FIFA competitions should they take part in the proposed European Super League. This comes in light of the rumours that Europe’s biggest sides were looking to break away and form their very own super league.
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newsfootball10 months ago

FIFA and Gianni Infantino have absolutely nothing to hide, asserts Alasdair Bell

FIFA’s deputy secretary general Alasdair Bell has revealed that ‘FIFA and Gianni Infantino have absolutely nothing to hide’ and that there is no factual basis for the criminal procedure. This comes after Swiss prosecutors launched an investigation against FIFA president Gianni Infantino last week.
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newsfootballa year ago

Over £1 billion could be wiped off the value of players, proclaims Richard Bevan

League Managers Association chief Richard Bevan has warned the world that the market value of players could drop over £1 billion once the season restarts. With football suspended across the world, it has caused a multitude of problems and many believe that the transfer market will be affected.
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newsfootballa year ago

Football after COVID-19 will change completely, proclaims Gianni Infantino

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has asserted that football after the COVID-19 pandemic will be completely different with changes across the world. The global crisis has seen human life come to a complete standstill with clubs suffering financial implications in an attempt to contain the spread.
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newsfootballa year ago

We must do everything we can to protect football, claims Gianni Infantino

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has admitted that football organisations around the world need to do everything they can to protect the fans, players and coaches. This comes after European club football came to a grinding halt over the last weekend as they try to combat the spread of coronavirus.
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newsfootballa year ago

In favour of discussing change to offside law, acknowledges Gianni Infantino

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has confessed that he is open to discussing a change in the offside rule after Arsene Wenger's suggestions that the rule has to be changed. The Arsenal legend has been looking into changing the offside law which has come under immense criticism from across the world.
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