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newsfootball13 days ago

New World Cup format is against the basic principles of football, insists Aleksander Ceferin

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has warned that a potential European boycott of the World Cup could materialize if FIFA plans to conduct the tournament every two years. Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been pushing for major reform in his role as FIFA's chief of football development.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Have no doubt that Qatar 2022 will be most beautiful World Cup ever, proclaims Samuel Eto’o

Samuel Eto’o believes that the 2022 World Cup, which will be held in Qatar, will be one of the best organised and most beautiful tournaments ever held. The former Barcelona and Cameroon legend also added that winning the Olympic Gold medal at the Sydney Olympics in 2000 was an incredible feeling.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Roberto Martinez will be staying on as Belgian head coach, asserts Peter Bossaert

Roberto Martinez is to stay on as Belgium boss through to the 2022 World Cup despite the nation's so-called golden generation enduring another major tournament failure at Euro 2020. The Spaniard has been linked with a number of club posts across Europe but will oversee the 2022 World Cup campaign.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Would love Gareth Southgate to continue regardless of Euro performance, admits Mark Bullingham

FA chief executive Mark Bullingham has confessed that the English FA would love Gareth Southgate to continue beyond his contract regardless of what happens at Euro 2020. The 50-year-old’s current contract expires at the end of the 2022 World Cup but has come under criticism recently.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Reports | Gianluigi Buffon to re-join Parma on a two-year deal as free-agent

According to Goal, Gianluigi Buffon is set to re-join Parma on a two-year deal after leaving Juventus. Buffon announced that he has decided against retiring and would be departing the Turin giants for a second time, having returned to the club in 2019 after a one-season stint at Paris Saint-Germain.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Want to continue to play at this level and get to 2022 World Cup, proclaims Thiago Silva

Chelsea defender Thiago Silva has opened the door to signing a contract extension with the Blues and also admitted that he would like to feature at the 2022 World Cup. The 36-year-old signed for the Stamford Bridge side from PSG last summer and has been a key figure for Thomas Tuchel’s side.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Frenkie de Jong can become an era defining player for Barcelona, proclaims Xavi

Xavi Hernandez believes that Frenkie de Jong has the potential and talent to define an era at Barcelona and admitted that the move for the former Ajax star made him very happy. The midfielder signed for the club last summer but like most at Barcelona, he struggled to consistently impress.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Brazil confirm that Neymar will sit out 2022 World Cup qualifiers with an injury

Brazil have announced that they have released PSG’s Neymar from their squad for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers with the forward unable to recover from a pre-existing injury. The 29-year-old was called up despite the injury with the hope that he would recover in time to play the qualifiers.
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newsfootballa year ago

USMNT can really achieve something at the upcoming World Cups, claims Sergino Dest

USMNT starlet Sergino Dest has admitted that there is a sense of excitement for the American team and he believes they’ve got a good chance of achieving something at the World Cups. The USMNT failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup which ended their run of seven consecutive tournaments.
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newsfootballa year ago

India slip to 109th spot in latest FIFA rankings

The Indian Men’s football team has dropped by a place and is now stationed at the 109th position as per the latest FIFA rankings. 2018 World Cup semi-finalists Belgium remained at the pole position in the rankings, closely followed by France and Brazil at the second and third spots respectively.
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