Football

FIFA Presidential candidate Figo welcomes end of triple punishment ruling

By Daniel Etchells

Luís Figo has praised the International Football Association Board's move to amend the triple punishment rule ©Getty ImagesFIFA Presidential candidate Luís Figo has praised the International Football Association Board's (IFAB) move to amend the triple punishment rule.

Blatter sets December 18 deadline for Qatar 2022 World Cup final

By Michael Pavitt

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has claimed the 2022 World Cup will go on no later than December 18 ©AFP/Getty ImagesFIFA President Sepp Blatter has claimed the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar will finish no later than December 18.

Sheikh Ahmad confirmed as FIFA Executive Committee candidate

By Nick Butler

Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah will stand as a FIFA Executive Committee contender, it has now been confirmed ©AFP/Getty ImagesSheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah will be put forward by the Kuwait Football Association (KFA) as a candidate for a two-year term as an Asian representatives on the FIFA Executive Committee, it has been confirmed following insidethegames' exclusive report yesterday he would be recommended. 

Africa Cup of Nations to be moved to suit proposed 2022 World Cup dates

By Daniel Etchells

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has said the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations will be moved from January to June ©Getty ImagesFIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has revealed the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Guinea will be moved from January to June in light of plans to switch the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to November and December.

Exclusive: Sheikh Ahmad proposed for FIFA Executive Committee position

By Nick Butler

Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah has been recommended as a FIFA Executive Committee member ©Getty ImagesSheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah, President of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) and one of the most influential figures in world sport, is set to be put forward for one of three positions for Asian representatives on the FIFA Executive Committee.

FIFA task force officially recommends November and December dates for 2022 World Cup

By Liam Morgan

FIFAs task force have officially recommended the 2022 World Cup should be staged in November and December ©Getty ImagesA FIFA task force today recommended at a meeting in Doha that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar should be staged in November and December.

FIFA Task Force chief promises Qatar 2022 World Cup will not clash with Winter Olympics

By Michael Pavitt

Sheikh Salman has repeated his claim that the 2022 in Qatar will be held in November and December ©Getty ImagesAsian Football Confederation (AFC) President Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has repeated his claim the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar will be held in November and December on the eve of a meeting where a date will be proposed.

Tunisia appeal to Court of Arbitration for Sport over Africa Cup of Nations ban threat

By Daniel Etchells

The Tunisian Football Federation has filed an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport over threats from the Confederation of African Football to ban them from the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations ©FTFThe Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) has filed an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over threats from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to ban them from the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

Figo announces proposal for expanded World Cup if elected FIFA President

By Michael Pavitt at Wembley Stadium in London

Luis Figo proposed the expanded World Cup in his "For Football" manifesto ©AFP/Getty ImagesFIFA Presidential candidate Luis Figo today unveiled proposals for an expanded FIFA World Cup, which would potentially see 48 teams competing at the quadrennial tournament.
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