Football

Fresh turmoil in Sierra Leone football elections as former player Kallon disqualified

By Gary Anderson

July 29 - SFLA ELECTIONSFormer international Mohamed Kallon has been disqualified along with two other candidates, Rodney Michael and Foday Turay, from the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) Presidential elections for an apparent breach of the governing body's constitution, as the year-long saga rumbles on.

Cameroon World Cup qualifying campaign back on track after ban is overturned by FIFA

By James Crook

170705078July 22 - Cameroon's hopes of qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup have been restored after the indefinite suspension of their national Football Association (Fecafoot) from FIFA was overturned, leaving national and domestic sides free to compete once again.

Palestine head candidates bidding for FIFA Congresses

By Gary Anderson

July 22 - fifa congressssssPalestine head the list of National Associations that have declared an interest in hosting the upcoming FIFA Congresses in 2016 and 2017.

First 2014 FIFA World Cup tickets to go on sale next month

By James Crook

174015216July 19 - FIFA has announced that three million tickets for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil will go on sale on August 20, with ticket prices set to start at $90 (£59/€69) for overseas fans.

Turkish clubs in Euro draw despite ban following CAS intervention

By James Crook

166326773July 19 - Turkish Süper Lig sides Fenerbahçe and Beşiktaş will be included in the qualifying round draw for this season's UEFA Champions League and Europa League respectively after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) overturned their two-year match-fixing bans.

Winter World Cup moves one step closer as Blatter calls for Qatar 2022 to be switched

By James Crook

173109316July 17 - FIFA President Sepp Blatter has today said the 2022 Qatar World Cup cannot be held in the summer because of the scorching temperatures in the Emirate, upsetting the traditional hosting for the first time in the competition's history.

CONCACAF vows to "Embrace Diversity" as Gold Cup kicks off

By James Crook

concacafembracediversity  070713July 8 - The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) have presented their vision to "Embrace Diversity" through football as the first match of the biennial Gold Cup kicked off at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena between Canada and Martinique.

FIFA President visits Jordan to launch new football development projects

By James Crook

1July 6 - FIFA President Sepp Blatter has visited Jordan, accompanied by Jordan Football Association (JFA) President and FIFA vice-President Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, to visit a refugee camp and set up two of the world football governing body's Goal Projects in capital city Amman.

FIFA want centenary World Cup to be held in Argentina and Uruguay, says vice-president Grondona

By James Crook

164354467July 4 - World football governing body FIFA want the centenary 2030 World Cup to be jointly-hosted in Argentina and Uruguay, the two nations that reached the final of the first tournament in 1930, according to Argentine Football Association (AFA) President Julio Grondona, who is also vice-president of the world governing body.
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