Football

Gibraltar set to make international football debut

By Paul Osborne

Gibraltar will make their international debut against Slovakia on Tuesday night ©Getty ImagesNovember 18 - Gibraltar will make their historic debut on the international football stage tomorrow as the newly appointed UEFA member takes on Slovakia in its first ever international match.

Brazil set to be without anti-doping laboratory for 2014 World Cup and faces race against time for Rio 2016

By Duncan Mackay at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg

WADA President John Fahey warned today at the World Conference on Doping in Sport that Brazil is unlikely to have an anti-doping laboratory ready in time for next year's World CupNovember 12 - Brazil is set to be without its own World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accredited anti-doping laboratory in time for next year's FIFA World Cup, it was revealed here today.

Second phase tickets for Brazil 2014 World Cup sell out in seven hours

By Paul Osborne

Second phase tickets for the 2014 FIFA World Cup sold out in just seven hours on MondayNovember 11 - Tickets in the second phase of sales for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil sold out in just seven hours after being made available on the FIFA website today.

Blatter promises FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar will not clash with Winter Olympics

By Duncan Mackay

FIFA President Sepp Blatter  shakes hands with Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Thani, head of the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee, in DohaNovember 9 - FIFA President Sepp Blatter has promised that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will not clash with that year's Winter Olympics if the tournament is moved because of the weather.

War of words continue over Soccerex cancellation

By Paul Osborne

Soccerex has hit out at the Rio de Janeiro State Government after claims that the convention was cancelled due to a lack of fundingNovember 7 - Soccerex has hit out at the Rio de Janeiro State Government after its claims that its global sporting convention was cancelled due to the organisers being unable to secure enough funding.

South Korean women's footballer centre of row after gender questioned

By Paul Osborne

South Korean Womens footballer Park Eun-seon has been controversially accused of being a man by rival managers in the WK-LeagueNovember 7 - South Korean women's footballer Park Eun-seon claimed she is "humiliated" after coaches from rival teams in the WK-League threatened to boycott the league if she did not have a gender test.

Ronaldinho to lead Belo Horizonte's team of ambassadors for 2014 FIFA World Cup

By Paul Osborne

Ronaldinho hs been named as a team ambassador for Belo Horizonte ahead of the 2014 World Cup in BrazilNovember 6 - Two-time FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldinho will lead the team of ambassadors for Belo Horizonte as the city prepares to host six matches at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Brazil 2014 forced to defend security concerns after Soccerex cancellation

By Paul Osborne at ExCeL in London 

The Organising Committee at FIFAs latest World Cup update had to defend the World Cup surrounding the latest security concernsNovember 5 - Organisers for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil were today forced to defend their capabilities of hosting the event after security concerns were raised following the cancellation of the Soccerex Global Convention in Rio de Janeiro.

Rio deny Soccerex claims conference cancelled because of civil unrest and instead blame them for lack of funding

By Duncan Mackay

It was anticipated that 4,500 of football's most influential decision makers will attend this year's Soccerex Global Convention in Rio de JaneiroNovember 5 - A row has broken out following the cancellation of this year's Soccerex Global Convention, the football industry's leading business event, in Rio de Janeiro after British organisers claimed Brazilian officials had withdrawn their support because of civil unrest.
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