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7 April, 2015 1:53 PM Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein wants to end Sepp Blatter’s reign as FIFA President

Jordanian royal Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, who is running for the FIFA presidential elections, has unveiled his manifesto for the role of the world football governing body’s president on Monday and wants to end current president Sepp Blatter’s fiefdom as he believes that an unfair system of patronage has taken root under the Swiss. Al Hussein, FIFA vice-president 28

1 April, 2015 6:54 PM USA senators urge FIFA not to let Russia host World Cup 2018

A group of USA senators has written to the international soccer association FIFA, urging it to consider removing Russia as host of the 2018 FIFA World Cup because of its role in the Ukraine crisis and occupation of Crimea. In a letter dated Tuesday and released on Wednesday, the 13 Democratic and Republican U.S. lawmakers said they "strongly encourage" 26

24 March, 2015 10:01 AM Muted UEFA response as Blatter calls for unity

By Mike CollettVIENNA (Reuters) - FIFA president Sepp Blatter received muted applause from UEFA delegates after he gave a low-key speech at the opening of their congress on Tuesday which included a less-than-subtle call for unity ahead of May's FIFA presidential elections.Most European delegates, including president Michel Platini, are against Blatter 12

20 March, 2015 3:40 PM Blatter tells politicians to 'leave sport alone'

By Brian HomewoodZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA president Sepp Blatter told politicians to leave football alone on Friday and said the 2018 World Cup could stabilise the situation in host nation Russia."There has been increasingly more interference (in football) with cases in Africa, in Europe, in South America... and that is why I made the executive committee 7

20 March, 2015 2:57 PM FIFA to decide 2018 World Cup qualifying slots in May

FIFA says it will decide on May 30 how many qualifying slots each continent will get for the 2018 World Cup. The meeting allows FIFA’s six confederations to pitch their case for extra places for their teams. FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke says the decision is scheduled the day after the FIFA presidential election, by a newly composed executive 11

20 March, 2015 1:53 PM 2026 World Cup hosts to be chosen in 2017

ZURICH (Reuters) - The host nation for the 2026 World Cup will be chosen by the FIFA Congress in May 2017, FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said on Friday. Valcke said FIFA's executive committee were expected to approve the regulations for the bidding process at its next meeting in May and that the tournament should be played in the traditional slot of June and July. He added 3

17 March, 2015 6:24 PM India holds Nepal, enters second round

India held a dominant Nepal to a goalless draw here on Tuesday in its 2018 FIFA World Cup football qualifying round one, second leg match to advance to the second round with a 2-0 aggregate. India and the other five round one winners will join the 34 highest-ranked teams of the continent in the second round. The 40 countries will be drawn into eight 9

17 March, 2015 1:01 PM 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying: India draw with Nepal to enter Round 2

Kathmandu, Mar 17: India today held a dominant Nepal to a goal-less draw in their 2018 FIFA World Cup football qualifying round one second leg match to advance to the second round on 2-0 aggregate here. India, who had beaten Nepal 2-0 in Guwahati on March 12 in first leg, were clearly the inferior side at the Dashrath Rangasala Stadium. They were put under 26

12 March, 2015 4:35 PM 0 in 1st leg of 2018 World Cup qualifiers

GUWAHATI: Star striker Sunil Chhetri struck twice in the second half as India notched up a 2-0 win over Nepal in a dominating display in the first leg of their 2018 FIFA World Cup football qualifying round one on Thursday. Thursday's win at the Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium at Sajusarai here gave newly appointed India head coach Stephen Constantine 27

25 February, 2015 2:52 PM Stephen Constantine names probable 32-man list | India | Latest India News | Get Free Email | Live Cricket and Entertainment News at India.Com

New Delhi, Feb 25: National football coach Stephen Constantine has announced the list of 32 probables for India’s forthcoming home and away matches for the preliminary joint qualification round 1 for the 2018 FIFA World Cup against Nepal. The matches would be played on a home and away format and India first host Nepal on March 12 at the Indira Gandhi 128