ASIF BURHAN was in Zurich for Fifa’s 48-team World Cup announcement, which has not been well-received by fans and the media
Wednesday 11th Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport
An association comprising some of the top clubs in Europe yesterday slammed the Fifa Council’s backing for an expanded 48-team World Cup.
It was confirmed that Fifa president Gianni Infantino’s idea to increase the number of participating nations at the finals from 32 to 48...
Campaigners and activists say law reforms may not be positive
Tuesday 13th Dec 2016
posted by Kadeem Simmonds in Sport
Carlos Alberto, the captain of Brazil’s 1970 World Cup-winning side, died yesterday aged 72, his former club Santos announced.
The defender scored one of the most memorable goals in the history of the World Cup sealing the 4-1 win over Italy in the 1970 final in Mexico City, when...
Wednesday 26th Oct 2016
Gordon Strachan admits his Scotland team selections are taking longer than ever as he wrestles with some dilemmas ahead of the World Cup contest with Lithuania.
The Scotland manager watched his three left-backs produce the most impressive week of training he has ever seen, but it is...
Saturday 8th Oct 2016
Russia and Qatar fiasco has helped clean up game, says Fifa VP
Thursday 6th Oct 2016
Coleman names largely unchanged line-up for first 2018 World Cup qualifier
Thursday 25th Aug 2016
Super League’s England internationals will be facing their longest season yet after organisers confirmed yesterday that the 2017 World Cup will run into December.
The tournament, taking place in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea, is expected to kick off in Melbourne on...
Tuesday 12th Jul 2016
KADEEM SIMMONDS once again calls on Fifa and Uefa to strip nations of the World Cup
Wednesday 15th Jun 2016
New Fifa report recommends 2022 tournament is moved
Friday 15th Apr 2016