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Heimir Hallgrimsson

Iceland’s World Cup coach Heimir Hallgrimsson steps down

Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson stepped down on Tuesday, a few weeks after leading the tiny nation at its first World Cup.
FIFA HQ

Fifa orders Sierra Leone FA road map to take diversion

The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) says it will be submitting a draft of its new statutes for Fifa's approval in the coming days.
England fans watch the team beat Sweden

FIFA warns English FA over fans’ chants during Croatia defeat

Fifa has warned the Football Association following "political chants" by English fans during their World Cup semi-final defeat by Croatia.
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FIFA to probe ‘possible discriminatory’ England chants during World Cup semifinal loss to Croatia

"Subsequently, disciplinary proceedings have been opened against the Football Association. Further updates will be communicated in due course. As proceedings are ongoing, please understand we cannot comment further at this stage."
Dele Alli

FIFA fine England £50,000 for wearing unauthorised socks

The Football Association have been fined more than £50,000 because three England players have been unauthorised socks at Russia 2018 in breach of FIFA rules.
Prince Harry - Meghan Markle

Prince Harry: World Cup ‘most definitely’ coming home

Britain’s Prince Harry confidently predicted that England would lift the World Cup as Gareth Southgate’s men prepare for their semi-final against Croatia later on Wednesday.
England fans watch the team beat Sweden

England still in party mood after semi-final feat in World Cup

England are still celebrating reaching the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in a generation as Russia came to terms Sunday with a heartbreaking exit from their own party.
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UEFA allows fourth sub in extra time of Champions League final

Teams will be able to use a fourth substitute in extra time in next season's Champions League and Europa League, Uefa has announced.
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Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco plan joint bid to host 2030 World Cup

Algeria and Tunisia are consider joining Morocco in a joint North African bid to host the 2030 World Cup, government officials have said.
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Egypt probes football association

Egypt’s Sports and Youth Ministry announced that it – assisted by a committee from the state accountability authority – started investigations on Monday to “review the work” of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) in the wake of the national team’s failure at the 2018 World Cup.
Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup

FIFA sanctions hosts Russia, 3 others, warns Egypt over Mo Salah

The Disciplinary Committee of world football governing body FIFA has warned and imposed fines of different sums on the Football Associations of four countries at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

English FA charges West Ham over fan invasion

West Ham have been charged by the Football Association over the ugly scenes that saw fans invade the London Stadium pitch and hurl missiles at the club owners during the Premier League clash with Burnley on March 10.
Odion Ighalo

World Cup: Nigerians in Russia lament Super Eagles’ ouster

It was a mixed grill as Nigerians attending the World Cup in Russia reacted to the elimination of the Super Eagles from the ongoing World Cup.
Hector Cuper

Hector Cuper leaves Egypt after World Cup failure

The Pharaohs were full of hope heading into the tournament due to the presence of star player Mohamed Salah, but suffered a big blow before the first game when the Liverpool hit-man suffered a shoulder injury in the Champions League final.
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FIFA descends on Argentina, Croatia, fines Swiss players for goal celebration

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned the Argentinian Football Association with a fine of 105,000 Swiss Francs and a warning.

Super Eagles and Marcus the pig at the World Cup

There has been nothing in recent memory like the build-up to Nigeria’s first match at the on-going 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia. Football is Nigeria’s greatest unifier: when it is football, our compatriots drop all ethnic, religious and ideological differences and profess the missing faith and ideology of one Nigeria.

Volgograd calm as England fans arrive for World Cup opener

England fans began to trickle into Volgograd on Sunday as the Russian city that bears the weight of World War II history offered a warm welcome before hosting its first World Cup match.

Premier League clubs to have February winter break

Premier League clubs will have a winter break in February from the 2019-20 season, the Football Association has announced.

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Barack Obama: French World Cup victors show triumph of diversity

Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday singled out the African heritage of many players in France’s World Cup-winning football team in a speech paying tribute to Nelson Mandela.