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(PRWeb UK) September 2, 2010

The football World Cup ended in supreme disappointment for the England side, but English football fans didnt have to wait long before being spoilt with some of the best football on the planet. The Premier League season kicked off a few weeks ago and the 2010/2011 campaign could prove to be one of the best in recent years if the first two weeks are anything to go by. The top four were widely discussed and examined before the season started, and, in light of some serious spending, Manchester City has joined Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal… Continue reading

(PRWEB) December 1, 2010

Engineered to adapt to the individual player with a high level of customisability and pioneering design, the award winning F50 featured adidas Fusion Frame System technology, interchangeable lining, lacing and adidas? signature interchangeable studs. Worn and endorsed by world class players such as Lionel Messi and Diego Forlan, the F50 was a world class boot.

adidas? latest release is no exception to the brand?s now legendary reputation. The F50 adizero comes following several revisions of the original F50, but this boot is lighter, faster, sleeker, and meaner. One of the adidas? F50 adizero?s most distinguishing… Continue reading

Bolton, Lancashire (PRWEB) September 23, 2011

In research conducted this week in conjunction with the current Water Wars: Fight The Food Crisis exhibition at the London Science Museum, it was revealed that an internet connection was more important than access to a working toilet. The study was executed amongst museum visitors to raise an awareness of the technologies required to provide clean fresh water for consumption and farming in Third World countries.

When asked to rate the top fifty things that they could not live without, Brits opted for sunshine in the top spot with an internet connection in… Continue reading

New York/Geneva/Freetown (PRWEB) August 31, 2011

Fresh from her womens soccer championship win in the United States, the worlds top female player, Marta Vieira da Silva, today kicks off a three-day visit to Sierra Leone to highlight the countrys efforts to empower women.

Vieira da Silva, a Brazilian national known to her fans as Marta, is a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), as well as a forward player with the Western New York Flash.

Following a 1-1 match draw during which Marta scored, her team finally beat the Philadelphia Independence 5-4 in a penalty… Continue reading

Geneva/Hamburg (PRWEB) September 26, 2011

Football stars Ronaldo and Zin?dine Zidane announced today that the ninth annual Match Against Poverty will take place in Hamburg, Germany on 13 December 2011, with most of the proceeds going towards addressing the ongoing food crisis in the Horn of Africa.

As Goodwill Ambassadors for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ronaldo and Zidane will gather a team of other famous soccer players for a friendly game against an all-star side from German team Hamburger Sport-Verein (HSV).

HSV is one of Germanys oldest and most successful clubs, and the only one to… Continue reading

(PRWeb UK) September 2, 2010

The dust has settled after the first ever African World Cup, but with the arrival of the football season in the UK, the wait to see how fans favourite teams perform is over. The 2010/2011 Barclays Premier League recently kicked off and, after a very interesting summer, the opening weeks have been equally intriguing. Clubs like Manchester City have spent approximately ?130 million to bolster their squads strength, but only time will tell if it was money well spent.

This season started, as each one does, with a lot of scrutiny from the media… Continue reading

FIFA News

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Starting her coaching career at the age of 21, Anna Signeul, now 56, speaks with FIFA.com about her latest challenge: getting Finland to the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019. [read]

Our latest round-up features tributes to Cyrille Regis and Ronaldinho, Geoff Hurst on Harry Kane  and Antonio Cassano on Paulo Dybala. [read]

Mario Balotelli, Edinson Cavani, Neymar, and Paul Pogba star in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a rapid goal, some on-song Lions, and an all-time Barça-Real record being under threat. [read]

At the fifth FIFA Executive Football Summit of the 2017/2018 series in Amsterdam, representatives from 21 FIFA member associations held discussions on the FIFA Forward Programme, the future of youth a [read]

The Hamburg District Court has issued a preliminary injunction against Switzerland-based viagogo AG, banning the company from offering tickets for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ via its viagogo.de on [read]

Karen Duggan speaks to FIFA.com about Republic of Ireland's quest to make the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ their first major tournament and explains why she has opted against turning profe [read]

In the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting some classic FIFA World Cup images. This week we look back to 1974 and the spectacular scenes that greeted the beaten Netherlands team on [read]

With just 22 matches played, all friendlies, since the December edition, it is no surprise to see few significant changes in the first FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking of 2018, with Germany remaining on t [read]