# fifa - Yesterday’s News
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# fifa - Monday 10 April, 2017
Each country would host 10 games each.
# fifa - Thursday 6 April, 2017
Martin O’Neill’s side are down to 26th in the latest rankings released this morning.
# fifa - Thursday 30 March, 2017
The country could miss the biggest event in international football for the first time since 1970.
# fifa - Monday 27 March, 2017
The Everton and Ireland defender is set for a long spell on the sidelines after breaking his leg against Wales.
# fifa - Monday 20 March, 2017
The Ghanaian official has been found guilty of match fixing.
# fifa - Thursday 9 March, 2017
Meanwhile, Northern Ireland remain unchanged in 35th, as do Wales (12th) and Scotland (67th).
# fifa - Thursday 9 February, 2017
European football’s governing body will ask for 16 places at the tournament.
# fifa - Thursday 19 January, 2017
Rennes coach Christian Gourcuff has questioned the Dutch legend in the strongest terms.
Technical Director Marco van Basten has admitted US-style format may be introduced.
# fifa - Wednesday 18 January, 2017
The FAI CEO rejected suggestions he is a friend of Sepp Blatter and welcomed a 48-team World Cup.
# fifa - Monday 16 January, 2017
The key central defender missed the Reds’ 1-1 draw with Manchester United on Sunday.
# fifa - Sunday 15 January, 2017
There’s uncertainty over whether the Cameroon player is currently eligible.
# fifa - Friday 13 January, 2017
The CPA’s cause is right and fair, that alone doesn’t mean they will be successful, argues Tommy Martin.
# fifa - Tuesday 10 January, 2017
The new format will see an increase from 64 to 80 games.
Whether you think it’s good, bad or you don’t care, the 48-team format will be introduced in 2026.
The new format will be introduced in 2026.
# fifa - Monday 9 January, 2017
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has been named best men’s coach.
# fifa - Wednesday 28 December, 2016
Gianni Infantino is confident that proposals to include as many as 48 teams will be implemented.
# fifa - Thursday 22 December, 2016
In an extract from his recently released book, Jason McAteer looks back on the highs and lows of the 1994 World Cup.
# fifa - Monday 19 December, 2016
After being fined £35,000 by FIFA for wearing black armbands featuring poppies against Scotland, the FA will contest the decision.
Football’s governing body will not strip Russia of the World Cup.
# fifa - Friday 9 December, 2016
98% of the victims identified so far are male – with their ages at the time of the alleged abuse ranging from seven to 20.
# fifa - Wednesday 7 December, 2016
A new video system will be trialed at the tournament in Japan.
Fifa President Gianni Infantino backs proposal, which will face vote in January 2017.
# fifa - Monday 5 December, 2016
The suspension stands.
# fifa - Friday 2 December, 2016
Marlone, Daniuska Rodrigeuz and Mohd Faiz are the players in contention.
# fifa - Wednesday 23 November, 2016
Fifa will investigate “several incidents involving the display of poppy symbols” during games in Belfast and Cardiff.
# fifa - Monday 21 November, 2016
Wales striker Hal Robson-Kanu is alongside Lionel Messi and Neymar as nominees for world football’s Goal of the Year.
# fifa - Friday 4 November, 2016
The kit has come to the fore in recent days because England and Scotland both want to wear the poppy in their upcoming game.
# fifa - Thursday 3 November, 2016
Martin O’Neill’s side wore a special commemorative jersey against Switzerland in March.
# fifa - Wednesday 2 November, 2016
FA chairman Greg Clarke insists the players will be marking Remembrance Day but world football’s governing body is standing firm.
Unai Emery and Massimiliano Allegri are two of the high-profile names that didn’t make the 10-strong shortlist.
# fifa - Monday 31 October, 2016
Fifa has launched ‘The Best’ football awards, with the gongs being handed out in January.
# fifa - Tuesday 4 October, 2016
Sepp Blatter’s successor has put forward the idea at a Colombian university.
# fifa - Tuesday 20 September, 2016
No Thunder Clap for you, lads…
# fifa - Thursday 15 September, 2016
It’s 31st again for Martin O’Neill’s side.
# fifa - Thursday 8 September, 2016
Both clubs were sanctioned in January but gave themselves time to bring in signings by appealing the decision.
# fifa - Thursday 1 September, 2016
The 70-year-old has previously said he made ‘a mistake’ regarding the bidding process for the 2006 World Cup.
# fifa - Sunday 28 August, 2016
Fifa president Gianni Infantino has explained some of his efforts towards championing reform, including the removal of a wine cellar.
# fifa - Friday 26 August, 2016
The governing body’s Ethics Committee have also called for an €18,000 fine.