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Surprise and emotion as official uniform presented to volunteers

FIFA - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 6:05pm

One volunteer got a pleasant surprise when the person presenting him with his official FIFA World Cup uniform turned out to be his hero Zico in disguise.

Roundup: Howard Records His Second Consecutive Shutout as Everton Moves Up

NYT Goal blog - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 3:31pm
Everton leapfrogged past Arsenal into the top four in England’s Premier League with a 1-0 victory on Saturday at last-place Sunderland on Saturday.

Arsenal 4, Wigan 2 (SO): Arsenal and Wenger Avoid a Nightmare and Advance to F.A. Cup Final

NYT Goal blog - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 3:26pm
The Gunners have a long history of falling just short in their quest for a trophy, and they came close to extending that dubious run against Wigan.

25 Years After Stadium Disaster, Liverpool Still Mourns

NYT Goal blog - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 12:33pm
Liverpool F.C. is in position to win the Premier League for the first time since 1990, but that has not soothed the feelings of a city that still remembers the Hillsborough stadium disaster of 1989, when 96 Liverpool fans were killed.

Countdown to 2014 World Cup in Brazil: Day 61

NYT Goal blog - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 12:16pm
The U.S. international striker Jozy Altidore has fallen on barren times at his English club, Sunderland.

Six modern cup miracles

FIFA - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 5:38am
With lower division sides Wigan Athletic, Sheffield United and Angers in the English FA Cup and Coupe de France semi-finals, we recall six memorable cup runs from the countries since the millennium.

61 days to go

FIFA - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:17am
FIFA.com is counting down to Brazil 2014 with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. We continue with the strange tale of the first World Cup Golden Boot winner.

The official World Cup Magazine - Episode 28

FIFA - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 3:52am

The 28th episode of the official 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Video Magazine focuses on superstars from Brazil and Italy.

Countdown to 2014 World Cup in Brazil: Day 62

NYT Goal blog - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 3:07pm
Italy’s Coach Cesare Prandelli has called in 42 players for fitness tests on Monday and Tuesday ahead of his World Cup training camp.

Rossi return gives Italy World Cup boost

FIFA - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 2:52pm

Italy head coach has been able to name Fiorentina's Giuseppe Rossi on his 42-man squad for training next week after the striker reported back for training with his club after suffering a knee injury. 

Referees continue World Cup preparations

FIFA - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:51am
A group of referees and assistant referees from Africa, CONCACAF and South America have convened at the Home of FIFA in Zurich for a week-long seminar to prepare for the FIFA World Cup.

Final gamers secure their seats

FIFA - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:43am

The final names to secure a ticket to Brazil through online qualification are confirmed. It's time to pack for Brazil!

Bayern Munich and Real Madrid to Meet in Champions League Semis

NYT Goal blog - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 8:25am
The two favorites to win the UEFA Champions League, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid, were matched against one another in the semifinals in a draw held Friday in Nyon, Switzerland.

Development seminar a success in Norway

FIFA - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 7:18am
A seminar on developing the game which was attended by General Secretaries from FIFA’s 53 Member Associations in Europe took place at the Ullevaal Stadium in Oslo, Norway on 10 April.

Real-Bayern, Atletico-Chelsea in last four

FIFA - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 6:49am
Bayern Munich will play Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League semi-finals, while Chelsea will do battle with Barcelona's conquerors, Atletico Madrid.

All dressed up for the World Cup party

FIFA - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 6:02am
The official volunteer uniforms for Brazil 2014 were unveiled on Thursday at a runway show forming part of Fashion Rio Week. Participating in the event were a host of Brazilian stars and a group of lucky volunteers. 

Mexican students thwart Brazilian masters

FIFA - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 5:48am

Ahead of the nations’ group meeting at Brazil 2014, FIFA.com looks at a fascinating relationship which began with A Seleção’s exhilarating triumph at Mexico 1970.

62 days to go

FIFA - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:52am
FIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. Today, we pay tribute to the man who lit up Chile 1962.

Sports Briefing: Valencia Rallies in Europa League

NYT Goal blog - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:52pm
Valencia fought back from a three-goal first-leg deficit by beating Basel, 5-0, in extra time to qualify for the Europa League semifinals.

Countdown to 2014 World Cup in Brazil: Day 63

NYT Goal blog - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 4:16pm
Mark Geiger will be the first match official from the United States to work at the World Cup since 2002.


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