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FIFA and Saarland University team up

FIFA - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:56am
The FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre (F-MARC) and Saarland University are working together on the establishment of an international registry of cases of sudden death among footballers.

DaMarcus Beasley and Michael Orozco Denied Release for USA-Mexico on April 2

US National Soccer - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 6:01am
Puebla has refused the request to release U.S. Men’s National Team defenders DaMarcus Beasley and Michael Orozco for the match between the USA and Mexico on April 2.

U.S. MNT and WNT Playlists Now Available Exclusively on Spotify

US National Soccer - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 5:44am
U.S. Soccer is connecting fans to the music of the Men’s and Women’s National Teams by creating a profile on Spotify, a digital music streaming service that provides free, on-demand access to millions of songs.

Webb: The 2010 Final changed my life

FIFA - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 4:16am
Having officiated the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final, English referee Howard Webb will once again be present in Brazil this summer. He spoke to FIFA.com about his memories of South Africa and explained how his career began.

Roundup: Red Bulls Tie Chivas USA With Header in Final Seconds

NYT Goal blog - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 10:35pm
Péguy Luyindula headed in a corner kick from Eric Alexander, preventing Chivas from ending a 16-game winless road streak.

Countdown to 2014 World Cup in Brazil: Day 74

NYT Goal blog - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 3:06pm
In an unusual move, the Netherlands has announced that Guus Hiddink will replace Louis van Gaal as the coach of its national team after the World Cup.

Klinsmann Appoints Former World Cup Champion Berti Vogts as U.S. MNT Special Advisor

US National Soccer - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 1:00pm
U.S. MNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has appointed former World Cup winner Berti Vogts to be a Special Advisor to the U.S. Men’s National Team from now through the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Vogts will aid in the development of training plans, help prepare scouting reports, and travel to observe matches of the USA’s opponents in the lead-up to the tournament and in Brazil.

Global Soccer: Fans Split on Moyes: Chosen One or the Wrong One?

NYT Goal blog - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 10:23am
If the messages visible at Old Trafford on Saturday showed anything, it is that there is division among the fans of a team going through a difficult transition.

Tony Beltran Replaces Injured Brad Evans on U.S. MNT Roster

US National Soccer - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 4:25am
U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has added Tony Beltran to the USA’s training camp roster in place of Brad Evans, who continues to recover from a calf injury suffered on March 15 against Toronto FC.

FIFA laments death of Arena de Sao Paulo worker

FIFA - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 4:43pm

FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) send their condolences to the family and colleagues of Fabio Hamilton da Cruz following his death after an accident at the Arena de Sao Paulo. 

Roundup: Own Goal by Terry Spells Doom for Chelsea

NYT Goal blog - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 2:49pm
On England’s Premier League on Saturday, Chelsea lost its first game on to Crystal Palace in 24 years.

Countdown to 2014 World Cup in Brazil: Day 75

NYT Goal blog - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 2:46pm
FIFA said that more than 2.5 million tickets have been sold for the World Cup, with tickets remaining for only seven games.

Scotland first to rule the Kingdom

FIFA - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 4:24am
It is 130 years since Scotland lifted the first-ever British Home Championship, a tournament which ran for a century that pitted the four nations of the United Kingdom against each other in an annual battle for local pride.

Countdown to 2014 World Cup in Brazil: Day 76

NYT Goal blog - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 1:30pm
FIFA has instructed World Cup referees to focus on heavy tackles from behind in Brazil.

Medical teams undergo World Cup training

FIFA - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 1:15pm

Rolled out in the lead-up to Brazil 2014, the Organising Committee's Medical Services team underwent a training programme designed to ensure injured players receive the best treatment on the pitch.

Referees prepare for World Cup

FIFA - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:44am

Referees and assistant referees from Asia, Oceania and Europe met for a week-long seminar at the Home of FIFA in Zurich in preparation for the FIFA World Cup.  

Moyes confident of fans' support

FIFA - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:15am
Manchester United manager David Moyes has said he retains the support of the majority of fans, amid reports of a planned protest.

Official Anthem of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ to be performed by Santana, Wyclef, Avicii and Alexandre Pires at the Closing Ceremony on 13 July

FIFA - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:01am
The official anthem of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, which is entitled “Dar um Jeito (We Will Find A Way)”, will be performed at the tournament’s closing ceremony in Rio de Janeiro by Carlos Santana, Wyclef, Avicii and Alexandre Pires.

Dutch Confirm Hiddink Appointment; Blind Follows in 2016

NYT Goal blog - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 5:42am
The Netherlands named two new national coaches on Friday with Guus Hiddink's appointment after the World Cup confirmed following months of speculation and Danny Blind lined up to replace him after the Euro 2016 tournament.

Germany close on USA, France hit all-time high

FIFA - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:01am
Second-placed Germany moved ever closer to long-time leaders USA, while France reached their highest-ever position, Brazil plummeted to sixth and England climbed to eighth.


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