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FIFA president Sepp Blatter is committed to standing for a fifth term in office despite another turbulent year which has seen his leadership questioned time and again, reports Press Association Sport.
Blatter, 78, has been FIFA president since 1998 and is determined to stand in May's presidential elections as he seeks to maintain power at the top of football's world governing body.
Candidates have until the end of January to declare their intention to stand, with former FIFA official Jerome Champagne...
MARRAKECH, Morocco -- FIFA says the 2018 World Cup final will be played on Sunday, July 15.
Confirming the tournament dates on Friday, the FIFA executive committee agreed that the opening match will be played on a Thursday, June 14.
Meanwhile, FIFA also agreed on Friday that a final decision on the timing of the 2022 World Cup will be taken in March of next year. The November-December 2022 time-frame remains the most likely time in order to avoid the extreme heat of the summer.
The 2018 World Cup...
This week's biggest news stories of the week saw a true great of the modern game bow out, Manchester United step closer to another big-money deal and FIFA and Qatar do yet more wonders for their respective reputations.
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Thierry Henry calling time on his playing career was widely expected, and that allowed him the time to stage-manage his announcement perfectly. The striker picked what could be predicted as a quiet news day to make...