Archive for the 'FIFA' Category

April 2nd, 2014

FIFA fines (450k Swiss Franc) and bans FC Barcelona from 2 transfer windows

image from FIFA.com The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned the Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF) and Spanish club FC Barcelona for breaches relating to the international transfer and registration of players under the age of 18. The sanctions follow investigations initially conducted by FIFA Transfer Matching System GmbH ...
March 18th, 2014

Julian Green Applies For One Time Change Of Association

This just in. Julian Green has decided to pledge his future to the US Mens National Team by applying for a one time change of association with FIFA. This is news that every USMNT fan has been waiting for. One of the brightest up and coming players in the Bundesliga has committed to a future with the USMNT and that is very good news. Julian Green has ...
March 18th, 2014

Report :: Jack Warner Paid $1.2 Million By Mohamed Bin Hammam

~~ We still doing this?  And if we are, will anything change or is this just going to keep pissing people off as more information trickles out.... via Guardian World football's governing body is likely to face renewed pressure over the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, following publication by the Daily Telegraph of claims of new ...
March 11th, 2014

McDonalds Offer Player Escort Program For 25 US Kids

Whenever I see young kids escort players out of the tunnel and onto the pitch before the match, I always think about what a cool moment that must be for those young kids. I would imagine that it is about as memorable a moment as most kids will have. McDonald's USA is giving kids a once in a lifetime chance where they will get to walk out with players ...
February 26th, 2014

FIFA Interview w/ Borussia Dortmund Head Coach Jurgen Klopp

~~  Love this dude's personality... Open, inviting, funny and intense all at once...... via FIFA Plenty in the game’s personalities live and breathe football, but if there is one man whose passion and exuberance seemingly outdoes the rest it would be Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp. The 46-year-old first took charge of BVB in July ...
February 13th, 2014

FIFA Launches ‘The BIG 5 – Transfer Window Analysis’

~~  Interesting to see the breakdown in a public space like FIFA....  Pretty cool read if you're into that sort of thing.... via FIFA FIFA TMS has launched a brand new report – The BIG 5: Transfer Window Analysis January 2014 – with analysis of international transfers involving clubs ...
February 6th, 2014

EA Announces EA SPORTS 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

FIFA fans, here you go: Experience all the Fun, Excitement, and Drama of Football’s Greatest Event. Multiple improvements and innovations to the award-winning gameplay of FIFA 14, plus 100 new animations, make EA SPORTS™ 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ the most accessible, fun, and exciting EA SPORTS FIFA title on Xbox 360 and PlayStation ...
January 23rd, 2014

Pitbull, J. Lo and Claudia Leitte – Official Track of 2014 World Cup

It's official. A track by Pitbull featuring Claudi Leitte and J. Lo has been named the anthem for this year's World Cup. The song is called We Are One (Ole Ola)and it is going to be performed at the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup. As well as probably be played about 1 billion times leading up to and during the World Cup. I never really ...