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Trio through to Uruguay as Korea DPR retain title

Korea DPR win their third Asian U-16 Women’s Championship Korea Republic seal return to U-17 Women’s World Cup Korea DPR, Korea Republic, Japan have won seven editions between them The curtain was brought down on Asia’s qualifiers for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 on Saturday, with Korea ...

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Japan complete Asian trio headed to Uruguay 2018

Japan book ticket to next year’s FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Uruguay Young Nadeshiko beat China PR in third-place play-off Korea DPR and Korea Republic were first two from continent to seal qualification Japan edged China PR 1-0 in the match for third place at the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship ...

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The Week in Quotes

“Messi is spectacular. It’s a privilege to play with him, he always surprises, he’s from another planet.”Barcelona right-back Nelson Semedo on The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2017 finalist Lionel Messi, speaking with the club’s website following their 6-1 win over Eibar in La Liga which Messi scored four goals “That’s ...

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Paraguay’s Riveros keeping the faith

Paraguay seventh in South American qualifying, two points behind Argentina Christian Riveros aiming for third World Cup, having appeared in 2006 & 2010 Veteran midfielder says La Albirroja need maximum points from their last two games “We’re telling ourselves we can still do it.” Cristian Riveros has no intention of throwing the ...

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The Best finalists: FIFA Legends have their say

Event in London reveals The Best final candidates for seven awards Five FIFA Legends were present to help unveil the finalists Di Matteo, Okocha, Scott, Shevchenko and Shilton spoke after the event The finalists for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ were announced at an event in London, where the awards ...

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Request for information for the provision of virtual – calibrated – offside lines to be used by video assistant referees (VARs)

For its tournaments, particularly the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, FIFA intends to use video assistant refereeing systems, subject to approval by The International Football Association Board (The IFAB) in March 2018. In the course of the trials with video assistant referees (VARs), it became clear how important it is ...

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Vote now: Puskás Award and Fan Award

The shortlists for the FIFA Puskás Awardand FIFA Fan Award have been announced, and now it’s time for you to cast your vote! The much-anticipated ten-goal shortlist for the FIFA Puskás Award has now been revealed, with voting open to FIFA.com users from around the world. Who will succeed Malaysian Mohd Faiz Subri, the winner ...

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The Best final nominees revealed

Final shortlists for seven awards announced in London 2016 winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Carli Lloyd in final three again Puskás Award and Fan Award voting now open The final nominees for a host of The Best FIFA Football Awards™ have been revealed at an event in London, with the countdown ...

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Follow The Best finalists announcement

You can follow the announcement of finalists for a host of The Best FIFA Football Awards live from London on Facebook, as the final trios for a number of top awards are revealed. FIFA Legends Roberto Di Matteo, Jay Jay Okocha, Alex Scott, Andriy Shevchenko and Peter Shilton will all be ...

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