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December 20, 2018 1:17 AM Tottenham confirm Son Heung-Min will go to Asian Cup after Man United game

Spurs struck a deal with Korea at the start of the season whereby they agreed that Son could play in the Asian Games, which is not on FIFA's official calendar, in August as long as he missed their international friendlies in November and the first two group matches at the Asian Cup in United Arab Emirates against Philippines and Kyrgyzstan. South Korea 132

December 16, 2018 4:18 AM Real Madrid's Courtois: Atletico boss Simeone criticises us 'to be popular with his fans'

Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has accused Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone of criticising Real "to be popular with his fans." Earlier this month, Simeone claimed former Chelsea keeper Courtois had won FIFA's The Best Goalkeeper award only because he plays for Real. The Atleti coach also said star forward Antoine Griezmann should have won the Ballon 108

November 30, 2018 10:30 AM Manchester City starlets at risk with new FIFA loan proposal

MANCHESTER, England -- Manchester City would have to sell many of their young prospects if FIFA's proposed clampdown on loans was introduced, according to Pep Guardiola. The world football governing body is ready to limit the number of players clubs can loan out from the start of the 2020-21 campaign, according to The Times. Under new rules, clubs would 97

November 29, 2018 4:02 PM Man United's leopard print leads FIFA 19 shirts that will never be worn by players

Manchester United fans now have the opportunity to part with real money in exchange for a new kit that doesn't technically exist. To clarify, Adidas have released a range of limited edition "digital fourth kits" for United -- as well Juventus, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid -- that will only be worn by the teams in FIFA 19. Created in collaboration with EA Sports 90

November 28, 2018 5:28 PM Soccer: FIFA ethics committee member resigns following investigation

ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA’s ethics committee member Sundra Rajoo resigned on Wednesday, one week after being suspended from his post following an investigation by an anti-corruption unit in his native Malaysia, the global soccer body said. FIFA said in a statement that it had “taken note of the resignation with immediate effect of Mr Sundra Rajoo as a deputy 118

November 21, 2018 1:35 PM FIFA ethics committee judge arrested in Malaysia on suspicion of corruption

A FIFA ethics committee judge has been arrested in Malaysia on suspicion of corruption. Sundra Rajoo's lawyer told the Associated Press his client had been detained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) after returning from FIFA business in Zurich the previous evening. The lawyer, Cheow Wee, said a court refused a request for a seven-day 128

November 21, 2018 1:23 PM Nigeria must not forget value of experience in hunt for AFCON gold

Within a space of three days, Nigeria sealed qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, and then began preparations for the competition with an international friendly against Uganda in Asaba. Failure to qualify for the last two editions of the flagship continental tournament since their 2013 title-winning feat has seen almost an entire generation 96

November 2, 2018 3:46 PM Soccer: Four Balkan countries consider 2030 World Cup, Euro 2028 bids

VARNA, Bulgaria (Reuters) - Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia and Romania are considering a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup and the European championship two years earlier, Balkan countries’ officials said on Friday. No Balkan nation has hosted the World Cup while the former Yugoslavia, which broke up in 1991, hosted the four-country European Championships 100

October 30, 2018 12:43 PM Spanish FA vice president arrested as part of corruption probe

Spanish football association (RFEF) vice president Andreu Subies was arrested on Tuesday morning as part of a police operation that previously included former president Angel Maria Villar resigning on corruption charges. Subies, the former president of the Catalan Football Federation (FCF), joined the RFEF in May after Luis Rubiales was appointed president 73

October 14, 2018 6:38 PM Kuwait boss Romeo Jozak to use Australia as a measuring stick

Kuwait coach Romeo Jozak is looking forward to seeing where his team stands in Asian football with the visit of Australia on Monday. Jozak, a former technical director of the Croatian FA, was charged in July with leading Kuwait back into the upper echelons of Asian football after a two-year FIFA ban from international competitions was lifted in December 85