On the day, that the world soccer governing body, FIFA announced the members of their Technical Advisory Group to discuss the future of the women's game, the head of the group, double World Cup-winning coach Jill Ellis, declared that her plans to make the Women's World Cup a biennial event is not a "foregone conclusion" but one that will "go to a vote".
Former Harambee Starlets captain Doreen Nabwire has been appointed to FIFA’s Technical Advisory Group on the growth and advancement of the Women’s game. The Technical Advisory Group, headed by former United States Women’s National Team coach Jillian Ellis, is comprised of players, coaches, referees, administrators, sports scientists and executives, from each of the six continental confederations.
Liverpool FC faced South American Flamengo in the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup final in Qatar.During an interview with One football, Right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold talked about how surprised he was at the quality of the match brought by the Brazilian team and their supporters. Liverpool’s right-back was asked if Brazilians...
Former US women’s national team coach Jill Ellis has defended a proposition to hold the FIFA Women’s World Cup every two years. Ellis has been announced head of FIFA’s Technical Advisory Group to discuss the future of women’s football. The group is made up of coaches, referees, administrators, sports scientists...
There is currently a debate around whether or not Mohamed Salah is the best player in the world, but when he joined Liverpool in the summer of 2017, the main talking point seemed to be whether he could cope there. After not being given a chance at Chelsea, the Egypt...
Bayern Munich and AC Milan are interested in signing Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino, according to SportAndGoal, as cited by LFC Transfer Room. Bayern Munich and AC Milan are reportedly looking to sign the Brazilian due to the fact that they both possess an ageing forward or two. Bayern Munich forward...
The future of South African Pitso Mosimane, Al-Ahly coach, in the Red Castle, is still a matter of controversy, after the coach lost the two Egyptian Premier League championships last season to Zamalek before returning and losing the Egyptian Super to the Vanguards of the Army, and then a controversial stumble against the National Guard in a positive 1-1 draw in The face of going to the 32nd round of the African Champions League is waiting for the return match.. which is what we shed light on in the following lines..
(MENAFN- Khaleej Times) Emirates flight EK0573 from Kolkata is preparing to take off for Dubai. A voice crackles on the public address system, it is the captain of the aircraft making an announcement.“We are proud to have the West Indies women's T20 World Cup champions onboard,” the captain says proudly, his voice drowned out by the cheers from the rest of the passengers.
Real Madrid could be forced to turn to signing a right back next summer as Dani Carvajal’s fitness issues continue to trouble the Merengues every now and then. While Alvaro Odriozola will return from loan at Fiorentina next summer, it is hard to imagine the Whites entrusting the Spanish international for a regular role. He has yet to prove his worth and has been a weak link for the team in the past for more than one reason.
Liverpool sporting director Michael Edwards is interesting Real Madrid. His contract expires in the summer and in August The Athletic reported Edwards had informed Liverpool bosses he would leave at the end of the season. And his availability has alerted Real president Florentino Perez. Real have made no mystery of...
Gianni Infantino’s tour, currently going on in several countries, is a cause of concern for the soccer industry. It has been extensively reported that the FIFA president’s goal is to gather wider approval to support a World Cup championship every two years, instead of every four years, as it has been happening for the last 91 years.
Michael Carrick might just be the most underrated player in Premier League history. When you consider just how crucial the former England midfielder proved to be for Manchester United under Sir Alex Ferguson, it's staggering to think of how little praise he actually receives. While, sure, Carrick never reached the...
Arsene Wenger hasn't had an idea this badly-received since signing his last Arsenal contract. FIFA's Head of Global Development is said to be in favour of the idea of biennial World Cups, which the governing body is set to discuss this week. A World Cup every other year certainly feels like ordering takeaway every week instead of just your average, monthly amount - but not everyone thinks it's a good idea.
Real Madrid admire Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold, according to Fichajes, as cited by The Anfield Buzz’s Twitter account. The report states that the La Liga club are considering making a move for the 23-year-old. ANFIELD WATCH VERDICT. Alexander-Arnold has been exceptional for Liverpool in recent years. The right-back has been...
Is Wenger's plan for biennial World Cups 'a stupid idea' or 'the right solution' for football's congested calendar?
The Frenchman has caused controversy with his plans for a revamp of the international match calendar, but he is adamant it would be best for the game. Belgium duo Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard were forced to pull out of last Sunday's Nations League third-placed play-off with Italy because of "muscle overloads".
The Club World Cup faces an unknown fate, after Japan withdrew from organizing the tournament amid news about the direction of the International Football Association (FIFA) to postpone its date, which was scheduled for next December. According to the British newspaper, “Daily Mirror”, FIFA is seriously considering postponing the Club...
World Cup proposal would still have 'magic' like Super Bowl or Champions League, says FIFA's Gianni Infantino
A biennial World Cup will not dilute the "magic" of the tournament as its frequency would have no bearing on its quality and prestige, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Tuesday. Soccer's world governing body FIFA is conducting a feasibility study into the practicalities of staging a World Cup every...
Oct 12 (Reuters) - A biennial World Cup will not dilute the "magic" of the tournament as its frequency would have no bearing on its quality and prestige, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Tuesday. Soccer's world governing body FIFA is conducting a feasibility study into the practicalities of staging...