Russian Football Union’s former president, Vyacheslav Koloskov, has spoken out against Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s call to boycott FIFAs biggest annual event, saying that their efforts will be in vain.
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Walking inside Wembley is normally quite a stressful experience for a football fan; tension, excitement, and normally a sense of impending disappointment (if you support England at least). Sunday was no different in result but there was a different atmosphere that filled the 90,000 capacity stadium in north London on this particular drizzly afternoon. Read more
Japanese electronics giant Sony Corporation is set to end their sponsorship of the World football’s governing body Fifa.
This latest fortnightly international break has seen Old Trafford be home to Lionel Messi’s Argentina and Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal; Craven Cottage welcome Jurgen Klinsmann’s USA and James Rodriguez’s Colombia; and Upton Park host Argentina against Croatia. Yet fans around the country have now been deprived of watching their own national team for more than seven years.
The head of the FA, Greg Dyke, has declared a state of crisis regarding the public’s perception of football’s governing body FIFA after a damning report criticising England’s World Cup bid was published by Judge Hans-Joachim Eckert last week.