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Kochi to host women's international tournament in December ahead of AFC Asian Cup in 2022

Kerala will also host the final round of the 75th Santosh Trophy National Senior Football Championship and the next junior and sub-junior national football championships for boys and girls.

published on : 21st September 2021

Coronavirus impact: Japan backs off from hosting 2021 FIFA Club World Cup

The Club World Cup was last held in Japan in 2016, and the JFA had planned to host the 2021 edition as part of its 100th anniversary celebrations, Kyodo said.

published on : 8th September 2021

AIFF says Nepal has offered to play friendlies against India

The All India Football Federation had earlier tried to arrange international friendlies in Europe with countries from Africa and Asia, but the quarantine rules played spoilsport.

published on : 6th August 2021

UEFA announces Champions League and Europa League finals venue

Consequently, the 2023 UEFA Champions League final originally to be played in Munich will be moved to 2025.

published on : 17th July 2021

Football Association condemns racist abuse of players after England's defeat to Italy in Euro 2020 final

The England football team felt disgusted when the players were subjected to discriminatory abuse on social media following the Euro Cup final loss.

published on : 12th July 2021

Fans amass as victorious Argentina returns with Copa America trophy

The Argentinian Football Association (AFA) had not planned any official celebration given the coronavirus epidemic, which had caused the country to pull out of co-hosting the tournament.

published on : 12th July 2021

English FA fined over fan disturbances, laser pointing at Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel

The FA was also sanctioned due to "disturbances during the national anthems and setting of fireworks" by England supporters at Wembley, some of whom booed the Danish anthem.

published on : 10th July 2021

FIFA punishes Mexico yet again for anti-gay chant by fans

Mexican fans persist in aiming the chant at opposing teams' goalkeepers despite regular FIFA fines and efforts by the FA to curb the insults.

published on : 19th June 2021

Former AIFF vice-president CR Viswanathan passes away at 85

CRV, as he was affectionately called, was also the president of the Tamilnadu Football Association, Chennai District Football Association and the Coimbatore District Football Association.

published on : 17th June 2021

Euro 2020: Scotland to stand rather than kneel in anti-racism gesture

The Scotland squad switched to standing for the start of their World Cup qualifying campaign in March after head coach Steve Clarke claimed the knee gesture had become "a little bit diluted".

published on : 11th June 2021

English FA chooses first female leader in 158-year history

The experienced businesswoman is set to join the English FA in January, 14 months after Greg Clarke resigned in fallout from making offensive comments at a parliamentary meeting.

published on : 8th June 2021

Senior Vice President of Goa Football Association Lavinio Rebello passes away

Lavinio Rebello was also the Deputy Chairperson of the AIFF Futsal and Beach Soccer Committee, along with his administrative role in the GFA.

published on : 10th May 2021

'Remedy needed' - VAR grumbles blight German Bundesliga's opening weekend

The VAR enjoyed a largely successful debut at the World Cup in Russia, but continues to be the source of much debate and disgruntlement in Germany.

published on : 27th August 2018

England skipper Harry Kane says scoring winner in FIFA World Cup opener is dream come true

Kane's brace of goals had enabled England to edge past a gritty Tunisia in its opening match at the FIFA World Cup in Russia.

published on : 20th June 2018

No SNS, WAGs for South Korea during FIFA World Cup

While each team at the 2018 World Cup will have its own Do's and Don'ts, South Korea are one of the teams that certainly aren't liberal when it comes to rules during the World Cup.

published on : 19th June 2018
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