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Little known football statistics

📊📊There were nine passes in the build up to Carlos Alberto Torres’ goal against Italy in the 1970 World Cup final – this remains the most in the build-up to a goal in a World Cup final since 1966. 📊📊Brazil’s Jairzinho completed 47 dribbles at the 1970 World Cup – since 1966, only Diego Maradona […]

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Reports: Wenger Joining FIFA in Technical Role

Out of front-line soccer since ending a two-decade coaching career at Arsenal that many credit with revolutionizing English soccer, Arsène Wenger has agreed to join FIFA to spread his gospel to a wider audience. Wenger, a 69-year-old Frenchman, has agreed to become FIFA’s technical head, though his official title with the organization has not been […]

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The 17 rules of Soccer

By Syosset Soccer Club  Soccer’s rules and regulations are maintained and updated annually by the International Football Association Board (IFAB). The board consists of eight members, four of which come from FIFA, and the other four coming from England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales – all countries that contributed to the development of the sport. […]

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World Cup 2018 schedule: Groups, fixtures, kickoff time and venues in Russia

Group A: Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Uruguay Group B: Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Iran Group C: France, Australia, Peru, Denmark Group D: Argentina, Iceland, Croatia, Nigeria Group E: Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Serbia Group F: Germany, Mexico, Sweden, South Korea Group G: Belgium, Panama, Tunisia, England Group H: Poland, Senegal, Colombia, Japan Schedule GROUP STAGE Date […]

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Ceferin elected as FIFA President

Aleksander Čeferin has been elected as UEFA’s seventh President at the European body’s Extraordinary Congress in Athens. The 48-year-old Slovenian received 42 votes from UEFA’s member associations, against 13 votes for the other candidate, Michael van Praag (Netherlands). In taking the helm of European football, Čeferin follows Ebbe Schwartz (Denmark), Gustav Wiederkehr (Switzerland), Artemio Franchi […]