Football Archive


UEFA appoints VERO Communications

London, March 27, 2014: The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), the governing body of European football, has today appointed VERO Communications to help develop and support its international communications activities. VERO is pleased to announce this partnership as UEFA completes its 38th Ordinary Congress in Astana, Kazakhstan. Working closely with UEFA


FIFA and BWI discuss

Zurich: FIFA President Blatter has opened a meeting with a delegation of the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) and affiliated national unions, headed by BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson and BWI President Per Olof Sjöö, at the Home of FIFA in Zurich. The meeting was chaired by FIFA Executive Committee member


Media accreditation for NRH

Zurich, March 2014: Please note that this accreditation period is only for NRH media and only a very limited number of accreditations will be accepted. The main purpose is to allow a small number of domestic broadcasters to cover the event on home soil. As a general rule, NRH access will be limited


Belo Horizonte to host the world at the FIFA World Cup™

London, United Kingdom, March 20, 2014: Delegates from the city of Belo Horizonte, which will host six matches at the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ including a semi-final, visited London today as part of Goal to Brasil, a dedicated travel exhibition and press conference for the cities that will host England games during


Bidding process opened for eight FIFA competitions

FIFA competitions, FIFA has opened the bidding process for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019™ as well as seven more competitions, which are the FIFA Club World Cups from 2015 to 2018, the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2017, the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2018 and the FIFA U-20 Women’s World


NFF projects US US$12million for World Cup

Cairo, Mar 12, 2014: Eyeing 2014 World Cup glory, the Nigerian Football Federation has projected that the reigning African champions require a budget of N2 billion, equivalent to about US $12 million, to mount a successful challenge in Brazil, resources which the country’s Senate is set to approve after it heaped praises


Counting down to the FIFA World Cup

Sao Paulo: A hundred days remaining to the beginning of the FIFA World Cup™, São Paulo is under the expectation of hosting six games of the biggest sporting event on the planet. Its preparations include projects related to social and economic development of the east area of the city, including new jobs


First-ever World University American Football

Lausanne, Feb 28, 2014: May 2014 will be a historic date for FISU as the very first World University Championship in American Football will be organised. This new event will take place in the Swedish city of Uppsala, from May 1 to 11. The Championship is almost here and the WUC department


Media accreditation for AFC Asian Cup a 2015

Kuala Lumpur, Feb 13, 2014: Media accreditation for the AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 official draw is now open. The accreditation window will close on March 20, 2014. The official draw for Asia’s premier football competition will be held at the iconic Sydney Opera House on March 26, 2014, at 1900 hrs.


Cape Verdean appeal dismissed

Lausanne, Feb 04, 2014: The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed by the Cape Verdean Football Federation (FCF) against the FIFA Appeal Committee (the FIFA AC) decision of 23 September 2013. In such decision, the FIFA AC entirely confirmed an earlier decision of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee