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Fifa president Gianni Infantino calls India a 'passionate giant' of football

Sep 28, 2016

Fifa president Gianni Infantino calls India a 'passionate giant' of football

Fifa President Gianni Infantino on Tuesday described India as the "passionate giant" of football and asked AIFF to ensure that there is a steady growth of the sport in the country. #India #football #FIFA #KickingAround #AIFF #FIFA U-17 World Cup #Gianni Infantino
Sam Allardyce says he is 'deeply disappointed' after 67-day reign as England manager comes to end

Sep 28, 2016

Sam Allardyce says he is 'deeply disappointed' after 67-day reign as England manager comes to end

Sam Allardyce's reign as England manager came to a humiliating end on Tuesday as he departed after just 67 days in charge following his controversial comments in a newspaper sting. #football #FIFA #England #KickingAround #Sunderland #FA #Roy Hodgson #Daily Telegraph #West Ham United #Sam Allardyce #Martin Glenn #Greg Clarke
Official emblem for 2017 Fifa U-17 World Cup to held in India unveiled

Sep 27, 2016

Official emblem for 2017 Fifa U-17 World Cup to held in India unveiled

The Local Organising Committee of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 (LOC) today unveiled the official emblem for what will be the country's first international football event. #India #football #FIFA #KickingAround #AIFF #All India Football Federation #Indian Football #FIFA U-17 World Cup #Gianni Infantino #Javier Ceppi #AFC U16 Championships
AFC congress to elect Fifa council representative ends in 20 minutes after protest vote

Sep 27, 2016

AFC congress to elect Fifa council representative ends in 20 minutes after protest vote

An Asian football congress to elect representatives to the Fifa Council closed after just 20 minutes on Tuesday after members rejected the agenda in protest at a Qatari official being barred from the poll. #football #FIFA #Praful Patel #KickingAround #AIFF #AFC #Gianni Infantino #Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa #Qatar Football Association #Saoud Al-Mohannadi
Fifa under fire over move to disband racism task force

Sep 27, 2016

Fifa under fire over move to disband racism task force

However, Fifa secretary-general Fatma Samoura said the world body could live with the perception that it was too soon to end the task force's work. #football #FIFA #Sepp Blatter #KickingAround #Gordon Brown #Racism #Prince Ali bin Hussein #Gianni Infantino #FIFA Diversity award #Soccerex Global Football Convention
'Thrilling for football in India': Slum Soccer wins inaugural FIFA Diversity Award

Sep 27, 2016

'Thrilling for football in India': Slum Soccer wins inaugural FIFA Diversity Award

'Slum Soccer' winning the inaugural FIFA Diversity award will mean the world to India, better known for its cricket than football, the CEO Abhijeet Barse. #India #FIFA #Slum Soccer #KickingAround #Unicef #Shareworthy #Abhijeet Barse #FIFA Diversity award #Soccerex Global Football Convention
Deal between Fifa and Ballon d'Or ends; award to return home to France

Sep 17, 2016

Deal between Fifa and Ballon d'Or ends; award to return home to France

The Ballon d'Or deal between France football and Fifa has ended, the French publication and football's governing body announced on Friday. The coveted award will now return to its original home #France #Lionel Messi #FIFA #Sepp Blatter #KickingAround #Cristiano Ronaldo #Ballon d'Or
Fifa chief hits out at efforts to undermine 2018 World Cup in Russia; defends Vitaly Mutko

Sep 16, 2016

Fifa chief hits out at efforts to undermine 2018 World Cup in Russia; defends Vitaly Mutko

FIFA President Gianni Infantino hit out at attempts to "undermine" the World Cup in Russia, saying he will not judge the country on the investigation which documented a state-sponsored doping program that included football #FIFA #2018 FIFA World Cup #Russia World Cup #Gianni Infantino #Russian doping scandal #Vitaly Mutko #Richard McLaren #Russian doping controversy
India jump four places to 148 in latest Fifa rankings, Brazil enter top five

Sep 15, 2016

India jump four places to 148 in latest Fifa rankings, Brazil enter top five

The Indian football team jumped four places to be at 148th spot in the latest Fifa rankings released on Thursday, on the back of an impressive 4-1 win over higher-ranked Puerto Rico last week. #India #Brazil #Australia #Germany #FIFA #Iran #Argentina #KickingAround #Belgium #Colombia #Puerto Rico #AFC #Laos #Asian Football Confederation
New Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin faces big decisions amid high hopes and doubts

Sep 15, 2016

New Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin faces big decisions amid high hopes and doubts

Aleksander Ceferin went into his first day in charge of European football on Thursday facing big decisions, high hopes and some doubts over how a little-known official from Slovenia could become president of the most powerful football confederation. #France #Russia #Germany #Slovenia #FIFA #England #KickingAround #UEFA #Michel Platini #Michael van Praag #Gianni Infantino #Martin Glenn #Reinhard Grindel #Aleksander Ceferin