A cannon, a boot and faith in youth

Fri, 26 May 2017 09:38:00 GMT

A club’s incredible, eternal trust in kids features in's latest stats review, along with an astonishing average attendance and some supersonic sprint finishes for scoring prizes.

Member associations release reports on intermediaries

Wed, 24 May 2017 10:43:00 GMT

Over the past year, FIFA TMS Integrity and Compliance has contacted member associations to locate their respective reports and to determine what information has been published by each one of them.

Spain crowned record U-17 European champions

Sat, 20 May 2017 08:40:00 GMT

Spain defeat England on penalties after dramatic final for record-extending ninth UEFA U-17 European Championship title, with finalists to be joined by Germany, France and Turkey at this year's FIFA U-17 World Cup.

32 days to go: David Villa’s memorable hat-trick

Tue, 16 May 2017 09:18:00 GMT has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia, and from now until the start, we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today, we reveal the oldest player to score a hat-trick at the competition.

Champions forged and stars ignited

Mon, 15 May 2017 12:02:00 GMT

With kick off at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 fast approaching, we take a look back on some of the stars to have emerged from the tournament over its 40-year history.

England and Germany book tickets to India

Sat, 13 May 2017 13:07:00 GMT

England and Germany booked their places at the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after progressing to the semi-finals of the UEFA U-17 European Championship in Croatia.

35 days to go: Spain’s unbeaten run comes to an end

Sat, 13 May 2017 09:16:00 GMT has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia, and from now until the start we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today we tell the story of one of the most unexpected results in the competition’s history: when USA defeated Spain. 

Spain and Turkey secure India berths

Fri, 12 May 2017 12:52:00 GMT

Spain and Turkey booked their tickets to the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 with quarter-final victories at the UEFA U-17 European Championship in Croatia on Friday.

Kids, megs and Mengão monopoly

Fri, 12 May 2017 06:57:00 GMT

Multiple nutmegs, two wunderkinds, a dribble from deep and a dramatic title race feature in’s latest stats review, along with Brazil’s unbeatability on the beach.

Real set up Cardiff meeting with Juve

Wed, 10 May 2017 21:42:00 GMT

Reigning European champions Real Madrid booked their place in the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League final with a 4-2 aggregate victory over local rivals Atletico Madrid.

Atleti and Monaco hoping for miracles

Mon, 08 May 2017 18:22:00 GMT

Comfortable first-leg semi-final winners against Atletico Madrid and Monaco, by 3-0 and 2-0 scorelines respectively, Real Madrid and Juventus are close to setting up a repeat of their 1997 UEFA Champions League final, which ended with Los Blancos winning the trophy for a seventh time.

Relive the Europe regional final in Madrid

Sat, 06 May 2017 07:25:00 GMT

Madrid played host to the FUT Champions Season 2 regional finals for the Europe region. Contestants battled it out not just for the title, but for eight berths at the FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Championship in Berlin on 19 and 20 May.

An old rabbit and a monster from Madeira

Fri, 05 May 2017 06:24:00 GMT

A skyscraping striker and a little keeper feature in’s stats review, alongside with an immortal Italian, an insatiable Portuguese and a very old club finally tasting silverware.

Second chance in Madrid

Thu, 04 May 2017 18:43:00 GMT

This Saturday, the best 32 European gamers from FUT Champions Season 2 will be descending on Madrid, where the top eight performers will book themselves a berth in Berlin.

European crown and World Cup berths on the line

Wed, 03 May 2017 10:54:00 GMT

From Wednesday onwards 16 teams will do battle for the U-17 European Championship title in Croatia, with the five best sides also qualifying for the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India in the autumn. One of the participating teams is the smallest nation ever to reach the tournament.

Ronaldo hat-trick sinks Atletico

Tue, 02 May 2017 22:06:00 GMT looks back at Tuesday's UEFA Champions League semi-final, first leg between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid in photos.

Juve test for Monaco, Madrid's finest meet again

Mon, 01 May 2017 14:58:00 GMT

Opponents in last year’s UEFA Champions League final, Real Madrid and Atletico face off once again, while tournament revelations Monaco take on Juventus and their formidable defence.

Trezeguet: Real tie could be revenge for Griezmann

Mon, 01 May 2017 09:16:00 GMT

David Trezeguet speaks to about the UEFA Champions League semi-final between his former teams Monaco and Juventus and assesses Antoine Griezmann's contribution for club and country ahead of a key period for Atletico Madrid and France. 

The Week in Quotes

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:09:00 GMT

This week features Roma legends Francesco Totti and Daniele De Rossi, reaction to Barcelona's 3-2 win in the latest edition of El Clasico and thoughts from coaches to the European qualifying draw for the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™.

Dollars, droughts and a half-millennium

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:34:00 GMT

Mind-blowing payrolls and the end of mind-boggling indestructability feature in’s latest stats review, along with landmark goals in the English, Italian and Spanish capitals.

The Week in Quotes

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 09:43:00 GMT

This week the football world grieves the passing of former Aston Villa, England, Middlesbrough and Rangers defender Ugo Ehiogu, while Dani Alves reveals how he consoled former team-mate Neymar after Juventus' victory over Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League.

Madrid derby teed up, Juve to tackle Monaco

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:37:00 GMT

Reigning champions Real Madrid will face neighbours Atletico Madrid, while Monaco meet Juventus, when the four remaining sides fight for a place at the UEFA Champions League final in Cardiff.

Origins, wunderkinds and the pride of Pot 4

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:25:00 GMT

Eleven players from 11 countries, a 21-year wait for the same starting XI and underdogs mocking the seeding system make’s latest stats review, along with two starlets and a lob.

Juventus and Monaco advance to semis

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 22:34:00 GMT

Juventus and Monaco built on their first-leg performances to secure spots in the UEFA Champions League semi-finals with assured displays in Wednesday’s quarter-final, second legs.

Cristiano cracks another milestone

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 01:52:00 GMT

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo ticked off yet another major milestone on Tuesday as his side secured a dramatic extra-time win over Bayern Munich to advance to the UEFA Champions League semi-finals.

Madrid clubs make last four

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:07:00 GMT

The city of Madrid’s love affair with the UEFA Champions League will continue into the semi-finals of this season’s competition after both Atletico and Real triumphed in their quarter-final ties on Tuesday evening.

Spot-kicks, sackings and Allicadabra

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 06:38:00 GMT

A long streak of domination and an Argentinian legend's return to the pitch feature in’s latest stats review, along with a new milestone for a prodigy in north London, the end of an impressive spot-kick run, and a teenager making all the headlines on Europe's greatest stage.

Cristiano's incredible century

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:53:00 GMT


Cristiano Ronaldo is the first player to reach a century of goals in European club competition, reaching the incredible milestone against Bayern Munich in the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League.

Madrid pair, Monaco claim upper hand

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 22:29:00 GMT

It was a good Wednesday for the Madrid-based clubs in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, as Atletico and Real earned aggregate advantages for next week’s decisive second legs. Monaco also have an advantage to take home following their rescheduled match in Germany.

Juventus cruise past Barcelona in Turin

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 22:07:00 GMT

Juventus are in the driver’s seat to reach the UEFA Champions League semi-final after a well-earned 3-0 home win over Barcelona in their quarter-final, first leg, clash on Tuesday evening.

The Week in Quotes

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:58:00 GMT

This week we hear from Dirk Kuyt on a lucky escape, Lukas Podolski and Francesco Totti discuss the past and future, Kazuyoshi Miura reveals his football dream and Paulinho basks in a memorable performance for Brazil.

Powerhouses impress, Celtic duo play out stalemate

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:28:00 GMT

The initial instalment of the fifth round of European qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ were notable for the big guns confirming their lofty status, Republic of Ireland and Wales playing out a tense draw, and Gianluigi Buffon attaining another remarkable milestone.

High stakes as qualifying resumes in Europe

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:00:00 GMT previews the latest round of qualifiers in Europe, where some of the continent's heavyweights face crucial matches in the race to secure direct passage to Russia 2018.

League leaders continue relentless march

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:28:00 GMT looks back at the action in women’s club football in France, Germany, Spain and Italy, where the league leaders all consolidated their positions with resounding victories this weekend.

Intriguing draw maps out quarter-final clashes

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:46:00 GMT

The UEFA Champions League quarter-final draw has laid out a blend of titanic and intriguing meetings on the road to the final in Cardiff, and the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017.

Double-triples and a long shot

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 06:41:00 GMT

A shot from a circle, hat-trick heaven and Old Continent keepers feature in’s latest stats review, along with the underscoring of a decision to swap selling houses for saving shots.

Atletico and Monaco into quarter-finals

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 22:37:00 GMT

Atletico Madrid and Monaco completed the quarter-final line-up for the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League after claiming second-leg results in their Round of 16 ties on Wednesday.

Leicester surprise Sevilla, Juventus advance

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 22:30:00 GMT

Leicester City and Juventus advanced to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League after convincing second-leg performances in their Round of 16 ties on Tuesday.

The Week in Quotes

Sat, 11 Mar 2017 12:04:00 GMT

This week, we get reaction from Barcelona's incredible UEFA Champions League comeback victory over Paris Saint-Germain, Dimitri Payet explains why he left West Ham United and Xabi Alonso makes an important announcement.

Rangel and Corral doing Mexico proud in Spain

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:43:00 GMT

Mexican pair Nayeli Rangel and Charlyn Corral speak about life playing in Spain, their upcoming match against each other and the upcoming launch of a new women's league back home.

Comebacks and continental glory

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 06:08:00 GMT

A giant sent toppling down the Andes mountains, disbelief in a belief-captioned cup, and one of the most famous kicks in European history feature in’s latest stats review, along with the reason eagles should never fly to Germany.

World Cup winner Alonso to hang up boots

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 14:45:00 GMT

2010 FIFA World Cup™ winner Xabi Alonso has confirmed he will retire when his contract expires with German champions Bayern Munich at the end of the season.

European trio celebrate international success

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 12:02:00 GMT

SheBelieves Cup, Algarve Cup, Cyprus Cup – there has been plenty of international women's football to enjoy over the last few days, including a number of teams making history. runs the rule over the recent world-class action.

Barcelona stun PSG, Dortmund advance

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 22:53:00 GMT

Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund joined Bayern Munich and Real Madrid in next week’s quarter-final draw for the UEFA Champions League after claiming victories in their Round of 16, second leg, matches on Wednesday.

Spain crowned Algarve Cup champions

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 20:43:00 GMT

Spain were crowned Algarve Cup 2017 champions for the first time in their history and in their first ever participation in the competition when they defeated holders Canada 1-0 in the final in Portugal.

Pavon: Women’s football is booming

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 08:18:00 GMT

Victoria Pavon tells about her experiences as president of Leganes and why she's encouraged by the lesser attention that women in such positions now receive.

Bayern Munich, Real Madrid cruise to last eight

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 22:24:00 GMT

Bayern Munich and Real Madrid left no doubt as to who deserved to advance to the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals after convincing away victories in their Round of 16, second leg matches on Tuesday. looks back at the action in London and Naples.

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