Uruguay: Fifa suspends four players for World Cup incidents

Uruguay: Fifa suspends four players for World Cup incidents

Four Uruguayan players received suspensions after clashing with the referee at the end of a World Cup match against Ghana last month. Fernando Muslera and Jose Maria Gimenez received four-match bans, while Diego Godin and Edinson Cavani were suspended for one match each. The Uruguayan players were angry after not being awarded a penalty. They won the match on December 2nd 2-0, but were eliminated …

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Football chiefs will tear up the penalty rulebook to ban the game after Emi Martinez’s World C…

Football chiefs will tear up the penalty rulebook to ban the game after Emi Martinez's World C...

EMI MARTINEZ has been warned by football’s lawmakers: We’re coming for you. The Aston Villa keeper’s World Cup shootout antics for Argentina will see a major change in penalty rules next season. Martinez was the hero in the shootout wins over Holland and France as the South Americans prevailed in Qatar. But his gamesmanship and delaying tactics aimed at destabilizing opponents infuriated the international FA …

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Amid management turmoil, USA kicks off new World Cup cycle with Serbia loss

Amid management turmoil, USA kicks off new World Cup cycle with Serbia loss

Alexi Lalas briefly described the environment surrounding the US national team’s first camp since the World Cup in Qatar. “January camps are always something strange,” the player-turned-satellite radio broadcaster told Sirius XM, “but this one is even more so because of the circumstances.” Amid those circumstances, a young squad without the vast majority of its World Cup representatives lost its first match since returning from …

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Exclusive: World Cup workers could be deported from Qatar

Exclusive: World Cup workers could be deported from Qatar

Hundreds of migrant workers in Qatar employed as security guards during the World Cup at Fifa’s main media center and other key sites face deportation after launching an unprecedented street protest in Doha on Sunday against mass dismissals that followed the tournament. The protest was the culmination of a long-running labor dispute involving workers who were dismissed before the end of their six-month contracts to …

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Morocco’s World Cup race – and the Englishman who helped plan it

Morocco's World Cup race - and the Englishman who helped plan it

“This is the question that everyone always asks!” But before Harrison Kingston answers, he has a warning. There is no ‘cheat’ code. Despite the amount of data and brainpower Morocco’s director of performance analysis pours into his laptop, he never spits out a foolproof playbook. He was unable to unlock a prepared route to goal and success when he worked at Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur or …

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Cristian Romero says he is still exhausted after winning the World Cup

Cristian Romero says he is still exhausted after winning the World Cup

Photo by Visionhaus/Getty Images Tottenham Hotspur star Cristian Romero told The Times he thinks he is still mentally exhausted after helping Argentina win the World Cup at the end of last year. Romero absolutely played his part in Lionel Scaloni’s men lifting the trophy in Qatar. He featured in every game along the way, starting six times for the now three-time champion. Of course, the …

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Hugo Lloris reveals struggling to overcome World Cup after costly mistake

Hugo Lloris reveals struggling to overcome World Cup after costly mistake

‘It’s very difficult’: Hugo Lloris admits he’s struggling mentally and physically to get over the World Cup… after the Tottenham goalkeeper made costly mistakes against Arsenal and Man City Published: 11: 21, 22 January 2023 | Updated: 11:36, 22 January 2023 Hugo Lloris has admitted he is suffering from a post-World Cup hangover after several recent mistakes cost his team. The Tottenham captain withdrew from …

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RG Snyman: Munster’s World Cup winner is finally close to returning from injury

RG Snyman: Munster's World Cup winner is finally close to returning from injury

Springbok and Munster second row RG Snyman is finally closing in on his return from injury, which has severely hampered his time in Ireland. The World Cup winner has played just four games for Munster in the last two years as he suffered a cruciate knee injury before the 2021 fire incident kept the towering Springbok sidelined for longer. Return to light training Snyman would …

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UK broadcasters have AGREED a deal with FIFA to televise the Women’s World Cup in July.

UK broadcasters have AGREED a deal with FIFA to televise the Women's World Cup in July.

UK broadcasters have AGREED a deal with FIFA to televise the women’s World Cup in July after a ‘major breakthrough’ with the governing body – with BBC and ITV likely to share coverage of the tournament By Mike Keegan For The Daily Mail Posted: 17:20, 19 January 2023 | Updated: 21:25, 19 January 2023 A deal has been agreed to broadcast the Women’s World Cup …

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