FIFA awards Qatar with what are essentially two test events ahead of the 2022 World Cup. The FIFA Council, meeting in Paris on Monday, decided that the final two editions of the current seven-team format of the FIFA Club World Cup will be held in Qatar in 2019 and 2020. Since the Club World Cup
(WFI) FIFA’s boss wants a discussion on expanding the 2022 tournament to 48 teams
(WFI) Javier Tebas questions Gianni Infantino’s style and plans for adding new tournaments to football’s crowded calendar.
(WFI) Real Madrid and Barcelona would have reserved spots in the expanded Club World Cup.
(WFI) Football’s governing entity wants to discuss a new format for the Club World Cup.
Dec.9 – FIFA signs its first sponsorship deal since the corruption scandal engulfed world football’s governing body.
May 28 – The top U.S. investigate body works toward curbing World Cup violence … India’s football association seeks sponsors for its Club World Cup bid.
March 6 – FIFA today invited its 209 member associations to submit expressions of interest in hosting the 2019 Women’s World Cup and seven other competitions. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Dec. 20 – FIFA officials back use of goal-line technology and vanishing spray following their success at Club World Cup… FIFA’s Strategic Committee also discusses two controversial elements of reforms process – limits on age and terms of office. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Dec. 16 – Seven former European Cup winners are involved in the round of 16 draw for the UEFA Champions League that takes place at 12:00 CET today… FIFA Club World Cup ends on Saturday