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PFF secretary Ahmed Yar Lodhi removed from his post

KARACHI: The FIFA-appointed Pakistan Football Federation's (PFF) normalisation committee removed long-serving PFF secretary-general Col (retd) Ahmed Yar Lodhi from his post. The decision came following the normalisation committee’s…

Messi slapped with 3-month international ban

Argentina star Lionel Messi was banned from playing for his national team for three months and fined $50,000 on Friday by CONMEBOL after he heavily criticized the South American football governing body during the Copa America. The…

FIFA Women’s World Cup to feature 32 teams: FIFA

PARIS: The Women’s World Cup will be expanded from 24 to 32 teams at the 2023 edition in an effort to "foster the growth of women’s football", FIFA said. FIFA president Gianni Infantino had already said that he was determined to push…

Qatar World Cup to be played with 32 teams: FIFA

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be played with 32 teams after a proposed expansion of the tournament to 48 sides was scrapped, FIFA announced on Wednesday. World football's governing body said in a statement that "following a thorough…

FIFA to hear Chelsea transfer ban appeal on April 11

Chelsea have lodged an appeal against a one-year transfer ban to FIFA’s Appeal Committee and the case will be heard on April 11, the sport’s world governing body said on Monday. The English Premier League club were banned from…