World Cup start date changed as FIFA make Qatar vs Ecuador tournament opener

The World Cup will start a day earlier than scheduled with Qatar to take on Ecuador on Sunday November 20. The Group A opener was due to be played on November 21 at 4pm GMT, making it the third match of the competition. Getty Qatar will take on Ecuador at the Al Bayt Stadium in […]

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Biggest cultural split since Beatles – The details behind FIFA and EA’s breakup

For millions of fans around the world, the word FIFA is not synonymous with football’s governing body. But instead. it is most commonly associated with the most successful video game franchise of all time. Everything you need to know as EA and FIFA end their partnership However, EA Sports has announced that FIFA 23 will […]

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FIFA impose strict sanctions on Russia but do not ban them as FA joins boycott

FIFA has announced that Russia will be banned from playing matches at home, without spectators and without their national anthem or flag. The country will also have to play under the name ‘Football Union of Russia’ and not as ‘Russia’, the governing body said. Getty FIFA have imposed strong sanctions on Russia AFP Russian tanks […]

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FIFA impose strict santions on Russia as FA say England will not play them

FIFA have announced that Russia will be banned from playing matches in their own nation, without spectators and without their national anthem or flag. The Football Association also announced that England will not be playing them in any competitive or friendly game in the forseeable future. Getty FIFA have imposed strong sanctions on Russia The […]

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De Bruyne backs Wenger plan for World Cup every two years: ‘It’s not a bad idea’

Arsene Wenger’s plans for a biennial World Cup appear to be gathering pace following comments from Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne. Despite opposition from international teammate Thibaut Courtois, the Belgian isn’t against the idea. Getty Images – Getty Kevin De Bruyne isn’t against Wenger’s World Cup plans The proposal from the former Arsenal manager is […]

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FIFA 22 review: Enjoy the best gameplay yet and create your own club

FIFA 22 is finally here and the latest iteration of the world’s leading football game takes no major step forward, but is subtly improved. EA appears to have nuanced areas of the game for a more comprehensive experience as opposed to anything resembling a complete revamp or new direction, but still, the strengths of FIFA […]

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Curtis Davies jokes Steve Bruce can run as fast as he does in FIFA 22 – when dessert is served

If you’ve been on social media today, you’ve probably seen the clip of Steve Bruce running really, really quickly, on FIFA 22. Miguel Almiron has seemingly scored the winning penalty for Newcastle in a shootout and, as the rest of his teammates run towards him to celebrate, there’s one man who appears to be sprinting […]

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Hungary punished by FIFA over racist behaviour by fans towards England players

FIFA have ordered Hungary to play two matches behind closed doors following incidents of racist behaviour by their fans at the World Cup qualifier against England on September 2. The Three Lions won the match 4-0, but the game was marred by the actions of the hostile home supporters in the Puskas Arena. England players had […]

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Mason Mount explains why best mate Declan Rice is not in his FIFA Ultimate Team

Gaming mad Chelsea hero Mason Mount insists John Terry, Joe Cole and Dennis Wise deserve to be awarded with FIFA Icon cards for their services to the Blues. However, there is no place in his FIFA Ultimate Team for best mate Declan Rice, despite the pair growing up together. Getty Images – Getty Rice is […]

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Blatter receives new six-year ban from football, FIFA confirms

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been slapped with a new ban of six years and eight months from football, the world governing body has announced. The suspension has been imposed for multiple breaches of FIFA’s ethics code and comes into force when a current ban ends in October, FIFA said on Tuesday. Sepp Blatter […]

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