2013 Fifa News
Soccer By Ives
USA falls to 23rd in FIFA world ranking, lowest since June 2013
A couple of draws have cost the U.S. men's national team six places in the monthly FIFA ranking. Jurgen Klinsmann's side is 23rd in the world in the ranking released Thursday, down six spots from 17th after a pair of 1-1 draws against Ecuador and Honduras.
USMNT fall six places to No. 23 in latest FIFA rankings
US Falls To Its Lowest Spot In 16 Months In The New FIFA Rankings
Abby Wambach, Nadine Angerer and other soccer stars sue FIFA over World ...
Washington Post (blog)
Among the applicants attached to the suit are FIFA's 2013 Women's Player of the Year Nadine Angerer of Germany and FIFA's 2012 Women's Player of the Year Abby Wambach of the United States. Sixteen other players also signed onto the suit: Samantha ...
Women's World Cup to be played on turf, FIFA insists
Women file lawsuit against FIFA over World Cup turf
New York Times
Reviews: Fifa 15, The Sims 4, Vanishing of Ethan Carter, Murasaki Baby and ...
New York Times
After technical strides last year by a competing game, Pro Evolution Soccer (that 2013 game looks and animates better than EA's 2014 version), the baby steps here are beginning to frustrate. EA will tell us that its so-called Ignite graphics engine ...
Nepal implementing 'corrective measures', says FIFA
FIFA said the Nepalese FA had been the subject of an “unsatisfactory” external audit in 2012, when “unappropriated cash movements” were identified, and was also targeted by an ethics committee investigation in 2013. Last week, two ANFA vice-presidents ...
Now Nepal falls under FIFA audit scrutiny as cash questions raised
Electronic Arts' FIFA Franchise To Maintain Dominance In Sports Genre
FIFA has always been the highlight of the year for the company in terms of sales; the soccer franchise accounted for 27% of the company's net revenues and 23% of the company's gross profits in 2013. With technological advancements, improved graphics, ...
Exclusive: FIFA caps club player injury payouts through to 2018
Inside World Football
Analysis of the first 80 CPP cases, contained in FIFA's 2013 financial report, showed that no less than 98% of the money paid out to that point had gone to clubs in Europe, where the vast majority of the best-paid players in the world play their club ...
Real rule Anfield, Arsenal leave it late
Cristiano Ronaldo inspired a Real Madrid masterclass and closed in on the UEFA Champions League goalscoring record as the holders thrashed Liverpool 3-0 at Anfield. Ronaldo maintained his majestic start to the season with a dazzling display capped by ...
Russia on track for World Cup, say FIFA inspectors
“Everything is going according to plan and on the whole, the FIFA delegation have been pleasantly surprised with what they have seen,” he said. The committee was impressed with the Kazan Arena, which held the World Student Games in 2013. “My first ...
Assessing the Top 5 Candidates for the 2014 FIFA Ballon D'Or
Fans were treated to a scintillating end to the 2013/14 domestic season along with a thrilling World Cup in Brazil—a tournament that threw up all manner of surprises and birthed new footballing stars. With just three months left until the winner is ...