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Saturday 25 October 2014

FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014

About FIFA

  • Media Statements

    FIFA and France Football have today announced the names of the players and coaches on the shortlists for the FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year and the FIFA World Coach of the Year.
  • About FIFA

    Hans-Joachim Eckert, chairman of the adjudicatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee, answers questions about Michael J. Garcia's report on the bidding process for the awarding of the next two FIFA World Cups.


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FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking

FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking

LAST UPDATE: Thursday 23 October 2014
  • O'Neill: It's a learning curve

    Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill spoke exclusively to ​ ​about his side's rise in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, their positive UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying result against Hungary and his hopes for the coming games.

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MelwynR (Australia)
Neuer. I reckon Buffon, Casillas and Howard are great, but Neuer is the best and Cortiqua (i don't know the spelling) from psg is the second best.

Classic Football


  • Piola, Italy's small town hero

    Silvio Piola scored with impressive regularity for Lazio and helped Italy win the FIFA World Cup. recalls the former striker's career 101 years after his birth.


  • Shakhtar, from metal to medals

    After billionaire Rinat Akhmetov took over the club in 1996, Shakhtar Donetsk have emerged as a second domestic heavyweight in Ukraine and are well on the way to stepping out of Dynamo Kiev's shadow. 


  • El Clasico: When stars collide takes a look back at the history of Real Madrid versus Barcelona, with El Clasico boasting the planet’s top footballing talent as the most hotly-anticipated derby match in world football.

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