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What FIFA's Potential Rule Changes Could Mean For Football

After it was announced on January 10th of this year that the FIFA World Cup would be expanded from 32 teams to a whopping 48, Marco Van Basten, FIFA’s Chief Technical Director and legend of the game has proposed several new changes that he would like to see the organization introduce. 1,542 more words


June 14, 2006 - Wrestling vs. World Cup

FIFA World Cup continues, much to the delight of most of my coworkers. My roommates (both Americans) and I decided to give World Cup another try after suffering through an… 107 more words

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Canada’s Marielle Thompson golden in World Cup

WATLES, Italy — Marielle Thompson of Whistler, B.C., saved her best run for last on Sunday, winning gold in women’s ski cross, while Calgary’s Brady Leman earned silver in the men’s event at the World Cup. 268 more words


Hate FIFA, Not Football

A FIFA World Cup with 48 teams will be a positive step forward for the global game, even if it has been decided upon by a thoroughly putrid body. 893 more words


June 9, 2006 - World Cup is BORING

The FIFA World Cup is on now. Since we have a lot of British teachers, the World Cup is a regular topic of conversation in the teachers room. 210 more words

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La Liga plan Legal Action Against FIFA's 48-team World Cup Expansion

La Liga is reportedly planning to launch legal action against FIFA after the announcement of the World Cup expansion to 48-teams from the original 32 team tornament starting on 2026… 127 more words

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The Disgrace of Gijón and the 48-team FIFA World Cup

The Final match of Group 2 of the 1982 FIFA World Cup saw West Germany take on Austria in the city of Gijón, Spain.

Because of a quirk in the World Cup point system, the result of the game meant that… 1,058 more words