Tag Archives: FIFA

Ready For Alavés & More

22 Sep

The team held their final training session before tomorrow’s match vs. Alavés . Continue reading

Training Catch Up, Ready For Leganés & More

5 Nov

gal_he23863thumbStill laughing over that Cristiano photo but I’ve got to catch up on stuff (or pass out in the marigolds trying). ::snicker:: Continue reading

Lifting The Santiago Bernabeu Trophy

16 Aug

WinnersReal Madrid lifted their 11th consecutive Santiago Bernabeu trophy (and 26th overall) but Stade De Reims sure didn’t make it easy! Continue reading

FIFA Leadership: Now With More Women, Dancing, and Duckface

10 Jun

FIFA’s Female Leadership Development Programme (FLDP) concluded its first development module last week for 34 lucky participants from around the world. One (always) very happy participant was Karina LeBlanc, former Canadian WNT goalkeeper, who entertained me all week with her social media updates. No workshop participant was safe from her camera, including the incoming FIFA Secretary-General Fatma Samoura and FIFA President Gianni Infantino! Continue reading

First Woman Ever Named FIFA Secretary General

1 Jun

Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura - new FIFA Secretary General

I meant to post this shortly after it was announced as this is actually a huge step forward. Continue reading

Gianni Infantino Named FIFA President

26 Feb

4224Meet the new boss, hopefully not the same as the old boss. UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino is FIFA’s new president after two rounds of voting.

– Lozil

Ding Dong The Dicks Are Dead*

21 Dec
Photo courtesy of AP

Photo courtesy of AP

*Well, Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini aren’t actually dead, but their careers certainly are. Glory hallelujah! It’s a Christmas miracle! Continue reading

It’s Official: Sepp Blatter Resigns!

2 Jun

fifa-logoHoly shit! I never thought I’d see the day! Of course, I’m just about to go on a conference call so I can’t write more but hallelujah! Read more here.

– Lozil

2015 Women’s World Cup Is Almost Here

1 Jun


Kick-off is just a week away now on June 6. Are you excited? I am. Are you nervous? I’m nervous. I’m excited for the games and seeing which team and players can propel themselves towards glory and potentially infamy. As for my nerves, these have more to do with the FIFA contingent soon to be descending on my city for the opening match. Continue reading

Luis Figo & Michael Van Praag Drop Out Of FIFA Presidental Race

22 May

fifa-logoThe absolute fuckery around the FIFA “elections” continues. Two of the three challengers to Sepp Blatter’s stranglehold, whoops, I mean presidency dropped out yesterday leaving only Jordan’s Prince Ali bin al-Hussein to battle the venal out of touch old coot. They may have left the race, but they had plenty to say about it. Continue reading