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Raheem Sterling, the Manchester City and England forward, has been named the 2019 footballer of the year by the Football Writers’ Association (FWA). He topped the poll of the 400-strong FWA membership as a clear winner, with 62% of the votes.
Gianni Infantino, President of FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association) hailed the re-election of Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, Asian football chief to help the region move forward in stability. Sheikh Salman will extend his term as president until at least year 2023. He has returned unopposed in the election after Mohammed Khalfan Al Romaithi ..
FIFA (Federation International Football Association) rankings have been issued. Belgium has hold off World Cup winners France to retain the first position. England rose up to 4th position above Croatia by defeated them in the World Cup semi-finals. Indian football team gained two places to rise to 101st position in the rankings. With 1219 total ..
Australia’s top goalscorer Tim Cahill announced his retirement to bring an end to one of the country’s greatest football career to focus on a career in media and coaching . The 39-year-old Tim has scored 50 goals in 108 appearances for the Soccer and played in four World Cups. His final stint came in India ..
UEFA, European soccer’s governing body is all set to host a meeting to have a talk with representatives of clubs and leagues of its executive committee in May where the 2021-24 cycle for the European club competitions will be discussed. The distribution of finances will also be decided. The European Club Association (ECA) leadership is ..