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This rule concerns how the teams are ranked after the Group Stage (Round of 32) is done, determining which teams move on to the Round of 16. In each group, there are four teams. During the Group Stage, each team plays the other three teams in their g
The FIFA Equipment Regulations state (Article 65): In the event that, in the opinion of the referee or Match Commissioner, the Playing Equipment of the two opposing teams is not clearly distinguishable for all Players, the Match Officials, spectators
Of course there are rules. This is FIFA you're talking about, there are always rules. Simple enough, FIFA states that the playing equipment, which comprises of a jersey or shirt with sleeves, shorts, socks, shinguards, and footwear, may consist of no
The timeline shows the major events in the match. I will try to explain by using few events as shown in your example timeline. The number in bracket always indicates the respective player’s jersey number
Colombia and Ivory Coast both won their opening matches Winners are likely to finish top of Group C Greece face Japan in Group C's late kick-off Published: 03:25 GMT, 19 June 2014 | Updated: 16:39 GMT, 19 June 2014 As the 2014 World Cup continues, Sp
For the record, I've NEVER met anyone from Africa or South America that only knew 1 language. So many different languages are spoken in these areas that most people know at least 2 or 3. And for the Brazilian player that knows German, it's not surpri
Not from a FIFA competition, but from the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN), the top African football competition for national teams, organised by CAF. The Togo national team suffered an attack - not on the field, but while travelling by bus. 3 dead (
Ref awards penalty to Kashima in CWC semi after viewing video replay. Push off the ball by At Nacional defender — Gavin Hamilton (@WorldSoccerEd) December 14, 2016 #CWC2016 1st semi final – Atletico Nacional get a penalty via video-assistance vs Kash
Further to previous, the assistant referee remains level with the second rearmost defender for the majority of the time. He/she will only leave this position if the ball is further forward than the second last defender ie. the ball has travelled beyo
Soccer is a sport involving 22 people kicking around a ball. That's essentially the entire concept. Because soccer is so simple, it requires almost nothing to get a game going