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FIFA offers tools to fight social media abuse

FIFA's social media tools designed to protect players from online abuse will now be available to all 211 member associations, world football's governing body said on Tuesday, coinciding with the International Day for Countering Hate Speech.

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25dAdriana Garcia

Trial date of 2025 set for ex-RFEF prez Rubiales

Former Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) president Luis Rubiales will stand trial on Feb. 3, 2025, for his unsolicited kiss of national team player Jenni Hermoso.

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FIFA vote awards Brazil 2027 Women's World Cup

Brazil has been confirmed as host of the 2027 Women's World Cup after the voting from 211 federations at the 74th FIFA Congress celebrated in Bangkok on Friday.

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65dReuters

Ex-Spain chief, coach to stand trial for WWC kiss

Former Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) chief Luis Rubiales will stand trial for his unsolicited kiss of national team player Jenni Hermoso after a High Court judge admitted the case, the court said Wednesday.

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65dMark Ogden

FIFA: Brazil bid leads Europe for '27 Women's WC

Brazil has moved ahead of a joint Germany-Belgium-Netherlands bid to stage the 2027 Women's World Cup after being given a higher rating by FIFA's technical inspection team ahead of next week's vote to decide the host nation of the event.

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U.S., Mexico withdraw '27 WWC bid, look to '31

U.S. Soccer and the Mexican Football Federation have withdrawn their bid to jointly host the 2027 Women's World Cup and will instead focus on securing the 2031 Women's World Cup, the federations announced on Monday.

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FIFA to rebuild Blatter-era committee system

FIFA is set to create dozens of new committees and expert panels, reversing a governance reform passed in 2016 when the world football body was in turmoil during corruption scandals.

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England's Daly retires from international football

England and Aston Villa forward Rachel Daly announced her retirement from international football on Wednesday, a day after featuring in the win over the Republic of Ireland.

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FIFA gives Infantino 33% pay rise to $4.6m

FIFA raised president Gianni Infantino's base salary by 33% last year to make his total pay package worth more than $4.67 million, world football's governing body said in its financial report released Friday.

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IWD: The dual investment which has built the Matildas juggernaut

In celebration of International Women's Day, Marissa Lordanic looks at the dual investment, from Football Australia and sponsors as well as fans, that has combined to create the cultural and economic phenomenon that is the Matildas.

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Hermoso on Rubiales case: It made me stronger

Spain's Jenni Hermoso said it still hurts that she was dropped after winning the World Cup but that the past six months have made her stronger ahead of Wednesday's UEFA Nations League final against France.

FIFA Women's World Cup Ladder

Group AGPWDLGDP
Switzerland3120+25
Norway3111+54
New Zealand311104
Philippines3102-73
Group BGPWDLGDP
Australia3201+46
Nigeria3120+15
Canada3111-34
Republic of Ireland3012-21
Group CGPWDLGDP
Japan3300+119
Spain3201+46
Zambia3102-83
Costa Rica3003-70
Group DGPWDLGDP
England3300+79
Denmark3201+26
China3102-53
Haiti3003-40
Group EGPWDLGDP
Netherlands3210+87
United States3120+35
Portugal3111+14
Vietnam3003-120
Group FGPWDLGDP
France3210+47
Jamaica3120+15
Brazil3111+34
Panama3003-80
Group GGPWDLGDP
Sweden3300+89
South Africa311104
Italy3102-53
Argentina3012-31
Group HGPWDLGDP
Colombia3201+26
Morocco3201-46
Germany3111+54
South Korea3012-31