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.Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Mexican fans allegedly chant homophobic slurs to intimidate the opponent goalkeeper. (Photo credit: Twitter/miseleccionmxEN)

  • Mexico will have to play two home games in empty stadiums
  • "The effect can be devastating for Mexican football ," an official said
  • FIFA had issued 11 disciplinary actions on Mexico during the 2018 World Cup qualifiers

.Mangalore, Karnataka, India
FIFA stands for Federation Internationale de Football Association. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • FIFA, is the highest governing body of the football
  • It was founded in 1904 
  • It has a membership of 211 national associations

Kolkata, Jun 8 (PTI) World football governing body FIFA has banned Indian Super League clubs East Bengal and Kerala Blasters from signing any new players in the transfer window because of ...

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Sunil Chhetri, who had tested positive for COVID-19, joined the team for the Qatar match. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@IndianFootball)

  • India face Qatar in the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup
  • The last time both the sides clashed, the game ended in a goalless draw
  • India is already out of the reckoning for a Qatar 2022 berth

India captain Sunil Chhetri and coach Igor Stimac. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@IndianFootball)

  • India held Qatar for 0-0 draw in September 2019
  • India's performance, however, has been on a decline ever since
  • India head into the match against Qatar following a 6-0 defeat against the UAE

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The move to increase the number of substitutes has already been implemented in UEFA competitions. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The rule was first introduced in response to COVID-19 pandemic
  • It is extended until December 31, 2022
  • The original rules allowed only three substitutions in the regulation time of a match

New Delhi, May 20 (PTI) The U-17 women's World Cup will be held in India from October 11 to 30 next year, FIFA Council said on Thursday.

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match (Photo Credits: AP/PTI)

  • Nine clubs were given a financial penalty by UEFA for their involvement in the aborted Super League project
  • Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus said they had received "unacceptable" threats from UEFA and FIFA
  • Those nine clubs agreed to forego five percent of their revenue from UEFA competitions for one season

.London, UK
The ESL is a new, proposed midweek football league. (Photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • 12 European teams are the founding teams for the European Super League
  • The league is backed by American investor JPMorgan & Chase
  • It aims to rival and eventually replace the UEFA Champions League

.Zürich, Switzerland
12 clubs have signed up for the Super League. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • FIFA president Gianni Infantino has warned that clubs involved in the European Super League could face "consequences"
  • Among the 12 clubs involved, six are from England and three each from Spain and Italy
  • Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester United, Barcelona and Real Madrid have signed up for the European Super League