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BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia named Reinaldo Rueda as their new coach on Thursday, appointing him for a second spell in charge just hours after he left his position as manager of Chile.
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - The easing of a three-year-old regional dispute involving 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar opens up new possibilities for the first finals in the Middle East and has been welcomed by soccer's governing body FIFA.
PETALING JAYA: Syahmi Safari is known for his darting runs on the flanks, but do not be surprised if he makes his presence felt with crunching challenges and body charges next season.
(Reuters) - Qatar inaugurated the fourth of eight 2022 World Cup venues, the Al Rayyan Stadium, when the country hosted the Amir Cup final between Al-Sadd and Al-Arabi on Friday.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Paolo Rossi once described his performance at the 1982 World Cup, where he etched his name into football folklore, as "personal redemption" from a match-fixing scandal, even though he always said he had nothing to atone for.
(Reuters) -Paolo Rossi, Italy's goalscoring hero from their victorious 1982 World Cup campaign and scorer of a hat-trick against Brazil in one of the most famous matches in the competition's history, has died at the age of 64.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Gianni Infantino claimed the changes made since he replaced Sepp Blatter at the helm of football's governing body have allowed FIFA to provide significant assistance to embattled member associations since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
(Reuters) - A lacklustre draw for the 2022 European World Cup qualifiers could once again raise the old question over the format used by UEFA which some feel makes it too easy for the top teams and features too many mismatches.
ZURICH (Reuters) - England were pitted against old rivals Poland in their World Cup qualifying group on Monday after a draw which left Europe's top sides with apparently straightforward routes to the 2022 tournament in Qatar.
MADRID (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid forward Luis Suarez is set to return to action this weekend after the Liga club confirmed on Thursday that the Uruguayan had returned a negative COVID-19 test.