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World-Wide Football News From FIFA

Dec 10

Place in final at stake for Latin rivals

Gremio and Pachuca face off in the first semi-final of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017. The prize for the winners is a place in Saturday’s final in Abu Dhabi.

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Dec 10

Real set to enter Al Jazira’s cauldron of noise

The reigning champions enter the fray, with Real Madrid set to be met by a packed stadium of braying home fans, cheering on the club known as ‘the Pride of Abu Dhabi’: Al Jazira.

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Dec 10

Real legend Salgado meets Mobile Roadshow Ultimate Heroes

Real Madrid legend Míchel Salgado treated the top 100 performers from the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 Mobile Roadshow to an incredible meet and greet at Zayed Sports City Stadium.

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Dec 10

Khadrouf eager to avoid further echoes of 2014

After tasting a familiarly bitter start to his FIFA Club World Cup Abdeladim Khadrouf is intent on finding some redemption with Wydad Casablanca in their play-off for fifth place, having left winless back in 2014.

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Dec 10

Romarinho, from substitute to starring role

Al Jazira’s Brazilian front man is ready to make some history. the 2012 Club World Cup winner talked to FIFA.com about his contribution to Al Jazira’s success so far. 

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Dec 09

Pachuca patience pays off for Guzman

Having had to wait for a breakthrough against Wydad Casablanca, Victor Guzman’s patience and perseverance was enough to clinch Pachuca’s semi-final spot in the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017.

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Dec 09

Al Jazira edge into semis past Urawa

Al Jazira teed up a clash with Real Madrid in the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 semi-finals, thanks to a solitary Ali Mabkhout goal seeing off Asian champions Urawa Red Diamonds. 

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Dec 09

Guzman heads Pachuca into semis

Victor Guzman saw Pachuca come out on top during a razor-tight encounter against a ten-man Wydad Casablanca in the opening second round clash of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017.

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Dec 09

Guzman heads Pachuca into semis

Victor Guzman saw Pachuca come out on top during a razor-tight encounter against a ten-man Wydad Casablanca in the opening second round clash of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017.

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Dec 09

The Week in Quotes

This week features Zinedine Zidane’s thoughts on Cristiano Ronaldo’s place in world football history, Paulo Fonseca’s rather unorthodox appearance at a post-match press conference and Henrikh Mkhitaryan explains why Zlatan Ibrahimovic isn’t the only “g…

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Dec 09

Holders Japan draw Australia in AFC Women’s Asian Cup

One year after successfully hosting the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2016, Jordan has taken another step towards the staging of another major female showpiece. Today, the draw took place for the 2018 AFC Women’s Asian Cup, which will offer five sp…

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Dec 08

Barrios: It’s great to have this responsibility

In an exclusive interview with FIFA.com, Gremio forward Lucas Barrios is focused on bringing the FIFA Club World Cup title back to Brazil.

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Dec 08

FIFA Disciplinary Committee sanctions Paolo Guerrero with a one-year suspension

On 7 December 2017, the FIFA Disciplinary Committee decided, after analysing all the specific circumstances of the case, to suspend the Peruvian international player Paolo Guerrero for one year.

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Dec 08

Morocco meets Mexico in transatlantic clash

Wydad Casablanca take their first steps on the FIFA Club World Cup stage in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, squaring up against a Pachuca side who are set to become CONCACAF’s most experienced side in the competition’s history.

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Dec 08

Morocco meets Mexico in transatlantic clash

Wydad Casablanca take their first steps on the FIFA Club World Cup stage in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, squaring up against a Pachuca side who are set to become CONCACAF’s most experienced side in the competition’s history.

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Dec 08

All-Asian encounter set to light up Abu Dhabi

After a slender victory by Al Jazira on Wednesday, an all-Asian clash is set to decide Real Madrid’s first challenger at the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017.

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