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St. Petersburg stadium getting new pitch ahead of Confederations Cup

Germany head coach Joachim Low sets his sights on Confederations and World Cup success.
Gab Marcotti joins Alison Bender to discuss if the future of the Confederations Cup is in jeopardy.

MOSCOW -- Russian organizers are hurrying to lay a new field at the St. Petersburg stadium which will host the final of the Confederations Cup.

With less than a month to go until the tournament kicks off, the 68,000-seat St. Petersburg Stadium requires its third pitch following severe technical problems with the first two.

Organizers have started the "active phase" of laying a new pitch and it should be finished by June 2, Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko told Russian agency R-Sport. That's 15...

FIFA to use Hawk-Eye video review system in three tournaments

A Video Assistant Referee system.

FIFA has chosen the Hawk-Eye Innovations video review system to help referees at three tournaments this year.

World football's governing body has said the British firm will work at the Under-20 World Cup in South Korea from Saturday as well as the Confederations Cup in Russia and the Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.

At least 11 technology companies were in trials with FIFA last year, although the decision announced Friday appears to favour Hawk-Eye for the 2018 World Cup if a contract...

Two members of FIFA oversight panel leave in wake of chairman's removal

Mimi Fawaz catches up with new members of CAF's administration at the 67th FIFA Congress in Bahrain.

GENEVA -- In a further blow to FIFA's image under President Gianni Infantino, two more respected members of its governance oversight panel have left following the removal of their chairman last week.

Navi Pillay, the former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and corporate human rights expert Ron Popper, have resigned, FIFA said on Wednesday.

Their move follows the exit of Miguel Maduro, a Portuguese lawyer and former government minister.

"The world of football still hasn't realized...

 By PA Sport

Air conditioned venue for 2022 World Cup in Qatar complete

Which cities are in the running to play host to the final of the 2026 FIFA World Cup?
Khalifa International Stadium
The Khalifa International Stadium has been renovated at a cost of £70 million.

The first venue for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been completed, including the installation of cooling technology that was at the heart of the Arabian country's bid for the tournament.

First built in 1976, Doha's Khalifa International Stadium has been expanded to seat more than 40,000 fans and extensively renovated at a reported cost of £70 million.

The Qatar 2022 organising committee said the much-vaunted cooling technology will keep the pitch at a temperature of 26 degrees Celsius and...

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Germany win first-ever ABBA penalty shootout in Women's Under-17 semis

Alejandro Moreno delves into UEFA's new 'ABBA' penalty shootout system which will be tested at the European U-17 Championships.

The "ABBA" penalty shootout system was used for the first time on Thursday as part of a trial sanctioned by football's lawmakers, the International Football Association Board (IFAB).

UEFA opted to test it at the both the men's and women's European Under-17 Championship this month, and the women's semifinal between Germany and Norway was the first tie to go to penalty kicks.

Germany came out on top 3-2 on spot kicks to go through to the final, where they will meet Spain.

The new system,...

 By Sam Borden

If the U.S-led 2026 World Cup bid succeeds, which city hosts the final?

ESPN's Sam Borden chats with U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati about the U.S.-led 2026 World Cup bid.
ESPN's Sam Borden provides an update from Bahrain on CONCACAF's joint World Cup bid, which appears set for a quick process.
Herculez Gomez lays out how the U.S. should plan for the 2026 World Cup from a player development perspective.
ESPN's Sam Borden sits down with Carli Lloyd to discuss life at Man City, the 2026 World Cup bid and more.

MANAMA, Bahrain -- At this point, the United States-led bid to bring the 2026 World Cup to North America is a clear favorite to land the tournament's hosting rights. But 2026 is a long time from now, leaving little to do but wait and speculate.

So, with that in mind, consider this tantalizing question: If the World Cup does return to this continent for the first time since 1994, where will the final be held?

We know two things for sure: It won't be in Mexico City or Vancouver or anywhere in Mexico...