Gamers to get more Legends and GLT in FIFA15, with 16 and 17 in dev

FIFA-15-LogoBy Mark Baber
August 13 - EA Sports has announced new additions to the Legends line-up in FIFA 15, due to be released on September 23 in the US, whilst the company has confirmed work on FIFA 16 and even FIFA 17 is already underway.

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Digital board replacement opens doors to new sponsors and revenues

Billboard replacementBy Paul Nicholson
August 8 - Clubs and leagues could be missing out on up to 30% of the value of their international media sales inventory, according to a leading digital replacement advertising board specialist. New technology is now unlocking added sponsorship real estate as well as opening rightsholders to advertising clients that would previously never have considered the opportunity.

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ICSS brings Securing Sport summit to London

ICSS logoAugust 5 - With existing and emerging threats to sport on the increase, Securing Sport, the international conference organised by Qatar-based integrity watchdog the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) is being staged in London for the first time.

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Nissan and CFG clubs geared up for global sponsorship based on VIK

Nissan and CFGJuly 18 - City Football Group (CFG) - the company that owns Manchester City FC, Manchester City Women's FC, New York City FC, Melbourne City FC, and a stake in Yokohama F·Marinos – has unveiled its first sponsor partner across all its football holdings.

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'It was a fabrication'




June 11 - "Today, I am certain that the information I received from a European source [football official] was a fabrication," says Michel Zen-Ruffinen in an exclusive interview with INSIDEWorldFootball.com, referring to the rumours of vote collusion in the race for the 2018 and 2020 World Cup hosting rights

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FIFA 15 to further blur the boundaries between the real and virtual worlds

FIFA 15 coverBy Mark Baber
June 10 - EA Sports has announced FIFA 15 is now available for pre-order. The new version of the game is touted to further blur the boundaries between the real and virtual worlds and comes as CONCACAF issue an official press release announcing the winner of the CONCACAF Interactive 2014 championship who has won a trip to Brazil.

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IWF wins award and ranked in top 10 for best football coverage

World Soccer Talk Awards logoMay 28 – INSIDEworldfootball (IWF) has won the Editor's Choice Award in the Best On-line Coverage category of the World Soccer Talk Awards.

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Nothing toxic in Adidas accounts as it predicts $1 billion in World Cup sales

brazuca ballBy Mark Baber
May 23 - Notwithstanding a recent Greenpeace report which found toxic chemicals in 33 sportswear products produced by Adidas, Nike and Puma, Adidas has briefed journalists in Munich that the World Cup will play a "an important role" in adding "€1-1.2 billion (£829 -948 million) to operational revenue."

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FIFA and UEFA demand associations get tougher on racism sanctions

jeffrey-webbBy Mark Baber
May 15 - FIFA and UEFA have reacted with dismay at the weak sanctions employed by national Football Associations in the recent cases of racist incidents, demanding the sanctions regime which they have put in place is applied.

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