Posts Tagged 2014 FIFA World Cup

Messi described as ‘a little tired’ of critics

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Lionel Messi has told at least one football official in Argentina that he’s “a little tired of” the criticism he’s received since the World Cup.

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Portugal coach Bento leaves after poor results

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal coach Paulo Bento has quit because of poor results, including a 1-0 shock defeat against Albania.

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Pele reminds Brazil it must play as a team

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Pele reminded Brazilians what they already knew, and were shown so obviously in the humiliating 7-1 loss to eventual champion Germany in the World Cup semifinals: Brazil must play as a team, not as individual stars if it is to win a sixth title.

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FIFA medical chief wants 3-min concussion breaks

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — FIFA’s medical chief wants to allow referees to stop matches for three minutes to asses head injuries when a concussion is suspected.

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European clubs unsure over 2022 WCup in winter

GENEVA (AP) — Europe’s top football clubs still need to be convinced the 2022 World Cup in Qatar should be moved from summer.

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