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Dreaming of Messi and Ronaldo, Beckham looks for Miami signings

17 Mar 2019

MIAMI, Florida David Beckham has less than a year before his new Major League Soccer team, Inter Miami, takes the field and is finally turning his focus to bringing in players with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo on his mind.

Soccer: Beckham backs Solskjaer, says fans want him to continue

16 Mar 2019

MIAMI, Florida David Beckham has hailed Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for his transformation of the club and says it is clear that the team's supporters want him to become the permanent coach.

FIFA votes for new Club World Cup, Euro clubs confirm boycott

16 Mar 2019

MIAMI FIFA will go ahead with a new 24-team Club World Cup starting in 2021, its President Gianni Infantino said on Friday, setting the world soccer governing body in conflict with Europe's top clubs.

With little enthusiasm, Qatar and FIFA study 2022 World Cup expansion

16 Mar 2019

MIAMI, Florida Soccer's world governing body FIFA and Qatar's World Cup organisers concede there are challenges and obstacles to expanding the 2022 tournament from 32 to 48 teams but neither is willing to take the idea off the agenda just yet.

Soccer: European clubs say will boycott FIFA's Club World Cup

15 Mar 2019

MIAMI, Florida Europe's top clubs say they will boycott FIFA's proposed new Club World Cup, leaving FIFA president Gianni Infantino's latest plans in serious doubt and risking a major split in the world game.

Soccer-European clubs say will boycott FIFA's Club World Cup

15 Mar 2019

MIAMI, Florida, March 15 Europe's top clubs say they will boycott FIFA's proposed new Club World Cup, leaving FIFA president Gianni Infantino's latest plans in serious doubt and risking a major split in the world game.

FIFA to push on with 48 team Qatar World Cup plan: source

15 Mar 2019

MIAMI, Florida FIFA's ruling council has not ruled out expanding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams but a final decision will probably be pushed back until June, a source close to world football's governing body told Reuters on Thursday.

Soccer: Beckham's Miami team to start life in Fort Lauderdale

15 Mar 2019

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. David Beckham's Major League Soccer (MLS) team Inter Miami plan to play their first two seasons in Fort Lauderdale, the former England international said on Thursday.

FIFA backs away from vote on Nations League, wants Club World Cup 'pilot'

14 Mar 2019

MIAMI FIFA has backed away from a vote on a planned new 'Worldwide Nations League' tournament after the governing body's task force reported that it was unable to find consensus on a format for the potential money-spinner.

Soccer: Qatari World Cup officials head to Miami for FIFA talks

14 Mar 2019

MIAMI Qatari officials will meet with FIFA's leadership in Miami on Friday as world football's governing body discusses the possibility of expanding the 2022 World Cup and adding new host nations.

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