EURO 2016 – FIFA Stage
More and more people full in love with FIFA. Football has a kind of power to make you crazy for it, although it isn’t flowery. It only appears to be a rectangular field with lines marked on it, a centre circle, a flag on every corner and a goal in the middle of the two shorter sides, the design of the football pitch is elegant, simple and perfect. David Winner reports on the 150-year evolution of this symmetrical masterpiece.
Record Austrian Bundesliga champions Rapid Vienna clawed their way back to a draw after going 3-0 down to league leaders Salzburg in a fascinating encounter. Despite this heroic effort, the battle for second place is far from over.
In his weekly column, the FIFA President reflects on the independence of football, declaring: sport must never be reduced to being a plaything for the powers that be.
On the up
Northern Ireland are on track to qualify for EURO 2016. This achievement is thanks in no small part to coach Michael, who previously retained the support of Irish Football Association despite a series of defeats.
Ji Soyun wants to make footballing history with her team in Canada.
The Italian returned to the pitch after emerging victorious from his battle with cancer.
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