Latest 2014 FIFA World Cup News

Morocco fires coach Halilhodžić 3 months before World Cup

Aug. 11, 2022 09:33 AM EDT

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — The coach who helped Morocco qualify for the World Cup was fired Thursday, barely three months before the start of the tournament in Qatar. The Moroccan soccer federation said the decision to fire Vahid Halilhodžić was because of disagreements in preparing...

Ian Darke to broadcast for Fox during this year's World Cup

Jul. 26, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ian Darke will call play-by-play for Fox at this year’s World Cup after working the 2010 and 2014 tournaments for ESPN. Darke becomes the third play-by-play commentator announced by Fox for this year’s tournament, to be played in Qatar from Nov. 21 to Dec....

FIFA to use new high-tech for offside calls at World Cup

Jul. 01, 2022 04:37 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA will introduce new technology to improve offside calls at the World Cup in Qatar this year, using a limb-tracking camera system. FIFA said Friday it is ready to launch semi-automated offside technology (SAOT) that uses multiple cameras to track player movements...

Ecuador keeps World Cup spot as FIFA rejects Chile complaint

Jun. 10, 2022 11:34 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Ecuador kept its place at the World Cup on Friday when a FIFA legal ruling rejected a complaint by Chile about an alleged ineligible player. FIFA said its disciplinary committee closed the proceedings in the claim that Ecuador defender Byron Castillo, who played in...

Tillman, Wright, Carter-Vickers get looks for US Cup roster

May. 20, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

Malik Tillman, Haji Wright, Cameron Carter-Vickers and Djordje Mihailovic are joining the U.S. national team for four World Cup prep matches next month, signalling open spots remain on what is expected to be a 26-man roster in November. “Around the edges, there is room," U.S. coach...