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Mandela tributes at Club World Cup

Associated Press | December, 10 2013

ZURICH -- Fans will be asked to applaud Nelson Mandela before kick-off at all eight Club World Cup matches in Morocco this month.  #INSERT type:image caption:FIFA will hold "Madiba Moments" during the Club World Cup. END# •...

Ronaldinho hopes for surprise element vs. Bayern

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | December, 4 2013

Ronaldinho says that his current club Atletico Mineiro have a good chance of upsetting favourites Bayern Munich at the coming Club World Cup as the German side's players will not know what to expect. The Brazilian and German sides are seeded a...

U.S. referee Geiger picked for Club World Cup

Associated Press | November, 12 2013

American Mark Geiger is among six referees selected by FIFA for next month's Club World Cup. Geiger is among the referees under consideration for next year's World Cup. His assistants include fellow American Mark Hurd and Canadian Joe Fletch...

Adler confident of securing Germany World Cup spot

Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent | November, 7 2013

Hamburg goalkeeper Rene Adler does not fear missing out on a place in Germany’s World Cup squad, despite a huge drop in form this season. Adler, 28, returned to the international fold in November 2012 following a two-year absence, and ha...

Germany union chief wants action on Qatar

Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent | November, 1 2013

The 2022 World Cup organising committee has rejected claims by the chairman of the German Federation of Trade Unions (DGB) that workers on construction sites are still working in terrible conditions. In an interview with German broadsheet Sued...

Bayern, Mineiro lie in wait in Club World Cup Video

ESPN staff | October, 10 2013

European champions Bayern Munich will face the champions of Asia or Africa in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup after the draw was announced on Wednesday. Bayern, along with Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro, head straight to the final-four ...

Blatter: FIFA blameless for deaths

ESPN staff | October, 4 2013

President Sepp Blatter insists FIFA cannot be held accountable after reports that dozens of Nepalese migrant workers had died in appalling conditions on building sites for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. A report by the Guardian newspaper last we...

Japan set for global gathering

Mark Lomas | December, 5 2012

Mark Lomas previews the 2012 Club World Cup in Japan, with Chelsea and Corinthians favourites for the global crown.

Brazil given Spanish wake-up call

Tim Vickery | December, 20 2011

Tim Vickery considers the repercussions in Brazil after Barcelona swaggered to success over Santos.

Santos' cautious optimism ahead of CWC final

Sam Kelly | December, 14 2011

Sam Kelly considers Santos' chances of beating Barca in the Club World Cup final.

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