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Israeli NGO Urges FC Barcelona to Boycott Qatar over Hamas Ties

Shurat HaDin writes to current Barcelona soccer team leader demanding end to support for Qatar, which hosts Hamas leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2015, 4:31 PM

Swastika Found on Croatian Soccer Pitch

Croatian team apologizes for 'act of sabotage' before match against Italy; could face sanctions.Tova Dvorin, 6/14/2015, 1:43 PM

Whistleblower: Qatar Set to Lose 2022 World Cup

According to a whistleblower who is working with the FBI, Qatar is likely to have its 2022 World Cup bid canceled after all.Moshe Cohen, 6/7/2015, 5:12 PM

Sick Hamas Soccer Poster Features Dead IDF Soldiers

Gaza cup framed as 'Goldin vs. Shaul' in cynical poster; surfaces weeks after world debate on politics and sport.Tova Dvorin, 6/7/2015, 10:59 AM

Rajoub: Israel Suspension from FIFA Still on the Table

Palestine Football Association head clarifies he plans to move forward with having Israel suspended from FIFA.Ido Ben Porat and Elad Benari, 5/31/2015, 6:06 AM

PA Drops Proposal to Ban Israel from FIFA

Israel's future in world soccer will be decided; pro Palestinians storm hall, throw red cards at Israeli delegation; reports of bomb scare.Tova Dvorin, 5/29/2015, 4:23 PM

Muslim HS Soccer Team Refuses to Play Team With Girls

Muslim high school team in Canada raises gender flap, despite association rules allowing female players at schools without girls teams.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 5/29/2015, 2:56 PM

Herzog Speaks Out Against Banning Israel from FIFA

"Boycotting Israel would be a red penalty card for FIFA," says opposition chairman who says he supports Netanyahu on this issue.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 5/29/2015, 3:43 AM

FIFA Scandal May Delay Vote to Ban Israel from League

With FIFA in turmoil, a meeting to discuss the PA's demand that Israel be banned from international soccer may be postponed.Yaakov Levi, 5/28/2015, 8:09 AM

Israel-PA FIFA Talks, Like Peace Talks, Go Nowhere

Arab delegations walk out of meeting attempting to resolve PA BDS attempt against Israeli soccer team.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2015, 9:09 PM

Israel Asks UEFA Head to Speak Out Against PA's Proposed Ban

Israel Football Association appeals to UEFA president Michel Platini to speak out against the PA's to vote the IFA out of FIFA.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/22/2015, 9:45 PM

Minister Danny Danon: Boycott the Boycotters

Science and Technology Minister Danny Danon says calls to boycott FIFA only hurt the 'Palestinian cause.'Hezki Baruch, 5/20/2015, 10:40 PM

FIFA Head: Netanyahu Agreed to Israel-'Palestine' Soccer Match

FIFA President Sepp Blatter tells journalists Israeli PM agreed to facilitate friendly match at some point 'in future.'Ari Soffer, 5/19/2015, 9:40 PM

Netanyahu Blasts Palestinian 'Politicization of Football'

In meeting with FIFA head Sepp Blatter, PM attacks PA attempts to ban Israel; 'If you politicize it once, you politicize it for everyone.'Ari Soffer, 5/19/2015, 6:52 PM

Israel Slams 'Cynical' PA Bid to Oust it from FIFA

Israel Football Association chief notes PA push has 'nothing to do with sports' and could set dangerous precedents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2015, 3:08 PM

FIFA President Asks Israel to Make Concession in Dispute with PA

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he hopes to head off a vote to suspend Israel, but also urges Israel to make a concession.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/16/2015, 12:45 AM

Video: Liberman Header Ties Knesset Soccer Game

Resigning foreign minister led Knesset team in match against members of the Russian Jewish Congress.Gil Ronen, 5/8/2015, 9:45 AM

Jibril Rajoub Tries to 'Pray' at Jewish Site, Gets Chased Away

Worshippers at the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hevron chased away an unwanted guest – Jibril Rajoub, a top Palestinian Authority terrorist.Yaakov Levi, 5/7/2015, 1:12 AM

FIFA to Discuss Suspending Israel

FIFA to discuss Palestinian Arab request to suspend Israel from world soccer due to restrictions limiting movement of Palestinian players.Ben Ariel, 5/5/2015, 5:45 AM

Again: Arab Soccer Team Honors Traitor Ex-MK Bishara

Nazareth soccer club to hold a special reception honoring Balad founder who spied for Hezbollah, right before it plays in league semifinals.Shimon Cohen, Gil Ronen, 4/29/2015, 1:56 PM

Israeli Soccer Assoc. Says No to Gay Pride Flags

Notice sent to teams after attorney's petition against Jerusalem club's replacement of corner flags with rainbow 'gay pride' flags.Oranit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 4/28/2015, 4:07 PM

German Police Apologize for Banning Israeli Flag at Soccer Game

Berlin's police apologize after a guard ordered "Jewish flags" removed during a soccer game in the German capital.Ben Ariel, 4/28/2015, 4:45 AM

Petition to Try Jerusalem Soccer Team over 'Gay Pride' Flag

Attorney Ben-Gvir urges Israeli soccer association to put Hapoel Katamon on trial, after it replaces corner flag with rainbow flag.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/27/2015, 12:30 PM

Report: Israelis Banned from Buying French Soccer Tickets

Israelis have apparently been banned from buying tickets to see the Paris St. Germain soccer team in action.Moshe Cohen, 4/26/2015, 10:56 PM

Israelis Seek to Halt PA's 'Soccer Intifada'

The Palestinian Authority is determined to get Israel booted out of FIFA, and Israeli officials are headed to Switzerland to prevent that.Moshe Cohen, 4/20/2015, 1:16 AM

FIFA President Rejects PA Bid for Soccer Ban on 'Racist' Israel

Soccer federation president dismisses says ban would 'harm the whole organization,' ahead of meeting with PA minister Jibril Rajoub.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2015, 11:10 AM

Outrage as Dutch Soccer Fans Chant 'Jews Burn the Best'

Uproar after FC Utrecht fans chant 'disgusting' anti-Semitic slurs, including 'my mother burned Jews in the SS,' during weekend match.Ari Yashar, 4/7/2015, 9:02 PM

Watch: 'Kill, Kill the Jews' at Vienna Pro-Palestinian Protest

Group of Bosnian soccer fans, in Vienna for international match, join pro-Palestinian protest which quickly turned anti-Semitic.Cynthia Blank , 4/5/2015, 2:26 PM

Rajoub: We'll Fight 'To the End' to Boot Israel Out of FIFA

The Palestinian Authority is determined to get Israel booted out of international soccer organization FIFA, Jibril Rajoub said.Moshe Cohen, 4/2/2015, 8:29 AM

PA Asks FIFA to Suspend Israel

The Palestinian Football Association asks that FIFA suspend Israel for restricting the movement of Palestinian Arab players.Nitsan Keidar, 3/31/2015, 4:16 AM

London Soccer Club Condemns 'Vile' Anti-Semitic Abuse

Tottenham Hotspurs slams West Ham supporters for singing 'vile and unacceptable' anti-Semitic song; police launch investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2015, 4:03 PM

Black Man Shoved off Train by Racist UK Soccer Fans Speaks Out

Man files police complaint against Chelsea fans who sang 'we're racist' while pushing him off subway train, 3 fans suspended.Ari Yashar, 2/20/2015, 11:38 AM

UK Soccer Fans Push Black Man off Train, Chant 'We're Racist'

Shock in British soccer league after 'abhorrent' fans filmed shoving a black man, preventing him from boarding a subway.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2015, 1:29 PM

Egypt: 22 Killed in Clashes Between Soccer Fans and Police

At least 22 people killed when hardcore fans of a soccer group clash with Egyptian police before a game.Ben Ariel, 2/9/2015, 1:14 AM

UK Soccer Club Owner Punished for 'Jews Love Money' Statement

Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan punished for comments in an interview claiming Jews 'love money', calling Chinese 'chinks.'Ari Soffer, 1/1/2015, 3:37 PM

Iran Outraged After PA Soccer Team Cancels Friendly Match

Palestinian soccer team cancels a match with Iran, causing rumors that the cancellation was instigated by Gulf countries.Ben Ariel, 12/28/2014, 1:31 AM

Soccer Player Suspended, Fined for Anti-Semitic Post

Liverpool player Mario Balotelli fined almost $40K, banned from match for posting that he 'jumps like a black man, grabs coins like a Jew.'Tova Dvorin, 12/19/2014, 12:33 PM

Police Arrest Jew for Asking to Stop Temple Mount Soccer Game

Joint HQ of Temple Organizations livid as police breach High Court ruling by allowing Muslim desecration of holiest site in Judaism.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 12/2/2014, 5:55 PM

Soccer Player Under Fire for 'Anti-Semitic' Instagram Post

Post with caption 'jumps like a black man and grabs coins like a Jew' sparks uproar, latest in UK football anti-Semitic string.Tova Dvorin, 12/2/2014, 3:14 PM

Shocking Details of Car Attack on Female Officer

Young cop run over in Bat Yam trying to arrest employee of pro soccer team who was committing sex crimes in a jeep.Ari Yashar, 11/28/2014, 12:04 PM

Soccer Club Head Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Comments

Wigan FC head makes series of anti-Semitic statements - while attempting to downplay the team's manager's racist comments.Tova Dvorin, 11/21/2014, 11:00 AM

Ghana to Sign Israeli Soccer Coach - And Open a Can of Worms

Ghana's likely to sign Israeli veteran Avram Grant as new national coach - but he might be barred from competing in Arab states.Ari Soffer, 11/17/2014, 11:18 AM

Victory: Israel Takes the Top in Euro 2016 Qualifying Group

Ecstatic Netanyahu celebrates with players after they defeat Bosnia 3-0, remaining undefeated and raising hopes for 2016 Euro Championship.Ari Yashar, 11/17/2014, 9:09 AM

Soccer Games Won't be Suspended Despite Tel Aviv Brawl

The Israeli Premier League says games will continue as scheduled, calls on the police and the courts to enforce security at games.Neri Weiss, 11/5/2014, 2:13 AM

Bnei Sakhnin to Pay NIS 15,000 Fine for Bishara Honor

Israel Football Association announces punishment it plans to mete out to the Bnei Sakhin for honoring traitor ex-MK.Yaakov Levi, 10/22/2014, 9:40 PM

IFA to Discipline Soccer Club Which Rewarded Traitor MK

Israel Football Association says Bnei Sakhnin soccer club violated two regulations for honoring former MK Bishara.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2014, 7:45 PM

Arab Soccer Team Honors Traitor Ex-MK

Foreign Minister Liberman and Sport Minister Livnat condemn Bnei Sakhnin soccer club for honoring former MK Azmi Bishara.Ben Ariel, 10/19/2014, 5:02 AM

British Soccer Player Tweets Selfie of 'Hitler Mustache'

Ill intentions, or poor taste? Second sport player's anti-Semitic selfie within hours makes headlines.Tova Dvorin, 10/10/2014, 11:04 AM

Watch: Moroccan Soccer Fans Chant Pro-ISIS Slogans

Fans miss the irony of supporting 'jihad' and the brutal 'Islamic State' group which opposes 'western' sports - like soccer.Ari Soffer, 9/30/2014, 3:34 PM

UK Soccer Club Pulls Rosh Hashanah Tweet Amid Racist Backlash

Liverpool FC deletes tweet wishing Jewish fans a happy new year after a hail of anti-Semitic abuse.Ari Soffer, 9/28/2014, 11:22 AM

PA Calls Youth Goodwill Soccer Game 'Crime Against Humanity'

Peres's 'peace' game for Israeli and Arab kids was 'immoral crime' by 'sick souls' says PA, calling to 'settle accounts' with organizers.Ari Yashar, 9/9/2014, 9:03 PM

Israel Soccer Association Delays Season Due to Rockets

Start of season postponed as Gaza terrorists continue to rain rockets on Israeli civilian centers; Hamas claims 'victory.'AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2014, 10:36 PM

Police Investigating Irish Soccer Player's Anti-Semitic Tweet

Police in Ireland confirm they are investigating Tommy McGuigan's call for his followers to punch Jews. McGuigan has apologized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2014, 5:46 AM

Egyptian Refuses 'Peace Game' With Israeli Soccer Star

Reports say Egyptian player refused Pope's celebrity game over presence of Benayoun, who defends Israel from 'stupid' players.Neri Weiss, Ari Yashar, 8/18/2014, 3:14 PM

Soccer Star Urges Fans to 'Punch Jews in the Nose'

Irish soccer player Tommy McGuigan under fire for tweeting incitement to violence against Jews.Tova Dvorin, 8/13/2014, 9:47 AM

Skinheads Attack Israeli Soccer Team in Poland

Two days after the Maccabi Haifa soccer team was attacked in Austria, another Israeli soccer team is attacked.Sarah Leah Lawent, 7/26/2014, 11:06 PM

ISIS Calls on World Cup Star Messi to 'Join Jihad'

Sunni Islamists in Iraq praise Argentina's Lionel Messi for beating Iran in dramatic World Cup goal, invite to 'join the jihadist call.'Ari Yashar, 6/25/2014, 11:20 AM