The 2018 FIFA World Cup will utilize video technology

For the very 1st time in the history of football, a FIFA World Cup competition will use video replay which is aimed towards helping referees in a few of their decisions involving penalties, red cards and goals.


Every other choice that thefield referee has to make will completely dependent on that person.

Video technology has been tested for the past few years on a number of different leagues and countries including USA, Germany, Portugal, Brazil and Australia. It appears to have brought forward positive results and now it’s going to be put to test in the biggest football competition in the world, the FIFA World Cup.

There have been a number of incidents that have occurred in past editions of previous FIFA World Cup that have angered fans and players. One of those controversial moments emerged during the 2010 FIFA World Cup when England was facing off with Germany in the round of 16. Continue reading “The 2018 FIFA World Cup will utilize video technology”

CASILLAS STILL FIT FOR 2018.

Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas has stated that he is still in good form and can play at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.


The 35-year old legendary goalkeeper has a remarkable career with a record 167 caps for his country. He served as second choice goalkeeper at this year Euro.

Julen Lopetegui signed Casillas for Porto in 2015, and he had hoped to be the first choice for the team. However, David De Gea had taken the spot light leaving Casillas as plan B. Speaking to Porto Canal he revealed that he is still very much fit and will perform well at the 2018 World Cup.

“I have never given up, to avoid problems I stepped aside. Lopetegui told me that he was going to bet on David De Gea and I accepted it, but I haven’t left the Spanish national team yet. Why can’t I play at the World Cup in Russia?

“I played the entire qualification phase for the Euro and it was decided to make De Gea the first-choice [for the tournament]. The dream hasn’t been taken away. I look good. If I had been playing poorly I’d be the first to say it,” he said. Continue reading “CASILLAS STILL FIT FOR 2018.”