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US National Soccer Players
The strange case of the Copa America CentenarioBy Jason Davis - WASHINGTON, DC (Aug 28, 2015) US Soccer Players - On May 27, U
The strange case of the Copa America Centenario
US National Soccer Players / Posted yesterday
By Jason Davis - WASHINGTON, DC (Aug 28, 2015) US Soccer Players - On May 27, United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch, named to her post 19 days before, announced a stunning blow against corruption in soccer’s world governing body. A long time... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
FIFA hopeful Chung can’t escape cynicismIt isn’t hard to be cynical about political campaigns. Sometimes, amidst the no
FIFA hopeful Chung can’t escape cynicism
Sportsnet.ca / Posted yesterday
It isn’t hard to be cynical about political campaigns. Sometimes, amidst the noise of put-downs, promise-making and outright lying it’s easier, perhaps therapeutic, to make a rush for the sideline, take a seat and turn your back to the... Read more
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BBC Football
Who will win race for top Fifa job?Sepp Blatter: Fifa, Michel Platini & who is in line for presidency One of the
Who will win race for top Fifa job?
BBC Football / Posted 2 days ago
Sepp Blatter: Fifa, Michel Platini & who is in line for presidency One of the more interesting aspects of my interview with Sepp Blatter earlier this week was his reluctance to discuss who should succeed him as Fifa president. The election to... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Soccerex Global Convention will see world's top football officials come to ManchesterFive key issues affecting the beautiful game will form the pillars of this year
Soccerex Global Convention will see world's top football officials come to Manchester
Manchester Evening News / Posted 3 days ago
Five key issues affecting the beautiful game will form the pillars of this year’s Soccerex Global Convention. For the second year, the worldwide event will take place at Manchester Central between September 7-9. Tens of thousands of delegates from... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Chung slams FIFA dirty tricksPARIS - FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-Joon on Tuesday warned the elect
Chung slams FIFA dirty tricks
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
PARIS - FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-Joon on Tuesday warned the election to succeed Sepp Blatter was in danger of "being manipulated to a degree unseen even in previous notorious FIFA presidential elections". FIFA presidential candidate... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Chung slams FIFA dirty tricksPARIS: FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-joon on Tuesday warned the electi
Chung slams FIFA dirty tricks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
PARIS: FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-joon on Tuesday warned the election to succeed Sepp Blatter was in danger of "being manipulated to a degree unseen even in previous notorious FIFA presidential elections". The 63-year-old billionaire... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Humza Yousaf visited Qatar in April to raise concerns about migrant workers' rights, Scottish Government report revealsScotland’s International Development Minister Humza Yousaf visited Qatar in Apr
Humza Yousaf visited Qatar in April to raise concerns about migrant workers' rights, Scottish Government report reveals
EveningTimes Online / Posted 5 days ago
Scotland’s International Development Minister Humza Yousaf visited Qatar in April to raise concerns about the rights of migrant workers, it has emerged. Many have died during construction of stadiums for the 2022 World Cup in the Arab state. The... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Blatter gets gift cow at charityULRICHEN, Switzerland — Sepp Blatter was given a cow but gave little away about
Blatter gets gift cow at charity
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 days ago
ULRICHEN, Switzerland — Sepp Blatter was given a cow but gave little away about FIFA business at his annual charity soccer tournament Saturday. "Colombo" was a gift to Blatter from the village authority at his family’s ancestral home of... Read more
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SportsFan
Chung blasts FIFA, Blatter interventionChung Mong-Joon on Saturday accused FIFA president Sepp Blatter of "interfering
Chung blasts FIFA, Blatter intervention
SportsFan / Posted 6 days ago
Chung Mong-Joon on Saturday accused FIFA president Sepp Blatter of "interfering" in the race to take control of football's scandal-hit governing body, claiming his campaign is being sabotaged. Billionaire industrialist Chung, who is hoping to win... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Chung says report of FIFA investigation proof of Blatter sabotageMIAMI: FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-Joon said on Saturday that a repo
Chung says report of FIFA investigation proof of Blatter sabotage
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
MIAMI: FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-Joon said on Saturday that a report he was being investigated by the football body's ethics committee was proof that outgoing president Sepp Blatter was trying to interfere in his campaign and should step... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Swiss Fifa inquiry receives over 100 'suspicious activity' Authorities received reports of suspicious activity linked to Russia & Qatar
Swiss Fifa inquiry receives over 100 'suspicious activity'
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
Authorities received reports of suspicious activity linked to Russia & Qatar hosting the tournaments. FILE: Fifa president Sepp Blatter gestures during a press conference at the football’s... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Swiss FIFA inquiry receives more than 100 'suspicious activity' reportsZURICH: Swiss authorities have received more than 100 reports of suspicious fin
Swiss FIFA inquiry receives more than 100 'suspicious activity' reports
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
ZURICH: Swiss authorities have received more than 100 reports of suspicious financial activity linked to FIFA's decisions to let Russia and Qatar host the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments, the Swiss attorney general's office said on... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Swiss FIFA inquiry receives more than 100 ‘suspicious activity’ reports Published: 22 August 2015 7:20 PM Swiss authorities have received more than
Swiss FIFA inquiry receives more than 100 ‘suspicious activity’ reports
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 7 days ago
Published: 22 August 2015 7:20 PM Swiss authorities have received more than 100 reports of suspicious financial activity linked to FIFA's decisions to let Russia and Qatar host... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Swiss FIFA inquiry receives more than 100 'suspicious activity' reportsFIFA President Sepp Blatter arrives for a news conference aside of the so-calle
Swiss FIFA inquiry receives more than 100 'suspicious activity' reports
Reuters Sports News / Posted 7 days ago
FIFA President Sepp Blatter arrives for a news conference aside of the so-called ''Sepp Blatter tournament'' in Blatter's home-town Ulrichen, Switzerland, August 22, 2015. ZURICH Swiss authorities have received more than 100 reports of suspicious... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
FIFA hopeful Chung in 2022 World Cup probeFRANKFURT - FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-Joon is suspected of trying to
FIFA hopeful Chung in 2022 World Cup probe
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
FRANKFURT - FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-Joon is suspected of trying to influence the vote for the 2022 World Cup for South Korea and threatened with a lengthy ban, German daily Welt am Sonntag claimed Friday. FIFA presidential hopeful Chung... Read more
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SportsFan
FIFA boss candidate accused of corruptionFIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-Joon is suspected of trying to influence t
FIFA boss candidate accused of corruption
SportsFan / Posted 8 days ago
FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-Joon is suspected of trying to influence the vote for the 2022 World Cup for South Korea and threatened with a lengthy ban, German daily Welt am Sonntag claimed Friday. The newspaper, without citing a source,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Fifa team targets match-fixingZurich - Fifa's independent ethics committee is probing “many” cases of suspect
Fifa team targets match-fixing
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Zurich - Fifa's independent ethics committee is probing “many” cases of suspected corruption, is accelerating its investigations and expects life bans for all but minor offences, according to a source familiar with the matter. Investigators are... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Exclusive: FIFA team targets match-fixing, 'many' cases of corruptionJournalists are reflected in a logo at the FIFA headquarters after a meeting of
Exclusive: FIFA team targets match-fixing, 'many' cases of corruption
Reuters Sports News / Posted 8 days ago
Journalists are reflected in a logo at the FIFA headquarters after a meeting of the executive committee in Zurich, in a file photo. ZURICH FIFA's independent ethics committee is probing "many" cases of suspected corruption, is accelerating its... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
FIFA team targets match-fixing, 'many' cases of corruptionZURICH: FIFA's independent ethics committee is probing "many" cases of suspecte
FIFA team targets match-fixing, 'many' cases of corruption
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
ZURICH: FIFA's independent ethics committee is probing "many" cases of suspected corruption, is accelerating its investigations and expects life bans for all but minor offences, according to a source familiar with the matter. Investigators are... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
FIFA team targets match-fixing, 'many' cases of corruptionThe logo of FIFA is seen in front of its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland Ju
FIFA team targets match-fixing, 'many' cases of corruption
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 8 days ago
The logo of FIFA is seen in front of its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland July 20, 2015. ZURICH FIFA's independent ethics committee is probing "many" cases of suspected corruption, is accelerating its investigations and expects life bans for all... Read more
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The Moscow Times
FIFA Team Targets Match-Fixing, 'Many' Cases of Corruption - SourceZURICH — FIFA's independent ethics committee is probing "many" cases of suspect
FIFA Team Targets Match-Fixing, 'Many' Cases of Corruption - Source
The Moscow Times / Posted 8 days ago
ZURICH — FIFA's independent ethics committee is probing "many" cases of suspected corruption, is accelerating its investigations and expects life bans for all but minor offenses, according to a source familiar with the matter. Investigators are... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
FIFA team targets match-fixing, 'many' cases of corruptionZURICH: FIFA's independent ethics committee is probing "many" cases of suspecte
FIFA team targets match-fixing, 'many' cases of corruption
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
ZURICH: FIFA's independent ethics committee is probing "many" cases of suspected corruption, is accelerating its investigations and expects life bans for all but minor offences, according to a source familiar with the matter. Investigators are... Read more
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The Sport Bible
Richard Keys' Cribs Style Video Is Too Cringey For WordsRichard Keys and Andy Gray split opinion it's probably fair to say. Some concen
Richard Keys' Cribs Style Video Is Too Cringey For Words
The Sport Bible / Posted 9 days ago
Richard Keys and Andy Gray split opinion it's probably fair to say. Some concentrate on their ability as TV anchor and commentator respectively whereas some prefer to remember their attempts at 'banter' being more like the "what not to say" section... Read more
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Deepika
Sports News DetailClick here for detailed news of all itemsSwiss, US probes into FIFA unlikely to
Sports News Detail
Deepika / Posted 9 days ago
Click here for detailed news of all itemsSwiss, US probes into FIFA unlikely to disrupt 2018 Russia World Cup: SourcesLondon: American and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption in global soccer are unlikely to lead to any threat to Russia... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Swiss, U.S. probes into FIFA unlikely to disrupt 2018 Russia World CupThe logo of FIFA is seen in front of its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland Ju
Swiss, U.S. probes into FIFA unlikely to disrupt 2018 Russia World Cup
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 9 days ago
The logo of FIFA is seen in front of its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland July 20, 2015. London American and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption in global football are unlikely to lead to any threat to Russia retaining the hosting... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Exclusive: Swiss, U.S. probes into FIFA unlikely to disrupt 2018 Russia World CupLondon American and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption in global soc
Exclusive: Swiss, U.S. probes into FIFA unlikely to disrupt 2018 Russia World Cup
Reuters Sports News / Posted 9 days ago
London American and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption in global soccer are unlikely to lead to any threat to Russia retaining the hosting rights for the 2018 World Cup, according to U.S. and European sources familiar with the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Swiss, US probes into FIFA unlikely to disrupt 2018 Russia World CupLondon: American and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption in global fo
Swiss, US probes into FIFA unlikely to disrupt 2018 Russia World Cup
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
London: American and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption in global football are unlikely to lead to any threat to Russia retaining the hosting rights for the 2018 World Cup, according to U.S. and European sources familiar with the... Read more
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The Age
Rio 2016 Olympics | Summer Olympic Games in BrazilRio 2016 Olympics Daniel Lane While New Zealand has been praised for an Olympi
Rio 2016 Olympics | Summer Olympic Games in Brazil
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
Rio 2016 Olympics Daniel Lane While New Zealand has been praised for an Olympic programme focussed on funding a handful of medal-winning sports, Australia's Chef de Mission Kittty Chiller has stood by the 'holistic' approach to team... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rio 2016 Olympics | Summer Olympic Games in BrazilRio 2016 Olympics Daniel Lane While New Zealand has been praised for an Olympi
Rio 2016 Olympics | Summer Olympic Games in Brazil
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
Rio 2016 Olympics Daniel Lane While New Zealand has been praised for an Olympic programme focussed on funding a handful of medal-winning sports, Australia's Chef de Mission Kittty Chiller has stood by the 'holistic' approach to team... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Rio 2016 Olympics | Summer Olympic Games in BrazilRio 2016 Olympics Daniel Lane While New Zealand has been praised for an Olympi
Rio 2016 Olympics | Summer Olympic Games in Brazil
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Rio 2016 Olympics Daniel Lane While New Zealand has been praised for an Olympic programme focussed on funding a handful of medal-winning sports, Australia's Chef de Mission Kittty Chiller has stood by the 'holistic' approach to team... Read more
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heraldscotland
As Sebastian Coe and Sergey Bubka get set to declare war on drugs, is the damage already done?Life bans are essential because of evidence that illegal drugs confer benefit y
As Sebastian Coe and Sergey Bubka get set to declare war on drugs, is the damage already done?
heraldscotland / Posted 10 days ago
Life bans are essential because of evidence that illegal drugs confer benefit years after cheats have ceased taking the drugs. American sprinter Justin Gatlin, oldest man to head the world rankings, and Turkey's Asli Cakir-Alptekin are pertinent... Read more
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Daily Star
Qatar World Cup 2022: Migrant workers building stadia must wait for new pay systemPAY: The new wage protection system was due to come into place on August 18 – b
Qatar World Cup 2022: Migrant workers building stadia must wait for new pay system
Daily Star / Posted 11 days ago
PAY: The new wage protection system was due to come into place on August 18 – but has now been delayed until November 2 Workers' safety, late and incomplete wages and employers blocking migrants from leaving Qatar has left many across the world... Read more
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Business Standard India
Qatar to launch major labour reform for migrant workersNew system to ensure workers are paid on time, but rights group not convincedQa
Qatar to launch major labour reform for migrant workers
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
New system to ensure workers are paid on time, but rights group not convincedQatar tomorrow officially launches one of its most "significant" labour reforms to guarantee migrant workers' wages,... Read more
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Gulf News
Qatar to launch major labour reform for migrant workersWorkers will be paid electronically either twice a month or monthly (FILES) -
Qatar to launch major labour reform for migrant workers
Gulf News / Posted 12 days ago
Workers will be paid electronically either twice a month or monthly (FILES) - A file picture taken on May 4, 2015 shows foreign laborers working at the construction site of the al-Wakrah football stadium, one of the Qatar's 2022 World Cup stadiums,... Read more
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The Standard
Migrant workers await cleanup of Qatar's pay abusesThe Wage Protection System aims to ensure that migrant workers, many at 2022 Wo
Migrant workers await cleanup of Qatar's pay abuses
The Standard / Posted 12 days ago
The Wage Protection System aims to ensure that migrant workers, many at 2022 World Cup-related projects, will finally receive their pay on time. Under the new system, workers will be paid either twice a month or monthly, and the wages electronically... Read more
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iol.co.za
Fifa in Platini smear campaign?ReutersUefa are demanding an investigation after a dossier smearing their presi
Fifa in Platini smear campaign?
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
ReutersUefa are demanding an investigation after a dossier smearing their president Michel Platini was sent to newspapers across Europe. Picture: Ruben Sprich Uefa are demanding an investigation after a dossier smearing their president Michel... Read more
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iafrica.com
Qatar to launch migrant labour reformQatar on Tuesday officially launches one of its most "significant" labour refor
Qatar to launch migrant labour reform
iafrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Qatar on Tuesday officially launches one of its most "significant" labour reforms to guarantee migrant workers' wages, but rights groups are concerned over implementation of the new regulations. The Wage Protection System (WPS) aims to ensure that... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Qatar admits it needs labour reformQatar conceded Monday that "much more needs to be done" on the controversial is
Qatar admits it needs labour reform
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 12 days ago
Qatar conceded Monday that "much more needs to be done" on the controversial issue of labour reform following fresh criticism of the 2022 World Cup hosts over the pace of change. A statement from the newly-established Qatar Government Communications... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Qatar to launch migrant labour reformQatar on Tuesday officially launches one of its most "significant" labour refor
Qatar to launch migrant labour reform
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 12 days ago
Qatar on Tuesday officially launches one of its most "significant" labour reforms to guarantee migrant workers' wages, but rights groups are concerned over implementation of the new regulations. The Wage Protection System (WPS) aims to ensure that... Read more
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Inquirier.net
UEFA urges FIFA to investigate alleged smear of PlatiniFIFA president Sepp Blatter, right, and FIFA vice president and UEFA president
UEFA urges FIFA to investigate alleged smear of Platini
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
FIFA president Sepp Blatter, right, and FIFA vice president and UEFA president Michel Platini. AP FILE PHOTO GENEVA — UEFA has complained to FIFA about an alleged attempt to discredit its president Michel Platini, who is currently the favorite to... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Qatar to launch major labour reform for migrant workers Published: 17 August 2015 10:39 AM Qatar tomorrow officially launches one of
Qatar to launch major labour reform for migrant workers
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 days ago
Published: 17 August 2015 10:39 AM Qatar tomorrow officially launches one of its most "significant" labour reforms to guarantee migrant workers' wages, but rights groups are concerned over... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Qatar to launch major labor reform for foreign workersDOHA, Qatar – Qatar on Tuesday officially launches one of its most “significant
Qatar to launch major labor reform for foreign workers
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
DOHA, Qatar – Qatar on Tuesday officially launches one of its most “significant” labor reforms to guarantee migrant workers’ wages, but rights groups are concerned over implementation of the new regulations. The Wage Protection System (WPS) aims to... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProSoccerTalk
UEFA asks FIFA to investigate “alleged smear campaign” against Michel PlatiniUEFA is up in arms after what they have called an “alleged smear campaign” was
UEFA asks FIFA to investigate “alleged smear campaign” against Michel Platini
NBC Sports: ProSoccerTalk / Posted 12 days ago
UEFA is up in arms after what they have called an “alleged smear campaign” was released against Michel Platini. Platini is currently the UEFA president, and is one of the leading candidates to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president when the election... Read more
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Denver Post
UEFA urges FIFA to investigate alleged smear of Michel PlatiniGENEVA— UEFA has complained to FIFA about an alleged attempt to discredit its p
UEFA urges FIFA to investigate alleged smear of Michel Platini
Denver Post / Posted 12 days ago
GENEVA— UEFA has complained to FIFA about an alleged attempt to discredit its president Michel Platini, who is currently the favorite to succeed Sepp Blatter as head of the world governing body. A newspaper-style article sent anonymously this month... Read more
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Brandon Sun
UEFA urges FIFA to investigate document attacking Platini sent to German-language mediaUEFA president Michel Platini hands the trophy to the Barcelona players after t
UEFA urges FIFA to investigate document attacking Platini sent to German-language media
Brandon Sun / Posted 12 days ago
UEFA president Michel Platini hands the trophy to the Barcelona players after they won the UEFA Super Cup soccer match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC at the Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena stadium, in Tbilisi, Georgia, on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scott Allan may have been a Rangers fan but it is irrelevant nowThe Rangers thing will crop up again today in more direct fashion with the play
Scott Allan may have been a Rangers fan but it is irrelevant now
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
The Rangers thing will crop up again today in more direct fashion with the player scheduled to speak at a media conference. It will be a slightly awkward moment for Allan and the club but he will do his best to be diplomatic and nimbly tiptoe around... Read more
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BBC Football
Uefa complains over Platini 'smear'Uefa complains to Fifa over 'smear campaign' against Michel Platini European f
Uefa complains over Platini 'smear'
BBC Football / Posted 13 days ago
Uefa complains to Fifa over 'smear campaign' against Michel Platini European football's governing body Uefa has complained to Fifa about an "alleged smear campaign" against its president Michel Platini. Uefa has asked world football's governing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Grobbelaar Guns for Warriors JobZIMBABWE and Liverpool legend Bruce Grobbelaar has shed tears over the chaotic
Grobbelaar Guns for Warriors Job
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
ZIMBABWE and Liverpool legend Bruce Grobbelaar has shed tears over the chaotic state of local football and says he is more than ready to help in reviving the wounded game, first as Warriors coach and then as Zifa president. Under the current Zifa... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Grobbelaar guns for Warriors job ZIMBABWE and Liverpool legend Bruce Grobbelaar has shed tears over the chaoti
Grobbelaar guns for Warriors job
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 13 days ago
ZIMBABWE and Liverpool legend Bruce Grobbelaar has shed tears over the chaotic state of local football and says he is more than ready to help in reviving the wounded game, first as Warriors coach and then as Zifa... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Sepp Blatter: Michel Platini intimidated my 80-old brother so much he CRIEDBlatter was re-elected as president at the summit, only to stand down just days
Sepp Blatter: Michel Platini intimidated my 80-old brother so much he CRIED
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
Blatter was re-elected as president at the summit, only to stand down just days later. He will officially relinquish the post next February, with former friend Platini the favourite to succeed him. Blatter describes how their relationship went from... Read more
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