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FIFA corruption scandal to see first soccer official sentenced

Published: October 26, 2017

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A Guatemalan judge who once served as general secretary of his country’s soccer federation is expected to be the first person sentenced in the U.S. in the world soccer bribery scandal.


UAE official: Qatar review a must before 2022 FIFA World Cup

Published: October 11, 2017

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates –  The Emirati minister of state for foreign affairs has commented on Qatar hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup in light of the diplomatic crisis between Doha and four Arab nations. Anwar Gargash wrote on Twitter on Tuesday: “Qatar’s hosting of World Cup 2022 should include a repudiation of policies supporting extremism & terrorism. Doha should review its record.” Doha long has denied funding extremists.


What’s Harder To Do: Hit A Home Run Or Score A Soccer Goal?

Published: June 8, 2017

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Baseball star Albert Pujols and soccer star Christiano Ronaldo recently reached impressive milestones in their respective sports. Commentator Kevin Blackistone ponders what is harder to do: hit a home run, or score a goal?


New York Red Bulls not interested in Man United’s Bastian Schweinsteiger

Published: October 8, 2016

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New York Red Bulls are not interested in bringing Manchester United’s Bastian Schweinsteiger to MLS. Oliver Mintzlaff, the head of


Eva Carneiro’s employment tribunal settled privately as Chelsea apologise

Published: June 7, 2016

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Chelsea have apologised “unreservedly” to former team doctor Eva Carneiro after her case for constructive dismissal was settled


The 10 greatest managerial rants of Premier League title run-ins

Published: April 29, 2016

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This week marks the 20th anniversary of Kevin Keegan declaring he would “love it” if Newcastle beat Manchester United to the 1995-96 Premier League


Sepp Blatter praises Gianni Infantino for diplomatic skills

Published: February 26, 2016

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Sepp Blatter said newly elected FIFA


Barca simply superior in the Clasico

Published: November 23, 2015

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Luis Enrique’s side were devastating in routing Real Madrid 4-0. Their plan worked to perfection while Rafa Benitez’s side continues to unravel.


Soccer-Pardew tells Palace not to underestimate Rooney

Published: October 30, 2015

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Crystal Palace will be paying special attention to England and Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney in Saturday’s meeting at Selhurst Park, manager Alan Pardew said on Friday. Rooney has scored only two league goals all season but Pardew believes that may be down to the service he is getting. Rooney has proved many times, particularly when he gets criticism, that he can deliver.


Soccer-Africans losing life savings to agents-charity

Published: October 30, 2015

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Jean-Claude Mbvoumin, a former Cameroon international who heads the Culture Foot Solidaire group, also warned that Africa is awash with ramshackle, unlicensed soccer academies which exist primarily to prepare children for a move abroad. “In Africa, you have thousands and thousands of academies for which the main goal is to transfer young players to Europe,” he said on the sidelines of the Play the Game conference.


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