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Premier League in 90 seconds: Moral winners

Published: November 27, 2017

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The Exploding Heads take you through all the happenings from week 13 with Premier League in 90 seconds (plus stoppages).


FIFA bans 3 soccer officials for life for taking bribes

Published: November 22, 2017

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GENEVA (AP) Three soccer officials who pleaded guilty in American courts to accepting bribes were banned for life by the FIFA ethics committee on Tuesday. “His guilty plea related, amongst others, to schemes in which he received bribes in exchange for his support in relation to the FIFA presidential elections and to gain control and influence within the AFC (Asian Football Confederation) and FIFA,” the soccer body said Tuesday in a statement.


Witness says he paid $160M in bribes to soccer officials

Published: November 17, 2017

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A former marketing executive from Argentina testified Thursday at a U.S. trial that he and his company arranged to pay 30 soccer officials about $160 million in bribes over the course of several years until his arrest in 2015. Alejandro Burzaco offered the estimate in the case against three former South American soccer officials accused in the sprawling bribery scandal engulfing FIFA, the sport’s governing body


Jose Mourinho: England can win the World Cup

Published: November 17, 2017

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Speaking after the international break and ahead of Manchester United’s clash with Newcastle United on Saturday (Watch live, 12:30 p.m.


North London Derby: FIFA 18 style

Published: November 16, 2017

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Ahead of Arsenal vs. Tottenham on Saturday, we ran a simulation on FIFA 18. Analysing that result, and looking for insight into the upcoming real-life match at the Emirates, the Exploding Heads break it down as only they can


Manchester United’s Marcos Rojo plays 45 minutes for under-23 team

Published: November 15, 2017

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LEIGH, England — Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo has made his comeback after 209 days out injured. The 27-year-old moved a


Why does Ozil polarise opinion?

Published: November 12, 2017

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In the first of a week-long series, the ESPN FC TV team discuss Mesut Ozil. Talented though the Arsenal and Germany man undoubtedly is, he divides opinion.


World Cup faceoff: Who deserves a place?

Published: November 10, 2017

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Who will get through the World Cup playoffs? The Exploding Heads reveal why each team deserves a spot in the World Cup finals.


Who deserves a spot in Russia?

Published: November 10, 2017

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The Exploding Heads present some irreverent World Cup playoff predictions. Which country has the coolest nickname?


WATCH: Argentine children’s Messi message

Published: November 9, 2017

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Lionel Messi reacts after watching a video filled with messages of support and admiration from youth players in Argentina.


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