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Ticket tout suspect goes on the run

July 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Features, Football

Despite their best efforts FIFA can’t seem to rid themselves of controversy even at what should be their finest hour.  Just as everyone was beginning to focus on Sunday’s final the ticketing scandal that has been rumbling in the background took almost comic centre stage yesterday. As the Brazilian police moved to rearrest suspect Ray […]

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FIFA bites back

June 26th, 2014 · No Comments · Features, Football

Fifa has banned Uruguay’s Luis Suárez from all “football-related activities” for four months for biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini, ruling the striker out of the rest of the World Cup. Suárez has will not be able to play or train for club or country for four months, is also banned for nine competitive international matches, and […]

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FIFA backlash gains momentum

June 10th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Features, Football

Today UEFA executive committee members Michael van Praag and David Gill told FIFA President Sepp Blatter he should not stand for re-election. Blatter, 78, had announced his intention to run for a fifth term in 2015 despite appearing to step down last year. Greg Dyke also waded in with a rebuttal of Blatter’s extraordinary accusations […]

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FIFA corruption shocker!

June 1st, 2014 · No Comments · Features, Football

The once hidden world of Fifa continues to unravel in public. Although no surprising new allegations have emerged it seems that long festering suspicions can now be backed up by hard evidence, courtesy of a long running investigation by The Sunday Times. The one that has caused the most fuss is the successful bid by Qatar […]

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