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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 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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Revenge of ExCo.

December 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Features, Football

Amid all the fall-out from the World Cup bidding process it has become increasingly clear that the England bid team were promised support that didn’t materalise. The growing optimism of the days leading up to the decision was clearly based on formal support by Concacaf President Jack Warner. The three votes that Jack brings would […]

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