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Liverpool not to pursue Suárez appeal  Liverpool have decided not to appeal against the FA’s decision to ban striker Luis Suárez for racially abusing Manchester United’s Patrice Evra. In a bizarre twist of fate Suárez may make his return at … Continue reading

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Prince Ali joins match fixing debate  FIFA vice-president Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, who spoke at this year’s Leaders in Football conference in October, has stressed the importance of eradicating match fixing. With Asia now rife with illegal betting syndicates, … Continue reading

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Former Dominican Football Association President to fight two-year ban  Patrick John, former president of the Dominican Football Association (DFA) President and former Dominican Prime Minister, is already in the process of appealing the decision handed down last Friday by FIFA’s … Continue reading

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Beckham discusses MLS ownership & 2012 Olympics  Former England captain David Beckham has admitted he is still very interested in possible ownership of an MLS franchise in the USA. “I have the option and it’s something I probably will do. … Continue reading

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RORY SQUIRES: IS BLATTER SHOWING HIS WORTH?

There was further evidence this week of the challenge facing Sepp Blatter in his final term as FIFA President, but also further evidence of why he secured another four years in the first place. We are nearly a year on … Continue reading

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Corruption case leads to Brazilian sports minister’s resignation  Brazil’s Minister for Sport Orlando Silva came under investigation for corruption charges earlier this week. He faced allegations that he took more than $20 million from public money intended for social programmes … Continue reading

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Hammam’s appeal rejected The FIFA Appeals Committee, chaired by Ecuador’s Francisco Acosta, met on Thursday for seven hours before upholding the ethics committee’s ban handed down on July 23, which found Hammam guilty of seven counts of misconduct. The 62-year-old … Continue reading

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