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U.S. Attorney General Expects More FIFA Arrests, Maybe Even Sepp Blatter’s

September 22, 2015 3:52 pm0 comments
U.S. Attorney General Expects More FIFA Arrests, Maybe Even Sepp Blatter’s

Loretta Lynch, the U.S Attorney General on Monday morning, announced that she is anticipating the pursuit of additional charges against FIFA Officials. The US government is currently conducting an investigation into the corruption of the World football body FIFA and soccer in general. Loretta Lynch made the announcement during a […]

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The Inevitability of Denial in the Corruption of Sport.

June 10, 2015 1:55 pm0 comments
The Inevitability of Denial in the Corruption of Sport.

The merging of power and financial reward in sport brings a heady mix of hedonistic fame and fortune and with it the temptation to cheat and corrupt your way to the top. This is nothing new but with the increasing monetary gain that all sports people can achieve the temptation is that much greater. It […]

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Weekend Preview: European Football

April 3, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
Weekend Preview: European Football

So here we are again. Another weekend (and Monday) of club football. So what to expect, Besides the usual?Well, nothing much,.. I think. Lets see. -After Manchester City and Manchester United, Liverpool have another top 4 derby ahead of them. And this time it’s the in-form Arsenal, led by Olivier […]

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Rio Ferdinand: Things You Didn’t Know About Him!

April 2, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
Rio Ferdinand: Things You Didn’t Know About Him!

Rio Ferdinand, one of best defenders of his generation, has represented England 81 times and played in three FIFA world cups. Rio has had a successful career with Manchester United and is considered an inspirational sports icon in Europe. He now plays with English Premier League Club Queens Park Rangers. […]

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England’s Rio Road Trip Part II: Uruguay

June 23, 2014 7:00 am0 comments
England’s Rio Road Trip Part II: Uruguay

It’s deja vu. Once again we are all talking about England being knocked out of a major tournament having not exactly set the world alight. The fear of being knocked out became a reality when the Uruguayan talisman Luis Suarez headed his team into the lead after 39 minutes. England […]

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Wayne Rooney’s England Career: A Eulogy

June 20, 2014 11:55 am0 comments
Wayne Rooney’s England Career: A Eulogy

The nation of England watched nervously and with a sense of excitement when Leighton Baines threaded through a wonderful disguised pass for Wayne Rooney 61 minutes into our first World Cup group game against Italy. He cut inside and looked set to score as Salvatore Sirigu positioned himself for a […]

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Football World Cup 2014: And So It Begins!

November 27, 2013 1:26 pm0 comments

On Thursday the 12th of June 2014 an event, arguably the most popular in the world, will begin once again after its four-year sabbatical. I am of course referring to the football World Cup hosted by Brazil. With under seven months to go we can expect to look forward to […]

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Three Questions for FIFA

October 13, 2013 11:43 am0 comments
Three Questions for FIFA

Several senior figures of the footballing world including Sepp Blatter himself have come out recently saying that the Qatar World Cup needs to be moved to winter as it’s simply not viable to host the World Cup in the summer there due to the extreme heat. In fact, UEFA has […]

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