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EPL – Manchester United In ‘A swiftly developing race’ as battle to lasso in Alexis Sanchez livens up

EPL – Manchester United In ‘A swiftly developing race’ as battle to lasso in Alexis Sanchez livens up

The man (or young lad if you'd rather), who many describe as the most sought after player on the plane currently, Alexis Sanchez, seems to be heading to Old Trafford with the Red devils turning out favorites to win his signature. If the reports from the Daily Mirror and several other sources are correct, then it means that United may have successfully fended of interests from the likes of Barcelona, arc rivals Manchester City and ex-UEFA cup holders, Inter Milan. Read More »

CONCACAF Official Statement: UNAUTHORIZED Action Taken Versus CONCACAF General Secretary; Chuck Blazer Continues As CONCACAF General Secretary

CONCACAF Official Statement: UNAUTHORIZED Action Taken Versus CONCACAF General Secretary; Chuck Blazer Continues As CONCACAF General Secretary

NEW YORK (Tuesday, May 31, 2011) – Today an unauthorized declaration was made by Lisle Austin attempting to remove Chuck Blazer as General Secretary of CONCACAF. This attempted action was taken without any authority. Under the CONCACAF Statutes, jurisdiction over the General Secretary rests solely with the CONCACAF Executive Committee which has taken no action. Read More »

FIFA U-17 World Cup Mexico 2011 – Draw and Venues

FIFA U-17 World Cup Mexico 2011 – Draw and Venues

The build-up to the FIFA U-17 World Cup Mexico 2011 quickened to a fever pitch on Tuesday evening as the Official Draw put teams in their venues and mouth-watering match-ups into the tournament schedule. Held at the famous Sala Nezahualcóyotl concert hall in the heart of Mexico City, the draw ended a nervous wait for the 24 finalists as they discovered the identity of their rivals in the group phase, which kicks off with hosts Mexico taking on Korea DPR in Morelia on 18 June. Read More »

6 referees or goal-line technology? FIFA is getting ready for revolution, but ….

6 referees or goal-line technology? FIFA is getting ready for revolution, but ….

Last year, the International Football Association Board (IFAB) - which makes the rules that govern the game - voted 6-2 against introducing technology that would show if the ball had crossed the goal-line. What changed since then? "I've never been resistant to anything. But it must be done the right way. And that's why we activated again this discussion in the international board. And then we will have a look at how it works." – stated FIFA President Sepp Blatter. Read More »

FIFA decided on the slots for the 2014 World Cup – Canada will host 2015 Women’s World Cup

FIFA decided on the slots for the 2014 World Cup – Canada will host 2015 Women’s World Cup

The committee decided on the slots for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, which will be as follows: AFC 4.5, CAF 5.0, CONCACAF 3.5, CONMEBOL 4.5, OFC 0.5, UEFA 13.0 and one slot the host Brazil. This is the same distribution of slots as for the 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cups™. For the play-offs relating to the half slots, a draw will determine how the four confederations involved (AFC, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL and OFC) will pair off. Sufficient time will be allowed between the home and away legs of these play-offs. Read More »

U.S. Men’s National Team Opens 2011 with 1-1 Draw against Chile Behind First Career Goal from Teal Bunbury

U.S. Men’s National Team Opens 2011 with 1-1 Draw against Chile Behind First Career Goal from Teal Bunbury

The U.S. Men’s National Team opened 2011 with a 1-1 draw against Chile in front of 18,580 fans this evening at The Home Depot Center. The U.S., which started a very young and inexperienced squad, came from behind to earn the draw. By executing perfect penalty kick, Teal Bunbury nets his first goal in second cap with USMNT Read More »

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