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Why a 48 team FIFA World Cup is a bad idea

Yesterday Gianni Infantino announced that the majority of national federations are supporting the idea of a 48 team World Cup and with the final vote set to take place next month it looks like the tournament is set to be expanded by 50 percent. It’s not an idea which is …

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Michel Platini says Au Revoir to FIFA Presidential Race

Suspended Uefa president Michel Platini says he will not stand in the Fifa presidential election next month. Platini, along with Fifa president Sepp Blatter, has been banned from football-related activities for eight years by world football’s governing body. Both men were found guilty of breaches surrounding a £1.3m ($2m) “disloyal …

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Blatter, Platini and Valcke benched after given 90 day suspensions

Fifa has provisionally suspended its president Sepp Blatter, secretary general Jerome Valcke and vice-president Michel Platini for 90 days. Former Fifa vice-president Chung Mong-joon has been banned for six years and fined 100,000 Swiss Francs (£67,000). The punishments were handed out by the ethics committee of football’s world governing body. …

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You Blatter believe it as FIFA boss provisionally suspended

Members of Fifa’s ethics committee met this week after the Swiss attorney general opened criminal proceedings against Blatter, 79, last month. He is accused of signing a contract “unfavourable” to football’s governing body and making a “disloyal payment” to Uefa president Michel Platini, 60. Swiss Blatter, who has run Fifa …

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Gareth Bale nearly as good as the whole of Brazil

…ok that’s not strictly true but Wales have now moved up to 8th in the FIFA Rankings, with them being only one place behind Brazil who are 7th. Some lowly nation called England who invented Football are doing really well for themselves as they are punching above their weight and …

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