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The show must go on: But without Mutko who quits World Cup and RFU roles

By Andrew Warshaw 

December 27 – Under-fire Russian football supremo Vitaly Mutko has now stepped down as chief organiser of the 2018 World Cup having two days ago relinquished his role as president of the Russian Football Union (RFU) after mounting global criticism of his alleged involvement  in the Russian doping scandal that has seen the country banned from Olympic sport.

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