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England FA chairman writes to Blatter to find way forward

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By Duncan Mackay

June 5 – English Football Association chairman David Bernstein has written to FIFA President Sepp Blatter to reassure him that they want to continue working with the world governing body but also to protest at some of the comments made by senior officials, including Argentina’s Julio Grondona and Spain’s Angel Maria Villar-Llona.

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Europe’s top clubs demand change at FIFA

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By Andrew Warshaw in Zurich

June 1 – Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (pictured), head of the European Club Association (ECA) that represents the interests of every major professional club throughout the continent, has called for a complete overhaul of how FIFA is governed.

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FIFA lifts Bosnia’s international suspension

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By David Gold

May 31 – FIFA President Sepp Blatter has taken a break from defending world football’s governing body from public criticism and bribery allegations to confirm that Bosnia has had a suspension preventing it from competing in international football lifted.

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