Broadcast: Ekstraklasa launches free live app, Liverpool go HD

Screen-Android-telefonOctober 24 – Poland's Ekstraklasa has launched a free app that will broadcast coverage of the matches as well as latest news and personalised updates from the league. The app is available on IOS and Android devices.

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Romania's Craiova unveils €55m stadium design for Universitatea

CS Universitatea CraiovaBy Jaroslaw Adamowski
October 24 - Romanian government authorities have unveiled the design of a planned stadium for top tier football club CS Universitatea Craiova.

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Court overturns Nigerian elections, Giwa is back, FIFA ban looms

Nigeria shirt logoBy Mark Baber
October 24 - The Nigerian High Court sitting in Jos on Thursday held that the disputed September 30 elections for the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) Board, in which Amaju Pinnick was elected President, were invalid, upholding the disputed August 26 election in which Chris Giwa was elected President.

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Garber says Miami stadium is a must-have if MLS is to grant Becks franchise

don garberOctober 24 - Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber says an apparent lack of political will is hindering David Beckham's bid to set up a new franchise in Miami.

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Both sanctioned as Serbia vs Albania walk-off row keeps running

Serbia vs AlbaniaBy Andrew Warshaw
October 24 - In one of the most scrutinised judgments handed down in recent years, UEFA have effectively punished both parties for the politically-fuelled mayhem that caused last week's Euro 2016 qualifier between Balkan rivals Serbia and Albania to be abandoned while goalless on 41 minutes after descending into chaos.

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Powar slams Russian anti-racism efforts and raises spectre of 2018 walk offs

Piara PowarOctober 24 - Piara Powar (pictured), executive director or Football Against Racism in Europe and a member of FIFA's anti-discrimination task force, has added his voice to growing calls that Russia needs to stop paying lip-service to racism in the country and to tackle the problem head-on rather than from the current position of denial.

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Hoeness' Swiss banker feels long reach of the law in Poland

Vontobel logoBy Andrew Warshaw
October 24 - A Swiss banker has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the €28.5 million tax evasion case that sent former Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness, one of Germany's most venerated footballing figures, to jail.

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US Olympic official 'very supportive' of Qatari investment in sport

Scott BlackmunBy David Owen
October 24 – A top United States Olympic official has offered encouragement for Qatar's emergence as a host of sports events, provided climate issues are adequately managed.

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Temperatures overheat in Ebola row

foot platini hayatouBy Andrew Warshaw
October 23- An unsavoury tit-for-tat spat between the respective leaders of European and African football appears to have been resolved after threatening to get out of hand.
Uefa president Michel Platini reportedly demanded an apology after the Confederation of African Football, led by Issa Hayatou, criticised the Frenchman for interfering in the debate over whether to stage the Africa Cup of Nations because of the Ebola virus.

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