Beckham not heading to PSG

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By Andrew Warshaw

January 3 – The future of David Beckham (pictured) was back on hold today as reports said the former England captain would not be extending his distinguished career by joining Qatar-backed French club Paris St Germain.

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David Owen: FA report on Suarez shines light on lengths players go to gain competitive advantage

David Owen

Like other writers, I spent the first two hours of 2012 engrossed not in a bottle of Veuve Cliquot, but the intricacies of the famous October 15 altercation between footballers Luís Suárez and Patrice Evra.

And a right riveting read the 115 pages of findings drawn up by the Independent Regulatory Commission that imposed an eight-match ban – subject to appeal – on Suárez, the Liverpool striker, turned out to be.

It aroused in me all manner of reactions –

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FC Sion docked 36 points by SFV following FIFA row

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By Andrew Warshaw

December 30 – The escalating dispute between the rebel Swiss club FC Sion and FIFA reached another pivotal milestone today when the Swiss Football Association (SFV) sensationally docked the club 36 points for fielding ineligible players, thereby seemingly avoiding a ban from international competition.

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