FA chiefs call for financial controls in English football

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By David Gold

March 29 – Football Association general secretary Alex Horne has said that English football has a decision to make about the state of the game’s finances, whilst chairman David Bernstein suggested that there may have to be measures designed to control the spiralling finances in the game.

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Bin Hammam blames Blatter for FIFA unpopularity

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By Andrew Warshaw

March 29 – The war of words between FIFA President Sepp Blatter and his main challenger Mohamed Bin Hammam has started with a vengeance ahead of the election, with the Qatari claiming Blatter is personally responsible for the unpopularity of the world governing body.

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La Liga strike planned for start of April

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By David Gold

March 24 – La Liga games on the weekend of April 2/3 could be postponed if the Spanish professional soccer league (LPF) fails to resolve its dispute with the Government over a ruling that a La Liga game per matchday must be shown on free to air television.

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