Hayu Omani: Fans create crisis for Sharjah restaurants

By Aqeel Saleh in Sharjah

January 23 – With the first set of knock-out rounds over, for many the long journey home begins – the end of their football adventure. Some of those leaving the Asian Cup  in the UAE will be missed more than others, with few missed more than the Omani fans, especially in Sharjah.

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Morocco to host both 2013 and2014 FIFA Club World Cups

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By David Gold

October 18 – The Club World Cup, which sees the winners of the European Champions League and the Copa Libertadores compete against teams around the world who have won their respective continental club competitions, is set to be hosted by Morocco in 2013 and 2014, insideworldfootball can reveal.

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More than 100 players test positive at World Cup

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By Tom Degun in Guadalajara

October 17 – The majority of the players who competed at the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Mexico earlier this year have returned positive doping tests due to contaminated meat with 19 of the 24 teams having squad members with traces of clenbuterol in their bodies.

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Greig and McClelland quit Rangers

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By David Gold

October 17 – John Greig (pictured far right) and John McClelland (centre) have both resigned as directors of Scottish Premier League (SPL) champions Glasgow Rangers, in protest at alleged exclusion from the running of the club.

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