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Source of French ethnic quota leak revealed

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By David Gold

May 4 – The French Football Federation (FFF) chief community officer, Mohamed Belkacemi, is reportedly the source of the leak which revealed secret plans by senior French football officials to implement a quota restricting the number of black and north African players in the country’s academies.

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FIFA to experiment with goal-line technology

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By Andrew Warshaw

May 4 – The introduction of goal-line technology, the debate over which burst into the spotlight again last weekend, has edged a step closer with FIFA announcing a two-stage testing programme for determining whether the ball is over the line.

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