Cyprus takes big step forward in reuniting Greeks and Turks

2044327 full-lndBy Andrew Warshaw
March 30 - After months of often painstaking negotiations that several times almost collapsed, more than half a century of division is on the verge of being wiped out in Cypriot football.

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Palestine launches assault on Israel, demanding expulsion from FIFA

1055192 big-lndBy Andrew Warshaw
March 30 - Palestine has formally submitted a resolution to the FIFA Congress in May demanding the suspension of Israel, a blow to FIFA president Sepp Blatter in his efforts over two years to forge a lasting mediation between the two sides.

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Russia claim Euro points after Akinfeev felled by flare, UEFA verdicts waited

Igor AkinfeevBy Andrew Warshaw
March 30 - Russia are demanding UEFA automatically award them victory by default following the sickening sight of goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev being struck on the back of the head by a flare during disgraceful scenes at their Euro 2016 qualifier with Montenegro which was later abandoned.

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Partizan Belgrade connects with Telekom Srbija in sponsor upgrade

Milos VazuraBy Jaroslaw Adamowski
March 29 - Partizan Belgrade has signed a sponsorship deal with the country's leading operator Telekom Srbija. Under the contract, which will see the Serbian company serve as the club's main sponsor until the end of 2016, Partizan will receive a total of RSD 140.7 million (€1.2 million).

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Fans stump up cash to save CSKA but IPO fails over 'dodgy' disclosures

cska FSCBy Alexander Krassimirov
March 29 – Bulgaria's Financial Supervision Commission (FSC) has refused to allow release of the prospectus for a second attempt in year at an initial public offering (IPO) by CSKA Sofia. Meanwhile, after a desperate plea by management for cash to save the club, fans have been donating money to ensure the club can get its license to play.

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Moldovans clamp down on match-fixing with suspensions and arrests

MoldovaMarch 27 - Moldovan top division club Dinamo-Auto have indefinitely suspended two players over allegations of match-fixing.

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Belgian tax collectors swoop on FA and Pro League clubs

Jupiler Pro LeagueBy Samindra Kunti
March 27 - Tax authorities in Belgium are stepping up their investigations into domestic football following unannounced inspections at the Belgian FA and the Pro League.

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CSKA Sofia appeals to fans for urgent donations to save club

cska fans March 27 - CSKA Sofia, champions of Bulgaria 31 times, have issued a desperate plea to their supporters to cough up emergency funding to avoid being expelled from the country's top division over mounting debts.

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Lokomotiv Plovdiv players refuse to train as wages go unpaid

lokomotiv plovdivBy Alexander Krassimirov
March 26 – Players at Bulgaria's Lokomotiv Plovdiv boycotted training for a second day in protest against wages. The club recently changed ownership from businessman Konstantin Dinev to supporters' association Future for Lokomotiv.

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