We may scrap play-offs after Henry handball, reveals Blatter

By Andrew Warshaw in Johannesburg

November 30 – FIFA President Sepp Blatter (pictured) today admitted for the first time that the World Cup playoff system had to be seriously re-examined as a result of Thierry Henry’s infamous handball that cost Ireland a place in the finals.

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