FIFA inspectors greeted by Rooney, Sir Bobby and Sir Alex

By Andrew Warshaw

August 25 – Manchester United greats of past and present gave FIFA’s 2018 World Cup inspectors an insider’s view of Old Trafford today as Rio Ferdinand, Wayne Rooney, Sir Bobby Charlton and Sir Alex Ferguson took them on a tour of the famous ground.    

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Tom Degun: The inspiring story of how Haiti’s young footballers overcame tragedy to stand on the brink of Olympic glory

Haiti’s footballers, who travelled to Singapore for the inaugural Summer Youth Olympics cloaked in tragedy and sadness, are riding a massive wave of sympathy to stand on the brink of winning the most unlikeliest gold medal of these Games.

The country’s boy’s footballers brought some much needed joy to their earthquake-stricken nation as they remarkably defied the odds to book their spot in the boy’s final with a 2-0 win over Singapore at the Jalan Besar Stadium last night.

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Mihir Bose: Welcome to Premier League Two

This Premier League season may well prove to be a seminal one. Not on who wins it, or who qualifies for that modern Holy Grail the Champions League, but marking the moment when the Premier League, in effect, created Premier League Two.

Creating a second division in the Premier League has always been talked about, particularly by the smaller clubs fearful of relegation, but the idea has never found favour in the rest of the Premiership.

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FA retain control of England team

August 19 – The Football Association will continue to have overall ultimate responsibility on major issues concerning the national team after confirmation of the role of Club England was discussed at a Board meeting today.

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