Euro 2024

Netherlands battle to a scoreless draw with France after VAR rules out Simons goal

June 21 – It wasn’t a classic but it was certainly an entertaining and full blooded encounter as the two big dogs in Group D, France and the Netherlands, squared off in Leipzig to share the points in a 0-0 draw.

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Gan’s husband charged with AFC theft

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By Andrew Warshaw

September 19 – The husband of Amelia Gan, finance director of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) at the time it was run by Mohamed Bin Hammam, has pleaded not guilty to stealing in the latest cloak-and-dagger development in the ongoing corruption probe into Bin Hammam’s conduct.

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Celtic announce £7 million loss

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By Andrew Warshaw

September 19 – Although not nearly as serious as the dramatic fall from grace suffered by their  arch-rivals Rangers, Glasgow’s other giants Celtic have announced losses of £7 million ($11 million/€9 million) for the year to the end of June.

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CONCACAF congress delayed as external audit continues

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By Andrew Warshaw

September 18 – Auditors examining the books of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) under the previous regime led by former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner, who resigned from football in the wake of last year’s cash-for-votes scandal, have not yet completed their work, delaying the confederation’s extraordinary congress until next year.

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