Euro 2024

Portugal beat Czechia with dramatic added time winner

June 18 – It took a goal in added time in Leipzig for Portugal take all three points with a 2-1 win against Czechia in a game they dominated from start to finish.

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David Gold: Rummenigge may have called a cease-fire with Blatter but he is still fighting war against international football


Given how Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, the legendary former Germany forward and chair of the European Clubs Association (ECA), had compared Sepp Blatter’s FIFA reign to Hosni Mubarak’s dictatorship in Egypt and threatened to bring it to a similar end, there was surprise among the assembled journalists at the President Wilson hotel last week when he seemed to retreat from his battle lines.

Just a month ago, the 95-times capped Germany forward, when asked if Blatter was fit for the job of FIFA President,

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FIFA drop multi-million pound TV deal with Warner’s firm


By Andrew Warshaw

September 9 – FIFA have terminated a multi-million pound TV deal for the 2014 World Cup after discovering the rights had been sublicensed to a company owned by Jack Warner, their former senior vice-president who resigned from all footballing activities after being charged in the recent bribery and corruption scandal.

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Mihir Bose: After Bin Hammam’s race claim, Blatter needs to prove he really is a citizen of the world

Mihir Bose

Mohammed Bin Hammam may have been self-serving in accusing FIFA of racism and alleging that, had he been an European, he would not have suffered the punishment he has – banished for life from world football for having been found guilty of vote buying during the FIFA presidential race.

He could not have put it more clearly in a letter to Petrus Damaseb, the deputy chairman of the Ethics Committee: “Were I a European,

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