September 23, 2019

Four FIFA executive members accused by Lord Triesman cleared

The four Fifa executive committee members accused by former Football Association chairman Lord Triesman of asking for bribes in exchange for world cup hosting votes have been cleared. Lord Triesman, who ran the Football Association and its failed 2018 World Cup bid until last May, claimed that … [Read more...]

Real Madrid sack Jorge Valdano

Real Madrid football club Director General Jorge Valdano has been sacked after a board meeting at the Bernabeu stadium today. "We have decided to end the contractual relationship with Jorge Valdano," said Real president Florentino Perez. Valdano's removal is part of a Real reorganisation that … [Read more...]

Sepp Blatter says 2022 World Cup to be held in Summer

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has now said that he expects the 2022 Qatar football World Cup will be held in the summer. Previously the famously fickle FIFA chief had said that he expected the finals to be played in January because it was too hot for the players in June and July when World Cups are … [Read more...]

Torres flies to Chelsea as Liverpool talks to Carroll

Liverpool striker striker Fernando Torres is on his way to Premier League rivals Chelsea for a reported £50m as the January transfer window closes. Chelsea's deal for Torres makes him the most expensive footballer in the United Kingdom eclipsing the £47m paid by Manchester City for Carlos Tevez … [Read more...]

FIFA World Cup hosting to Russia and Qatar- How Bizarre?

FIFA has awarded the 2018 Football World Cup to Russia, in what was a predictable result, respite late optimism from England. It is the 2022 World Cup hosting rights though that have sent shockwaves around the footballing world with Qatar being awarded the rights. New Zealand band Otara … [Read more...]

FIFA ban Oceania football chief for corruption

Oceania soccer chief Reynald Temarii was banned by FIFA from soccer administration after an investigation into corruption claims. Temarii along with Nigerian fellow Fifa executive committee member Amos Adamu of Nigeria were accused of offering to sell their votes before the decision on hosting … [Read more...]

Brazil Elections: Rousseff set to win Presidency

Brazilian voters headed to the polls Sunday and look set to elect their first female President. Former Marxist guerrilla Dilma Rousseff is leading the polls in a general election that spans across all levels of government, from the presidency to local offices. About 135 million Brazillians are … [Read more...]

Paris Hilton kicked out of Japan over drug conviction

Paris Hilton has been denied entry to Japan over her cocaine possession conviction in Las Vegas last week. Hilton was visiting Japan to promote her fashion stores and a new fragrance line. She was forced to spend hours talking to Japanese Immigration officials at Narita airport in Tokyo before … [Read more...]

Paris Hilton cocaine bust steals back headlines from Lindsay Lohan

Paris Hilton has been released from a Las Vegas, Nevada, jail after being arrested late the night before on suspicion of cocaine possession. Somewhat quiet of late and with Lindsay Lohan grabbing most of the 'bad girl' headlines in recent months, Paris has bounced back with a good old fashioned … [Read more...]

German Star Ozil signs for Real Madrid

Real Madrid have completed the signing of Germany World Cup star Mesut Ozil from Werder Bremen. The 21-year-old who was one of the stars of the FIFA World Cup in South Africa still had one year to run on his contract but the two clubs are believed to have agreed a fee of about 15m euros … [Read more...]

Fabregas misses out on Barcelona move and stays with Arsenal

Arsenal's Cesc Fabregas has finally given up on a move to Barcelona this season. The will he? won't he? has dragged on for months. Arsenal were reluctant sellers and Barcelona hit by cashflow difficulties couldn't come up with the knockout offer. Fabregas made it clear before the World Cup in … [Read more...]