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  1. FA chairman Greg Dyke wants more technology in soccer, but no one’s listening to him

    Feb 28, 2015, 7:45 PM EST

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    Dyke’s frustrated at the resistance to even explore and experiment with technological aids, and he’s 100% right to be.

  2. FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali of Jordan gets backing from U.S. Soccer

    Feb 3, 2015, 7:20 AM EST

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    Prince Ali launches campaign to become FIFA president in London and revealed the U.S. Soccer Federation backed him to beat out Blatter.

  3. Sepp Blatter keeps talking trash at UEFA regarding FIFA election

    Jan 25, 2015, 8:31 PM EST

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    Sepp Blatter: Kind of like “The Godfather”. But let’s be clear, we’re talking “The Godfather: Part III”.

  4. Superagent Mino Raiola pondering a run at the FIFA presidency

    Jan 23, 2015, 7:47 AM EST

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    The thought of Sepp Blatter winning reelection makes Raiola “violently sick” so he’s thinking about providing voters with another option.

  5. Vladimir Putin, amidst economic problems, tells Blatter that Russia can host 2018 World Cup

    Jan 16, 2015, 7:02 PM EST

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    FIFA president Sepp Blatter and Vladimir Putin have talked about the hosting of the 2018 World Cup in relation to Russia’s economic troubles.

  6. Former Premier League forward David Ginola to run for FIFA presidency

    Jan 15, 2015, 7:19 PM EST

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    There’s still much to do for him to be eligible, but a popular former player has put his name in the pot.

  7. Oceania confederation endorses Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency

    Jan 7, 2015, 8:29 AM EST

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    The fight to unseat Sepp Blatter after 17 years at the helm took its first blow today.

  8. Blatter to Asian delegates: “The World Cup 2022 will be played in Qatar”

    Dec 1, 2014, 10:52 AM EST

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    Perhaps the “where” is out of the way, but the when and how remain.

  9. FIFA files criminal complaint with Swiss Attorney General regarding WC report

    Nov 18, 2014, 11:22 AM EST

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    FIFA is looking for criminal action regarding “the international transfer of assets” in connection to the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids.

  10. Telegraph: FIFA spurns United States, will announce “Hell” as 2026 World Cup host site

    Nov 15, 2014, 7:20 PM EST

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    Better luck next time, America, because you’re not getting the 2026 World Cup either.

  11. Expedited hearing rejected in Women’s World Cup turf battle

    Nov 7, 2014, 9:49 PM EST

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    The battle for grass at the 2015 Women’s World Cup continues.

  12. Pipe bomb attack strikes Cyprus referee’s association

    Oct 13, 2014, 1:50 PM EST

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    Third attack occurs on officials in Cyprus.

  13. Sepp Blatter questions away goals rule

    Oct 9, 2014, 6:08 PM EST

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    The FIFA president believes it’s time to take a look at a rule that was put into place in 1965.

  14. FIFA happenings: Gill for vice president, Beckenbauer urges publication of corruption report

    Oct 7, 2014, 10:58 PM EST

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    Former Manchester United chief executive David Gill will run for FIFA vice president, while former FIFA executive committee member Franz Beckenbauer sees no wrong in publishing the corruption report.

  15. Surprise! FIFA movie a total flop; Cost $27 million, revenues of $200k

    Oct 6, 2014, 8:43 AM EST

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    I’m imploring you to read Graham Dunbar’s report on the film, which would make The Onion proud despite being a factual report.

  16. Garcia encourages release of FIFA corruption report, Blatter’s tentative

    Sep 26, 2014, 5:12 PM EST

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    Sepp Blatter said no one asked to have the FIFA corruption report published, but lawyer Michael Garcia and others want to reveal the findings to the public.

  17. IOC: Winter switch for World Cup 2022 wouldn’t clash with Olympics

    Sep 9, 2014, 11:23 AM EST

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    Awesome news all around, as Sepp Blatter has assured the International Olympic Committee that a winter World Cup in 2022 wouldn’t clash with the Games.

  18. Sepp Blatter says US World Cup could be on the cards for 2026

    Sep 8, 2014, 3:55 PM EST

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    Click the link for Sunil Gulati’s take, as he says the 2020s would be a good time for the tournament to return to the United States.

  19. FIFA to trial TV reviews, allow coaches to challenge referee’s decisions

    Sep 8, 2014, 9:30 AM EST

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    Blatter confirms TV reviews will be trialed within the next year.

  20. Sepp Blatter confirms he will run for fifth term as FIFA President

    Sep 8, 2014, 8:21 AM EST

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    Blatter: “You see a mission is never finished. And my mission is not finished.”

  21. FIFA member arrested for money laundering

    Sep 7, 2014, 12:26 PM EST

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    Another day, another corruption scandal for FIFA.

  22. Come at the king: Sepp Blatter challenges FIFA presidential rivals

    Aug 9, 2014, 1:05 PM EST

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    The closest Sepp Blatter has ever come to talking hip-hop style trash happened Saturday in Switzerland.

  23. MLS shifting schedule? Sorry, Sepp. League president says it’s not happening any time soon

    Aug 5, 2014, 4:05 PM EST

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    PORTLAND, Ore. — Mark Abbott says the league’s views on shifting its calendar remain unchanged.

  24. Sepp Blatter comments that MLS has decided to adopt FIFA calendar; League VP denies

    Aug 5, 2014, 12:50 PM EST

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    Speaking in Canada ahead of the U-20 Women’s World Cup, FIFA’s president dropped some ‘knowledge’ regarding Major League Soccer’s plans for its calendar.

  25. FIFA President Sepp Blatter gives 2014 World Cup a “9.25 out of 10″

    Jul 14, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

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    Blatter says Brazil was better than South Africa, but only just.