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Manchester United

Rodriguez slams Bong over racism allegation

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London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jay Rodriguez has slammed Gaetan Bong for choosing “to publicly condemn” him after the West Bromwich Albion star was found not guilty of racially abusing the Brighton defender.

Rodriguez was accused of making an offensive remark to Cameroon international Bong during West Brom’s 2-0 victory over the Seagulls on January 13.

Rodriguez slams Bong over racism allegation

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London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jay Rodriguez has slammed Gaetan Bong for choosing “to publicly condemn” him after the West Bromwich Albion star was found not guilty of racially abusing the Brighton defender.

Rodriguez was accused of making an offensive remark to Cameroon international Bong during West Brom’s 2-0 victory over the Seagulls on January 13.

Chelseas Serious Allegation & The Need For A Little Caution

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"Super Sunday", then, didn't quite end up as "Super" as those who trailed it might have liked. Since the start of the season, a sense of disillusionment has been growing amongst many supporters, and it seems unlikely that those who have been coming around to this point of view will have had their feelings assuaged very much by the events of yesterday afternoon.

Fergie Speaks Out About United IPO And Whether He Benefits From It

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When the details about the latest version of the Glazers IPO came out earlier this week, one part that struck United fans was the plan to issue 16m shares (about £288 million) to Manchester United Senior Management under a "2012 Equity Incentive Award Plan". It was widely assumed that United boss Sir Alex Ferguson would be included as part of the senior management group that benefited from this.

Fergie Statement: I don’t want a rift between myself and United fans

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Following accusations that Sir Alex Ferguson offered his backing to the Glazers because he stood to gain financially from the proposed IPO, the manager has spoken out to deny these rumours.

"Being aware of the media coverage that is currently ongoing I felt, on this occasion, that I should make my position clear to the Manchester United fans," said Ferguson.

Rio Ferdinand charged by FA for Twitter comments

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Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand has been charged by the English Football Association (FA) for comments on his twitter account. The charges are in reference to a tweet Ferdinand made referring to Ashley Cole and using the term "choc ice" which has been viewed by some as racist.

Ferdinand responded that racicm charge (a few weeks ago) by tweeting the following

"What I said yesterday is not a racist term.

Man United’s Rio Ferdinand Charged By The FA For ‘Choc Ice’ Tweet

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Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association in relation to comments posted on Twitter at the end of John Terry's recent trial.

Ferdinand denied he was being racist after responding to a tweet describing Chelsea's Ashley Cole as a "choc ice".

Liverpool

No FA action against Firmino over Holgate spat

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London (AFP) – Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino will face no disciplinary action following his clash with Everton’s Mason Holgate in the FA Cup third-round tie at Anfield last month.

Officials announced on Wednesday there was insufficient evidence to uphold an allegation of “discriminatory conduct”.

FA to probe ‘allegation’ after Merseyside derby confrontation

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London (AFP) – The Football Association is to investigate an ugly spat between Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino and Everton’s Mason Holgate during Friday’s feisty FA Cup third-round tie at Anfield.

Referee Bobby Madley made reference to an allegation that had been reported to him, understood to be by the Everton defender on the pitch and Everton officials after the match, and the governing body will now take a look at the flashpoint.

This has to stop. Now.

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Anfield Rd: This has to stop. Now.

A SERIOUS allegation was made by a visiting football player at Anfield last night and as it should be it was taken seriously by the club and, vitally, the police. The player in question, Oldham Athletic defender Tom Adeyemi, was visibly upset and angry at something that had happened towards the end of Liverpool's 5-1 win over his side in last night's third round tie in the Budweiser-sponsored cup.

Video: Oldham defender Tom Adeyemi reduced to tears by alleged ‘racist’ abuse from Liverpool fans

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At the end of the week in which Liverpool attempted to draw a line under the Luis Suarez controversy, the club found itself at the centre of a new allegation of racism last night. Oldham player Tom Adeyemi was pictured crying on the pitch during his side's FA Cup third round tie at Anfield, reportedly [.

Liverpool’s ‘shocked and angered’ players back Luis Suárez

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Liverpool's 'shocked and angered' players back Luis Suárez

• 'We totally support Luis and want the world to know that' • Players 'don't recognise' way Uruguayan has been portrayed Liverpool's players say they are "shocked and angered" that their team‑mate Luis Suárez has been banned for eight matches for racially abusing the Manchester United defender Patrice Evra.

Taking A Bite Out Of Crime

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So Luis Suarez is working himself into a nice little pattern of nabbing ginormous suspensions in the meaty part of the domestic season. Before his move to Liverpool last year, he picked up seven games for his primal attempts at a mid-game snack while playing for Ajax. This year, it's eight games to sit in the corner and think about what he did.

The FA: Suarez banned for 8 games and fined £40,000

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The FA: Suarez banned for 8 games and fined £40,000

THE FA tonight announced that the charge of misconduct against Luis Suarez was found proven and that he will be suspended for eight matches and fined £40,000. Suarez has the right to appeal, and will get 14 days to do so from the date the panel issue the written reasons for their decision.

Luis Suárez banned for eight matches for racial abuse of Patrice Evra

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Luis Suárez banned for eight matches for racial abuse of Patrice Evra

• Liverpool striker fined £40,000 • Verdict allows for appeal The Liverpool striker Luis Suárez has been banned for eight matches and fined £40,000 after being found guilty of misconduct, regarding "using insulting words towards" Patrice Evra of Manchester United.

Liverpool’s Luis Suárez must wait for outcome to racial abuse inquiry

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Liverpool's Luis Suárez must wait for outcome to racial abuse inquiry

• Delay over claims that Suárez racially abused Patrice Evra • Commission will not reveal decision before next Tuesday The disciplinary case against Luis Suárez for allegedly racially abusing Patrice Evra is to drag on until next week after an independent commission requested more time to consider the complex and serious charge against the Liverpool striker.

Luis Suarez sweating on Patrice Evra race row verdict

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Luis Suarez sweating on Patrice Evra race row verdict

Of all the issues John W Henry has encountered in English football since mounting a £300million takeover of Liverpool, none has been quite so thorny as the allegation currently levelled at Luis Suarez.

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Luis Suarez facing second FA charge for finger gesture made after Liverpool defeat to Fulham

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Luis Suarez facing second FA charge for finger gesture made after Liverpool defeat to Fulham

FA looking into allegation that Liverpool striker made offensive gesture after Fulham defeat and could ban him for two matches.

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Notts County striker arrested over sexual assault allegation

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Notts County striker arrested over sexual assault allegation

Lee Hughes has been released on bail after he was arrested on Saturday night

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"That's Scandalous!" - Dalglish in a rage over new Suarez controversy

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Luis Suarez could be in trouble again after allegedly giving Fulham fans 'the finger' after Liverpool crashed to defeat at Craven cottage earlier tonight.

After the game, which saw the Uruguayan fail to score in the league for seventh match in a row, Kenny Dalglish was asked about the incident, and he responded:

"I haven't seen the picture and I'm not taking anybody's word for it.

Kenny Dalglish refuses to be drawn into Sepp Blatter row

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Kenny Dalglish refuses to be drawn into Sepp Blatter row

• Liverpool issue statement supporting Luis Suárez • Club say striker is anxious to clear his name Liverpool's manager Kenny Dalglish refused to enter into the debate on racism in football in the wake of the Fifa president Sepp Blatter's comments despite the striker Luis Suárez being charged with such an offence by the Football Association.

Arsenal

Arsenal’s Xhaka in ‘racism’ probe – police

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London (AFP) Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has been interviewed by police over an allegation he racially abused a staff member at London's Heathrow Airport on Monday.

The 24-year-old Switzerland international was not arrested but voluntarily attended a nearby police station after the incident was reported by a third party.

Tweet-Happy Gunner Frimpong-ed By FA, Charged With Improper Conduct Over ‘Yid’ Comment

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By Alan Duffy

Me and my cousin Lethal Bizzle have a new rap 'My boss is French, he don't think I'm Dench'

Young Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong has been charged by the FA over Tweets he recently made referring to the Gunners' north London rivals, Tottenham.

Match fixing: the police move in a surprise dawn raid

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By Tony Attwood

Would you believe it. A week or so ago, while I was staying in Antwerp with Walter, we sat down together to look at an article which would outline just how one would go about fixing football matches. There was no allegation that match fixing was taking place, but rather, if you [.

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Monkey gesture / chicken dance Sunderland fan given three-year banning order

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A Sunderland fan photographed making a monkey gesture towards West Brom striker Romelu Lukaku has been given an 18-month conditional discharge and been banned from football matches for three years. Liam Jones, aged 22, admitted causing racially aggravated harassment, alarm or distress during the Black Cats' home defeat to West Bromich Albion in November 2012.

USWNT: Hushing The Haterz

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Sydney Leroux (r) and Alex Morgan celebrate one of Leroux's five (!) second half goals. Image: AP Photo/The Canadian Press.

Hearty congrats to the USWNT who are currently storming their way through the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying tournament with so much ease that they're actually attracting criticism.

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Former U.S. women’s coach denies Hope Solo’s claim that he shoved her in 2007

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Hope Solo has returned home after winning her second Olympic gold medal as a member of the U.S. women's national team, but claims made about the 2007 World Cup fallout in her well-timed new book "Solo: A Memoir of Hope" are diverting attention from her Olympic success. And now former U.S. coach Greg Ryan is deny an allegation Solo makes in the book that he shoved her during a heated meeting where Ryan told her she wouldn't be playing in the team's semifinal against Brazil at that World Cup.

Solo book sheds light on Ryan altercation, team reaction to Chastain tweets

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U.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo left quite the impression on this summer's Olympics, between her controversial tweets about former U.S. great and television analyst Brandi Chastain and her two massive saves against Japan in the Olympic final that helped the U.

Daniel Hernandez's Spitting Allegations Are 100% False and We Have Proof

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Last night FC Dallas midfielder Daniel Hernandez accused Dynamo defender Jermaine Taylor of spitting on him. An ugly accusation to be sure, but fortunately we can prove beyond a shadow of a doubt, that Taylor did not spit on Hernandez. In fact, we can show that what hit him in the face was water from a water bottle.

John Terry

FA Charge Rio Ferdinand

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The FA have today announced that Rio Ferdinand has been charged for comments he made on Twitter in reference to Ashley Cole, who gave evidence in defence of John Terry in his trial following allegations of racism towards Rio's brother, Anton.

"The allegation is that the player acted in a way which was improper and/or brought the game into disrepute by making comments which included a reference to ethnic origin and/or colour and/or race.

John Terry stripped of the England captaincy (again)

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It's like deja vu, all over again John Terry was ditched as England captain this morning. 'Sources close to the Chelsea captain' said he was stripped of the armband metaphorically, alas at 10am during a phone call from FA chairman David Bernstein. The decision was made because Terry is due to stand trial [.

FA Forced to Strip Terry of Captaincy

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The English FA have been forced to strip John Terry of the England captaincy after outcry over his racism case being put back till after this Summer's Euro 2012 Finals in Poland and Ukraine with many looking for the Chelsea defender to be stripped of even an
England Jersey
.

Tory MP Damian Collins who has campaigned for FIFA reform hit out saying:
"He is in a public position as England captain.

John Terry and LUIS SUAREZ: A tale of blatant FA bias and contradiction...

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Liverpool's Luis Suarez was yesterday charged by the FA for his alleged comments towards Patrice Evra, and although John Terry and Suarez both stand accused of the same heinous 'crime', the incompetence and bias of the FA has seen the two situations handled very differently.

The result of the FA's mismanagement of the situation has been several glaring inconsistencies and contradictions that don't make much sense, and seem to point - IMO - to FA bias towards Terry.

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Euro 2012: Why Uefa’s failure to deal with Holland racism is no surprise

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This article titled "Euro 2012: Why Uefa's failure to deal with Holland racism is no surprise" was written by Richard Williams, for guardian.co.uk on Friday 8th June 2012 09.51 UTC

Given an immediate opportunity to confront the most pressing off-the-pitch issue at the Euro 2012 finals, Uefa has blown it again.

Evans & Crawley Town: Very Little Season Of Goodwill

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Seldom has there been a less savoury title for a specific football match than The Split Testicle Match, but this is the name that has been given to the Boxing Day League Two match between Crawley Town and Gillingham, in which the visiting side's Chris Whelpdale suffered an injury, of which only the most cursory of descriptions may have sent many males wincing and clutching their groins.

SLeague

[Media Information] Mr Johan Gouttefangeas steps down as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the S.League

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(This entry is formulated based on the transcript of the media release issued by the Football Association of Singapore)
"I'm stepping down" said Johan Gouttefangeas(facing front)
SINGAPORE, 30 JANUARY 2012 – The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) announced today that Mr Johan Gouttefangeas will step down as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the S.

French Ultras' spirit still lives on....

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"Etoile Ultras" with their distinctive banner on matchdays"Etoile's sit out is not a surprise for me."

That was the first comment by Mr Pierre Foucaud, the group leader of "Etoile Ultras" - the independent Etoile FC's fan club on the 2010 S.League Champions' decision to sit out of the upcoming 2012 season.

The Rest

Former Blackburn manager Steve Kean pays ‘substantial damages’ to West Ham boss Sam Allardyce

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Ex-Blackburn Rovers boss Steve Kean has paid undisclosed damages to his predecessor, Sam Allardyce, over claims he made that the current West Ham boss was a "crook". Kean was filmed telling Rovers supporters on a pre-season tour of Hong Kong that Big Sam had lost his job at Ewood Park "because he's a f**king crook".

“Can You Play?” Don’t Leave It Up To Us!

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Editor's note: The following piece was originally published in November of 2010. In light of the allegation about Peter Nowak and the Philadelphia Union perhaps risking the health of players, TSG republishes it here today.

This is a guest post by Fox Soccer host and former USMNT player Kyle Martino

Visit Kyle's new web site here.

Vietnam & SEA Games Match Fixing

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Hanoi. Vietnamese police are investigating whether the national under-23 side fixed a match at the recent Southeast Asian Games in Indonesia, Vietnam's football authorities said Friday.

It comes after state-controlled press questioned the team's 3-1 victory over Laos on November 17 at the Games in Indonesia.