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AFP

FA under pressure over allegations against head coach

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London (AFP) – English football’s ruling body the Football Association on Tuesday came under increasing pressure to hold another enquiry over allegations made by women’s football star Eniola Aluko against England head coach Mark Sampson.

The FA through an independent enquiry cleared Sampson, who recently guided England to the Euro 2017 semi-finals which included a famous win over bitter rivals Germany, of racial discrimination, bullying and harassment of Aluko last year.

Former Newcastle youth coach charged over sexual abuse allegations

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London (AFP) – Former Newcastle youth team coach George Ormond has been charged with 29 counts of historical sexual offences, English prosecutors said on Friday.

Ormond, who was a coach at the Montagu and North Fenham boys’ club which fed players to Newcastle United, is facing allegations ranging over two decades from 17 complainants, all of whom are male, according to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Former Newcastle youth coach charged over sexual abuse allegations

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London (AFP) – Former Newcastle youth team coach George Ormond has been charged with 29 counts of historical sexual offences, English prosecutors said on Friday.

Ormond, who was a coach at the Montagu and North Fenham boys’ club which fed players to Newcastle United, is facing allegations ranging over two decades from 17 complainants, all of whom are male, according to the Crown Prosecution Service.

France coach Deschamps lashes out at ‘pitiful’ Karim Benzema

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Paris (AFP) – Didier Deschamps took a swipe at Karim Benzema on Thursday as the French coach again left the Real Madrid forward out of his 26-man squad for three key matches next month.

The 29-year-old Benzema has not figured for France since October 2015 over allegations of his involvement in a sex-tape scandal featuring midfielder Mathieu Valbuena.

France coach Deschamps lashes out at ‘pitiful’ Karim Benzema

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Paris (AFP) – Didier Deschamps took a swipe at Karim Benzema on Thursday as the French coach again left the Real Madrid forward out of his 26-man squad for three key matches next month.

The 29-year-old Benzema has not figured for France since October 2015 over allegations of his involvement in a sex-tape scandal featuring midfielder Mathieu Valbuena.

Liverpool football ban The Sun over Hillsborough coverage

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London (AFP) – Liverpool have banned The Sun’s reporters from their stadium and training ground over the tabloid’s coverage of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, a source familiar with the matter confirmed to AFP on Friday.

Liverpool fans have boycotted the paper ever since it published damaging and subsequently discredited front-page allegations four days after the tragedy, in which 96 of the club’s supporters were crushed to death.

Liverpool football ban The Sun over Hillsborough coverage

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London (AFP) – Liverpool have banned The Sun’s reporters from their stadium and training ground over the tabloid’s coverage of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, a source familiar with the matter confirmed to AFP on Friday.

Liverpool fans have boycotted the paper ever since it published damaging and subsequently discredited front-page allegations four days after the tragedy, in which 96 of the club’s supporters were crushed to death.

Ex-Chelsea player claims club ‘paid for silence on abuse’

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London (AFP) A former Chelsea player has claimed he was paid £50,000 ($63,000) by the Premier League club not to go public about allegations that he was sexually abused by its former chief scout.

Gary Johnson, 57, told The Mirror on Friday that he had been abused as a youth player by Eddie Heath, who is now dead.

England’s FA probes junior football sex abuse claims

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London (AFP) England's Football Association is investigating allegations of sexual abuse in junior football after several formers players came forward to say they were molested by youth coaches, it confirmed on Sunday.

The FA has appointed independent leading counsel Kate Gallafent, who is an expert in child protection, to assist it with an internal review of the allegations.

match fixing

The Match Fixing Curse

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The Asian Football Confederation says it has a zero policy towards match fixing. It is apparently examining allegations from the recent Asian Games that were held in 2014 and responded to a Vietnamese club that were expelled from their domestic tournament by allowing them to carry on in the AFC Cup.

Has the AFC taken a position on the recent non-game between PSS and PSIS; you know the one, ended with five own goals?

Siena ‘match-fixer’ Emanuele Pesoli chains himself to Italian FA in protest

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An Italian footballer accused of match-fixing has chained himself to the headquarters of the Italian FA to protest against his three-year ban from the game. Former Siena defender Emanuele Pesoli, now with Hellas Verona, took the drastic measure after an FA disciplinary committee handed the ban to him on Friday.

Match-Fixing 2010: He Said, She Said

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Alarming news coming out today: something involving FIFA might be corrupt. Tis true.

A former security official for FIFA has said that the game between Greece and Nigeria at the 2010 World Cup was, at least at one point, under investigation for match-fixing, which would be the first World Cup fixture ever.

Querétaro

Camilo in limbo, Queretaro on shaky ground amid allegations of fraud by team ownership

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By DAN KARELL

Two months ago, Camilo Sanvezzo was earning a nice salary and was a sure starter for the Vancouver Whitecaps after a career year.Now in Mexico with Querétaro, he's found himself struggling to not only overcome an injury, but also receive his paycheck.

Querétaro's economic status took a huge hit on Friday as club ownerAmado Yáñez had his oil services company Oceanografia taken over by the Mexican government following allegations of fraud.

Camilo in limbo, Queretaro on shaky ground amid allegations of fraud by team ownership

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By DAN KARELL

Two months ago, Camilo Sanvezzo was earning a nice salary and was a sure starter for the Vancouver Whitecaps after a career year.Now in Mexico with Querétaro, he's found himself struggling to not only overcome an injury, but also receive his paycheck.

Querétaro's economic status took a huge hit on Friday as club ownerAmado Yáñez had his oil services company Oceanografia taken over by the Mexican government following allegations of fraud.

Videos

Man City skipper Vincent Kompany makes protest video against shower gel thief Micah Richards

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has released an Instragram video to name and shame Micah Richards for stealing his shower gel. With cutting irony, the Belgian centre-back produced a video in response to Richards refuting the allegations that he had nicked the bottle of Radox. He wrote: "@MicahRichards denies stealing my shower gel.

FIFA distances itself from Spain strip poker robbery allegations

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FIFA has refused to be drawn on allegations that members of Spain's Confederations Cup squad were robbed at their team hotel following a game of strip poker. The Spanish Football Federation has denied that the robbery was linked to a party with women following the victory over Uruguay. It admits six players were robbed but [.

Chelsea

John Terry’s dad charged with racially-aggravated assault, Anton Ferdinand has a field day

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Don't u just love it when ur music is on shuffle #nowplaying pic.twitter.com/cr3lrkCYTL Anton Ferdinand (@anton_ferdinand) July 9, 2013 John Terry's dad, Ted Terry, has been charged with racially aggravated assault. The allegations against 59-year-old follow an incident in Fenchurch Street, London, at around 8pm on March 22.

Disillusioned Premier League referees consider ‘boycotting Chelsea games’

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That's according to ex-Premier League referee Clive Wilkes anyway. Drawing on chats he has had with the current crop of officials, Wilkes believes that Chelsea's complaint against Mark Clattenberg could irrevocably damage referees relationship with the West London club and have a devastating knock-on effect for the top-tier itself.

Did Mark Clattenburg Use “Inappropriate Language” Towards Chelsea Players?

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The Football Association has announced that they are looking into allegations made by Chelsea against referee Mark Clattenburg following Manchester United's 3-2 win at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea have made a formal complaint against Clattenburg, accusing him of using "inappropriate language" towards two of their players on Sunday.

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QPR striker Loic Remy arrested in connection with gang rape

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QPR striker Loic Remy has been arrested on suspicion of rape following allegations of a gang rape. The 26-year-old France international and two other men who were arrested in Fulham, west London, are currently being questioned in connection with an alleged rape on a 34-year-old woman on May 6 by three men.

Christian Vieri Awarded €1m Damages After Having Phone Tapped By Inter Milan

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By Chris Wright

Italy's former battering ram of a striker, Christian Vieri has been awarded €1 million (£800,000) in damages after it was found that former employers Inter Milan and Italian communications company Telecom Italia conspired to tap the player's phone during his six years at the club.

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Former Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish distances himself from Luis Suarez support t-shirts

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Ex-Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish says the controversial decision to wear t-shirts in support of Luis Suarez following racism allegations against him was not made by him. He claims the decision was made by the players. He told talkSPORT: "I didn't send them out in the T-shirts. The boys decided that themselves.

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.

Too Little Too Late From The FA On Racism?

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Following penalty misses from Ashley Young and Ashley Cole in England's defeat to Italy at Euro 2012, Twitter was littered with England fans racially abusing them.

All the tweets have been deleted and some users have blocked their accounts but the police are investigating complaints made.

The FA have today released a statement condemning the behaviour of these fans.

Euro 2012: Russian fans attack Polish stewards

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Four Euro 2012 stewards were attacked and beaten up by Russian fans after the Czech Republic match.

Some way of celebrating their victory. One doesn't want to know how they would have reacted if Russia had lost. In the same match, some fans were heard racially abusing Theodor Gebre Selassie, the Czech right back, who is half Ethiopian in origin.

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Malaysia: A Highly Suspicious Own Goal

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Ahmad Sharbinee Allawee has been dropped by his Malaysian club and was substituted post-haste after his little faux pas at the 0:45 mark. The coach then had this to say: "We don't need such players. We only want those who put in an honest effort. I can safely say that he won't feature in the team anymore.

Contrary to reports Marcelo Bielsa stays on at Athletic

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Marcelo "El Loco" Bielsa has had a rocky couple of weeks

After meeting with Athletic Bilbao president Jose Urrutia, the volatile Argentinian who had shockingly resigned over the club allegedly dragging their feet in opening a new training center has re-considered that decision and decided to stay on for the present.

Antonio Conte

Noticias: Fernando Llorente To Leave Athletic Bilbao and The Homecoming Of Arsenal’s Lukas Podolski

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After nearly 20 years of service to Athletic Bilbao (he started his youth career with Los Leones in 1996), modern-day football's answer to "The Lion King", Fernando Llorente, has decided to leave the club. His contract expires in June 2013 but he is free to leave San Mames, snap his fingers and yell : "You must take your place in the Circle of Life!

Juventus manager Antonio Conte receives ten-month match-fixing ban

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Juventus manager Antonio Conte has been given a ten-month ban from football for failing to report match-fixing whilst in charge of former club Siena, in a move that will shock the Italian champions. Despite denying the allegations in May of this year, Conte entered a plea bargain that would have resulted in a three-month ban [.

Juventus coach Antonio Conte Has Plea Bargain Denied

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In a surprising move the tribunal of judges that are part of the Italian football federation (FIGC) who are overseeing the latest match fixing scandal to hit Italy, today denied Juventus coach Antonio Conte's request for a three-month ban in an attempt. Conte has been accused of failing to report match-fixing while he was coach of Siena.

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Some Soccer News for Tue Jul 24, 2012

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STORY OF THE DAY 1

Jonathan Tannenwald of Philly.com reports that former Philadelphia Union head coach Peter Nowak has filed a lawsuit against the Union for wrongful termination and unpaid severance package.

Euro 2012: Holland camp unsettled by differing views on ‘racist’ abuse

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This article titled "Euro 2012: Holland camp unsettled by differing views on 'racist' abuse" was written by Paul Wilson in Kharkiv, for The Guardian on Friday 8th June 2012 19.55 UTC

Fault lines are developing within the Dutch squad over the alleged racist jeering at their open training session in Krakow this week.

The Rest

New UT president orders review of academic support system after men’s basketball allegations

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University of Texas president Greg Fenves (Photo courtesy of University of Texas)

New University of Texas president Greg Fenves has ordered an independent review of the school's academic support system for athletics after allegations made in a story last week by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Football corruption: the allegations keep on rolling along

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By Tony Attwood

Sometimes it all goes quiet for a few weeks. Then we hear of new enquiries. The manager of Juve is banned for a year. Some Turkish clubs are being investigated. There's suggestions that a world cup match was fixed. The bias of referees in this country is shown in our own [..

Katherine Jenkins and her no-affair with David Beckham

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Last month, the Katherine Jenkins posted a series of tweets on her Twitter account slamming the "horrible" accusations, stating that she had only ever met David Beckham twice. The Welsh singer has now opened up about her ordeal, telling The Mirror earlier this week: "I found myself in a situation where I had to say something.

The Immature Side Of Malaysian Football

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Terengganu coach Peter Butler has been threatened, apparently by his own players, after clamping down on ill discipline and 'suspicious activities.

The former West Ham player tweeted yesterday he had been advised to stop riding his bike because he would be attacked!

Last week he dropped two players for breaking curfew.

UEFA Gala : Iniesta Wins Europe’s Best Player, Ronaldo and Messi’s Moment Of Awkwardness & Irina Shayk

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As expected, Andres Iniesta picked up the Best European Player of the Season award last night, which looks like a silver carving of the 'Rock On!' hand symbol apart from the obvious lack of fingers. If Michel Platini had something to do with the design of the award (highly unlikely), he did a terrible job ("But when does he not?

Sporting KC and Lance Armstrong

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So Lance Armstrong is no longer going to fight the US Anti-Doping Agency and the charges that they've brought against him for doping. With that announcement tonight, it has brought out the questions again with regards to Sporting KC and the naming of their stadium as LiveSTRONG Sporting Park.

‘Prem Captains Colluded In Pre-Match Bets’ – Ex-Southampton Captain Claus Lundekvam Lifts Lid On PL Betting Culture

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By Alan Duffy

While the JT case and its never-ending cavalcade of swearing pretty much dominating the sporting news at the moment, the allegations concerning betting by PL players made by Claus Lundekvam have, so far, not recevied the attention they deserve.

Khumalo – Sell, loan, keep?

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With apologies to ‘Snog, Marry, Avoid', it's time to take a look at some of the fringe players around White Hart Lane and ask what their fate should be next season.

To many, South African Bongani Khumalo looks a confusing and largely pointless signing. Arriving in January 2011, he has yet to play a first team game for the club, despite the opportunities provided by the Europa League and Carling Cup and an ongoing injury crisis at the back.