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Gianni Infantino elected FIFA president

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Sepp Blatter's 18-year reign of FIFA came to an official end on Friday.

Gianni Infantinowas elected FIFA president after receiving a majority of the votes (115) in the second round, beating out Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa of Bahrain, Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan and Jerome Champagne.

Prince Ali seeks FIFA vote suspension

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FIFA presidential contender Prince Ali bin al Hussein has called on the international sport tribunal to suspend Friday's world football election over the voting arrangements.

The Jordanian prince, one of five hopefuls, wants transparent voting booths used at the congress to find a replacement for Sepp Blatter.

Prince Ali seeks FIFA vote suspension

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FIFA presidential contender Prince Ali bin al Hussein has called on the international sport tribunal to suspend Friday's world football election over the voting arrangements.

The Jordanian prince, one of five hopefuls, wants transparent voting booths used at the congress to find a replacement for Sepp Blatter.

Prince Ali slams Asian and African coalition that could clinch FIFA election

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FIFA presidential contender Prince Ali bin al Hussein has denounced a possible attempt to breach the election rules and called for an investigation.

"I am concerned that there has been an attempt to breach electoral rules in the FIFA presidential election," the Jordanian prince said in a statement.

Prince Ali slams Asian and African coalition that could clinch FIFA election

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FIFA presidential contender Prince Ali bin al Hussein has denounced a possible attempt to breach the election rules and called for an investigation.

"I am concerned that there has been an attempt to breach electoral rules in the FIFA presidential election," the Jordanian prince said in a statement.

FIFA VP, Prince Ali, tells blogger he will work for all of Asia

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Jordan's Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein has responded to an Australian blogger who quiried whether the new FIFA Vice-President would represent all of Asia or increase the split between the east and west of football's largest continental organisation, the Asian Football Confederation. Writing in the online version of Australia's Four Four Two magazine, Paul Williams observed: "As control of Asian

Bin Hammam to challenge Blatter says ally

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Chung Mong-Joon, the former FIFA Vice-President, today tweeted that his close friend and AFC President Mohamed Bin-Hammam is to challenge Sepp Blatter for the Presidency of FIFA in June.

"It seems he will challenge the FIFA presidential election in June," wrote the Korean who was unseated by a Blatter loyalist Prince Ali Bin Hussein of Jordan at the AFC Congress in Doha in January.

Jordan’s Prince Ali wins FIFA vice-presidency

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?DOHA, Jordan — Jordan's Prince Ali bin Al Hussein stunned powerful South Korean Chung Mong-Joon by unseating him as a FIFA vice-president on Thursday while Mohamad bin Hammam won another term as AFC chief. Chung, the controlling shareholder in industrial giant Hyundai Heavy Industries, a major FIFA sponsor, had been in the job since 1994 [.

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Let’s Get Ready To Rumble! BBC & Sky Invite Sepp Blatter And His FIFA Presidency Rivals To Take Part In TV Election Debate

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Sepp serves Prince Ali with an absolute zinger

The Guardian are reporting this morning that both the BBC and Sky have written to the four FIFA presidential candidates Sepp Blatter, Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, Dutch FA president Michael van Praag and Luis Figo and asked them all to take part in a live televised debate.

Premier League Chairman Dave Richards Goes On Flag-Waving Rant, Claims Johnny Foreigner Stole Football From England

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By Alan Duffy


"I'll have a no. 22 and a no. 45 please. And some prawn crackers. And a Coke."

Apparently diplomacy isn't one of Premier League head honcho Dave Richards' best traits. The former Sheffield Wednesday chairman and FA board member has caused a bit of an international incident at a football security conference in Qatar after claiming that both FIFA and UEFA 'stole' the game of football from the English.

Fergie Time: Would You Shake Hands With Sepp Blatter?

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Welcome to Fergie Time, a roundup/newsletter type deal that delivers news, opinion and links directly to your screen. As the name suggests, there will be some exaggeration, nsfw moments, canceled press conferences (oh, who are we kidding) and late, late, late scoring of points. You'll like it, trust me.