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“I’ve always said that to compare Messi with the rest is like comparing a great policeman to Batman.” Sevilla coach Jorge Sampaoli praises Lionel Messi in an interview with beIN Sports Spain “She is a world-class player and one of the most respected players in the U.S. Her determination and character will make a big

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Blatter set to win new term, inspite of storm

Berlin, David Cameron, Argentina, Russia, BU.S., Vladimir Putin, BerlinWorld soccer boss Sepp Blatter is expected to be re-elected, Friday, defying growing calls for him to step down in the face of corruption scandals engulfing the sport’s governing body. Addressing delegates at FIFA’s annual Congress in Switzerland, where members began voting to decide the organisation’s presidency,

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Top Argentine referee faces ban … for using tv replay

Arguably Argentina’s top referee, Germán Delfino, faces a possible ban after overturning a penalty AND a red card on the strength of a television replay. Ultimately, Delfino’s decision was correct. But Velez Sarsfield – who went from being a penalty and a man up to seeing their own player carded – were left fuming with

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Platini Calls for public Fifa’s World Cup report

The Uefa president, Michel Platini, has added his voice to calls for a secret report into World Cup bidding to be made public. The Fifa president, Sepp Blatter, has rejected calls to publish the report by Fifa’s independent investigator, Michael Garcia, saying any decision is out of their hands and would threaten witness confidentiality. The

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