Corrupt to the core: Where does FIFA go from here?

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FIFA, the governing body of world football, has hit a brick wall. No longer are the masses appeased by the gladiatorial action of a scapegoat being flung into the lion’s den. No longer are the emperors untouchable. No longer will football suffer the ignominy of being run by a legion of the rich and powerful. […] READ MORE


Video technology in the Premier League: How far do we want it to go?

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Since the introduction of goal line technology in the Premier League in 2013, it has been debated stringently as to what depth video technology could be added to assist footballing referees. Video technology in the Premier League: How far do we want it go? In 2013 goal line technology made it’s Premier League introduction after […] READ MORE



FIFA Presidency: My Candidate: Michel Platini

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One of the key requirements for the incoming FIFA President will be to restore the tarnished reputation left under the jurisdiction of outgoing President, Sepp Blatter, and to instil the respect and trust into football’s international governing body. Michel Platini has the attributes to achieve this necessary challenge. Before talking about why Platini is the ideal successor to […] READ MORE


Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan – a profile

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Background The 39-year-old Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan is the third son of the late King Hussein of Jordan. He is a military man by trade, educated at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the United Kingdom and currently holds the rank of Brigadier in the Jordanian Armed Forces. In the footballing world, Prince Ali […] READ MORE