TV referrals set for football – Sepp Blatter

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  Controversial FIFA President Sepp Blatter has announced that football is set to trial television referral systems as early as next year. Blatter also confirmed he is intending to stand for re-election as president of the world football governing body. Sepp Blatter has outlined the plans that would allow each team to have one or two TV referrals each half. …

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Guidetti completes move to Celtic

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Yesterday we reported that Manchester City striker, John Guidetti’s transfer to Celtic appeared to be in doubt after the Scottish club failed to submit the paperwork on time. Celtic appealed to FIFA who yesterday, granted permission for the Hoops to complete the signing of the Swedish on a season-long-loan. BBC Sport reported that a Fifa spokesperson said: “After checking the documentation …

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John Guidetti’s move to Celtic on hold

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Manchester City’s John Guidetti’s proposed move to Scottish Champions Celtic fell through on deadline day after the paperwork was not submitted on time according to Sky Sports. However, Celtic have appealed to FIFA asking for the decision to be ratified leaving the deal back in the balance. The Swede has spoken out ahead of his move that currently lies in …

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Barcelona banned from signing players

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Barcelona have been banned from siging any players for two transfer windows after FIFA rejected their appeal on the transfers of minors. Former Barcelona player Gary Lineker posted on Twitter his feelings towards the ban, a somewhat tongue and cheek opinion… https://twitter.com/GaryLineker/status/502045667658059776 The ban states that Barca can buy and sell this window, but the next two they will not …

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10 games to look out for: Call of Duty, Assassin Creed, FIFA

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Whether you’re the owner of an XBOX, a PS4 or are still playing games on your good old PC, it’s always exciting when there’s the prospect of a new game to get your hands on. With so many out there, however, we’ve narrowed it down to our ultimate top 10 to look out for over the coming months. Call of …

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Barcelona to sign Suarez (and five clubs he could play for during the ban)

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It  seems that Barcelona’s pursuit of Luis Suarez, Liverpool’s 27 year-old star striker and Uruguay’s World Cup saviour, is reaching a climax. According to lots of sources, including the BBC,  the two clubs have met in London and are discussing a deal which could be completed in 48 hours. Liverpool have apparently been angling for a fee close to world record of £80m, …

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Come on FIFA. Why diving should result in a retrospective ban

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Last night Arjen Robben admitted he dived against Mexico in their Round of 16 knockout tie. Robben won his country, Holland, a penalty in added time to sink the Mexican resistance 2-1 . Whilst he admitted diving earlier in the game he claims he was legitimately fouled for the key incident. Robben unfortunately is a serial offender, as TalkSport’s radio …

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