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Platini's credentials as reformer questioned by FIFA rival

washingtontimes.com — LONDON (AP) - As Michel Platini prepares to reveal his FIFA presidential vision, a rival contender is launching his campaign by questioning the UEFA leader's long-standing association with Sepp Blatter and his credentials to reform the scandal-tainted governing body.

Platini's credentials as reformer questioned by FIFA rival

bigstory.ap.org — LONDON (AP) - As Michel Platini prepares to reveal his FIFA presidential vision, a rival contender is launching his campaign by questioning the UEFA leader's long-standing association with Sepp Blatter and his credentials to reform the scandal-tainted governing body.
Aug 26, 2015

Interview: Questioning Platini's credentials and ability to reform FIFA, ex-Trinidad captain Nakhid seeks presidency bigstory.ap.org/article/cbdc85…

Aug 26, 2015

RT @RobHarris: Interview: Questioning Platini's credentials and ability to reform FIFA, ex-Trinidad captain Nakhid seeks presidency bigstory.ap.org/article/cbdc85…

Aug 26, 2015

RT @RobHarris: Interview: Questioning Platini's credentials and ability to reform FIFA, ex-Trinidad captain Nakhid seeks presidency bigstory.ap.org/article/cbdc85…

Aug 26, 2015

Platini's credentials as reformer questioned by FIFA rival (from @AP) bigstory.ap.org/urn:publicid:a…

Aug 26, 2015

"Platini has been positioning himself as a reformer, but how can that be?" bigstory.ap.org/article/cbdc85…

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Cech an asset this time for Arsenal in draw with Liverpool

bigstory.ap.org — LONDON (AP) - After Petr Cech's opening-day blunders proved so costly for Arsenal, the veteran goalkeeper demonstrated against Liverpool on Monday why he will be an asset rather than a liability for his new team.
Aug 25, 2015

RT @AP_Sports: Cech an asset this time for Arsenal in scoreless draw with Liverpool apne.ws/1V670a9 (@robharris)

Frustration for Rooney, Man U; Bournemouth gets 1st EPL win

bigstory.ap.org — LONDON (AP) - As Wayne Rooney went a 10th game without scoring for Manchester United, an English striker did manage to score a hat trick on Saturday: Callum Wilson of Bournemouth. It was a landmark treble for the player and his team - both newcomers to the Premier League.

With fledging NY team, City's goals go far beyond Manchester

washingtontimes.com — NEW YORK (AP) - Rivalries can take years, often decades, to develop in world sport. Not so in the United States, where an established team can find itself with a local challenger almost overnight as enough cash and ambition can buy an immediate ticket to the top division.

With fledging NY team, City's goals go far beyond Manchester

bigstory.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) - Rivalries can take years, often decades, to develop in world sport. Not so in the United States, where an established team can find itself with a local challenger almost overnight as enough cash and ambition can buy an immediate ticket to the top division.
Aug 17, 2015

From New York on the early days of Man City's @NYCFC and the fledgling rivalry with the Red Bulls bigstory.ap.org/article/0ef382…

Aug 17, 2015

From New York on the early days of Man City's new team @NYCFC and how it fits into Abu Dhabi's global vision bigstory.ap.org/article/0ef382…

Aug 17, 2015

RT @RobHarris: From New York on the early days of Man City's new team @NYCFC and how it fits into Abu Dhabi's global vision bigstory.ap.org/article/0ef382…

Mourinho's conduct in spotlight again over doctor dispute

bigstory.ap.org — LONDON (AP) - After only one weekend of the English Premier League season, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is in familiar territory: Embroiled in an irrational dispute and his conduct being denounced. The unexpected target of Mourinho's ire is the club doctor, whose misdeed appears to be her eagerness to race onto the field to treat an apparently injured Chelsea player.
Aug 12, 2015

Football Medical Association: Chelsea medics Carneiro & Fearn "acted with integrity and professionalism at all times" bigstory.ap.org/article/b35d62…

AP Sources: Michel Platini will run for FIFA president

theoaklandpress.com — GENEVA >> Michel Platini will run for FIFA president and plans to announce his intentions this week. Two officials familiar with Platini's plans have told The Associated Press that the FIFA vice president has made a decision to try to succeed Sepp Blatter. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because Platini has not announced his candidacy.

AP Sources: Michel Platini will run for FIFA president

wralsportsfan.com — Michel Platini will run for FIFA president and plans to announce his intentions this week. Two officials familiar with Platini's plans have told The Associated Press that the FIFA vice president has made a decision to try to succeed Sepp Blatter. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because Platini has not announced his candidacy.

AP Sources: Michel Platini will run for FIFA president

timesunion.com — GENEVA (AP) - Michel Platini will run for FIFA president and plans to announce his intentions this week. Two officials familiar with Platini's plans have told The Associated Press that the FIFA vice president has made a decision to try to succeed Sepp Blatter.
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Sep 01, 2015

On De Gea, with great timing, La Liga's president Javier Tebas is due in Manchester next week - to speak at @soccerex conference

Sep 01, 2015

RT @jellingworth: Transfer window closed, not much to report in Russia. Kokorin, Zhirkov, Witsel all stay where they were. CSKA get Barca kid Amir Natkho.

Sep 01, 2015

@_imran_mufc_ @johncrossmirror his report I saw last night never said would be this window - but others seemed to have assumed

Sep 01, 2015

The original Mirror report I saw didn't say a deal would be done *this* transfer window - seems to have been misinterpreted

Sep 01, 2015

Reports spreading online that Galatasaray could try to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain today - but the Turkish transfer window closed on Monday

Sep 01, 2015

RT @AlexStone7: On #DeadlineDay in UK, lots of confusion re: how an international transfer is conducted. Read from P.40 over brekkie. fifa.com/mm/document/af…

Sep 01, 2015

@CalvinBook @iainmacintosh don't forget the Barcelona transfer ban was imposed by FIFA ...


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