Reuters Soccer Editor - but these views are my own and shouldn't be taken too seriously by anyone, unless I AM being serious of course. .

INTERVIEW-Soccer-Sexwale's long walk to footballing freedom

uk.reuters.com — JOHANNESBURG, June 24 It is a very long way from an isolation cell on Robben Island to a seat of honour at the opening match of the World Cup finals, but at least two men should complete that incredible journey next year.
Aug 01, 2015

For background on Tokyo Sexwale here is an interview he did with @footballmc from a little while back uk.reuters.com/article/2009/0…

Aug 01, 2015

RT @sgevans: For background on Tokyo Sexwale here is an interview he did with @footballmc from a little while back uk.reuters.com/article/2009/0…

Despite concerns, full steam ahead for Russia World Cup

dailymail.co.uk — ST PETERSBURG, Russia, July 27 (Reuters) - The preliminary round draw for the 2018 World Cup in Russia marked both a first and last step on the road to the finals.

Despite concerns, full steam ahead for Russia World Cup

reuters.com — While Saturday's draw was the start of the countdown to the event, the announcement on the same day that FIFA's Executive Committee had endorsed Russia as the host nation was designed to end talk of it being stripped of the finals. The decision by the heads of world soccer's governing body bore more weight, officials said, than U.S.

Despite concerns, full steam ahead for Russia World Cup

uk.reuters.com — ST PETERSBURG, Russia The preliminary round draw for the 2018 World Cup in Russia marked both a first and last step on the road to the finals. While Saturday's draw was the start of the countdown to the event, the announcement on the same day that FIFA's Executive Committee had endorsed Russia as the host nation was designed to end talk of it being stripped of the finals.
Jul 27, 2015

Despite concerns, full steam ahead for Russia 's World Cup reports Mike Collett from St Petersburg uk.reuters.com/article/idUKKC…

Soccer-Despite concerns, full steam ahead for Russia World Cup

reuters.com — While Saturday's draw was the start of the countdown to the event, the announcement on the same day that FIFA's Executive Committee had endorsed Russia as the host nation was designed to end talk of it being stripped of the finals. The decision by the heads of world soccer's governing body bore more weight, officials said, than U.S.

FIFA puts troubles aside at glitzy World Cup draw

smh.com.au — Former German player Oliver Bierhoff at the draw. Photo: Reuters FIFA put its problems to one side and began the countdown to the 2018 World Cup finals on Saturday when Russian president Vladimir Putin and FIFA chief Sepp Blatter re-assured the nation the tournament would go ahead as planned.

FIFA puts troubles aside at glitzy World Cup draw

uk.reuters.com — ST PETERSBURG FIFA put its problems to one side and began the countdown to the 2018 World Cup finals on Saturday when Russian president Vladimir Putin and FIFA chief Sepp Blatter re-assured the nation the tournament would go ahead as planned.

FIFA puts troubles aside at glitzy World Cup draw

reuters.com — A glitzy preliminary-round draw ceremony was beamed live to 170 countries around the world, sending a powerful message that the finals would take place no matter what enquiries are going on over alleged voting irregularities which secured Russia the hosting rights five years ago.

FIFA puts troubles aside at glitzy World Cup draw

dailymail.co.uk — ST PETERSBURG, July 25 (Reuters) - FIFA put its problems to one side and began the countdown to the 2018 World Cup finals on Saturday when Russian president Vladimir Putin and FIFA chief Sepp Blatter re-assured the nation the tournament would go ahead as planned.

U.S. in group with Trinidad for World Cup qualifiers

dailymail.co.uk — ST PETERSBURG, July 25 (Reuters) - The United States, who have qualified for the last seven World Cups, will begin their quest for an eighth straight appearance in Russia in 2018 with Trinidad & Tobago likely to provide the toughest opposition in their first qualifying group.
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Aug 03, 2015

Oddly I find myself in Estepona today, where Cilla Black died yesterday pic.twitter.com/btiqcUgF4D

Aug 01, 2015

Check out my interview with Tokyo Sexwale from 2009 ... Great man indeed ! uk.mobile.reuters.com/article/idUKLN…

Aug 01, 2015

RT @sgevans: For background on Tokyo Sexwale here is an interview he did with @footballmc from a little while back uk.reuters.com/article/2009/0…

Jul 29, 2015

I seem to be saying "it could be you" in this photo of Michel Platini & I and indeed it could now .. pic.twitter.com/KkytNg3UUv

Jul 27, 2015

FIFA says person 'from outside football' to head reforms body by Simon Evans uk.reuters.com/article/idUKKC…

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