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Soccer Editor — Reuters

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. .

Putin urged to act against racism in Russian soccer

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin Russian President Vladimir Putin talks to young soccer players during a visit to Spartak's stadium Otkritye Arena in Moscow, August 27, 2014. Piara Power, who is a member of FIFA's Anti-Discrimination Task Force, stopped short of calling for Russia to be stripped of hosting the 2018 World Cup but feared an African team could walk off the field at those finals unless action was taken now.

Away goals rule has become outdated, says Blatter

in.reuters.com — LONDON (Reuters) - The away goals rule used for settling the outcome of two-legged knockout ties has "fallen behind the times" and needs rethinking according to FIFA president Sepp Blatter. The method under which the team that scores the most goals away from home wins the tie was introduced in the mid-1960s.

UEFA unlikely to support overseas Premier League matches

reuters.com — UEFA failed to support the idea when it was first mooted six years ago, and Gianni Infantino, UEFA's general secretary, told delegates at the Leaders In Sport Summit that he did not think UEFA would change its stance on the issue.

Leiwekes take a stand against Europe's U.S. soccer plans

reuters.com — Apr 14, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment CEO and president Tim Leiweke during a break in the action of a game between the Toronto Raptors and Milwaukee Bucks at the Air Canada Centre. Mandatory Credit: John E.

Winter Olympics may have to move for 2022 World Cup - ECA

reuters.com — Gandini, vice-chairman of the European Club Association of Europe's top 200-plus clubs and Director of Sport at AC Milan, told delegates at the Leaders In Sport summit at Stamford Bridge that the World Cup should take precedence over the Winter Games.

Mayne-Nicholls considering FIFA presidency bid

uk.reuters.com — LONDON (Reuters) - Harold Mayne-Nicholls, the former head of the FIFA technical committee which warned world soccer's governing body against holding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, is considering running for its presidency next year. If he did, Mayne-Nicholls would be the third candidate in the race with the incumbent and overwhelming favourite, Sepp Blatter, and former FIFA deputy general secretary Jerome Champagne.

Mayne-Nicholls considering FIFA presidency bid

reuters.com — If he did, Mayne-Nicholls would be the third candidate in the race with the incumbent and overwhelming favorite, Sepp Blatter, and former FIFA deputy general secretary Jerome Champagne. Mayne-Nicholls, 53, is the former head of the Chilean FA and was in charge of the technical investigation which evaluated all the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

Pochettino happier than Wenger after derby draw

uk.reuters.com — LONDON (Reuters) - Mauricio Pochettino said this week he would like to stay at Tottenham Hotspur for as long as Arsene Wenger has been at Arsenal and performances like the one Spurs produced in the 1-1 draw at the Emirates on Saturday can only help his cause.

Investigator Garcia calls for FIFA to make report public

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Michael Buholzer Michael J. Garcia, Chairman of the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee attends a news conference at the at the Home of FIFA in Zurich July 27, 2012. In a statement, issued by his office in Chicago, Garcia, who submitted his 350-page report to German judge Hans-Joachim Eckert earlier this month, said FIFA should reconsider its position to keep it private.

Investigator Garcia calls for FIFA to make report public

uk.reuters.com — LONDON (Reuters) - Michael Garcia, the chairman of the inquiry into the bidding processes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments, called on football's world governing body FIFA on Wednesday to make his report public.
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Oct 29, 2014

RT @ossianshine: Reuters news agency is seeking an Italy-based sports stringer to write in English - contact mitch.phillips@thomsonreuters.com #journojobs

Oct 29, 2014

RT @ossianshine: Reuters is seeking an English speaking stringer to cover sport in Italy. Interested? Contact mitch.phillips@thomsonreuters.com #journojobs

Oct 27, 2014

Always loved Dylan Thomas and just discovered Under Milk Wood was first performed on May 14 1953 - day I was born! pic.twitter.com/MEyhVjX5Ei

Oct 27, 2014

@AlexStone7 Brilliant ! I watched Four seasons in three weeks after WCup! Record day I think was 5 episodes but it might have been six !!

Oct 27, 2014

@spursblogger @footballmc @MartinCloake Agree with every word you've written ! Pochettino needs time and probably his own players

Oct 27, 2014

So 40 years to the day since we met Oct 26 1974 Luton away @lucero_london and I at Spurs together yesterday pic.twitter.com/JwAgPBd8Pd

Oct 26, 2014

@BroadcastMoose you wouldn't get it at Portsmouth either ! Hahaha!

Oct 26, 2014

@soccerLjungg ... And Tim Krul made about 14 brilliant saves as I recall ..

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