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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. .

Chelsea coast to West Brom win, City beat Swansea

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Suzanne Plunkett Chelsea's Diego Costa (C) scores a goal during their English Premier League soccer match against West Bromwich Albion at Stamford Bridge in London November 22, 2014. Goals from Diego Costa, who thumped the ball home after controlling it on his chest after 11 minutes for his 11th in 10 league appearances, and Eden Hazard after 25 minutes put Chelsea in control at Stamford Bridge.

Rooney scores on 100th appearance to spark England win

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Suzanne Plunkett 1 of 2. England captain Wayne Rooney (C) celebrates after scoring from a penalty kick during their Euro 2016 Group E qualifying soccer match against Slovenia at Wembley Stadium in London November 15, 2014.

'Pope' Blatter likely to ride out latest FIFA storm

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann FIFA President Sepp Blatter gestures as he addresses a news conference after a meeting of the FIFA executive committee in Zurich September 26, 2014. Previous scandals include the collapse of FIFA's former marketing partner ISL in 2001, allegations over bribes paid to former FIFA president Joao Havelange and other senior officials, and financial mismanagement claims made by former FIFA secretary general Michel Zen Ruffinen in 2002.

Publish report and rebuild FIFA's image, presidential hopeful says

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Suzanne Plunkett Jerome Champagne speaks during a news conference in London January 20, 2014. FIFA had hoped to draw a line under the controversy when German judge Hans-Joachim Eckert, ruling on behalf of the soccer body's ethics committee, said he found no grounds sufficient to re-open the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 tournaments in Russia and Qatar.

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.
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Nov 21, 2014

Superb match building up to a thrilling climax at Griffin Park where it's Brentford 1 Fulham 1 with 20 to go ! pic.twitter.com/aui9WIGHJC

Nov 18, 2014

@dukemedia_uk yeah and it would only make him about 110 years old !

Nov 18, 2014

#dumbbritain .. Ben Shephard : "who was the Russian leader from second world war till 1953 ?" Contestant : "Putin"

Nov 18, 2014

The legendary Guido's Coronation Cafe in Glasgow ! Been here since 1939 I first here in 1975 Never changed! pic.twitter.com/2oVE4njvwS

Nov 18, 2014

RT @RupertMyers: It can only be a matter of time before one of those Gulf states is selected to host the Winter Olympics.

Nov 18, 2014

RT @tSHandJ: Exclusive - There ARE prospective buyers for Tottenham, claims MP Lammy tlks.pt/KkNO6q

Nov 18, 2014

RT @markaustinitv: What will they do then,steal a defender? "@itvfootball: Woodward: Man United unlikely to buy in January #mufc itv.com/news/update/

Nov 14, 2014

@AlexStone7 you've seen nothing yet ! Stay strong my man. !! You have a mountain to climb !!

Nov 14, 2014

RT @AlexStone7: @footballmc Just done Episode 1, Series 2. Not sure my nerves are going to last the pace!

Nov 14, 2014

RT @brianhomewood: It's Malabo or bust. CAF award the Nations Cup to Equatorial Guinea, who were kicked out of the qualifiers for cheating.

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