Reuters sports correspondent, all my sporting thoughts and not those of my employer. Retweets are not necessarily my views.

Bangladesh hoping to keep Australia to three

uk.reuters.com — Bangladesh are just hoping to lose by no more than three goals when they take on Asian champions Australia for the first time in next week's highly-anticipated World Cup qualifier in Perth.
Aug 27, 2015

Bangladesh hoping to restrict Asian champions Australia to just three goals next week uk.reuters.com/article/idUKKC…

Chung cannot bank on support of Japan, says FIFA's Tashima

uk.reuters.com — KUALA LUMPUR South Korean FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-joon cannot bank on the support of neighbouring Japan, FIFA executive committee member Kozo Tashima told Reuters on Tuesday. Tashima said he was pleased his good friend Chung was standing for president, but suggested Japan would instead vote at the Feb.
Aug 18, 2015

Not so neighbourly >> Chung cannot bank on support of Japan, says #FIFA's Tashima reut.rs/1JfvcTo via @ReutersUK

UPDATE 1-Soccer-Chung cannot bank on support of Japan, says FIFA's Tashima

af.reuters.com — (Adds background, details) By Patrick Johnston KUALA LUMPUR Aug 18 (Reuters) - South Korean FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-joon cannot bank on the support of neighbouring Japan, FIFA executive committee member Kozo Tashima told Reuters on Tuesday. Tashima said he was pleased his good friend Chung was standing for president, but suggested Japan would instead vote at the Feb.
Aug 18, 2015

Japan's FIFA Exco member Kozo Tashima likes Chung Mong-joon but suggests Japan will follow Salman & vote Platini af.reuters.com/article/liberi…

Soccer-Thai refugee eyeing Premier League with Sheffield United

in.reuters.com — July 21 In the prison-like surroundings of a Thai refugee camp on the Myanmar border, 10-year-old Kler Heh would play soccer in bare feet with family and friends dreaming of a new life elsewhere. Anywhere.
Jul 21, 2015

Could Southeast Asia finally boast an English Premier League footballer? This inspirational young man is trying his…reut.rs/1MEKgsU

Jul 21, 2015

RT @PJReuters: Could Southeast Asia finally boast an English Premier League footballer? This inspirational young man is trying his…reut.rs/1MEKgsU

Thai refugee eyeing Premier League with Sheffield United

uk.reuters.com — In the prison-like surroundings of a Thai refugee camp on the Myanmar border, 10-year-old Kler Heh would play football in bare feet with family and friends dreaming of a new life elsewhere. Anywhere.

Soccer-Indonesian jailed for match-fixing attempt in Singapore

reuters.com — Nasiruddin, 52, conspired with two others to give East Timor soccer official Orlando Marques Henriques Mendes $15,000 to ensure they would lose to Malaysia on May 30, Singapore's Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau said in a statement. Malaysia won the fixture 1-0 and both sides exited at the group stages of the tournament won by Thailand last month.

Iranian soccer sees cash boon from lifting of sanctions

sports.yahoo.com — By Patrick Johnston SINGAPORE, July 16 (Reuters) - A deal to lift international sanctions on Iran will transform soccer in the Islamic Republic, opening the door to foreign investment, international transfers and the release of World Cup prize money, according to the boss of one of the country's leading clubs.

Premier League boss envious of U.S. sports' foreign fixtures

uk.reuters.com — SINGAPORE Despite running the sporting behemoth that is the English Premier League, Richard Scudamore still casts his eyes enviously at the foreign expansion success of the NFL and NBA. The two U.S. sports leagues have successfully hosted regular season games in the United Kingdom, and it has been a long-held wish of Scudamore's that Premier League matches also be played around the world.
Jul 17, 2015

Premier League boss Scudamore tells Reuters he's still upset 39th game idea got scuppered uk.reuters.com/article/idUKKC…

Iranian soccer sees cash boon from lifting of sanctions

dailymail.co.uk — SINGAPORE, July 16 (Reuters) - A deal to lift international sanctions on Iran will transform soccer in the Islamic Republic, opening the door to foreign investment, international transfers and the release of World Cup prize money, according to the boss of one of the country's leading clubs.

Iranian soccer sees cash boon from lifting of sanctions

uk.reuters.com — SINGAPORE A deal to lift international sanctions on Iran will transform soccer in the Islamic Republic, opening the door to foreign investment, international transfers and the release of World Cup prize money, according to the boss of one of the country's leading clubs.
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Aug 28, 2015

Cobra v Python. Who wins? Battle at Singapore university ends in draw. Scary snakes. Stay safe @mideastsoccer youtube.com/watch?v=yESGni…

Aug 27, 2015

@Pash021 he being loaned in initially. Probably Vitesse next season

Aug 27, 2015

Chelsea make offer for China & Guangzhou Evergrande fullback Zhang Linpeng, say Titan. Talented, attack minded #CFC uk.reuters.com/article/idUKKC…

Aug 27, 2015

@JSoccerMagazine love his presentation style. Should be mandatory for all NT coaches

Aug 27, 2015

Bangladesh hoping to restrict Asian champions Australia to just three goals next week uk.reuters.com/article/idUKKC…

Aug 26, 2015

Did you email me yesterday? Sorry, it was likely I missed it because of this blogs.wsj.com/cmo/2015/08/26…

Aug 26, 2015

New Saudi coach Van Marwijk lured by World Cup adventure more than money uk.reuters.com/article/idUKKC…

Aug 26, 2015

Chaos after wife spots man and mistress at a football match on live TV hongkongfp.com/2015/08/25/cha… via @hongkongfp


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