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FIFA investigating Bruno Fernandes Manchester United move after Sampdoria complain

Bruno Fernandes. (Reuters Photo)

May 7 (Reuters) - FIFA is investigating the transfer of midfielder Bruno Fernandes from Portugal's Sporting Lisbon to Manchester United following a complaint from his former team Sampdoria, soccer's world governing body has said. The 25-year-old joined United from Sporting in January for an initial fee of 55 million euros ($59.39 million) and has registered three goals and four assists ...

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FIFA braced for challenges over player contract extensions

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April 16 (AP) - FIFA is braced for legal challenges over the recommendation that player contracts should be extended until the seasons halted by the coronavirus pandemic can be completed. World football's governing body made the recommendation in a set of guidelines intended to address the complexities caused by the unprecedented shutdown of the sport, and help preserve the integrity ...

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Former Fifa executives accused of bribes over World Cup bidding

Qatar was awarded the 2022 World Cup in 2010, with Russia given the 2018 tournament

April 8 (BBC) - In what could be a highly significant twist in the FBI's long-running investigation into allegations of football corruption, a new indictment was revealed in the US District Court on Monday. The documents claim several former Fifa executive committee members "were offered or received bribes in connection with their votes". The Department of Justice makes allegations against Nicolas ...

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Iker Casillas weighing run for Spanish football presidency

Former Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas played 167 times for Spain, winning two Euros and one World Cup, and more than 700 games for Real Madrid.PHOTO: AFP

Madrid, Feb 13 (AFP) - Former Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas plans to run for the presidency of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), Spanish media reported on Wednesday (Feb 12). Casillas told the national sports council (CSD) of his intention to run in the upcoming RFEF elections, reported the Cadena Ser radio station early Wednesday. According to the media outlet, Casillas ...

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