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The Galveston County Daily News : Soccer

November 23, 2014


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FIFA official: WCup boycott would be 'nonsense'

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said Friday a boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia would be "nonsense."

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Thursday 11/20/2014
FIFA to review World Cup corruption report
Updated: November 20, 2014 - 5:02 pm

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA will further review the 2018 and 2022 World Cup corruption investigation, putting the status of hosts Russia and Qatar back in question.

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Wednesday 11/19/2014
Denouncing FIFA, whistleblower fears for safety
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 10:02 pm

LONDON (AP) — A whistleblower in the World Cup bidding controversy fears her treatment by FIFA will prevent people from coming forward with allegations of corruption and says she was approached three years ago by the FBI, which was worried about her safety.

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Eckert, Garcia to meet amid FIFA probe crisis
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 6:02 pm

GENEVA (AP) — The judge and prosecutor behind FIFA's World Cup bid corruption investigation will meet Thursday in an effort to repair their relations and restore the reputation of a case seemingly in disarray.

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Tuesday 11/18/2014
Klinsmann says US failed 'to digest' World Cup
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 12:05 am

DUBLIN (AP) — After watching the United States go winless in four straight games for the first time since he took over as coach three years ago, Jurgen Klinsmann had a harsh assessment of the Americans' post-World Cup performances.

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FIFA files criminal complaint over World Cup bids
Updated: November 18, 2014 - 7:02 pm

GENEVA (AP) — The latest twist in FIFA's World Cup bid corruption case has landed on the desk of Switzerland's attorney general.

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Paul Caligiuri changed US soccer 25 years ago
Updated: November 18, 2014 - 7:02 pm

Paul Caligiuri changed the direction of American soccer 25 years ago.

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Premier League TV rights sale under investigation
Updated: November 18, 2014 - 1:00 pm

LONDON (AP) — English Premier League fans at home could have access to as many matches live on television as audiences abroad after an investigation was launched by Britain's broadcasting watchdog on Tuesday.

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Monday 11/17/2014
Real Madrid to sign deal with Microsoft
Updated: November 17, 2014 - 3:01 pm

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid says it has reached a sponsorship deal with American software giant Microsoft.

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