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# political-football - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Ukraine's newly unveiled Euros kit sparks fury in Moscow
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Ukraine's newly unveiled Euros kit sparks fury in Moscow

Jun 6th 2021, 11:06 PM 122,735 Views 37 Comments

Ukraine’s jerseys feature a map of Ukraine including Russian-annexed Crimea as well as nationalist slogans.

# political-football - Monday 17 May, 2021

Former players want ‘decisive action’ in reform of English football’s governance
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Former players want ‘decisive action’ in reform of English football’s governance

May 17th 2021, 11:44 AM 3,227 Views 1 Comment

The European Super League breakaway attempt raised major concerns.

# political-football - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

FA chairman resigns after controversial comments to MPs
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FA chairman resigns after controversial comments to MPs

Nov 10th 2020, 5:50 PM 10,580 Views 4 Comments

Greg Clarke talked his way into controversy today with a range of comments which drew accusations of stereotyping.

# political-football - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Go inside John Delaney's FAI with Champagne Football on TV tonight
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Go inside John Delaney's FAI with Champagne Football on TV tonight

Oct 13th 2020, 2:24 PM 12,891 Views 6 Comments

The show will air at 9pm on Virgin Media.

# political-football - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Niall Quinn dismisses Barrett conflict claims as 'accusations from naysayers'
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Niall Quinn dismisses Barrett conflict claims as 'accusations from naysayers'

Sep 3rd 2020, 8:15 PM 22,480 Views 3 Comments

FAI chairman has denied any conflict of interest despite Bank of Ireland recommendation.

# political-football - Friday 7 August, 2020

Boris Johnson backs call for Premier League clarity on failed Saudi Newcastle takeover
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Boris Johnson backs call for Premier League clarity on failed Saudi Newcastle takeover

Aug 7th 2020, 5:15 PM 5,599 Views 3 Comments

The Independent Football Ombudsman has also advised the Premier League to release a statement.

# political-football - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Explainer: unravelling a dramatic split in the FAI boardroom
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Explainer: unravelling a dramatic split in the FAI boardroom

Aug 6th 2020, 2:32 PM 19,811 Views 11 Comments

Gavin Cooney on what this latest Irish football row is all about.

# political-football - Monday 11 May, 2020

20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 1: the rise and fall of John Delaney
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20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 1: the rise and fall of John Delaney

May 11th 2020, 10:38 AM 23,079 Views 0 Comments

In the first in the series, Garry Doyle speaks to figures in the game about the man who rose to become chief executive and oversaw the Association for almost a decade and a half.

# political-football - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

'Liverpool will win the title one way or another' - Uefa president Ceferin certain Reds will be champions
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'Liverpool will win the title one way or another' - Uefa president Ceferin certain Reds will be champions

Apr 7th 2020, 3:10 PM 5,479 Views 33 Comments

The Slovenian has dismissed the notion of Jurgen Klopp’s side missing out on the trophy if the 2019-20 season is voided.

# political-football - Monday 16 March, 2020

FAI officials vote 'strongly in favour' of €50 million rescue deal
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FAI officials vote 'strongly in favour' of €50 million rescue deal

Mar 16th 2020, 7:32 PM 3,979 Views 4 Comments

FAI chairperson Roy Barrett welcomed the news as ‘a major step forward for our game’.

# political-football - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Showbiz, Baby! Bertie, Eamon Dunphy and a Celtic Tiger pop culture low-point
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Showbiz, Baby! Bertie, Eamon Dunphy and a Celtic Tiger pop culture low-point

Feb 8th 2020, 8:30 AM 5,483 Views 3 Comments

In September 2001, the then-leader of the country appeared as a guest pundit on RTE show The Premiership.

# political-football - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Gerry McAnaney elected new FAI president at EGM
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Gerry McAnaney elected new FAI president at EGM

Jan 25th 2020, 1:25 PM 6,215 Views 12 Comments

He replaces Donal Conway.

# political-football - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

'I feel totally let down but it's time for players and clubs to take control of Irish football's future'
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'I feel totally let down but it's time for players and clubs to take control of Irish football's future'

Dec 18th 2019, 8:00 PM 13,270 Views 6 Comments

Dundalk skipper Brian Gartland says despite the anger he feels after watching today’s proceedings, the League of Ireland has an opportunity to evolve.

Wenger defends Ozil's freedom of speech amid China storm
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Wenger defends Ozil's freedom of speech amid China storm

Dec 18th 2019, 12:39 PM 4,060 Views 1 Comment

However, the former Arsenal boss also noted that individuals must accept responsibility for a stance.

# political-football - Saturday 23 November, 2019

'Serious merit in proposals': Shane Ross backs all-island soccer league
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'Serious merit in proposals': Shane Ross backs all-island soccer league

Nov 23rd 2019, 6:30 AM 14,347 Views 41 Comments

The Irish Football Association in Northern Ireland has dismissed such proposals so far.

# political-football - Monday 21 October, 2019

Glazers have no plans to sell Manchester United – Woodward
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Glazers have no plans to sell Manchester United – Woodward

Oct 21st 2019, 8:07 AM 6,097 Views 13 Comments

The club boss addressed speculation linking Saudi Arabia’s crown prince with a takeover bid for Manchester United.

# political-football - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Catherine Murphy 'not surprised' John Delaney used defamation actions against Irish media
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Catherine Murphy 'not surprised' John Delaney used defamation actions against Irish media

Aug 27th 2019, 6:15 AM 41,941 Views 35 Comments

The Social Democrats co-leader said ‘others have done exactly the same’.

# political-football - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Koscielny slams Baku Europa League final after Arsenal team-mate Mkhitaryan forced out
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Koscielny slams Baku Europa League final after Arsenal team-mate Mkhitaryan forced out

May 21st 2019, 10:26 PM 12,240 Views 16 Comments

The Armenian will not travel to Baku to face Chelsea due to concerns over his safety.

# political-football - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Comfort breaks, a Healy-Rae and Brexit? John Delaney's 'long' day at Leinster House
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Comfort breaks, a Healy-Rae and Brexit? John Delaney's 'long' day at Leinster House

Apr 10th 2019, 9:06 PM 25,863 Views 51 Comments

Ruth Coppinger said that Delaney’s refusal to fully engage with all questions, citing legal advice, turned today’s hearing into “Hamlet without the prince.”

John Delaney says he can't answer questions on €100,000 loan to FAI due to legal advice
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John Delaney says he can't answer questions on €100,000 loan to FAI due to legal advice

Apr 10th 2019, 12:01 PM 34,326 Views 87 Comments

And the former FAI chief cited ‘highly prejudicial’ comments at Oireachtas committee.

# political-football - Saturday 30 March, 2019

The FAI board insists it's taking steps to 'address concerns'
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The FAI board insists it's taking steps to 'address concerns'

Mar 30th 2019, 4:06 PM 14,011 Views 26 Comments

Consulting group Mazars are tasked with completing ‘an in-depth external review of all matters’.

# political-football - Saturday 22 December, 2018

LeBron James blasts NFL owners as 'old white men' with 'slave mentality'
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LeBron James blasts NFL owners as 'old white men' with 'slave mentality'

Dec 22nd 2018, 9:59 AM 6,619 Views 18 Comments

The Los Angeles Lakers star hit out at American Football bosses for their approach, saying they’re inflexible.

# political-football - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Modric has a dig at Messi and Ronaldo for skipping Ballon d'Or ceremony
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Modric has a dig at Messi and Ronaldo for skipping Ballon d'Or ceremony

Dec 15th 2018, 1:52 PM 13,584 Views 20 Comments

The Real Madrid midfielder has ended the duopoly.

# political-football - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Trump gives media red card after meeting Fifa boss Infantino
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Trump gives media red card after meeting Fifa boss Infantino

Aug 29th 2018, 8:18 AM 7,376 Views 17 Comments

The head of football’s governing body met the US president on Tuesday to discuss the 2026 World Cup.

# political-football - Friday 3 August, 2018

EA Sports apologise after Colin Kaepernick's name wiped from soundtrack lyrics on Madden
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EA Sports apologise after Colin Kaepernick's name wiped from soundtrack lyrics on Madden

Aug 3rd 2018, 11:32 AM 5,654 Views 6 Comments

Big Sean complained that his verse on Big Bank was edited to exclude the shunned quarterback.

# political-football - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

'It is not possible to accept this kind of racist attitude': Turkish president Erdogan issues support for Ozil
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'It is not possible to accept this kind of racist attitude': Turkish president Erdogan issues support for Ozil

Jul 24th 2018, 4:42 PM 3,517 Views 3 Comments

Erdogan says Ozil’s stance is ‘completely patriotic’.

# political-football - Monday 25 June, 2018

Arlene Foster praised for being first DUP leader to attend Ulster football final
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Arlene Foster praised for being first DUP leader to attend Ulster football final

Jun 25th 2018, 8:29 AM 33,214 Views 63 Comments

Foster was also praised for standing up during the Irish national anthem.

# political-football - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Argentina cancels its Israel World Cup friendly in Jerusalem
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Argentina cancels its Israel World Cup friendly in Jerusalem

Jun 6th 2018, 8:05 AM 20,935 Views 157 Comments

A Palestinian football boss had urged fans to burn shirts bearing Messi’s name if he played the match in Jerusalem.

# political-football - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Balotelli clashes with Italian deputy prime minister over citizenship laws
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Balotelli clashes with Italian deputy prime minister over citizenship laws

Jun 5th 2018, 11:53 PM 7,558 Views 8 Comments

The striker does not want other children of immigrants to suffer as he did in waiting for citizenship until turning 18.

# political-football - Monday 26 March, 2018

US-Canada-Mexico vs Morocco: 2026 Fifa World Cup hosts to be announced in June
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US-Canada-Mexico vs Morocco: 2026 Fifa World Cup hosts to be announced in June

Mar 26th 2018, 6:36 PM 8,131 Views 16 Comments

Fifa bidding process is “fair, objective and transparent”, president Gianni Infantino said.

# political-football - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Former World Player of the Year George Weah elected president of Liberia
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Former World Player of the Year George Weah elected president of Liberia

Dec 27th 2017, 1:39 PM 18,651 Views 14 Comments

The 1995 Ballon d’Or winner starred for AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco.

# political-football - Monday 13 November, 2017

NFL owners have discussed a 'nuclear option' that would force Jerry Jones to sell the Cowboys
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NFL owners have discussed a 'nuclear option' that would force Jerry Jones to sell the Cowboys

Nov 13th 2017, 7:01 PM 9,380 Views 3 Comments

The Cowboys owner is battling with the league.

# political-football - Monday 16 October, 2017

Kaepernick files collusion grievance against NFL owners
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Kaepernick files collusion grievance against NFL owners

Oct 16th 2017, 10:37 AM 5,177 Views 11 Comments

The former 49ers quarterback is still looking for a job.

# political-football - Saturday 7 October, 2017

How FC Barcelona became the beating heart of the battle for Catalan independence
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How FC Barcelona became the beating heart of the battle for Catalan independence

Oct 7th 2017, 7:00 AM 15,650 Views 23 Comments

The club has been at the epicentre of Catalan identity for over 100 years.

# political-football - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Wenger wants FFP to be fixed or completely ditched
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Wenger wants FFP to be fixed or completely ditched

Sep 23rd 2017, 10:06 AM 5,100 Views 4 Comments

The Arsenal boss believes that within the next year major changes will be brought to the regulation of transfer fees.

# political-football - Friday 8 September, 2017

'The rules can't be respected' - Wenger calls for an end to Financial Fair Play rules
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'The rules can't be respected' - Wenger calls for an end to Financial Fair Play rules

Sep 8th 2017, 8:09 AM 3,748 Views 1 Comment

The Arsenal coach had been a big advocate of UEFA’s rules to clamp down on reckless spending.

# political-football - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Martin McGuinness disposed of 'bomb' hours before beloved Candystripes took on Benfica
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Martin McGuinness disposed of 'bomb' hours before beloved Candystripes took on Benfica

Mar 22nd 2017, 7:10 AM 19,294 Views 4 Comments

McGuinness was called to assist Derry City officials hours before a huge European Cup clash.

# political-football - Monday 19 December, 2016

English FA to appeal against poppy fine
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English FA to appeal against poppy fine

Dec 19th 2016, 8:08 PM 2,922 Views 16 Comments

After being fined £35,000 by FIFA for wearing black armbands featuring poppies against Scotland, the FA will contest the decision.

# political-football - Monday 5 December, 2016

CAS rejects Blatter appeal, says ex-FIFA leader 'breached code of ethics'
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CAS rejects Blatter appeal, says ex-FIFA leader 'breached code of ethics'

Dec 5th 2016, 2:07 PM 1,737 Views 6 Comments

The suspension stands.

# political-football - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Six Nations relegation? Italian boss slams idea as a French play for Olympics votes
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Six Nations relegation? Italian boss slams idea as a French play for Olympics votes

Apr 5th 2016, 12:26 PM 8,582 Views 23 Comments

Alfredo Gavazzi doesn’t like Bernard Lapasset’s plan.

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