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FIFA officials will have to sleep on Boris’s floor

‘I may have mentioned the Dorchester, but no promise was ever made,’ said London Mayor Boris Johnson.

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Posted: Dec 6th, 2010
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FIFA: ‘English world cup bid scribbled on with crayon’

Further woes hit England’s beleaguered bid for the 2018 football World Cup, as FIFA returns the country’s bid book and complains that “some idiot has drawn all over it in crayon”.

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Posted: May 20th, 2010
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FIFA to improve footballer behaviour with introduction of ‘naughty corner’

FIFA President Sepp Blatter confirmed today that the world football organisation is conducting trials to improve player discipline by introducing a naughty corner where referees could order a player to stand for up to ten minutes.

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Posted: Sep 16th, 2009
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Sepp Blatter asked to intervene as Subbuteo transfer falls through

The player had negotiated personal terms but eventually failed a medical due to only having one leg.

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Posted: Aug 3rd, 2008
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Ronaldo ‘slave’ claims followed by transfer to sweat shop in Mali

World player of the year will earn $40 dollars a week

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Posted: Jul 13th, 2008
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