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  1. China begins corruption trials after two-year wait

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    A two-year investigation into alleged match-fixing in China reaches its peak on Monday as trials begin for around 60 national team players, referees, coaches and other officials accused of being involved in the scandal.

    Story | December 19, 2011
  2. Cristiano Doni among 17 arrested in match-fixing probe

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    Former Atalanta captain and Italy midfielder Cristiano Doni was one of 17 people arrested in connection with a match fixing and betting scandal in Italy on Monday.

    Story | December 19, 2011
  3. England bid chief Andy Anson hits out at "laughable" FIFA

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    England 2018 World Cup bid chief Andy Anson claims FIFA's credibility and integrity is still in serious doubt following its handling of the corruption scandal and labelled president Sepp Blatter's decision to enlist the help of opera star Placido Domingo as "laughable".

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2011
  4. Roberto Mancini: Carlos Tevez won't captain Man City again

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    Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has confirmed that Vincent Kompany has taken over the club captaincy from Carlos Tevez on a permanent basis.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2011
  5. Diego Lugano set to swap Fenerbahce for PSG

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    Fenerbahce have revealed that Uruguay captain Diego Lugano has left the club to join Ligue 1 side PSG.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2011
  6. Juve to appeal FIGC decision

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    Juventus have claimed they will appeal the ruling by the Italian FA (FIGC) to uphold the decision to strip them of the 2006 Serie A title.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2011
  7. Mexico players sent home after scandal

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    Eight Mexico internationals have been sent home just days before the start of the Copa America after allegedly inviting prostitutes into the team's training camp.

    Story | June 28, 2011
  8. Ex-Lazio captain Giuseppe Signori under house arrest

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    Former Lazio star Guiseppe Signori has been put under house arrest for alleged involvement in a match-fixing scandal in Italy.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2011
  9. Jack Warner tells Caribbean union to vote for Sepp Blatter

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    Suspended CONCACAF president Jack Warner has urged members of the Caribbean Football Union to vote for Sepp Blatter in FIFA's presidential election.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2011
  10. English FA asks FIFA to postpone election

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    The Football Association has called on FIFA to postpone Wednesday's presidential election in the wake of the corruption scandal that has rocked world football's governing body.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2011
  11. Blatter denies FIFA is in crisis

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    FIFA's chiefs have moved on to the defensive as they seek to firefight the growing scandal that is engulfing football's governing body, with president Sepp Blatter stating that business would continue as usual in front of an eventful press conference.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2011
  12. More South Korea match-fixing arrests

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    South Korean prosecutors have arrested three more K-League players for alleged involvement in a match-fixing scandal, according to the Yonhap news agency.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2011
  13. Rooney is 'victim of phone-hacking'

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    Wayne Rooney is at the centre of a major tabloid scandal once more, though this time it is a newspaper and not the Manchester United who are accused of wrongdoing.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2011
  14. Luciano Moggi: Juventus need to buy defenders

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    Former Juventus director Luciano Moggi claims that all the club need to do in January is buy some new defenders, instead of focusing on their attacking limitations.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2011
  15. Hugh Dallas quits SFA ref post

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    Scottish Football's Head of Refereeing development Hugh Dallas has parted company with the SFA citing 'family reasons' for his decision.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2010
  16. Blatter: World Cup vote unaffected by scandals

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    FIFA president Sepp Blatter has confirmed that the voting process for the World Cup hosting rights in 2018 and 2022 will go ahead as planned on December 2, despite recent controversies surrounding the executive committee.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2010