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  • THE LATEST: Swiss say bomb threat made against FIFA Congress

    THE LATEST: Swiss say bomb threat made against FIFA Congress

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    THE LATEST: Swiss say bomb threat made against FIFA Congress

    The latest on FIFA developments: ___ 13:45 p.m. (1145 GMT; 7:45 a.m. EDT) Swiss police say a bomb threat has been made against the venue where the FIFA congress is being held. Zurich city police spokesman ... …

  • THE LATEST: The math favors Blatter in upcoming FIFA vote

    THE LATEST: The math favors Blatter in upcoming FIFA vote

    Associated Press
    THE LATEST: The math favors Blatter in upcoming FIFA vote

    The latest on FIFA developments: ___ 13:40 p.m. (1140GMT; 7:25 a.m. EDT) The math is simple for FIFA's presidential election — and it favors incumbent Sepp Blatter. FIFA's 209 members will be choosing ... …

  • THE LATEST: Britain's fraud office eyes FIFA corruption ties

    THE LATEST: Britain's fraud office eyes FIFA corruption ties

    Associated Press
    THE LATEST: Britain's fraud office eyes FIFA corruption ties

    The latest on FIFA developments: ___ 13:25 p.m. (1125GMT; 7:25 a.m. EDT) Britain's Serious Fraud Office says it is assessing "material in its possession" relating to allegations of FIFA corruption. ... …

  • Platini still haunted by Heysel disaster, 30 years on

    Platini still haunted by Heysel disaster, 30 years on

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    Platini still haunted by Heysel disaster, 30 years on

    UEFA president Michel Platini said Friday he is still haunted by memories of the Heysel Stadium disaster on the 30th anniversary of the tragedy during which 39 football fans died. The former French midfield star was playing in the Juventus side against Liverpool on May 29 1985 in the European Cup final when the Brussels stadium became synonymous with tragedy. Platini's second-half penalty sealed Juventus' 1-0 victory, but the result was completely over-shadowed by the disaster which resulted …

  • Wenger, Arsenal eye FA Cup history

    Wenger, Arsenal eye FA Cup history

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    Wenger, Arsenal eye FA Cup history

    Arsene Wenger would love to silence his critics by making history when holders Arsenal take on Aston Villa in the FA Cup final on Saturday. Frustrated by Arsenal's failure to win the Premier League since 2004 and their inability to make an impact in the Champions League, even some Gunners fans have turned on Wenger over the last two years. Verbally abused at a railway station following defeat at Stoke and forced to endure the indignity of supporters holding banners calling for his sacking, …