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Brian Homewood

Brian Homewood

    Ronaldo wins Fifa's player of the year award
    Ronaldo wins Fifa's player of the year award
    Cristiano Ronaldo won Fifa's player of the year award for the fourth time on Monday, beating his old rival Lionel Messi who was pulled out of the...
    ​Indian football a slumbering giant
    ​Indian football a slumbering giant
    The size of the task facing Dutchman Piet Hubers when he agreed to help develop grass-roots football in India quickly became apparent with one...
    Court of Arbitration for Sport maintains Sepp Blatter ban
    Court of Arbitration for Sport maintains Sepp Blatter ban
    Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter has lost his appeal against a six-year ban for ethics violations, imposed amid the biggest corruption scandal to...
    Lionel Messi wins Ballon d'Or for fifth time
    Lionel Messi wins Ballon d'Or for fifth time
    Lionel Messi reclaimed the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the world player of the year on Monday from his great rival Cristiano Ronaldo who had walked...
    Blatter becomes new focus of FBI probe
    Blatter becomes new focus of FBI probe
    Sepp Blatter resigned as Fifa president on Tuesday in the face of a US-led corruption investigation that has plunged world soccer's ...
    Ochoa Mexico's World Cup hero, Akinfeev Russia's villain
    Ochoa Mexico's World Cup hero, Akinfeev Russia's villain
    Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa produced a heroic performance in a 0-0 draw with Brazil and his Russian counterpart Igor Akinfeev was the villain...
    Ronaldo sweeps aside Messi to win Ballon d'Or
    Ronaldo sweeps aside Messi to win Ballon d'Or
    Cristiano Ronaldo was overcome with emotion after being voted the world's best player for 2013 on Monday, ending his great rival Lionel...
    Ronaldo says he has cleared the air with Blatter
    Ronaldo says he has cleared the air with Blatter
    Cristiano Ronaldo has patched up his rift with Sepp Blatter following the Fifa president's hairdresser jibe and apparent imitation of the...
    Messi walks away with Fifa Ballon D'Or award
    Messi walks away with Fifa Ballon D'Or award
    Messi was handed the Fifa Ballon D'Or award after a typically cheesy ceremony which featured a performance from a giant dancing armadillo named...
    Croatia tie Italy in Euro 2012 face-off
    Croatia tie Italy in Euro 2012 face-off
    Playmaker Andrea Pirlo put Italy ahead with a majestic free kick six minutes before the break, rewarding their early dominance after they carved...
    Blatter cleared by Fifa ethics committee
    Blatter cleared by Fifa ethics committee
    Fifa cleared a path for Sepp Blatter to win a fourth presidential term despite the corruption crisis at the heart of soccer when an ethics...
    Blatter says will not stand again after 2015
    Blatter says will not stand again after 2015
    Fifa president Sepp Blatter said on Tuesday he would stand down in 2015 if he is re-elected for a fourth term in June.