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Brian Homewood

Brian Homewood

    Lionel Messi wins Ballon d'Or for fifth time
    Lionel Messi wins Ballon d'Or for fifth time
    The mercurial Argentine has reclaimed football's most prestigious individual honour after losing out to Cristiano Ronaldo in the previous two seasons.
    Blatter becomes new focus of FBI probe
    Blatter becomes new focus of FBI probe
    US media reports say the FBI has a new focus on Fifa supremo Sepp Blatter, but many are already asking who the next chief of Fifa will be.
    Ochoa Mexico's World Cup hero, Akinfeev Russia's villain
    Ochoa Mexico's World Cup hero, Akinfeev Russia's villain
    Tuesday night's Fifa World Cup matches produced more drama after Mexico held Brazil to a 0-all draw, and South Korea keeping Russia at 1-1.
    Ronaldo sweeps aside Messi to win Ballon d'Or
    Ronaldo sweeps aside Messi to win Ballon d'Or
    Choking with emotion after accepting his award, Cristiano Ronaldo has taken the Ballon d'Or title - a prize Lionel Messi has dominated for four years.
    Ronaldo says he has cleared the air with Blatter
    Ronaldo says he has cleared the air with Blatter
    Real Madrid player Cristiano Ronaldo has reconciled with Sepp Blatter after the Fifa president's hairdresser jibe.
    Messi walks away with Fifa Ballon D'Or award
    Messi walks away with Fifa Ballon D'Or award
    The 25-year-old Lionel Messi has been named the world's best player for the fourth time in a row.
    Croatia tie Italy in Euro 2012 face-off
    Croatia tie Italy in Euro 2012 face-off
    Croatia's Mario Mandzukic took his third goal of Euro 2012 to earn a 1-1 draw against Italy who let their rivals off the hook after taking the lead.
    Blatter cleared by Fifa ethics committee
    Blatter cleared by Fifa ethics committee
    Fifa's ethics committee cleared president Sepp Blatter in soccer's bribery investigation on Sunday but temporarily suspended his former rival.
    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.
    FIFA bans, fines two executive committee members
    FIFA bans, fines two executive committee members
    Two Fifa executive committee members were banned and fined following an investigation into allegations they had offered to sell their vote.
    World Cup bidders await outcome of Fifa meeting
    World Cup bidders await outcome of Fifa meeting
    Bidding nations for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups will seek a measure of clarity when Fifa considers the troubled process at a meeting on Friday.