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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
    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.
    FIFA bans, fines two executive committee members
    FIFA bans, fines two executive committee members
    Two Fifa executive committee members were banned and fined on Thursday following an investigation into allegations they had offered to sell their...
    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 an eagerly awaited measure of clarity when Fifa considers the troubled process at a...
    Uncertainty hangs over World Cup hosting
    Uncertainty hangs over World Cup hosting
    The contest to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, due to be decided by soccer's governing body Fifa has been discredited and thrown into uncertainty by allegations of vote-selling....