Quote of the Day

"I was brought up in a household where my father was much more interested in whether or not you had won at football than whether you had passed your exams. In my case that was just as well."
-- Greg Dyke, proposed candidate to replace David Bernstein as FA chairman. (LONDON TIMES, 3/21)
Friday March 22, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 199 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Greg Dyke Takes FA Helm

    Greg Dyke, 65, has been named the new Football Association chairman.

    Former BBC Dir General Greg Dyke "is to become the next chairman of the Football Association," according to to Ashling O'Connor of the LONDON TIMES. The 65-year-old has been proposed by the FA exec board as "the preferred candidate to take over from David Bernstein as independent chairman." His appointment, subject to ratification by the FA council, "will be seen as striking a balance between the competitive tensions within football between the grassroots and profressional games."

  • Upping The Ante

    French Open director says tournament will boost prize money.

  • Taking The Reins

    Businessman Charlesworth takes control of A-League's troubled Mariners.

  • Get In The Game

    Constantin beats forecast with push from sports, events sectors.

  • Shirt Shopping

    Brasileiro B club Avai in talks with four sponsors for jersey deals.

  • Great Expectations

    Canal+ anticipates record-breaking ratings for PSG-Barcelona matches.

  • Next Big Thing

    Sportswear giants make their pitch with Cricket phenom Dhawan.

  • Tied To Tube

    Sydney sports attendance drops as TV ratings hit all-time highs.

  • A Done Deal

    FIFA says it's not planning a re-vote on Qatar hosting World Cup.

  • On Their Feet

    Bayer Leverkusen grants fans' wish, will add 1,000 standing-room places.

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