Quote of the Day

"I have considered staying on."
-- Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho, seemingly hinting he might stay at the La Liga club and backtracking on an expected move to Chelsea. (London INDEPENDENT, 5/7)
Wednesday May 8, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 232 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Boots On The Ground

    FIFA "has proposed the introduction of extra officials in stadiums to watch out for incidents of racism, plus a two-tier system of sanctions" for teams whose followers indulge in discriminatory behavior, according to Brian Homewood of REUTERS. A FIFA statement said the new officials "would identify potential acts of discrimination with the aim of easing the pressure on referees." They would also "help gather evidence for disciplinary committees."

  • Football Bounce

    ManU partnership beginning to pay dividends in China for Chevy.

  • On The A List

    Del Piero caught in middle of dispute between FFA, Sydney FC.

  • A Done Deal

    SPL clubs agree to new league format for next season.

  • Take It Back

    ANZ Bank wants government to buy back Sydney's Olympic Stadium for $102M.

  • Hey Big Spender

    Challenge to FFP piques interest of free-spending European football clubs.

  • Looking For More

    IMG reportedly rejects $2B bid, hopes for better price from auction.

  • Only The Best

    New CONMEBOL president wants fewer clubs in Copa Libertadores competition.

  • Sands Of Time

    Donald Trump backing new golf resort in Dubai.

  • Still Climbing

    Maracanã stadium renovation costs go up by another $100M.

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