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Indian Super League High On Ambition, Faces Skepticism Ahead Of Kickoff

04 / 23 / 14

The Indian Super League's backers "include some of the biggest names in Indian sport, business and Bollywood," according to the AFP. But the ISL, "which promises to lure a galaxy of former stars out of retirement, is already facing scepticism and even downright hostility from within the game some fi...

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04/10/14
Football Notes

Serie A side Torino’s players "are set for a windfall" totaling €2M ($2.7M) in bonuses, if they can qualify the club for European competition. Between them, the players will receive a total of €2M "through clauses triggered in their contracts, if they can reach the continent for next ...

Tags: International Football

04/09/14
Buenos Aires Minister Bans Visiting Fans

Province of Buenos Aires Security Minister Alejandro Granados "contradicted Argentine Security Secretary Sergio Berni" and confirmed that his province "will not readmit visiting football fans," according to CLARIN. Granados said that it would "not make sense to send more police to tend to fans" when ...

Tags: International Football, South America

04/09/14
Brazil Airport Renovations Lagging

Work on "crucial" new airport terminals in Brazil ahead of this summer's World Cup "has fallen behind" in most of the dozen Brazilian host cities, "heightening the risk of overcrowding and confusion during the tournament," according to Haynes & Boadle of REUTERS. A temporary canvas terminal will ...

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04/09/14
AFA Says Goal-Line Tech Not In Its Plans

Argentine first division side River Plate coach Ramón Díaz asked following his team's loss in a match on Sunday night against Belgrano -- which featured "an officiating error on a goal by Belgrano" -- for "Argentine football to, for once and for all, use technology to determine whether ...

Tags: International Football

04/08/14
Napoli To Remain At San Paolo

Naples Mayor Luigi De Magistris said that Serie A side Napoli "will remain at their current San Paolo home but that the ground will undergo major redevelopment," according to FOOTBALL ITALIA. De Magistris "also revealed that major progress is being made in ensuring that work on the stadium upgr ...

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04/08/14
Lim Offers $412M For Stake In AC Milan

Serie A side AC Milan "is on sale," according to Joaquín Maroto of AS. The club "denied this information weeks ago," but AC Milan co-CEO Barbara Berlusconi "has finally admitted that the club is seeking a partner to acquire 30% of the club." The "first to answer this call is Singapore bu ...

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04/07/14
U.K. Official Puts Pressure On Qatar

Labour Shadow Int'l Development Secretary Jim Murphy said that FIFA and the national FAs of the U.K. "should put pressure on Qatar to improve the 'sub-human' working conditions of thousands of migrant labourers building facilities for the 2022 World Cup," according to Mike Dawes of the London DAILY ...

Tags: International Football, Middle East, United Kingdom

04/07/14
Brazil Army Occupies Shantytowns

The Brazilian Armed Forces "occupied a massive compound of slums north of Rio de Janeiro early on Saturday without firing a shot, securing a focal point of violent crime" two months ahead of the World Cup, according to Rodrigo Viga Gaier of REUTERS. Wresting control of the area from drug gangs "was ...

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04/07/14
Lokomotiv Players Still Unpaid

Players for Bulgaria side Lokomotiv Plovdiv refused to train Thursday "in a protest against unpaid wages," according to Alexander Krassimirov of INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. Meanwhile honorary club President Hristo Bonev said publically that the future of the club "was in doubt." Bonev's comments "were no ...

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04/07/14
Argentina Ponders End To Stadium Bans

On Tuesday, Argentina Security Secretary Sergio Berni and Argentine FA President Julio Grondona will meet to "address an agreement to allow visiting fans to return to Argentine first division matches after the World Cup, at least in Buenos Aires," according to Gustavo Yarroch of CLARIN. Since June, ...

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