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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 25 / 16

GREG CLARKE  is poised to become the new chair of the FA after being nominated for the position by the organization's board. The FA announced that the former Football League chair's nomination "has been unanimously approved and its council will now be asked to endorse the appointment" at ...

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06/19/13
Executive Transactions

Bundesliga VfB Stuttgart announced Monday evening that Board Chair DIETER HUNDT "resigned from his position with immediate effect." The club "has until July 22, the day of its annual general meeting, to present a candidate for Hundt's position" ( STUTTGARTER ZEITUNG, 6/17 ). COACHES : Spanis ...

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06/19/13
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British rower SOPHIE HOSKING is "retiring from international rowing at the relatively young age of 27." Hosking will "begin a training contract with Freshfields to become a lawyer." Hosking: "I don't feel I have the levels of motivation to want to do it all again. I feel very complete, this is ver ...

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06/19/13
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Sky News' PAUL KELSO : "Right time for Pearce to go. Among things he did not learn in his time at FA was how to hold a press conference without detonating a grenade" UD SALAMANCA : "Hoy es el día más triste de mis 90 años de historia.Estoy en cada una de vuestras l&aacu ...

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06/18/13
Ferguson Dumped From Origin

National Rugby League CEO DAVE SMITH 's crusade to clean up the game continued last night after New South Wales winger BLAKE FERGUSON "was dumped from the State of Origin team and had his registration suspended following an indecent assault charge for allegedly groping a woman," ac ...

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06/18/13
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Premier League side Liverpool has named former Hilton Hotels exec ANDY HUGHES as its new CFO. Hughes, who will take up his role on July 8, will be responsible for overseeing the club's worldwide financial operations ( ESPN, 6/17 ). ... League One Notts County CEO JIM RODWELL has been appointed ...

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06/18/13
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Former Dutch footballer JOHAN CRUYFF warned that there "might be conflict between" LIONEL MESSI and NEYMAR . Cruyff: "It is not the boys. It is Nike and adidas. If you think about it a bit, you can see the problems that might arise, although I hope they won't." In the tax evasion affair, Cruyff ...

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06/18/13
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The Australian's NICOLE JEFFERY : "I couldn't be happier for @JustinRose99. He was a real gent at the Aust Open last year. #niceguysfinishfirst" Sydney Morning Herald's RICHARD HINDS : "Says something about the prevailing mentality of NRL that the first thought about Ferguson case is who ta ...

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06/17/13
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EPL Newcastle made a "surprise appointment" Sunday by announcing former Manager JOE KINNEAR has signed a three-year deal to become dir of football. Kinnear's role "apparently includes the final say on incoming and outgoing transfers, appeared to undermine the manager's authority at St James' Park" ...

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06/17/13
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Germany is mourning the death of former World Cup winners OTTMAR WALTER and HEINZ FLOHE . Walter "was part of Germany's World Cup-winning squad in '54." Walter died on Sunday moring in a nursing home in Kaiserslautern, Germany. He was 89. Flohe, who won the World Cup title with the German nationa ...

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06/17/13
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The AP's STEPHEN WADE : "Note to fifa: getting around recife a nightmare. New stad an hour from center thru pot-holed traffic inferno." TV presenter GARY LINEKER : "Rory breaks his club after hitting it into the water. He loves those Nike irons" London Independent's SAM WALLACE ...

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