So, I confess. I kissed Mohammed Bin Hammam and at the time it was, well, just OK. But who knew what it would lead to?
Footballers in Iran’s professional women’s league are to undergo mandatory gender tests to establish that they are fully female.
“Football is the most popular sport; it plays the role of the mother. It’s the only outlet that children have. It’s a very difficult life here in the refugee camp and football alleviates their suffering.”
Buried way down deep in a press release from the Asian Football Confederation was a real life actual scoop. The maligned and almost non-existent Palestine Football Association wants to host the next Asian Cup.
The increase in the number of transfers, Dollar/Euro values, and the sheer weight of the north-south migratory patterns reveal just how much the “World Game” has become the, erm, world game.
So, UEFA’s Under-21 championship kicked off on June 5 to decide which nation has the best “youth” players in Europe. This year, there’s a catch. The tournament is hosted by Israel which, of course, is not in Europe. Israel is bordered by Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria making it about as Middle East as you […]
The shameless disregard for the sport and abuse of powers by those responsible for “governing” the game were only going to go unnoticed for so long.
If the Asian Football Confederation, the ASEAN nations, and especially Australia, want to distance themselves from Bin Hammam and a very murky way of doing business then in pushing Worawi Makudi they have clearly – quite clearly – gone for the wrong man.