FIFA has opened formal proceedings against former president Sepp Blatter, ex-general secretary Jerome Valcke and former finance chief Marcus Kattner over million-dollar payments in their contracts — some of which were approved by other senior FIFA officials. The world governing …

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Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has resigned his post after the national team crashed out of Euro 2016. Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has resigned his post after the national team crashed out of Euro 2016, Spanish sports dailies AS …

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Luiz Felipe Scolari wants to be considered for the England job he turned down a decade ago. Scolari, 67, refused to become the successor to Sven Goran Eriksson in 2006 after the FA’s pursuit of him became public when he …

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Didier Deschamps acknowledged Dimitri Payet “made the difference” for France with his stunning winner that left Anghel Iordănescu with the tricky task of lifting Romania. Payet was a bit emotional when he was taken out and tears could be seen …

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Man of the Match Dimitri Payet struck a delightful late winner to cap a fine individual performance and hand victory to the hosts in the UEFA EURO 2016 opener Dimitri Payet’s splendid 89th-minute goal earned hosts France a 2-1 Group …

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Antonio Conte has confirmed his Italy squad for this summer’s European Championship, with a couple of noticeable absentees. Midfielders Riccardo Montolivo and Jorginho are the biggest omissions from the provisional squad, as Giacomo Bonaventura, Davide Astori, Jorginho and uncapped duo …

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Belgium coach Marc Wilmots’  provisional 24-man squad for the European Championships Twelve Premier League players are named in total – including Jason Denayer, who is on loan at Galatasaray from Manchester City. Everton’s Romelu Lukakumakes the final selection alongside his …

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